I love women’s cycling fans – they definitely deserve the best presents, whether at Christmas, Hanukkah, for their birthdays, or just to show them how great they are. So to this end, I’ve been pulling together some lists of presents I really hope
someone will send me will inspire you. Part 1 and Part 2 are full of art, clothing, photography, jewellery, books, delicious oils and much more – and Part 3 will have more of that – including recommendations from all kinds of real-life women (and men) who love bikes, and ideas for things to buy from companies that support women’s cycling. Gift ideas for every budget – get shopping! As always, I’ve got no personal connection with any of these, and buying them doesn’t benefit me in any way… but it will benefit you, as your favourite women’s cycling fans think you’re fantastic!
Glacier Glove sponsor one of Dan and my favourite riders, Amber Pierce, and she raves about their gloves, especially for cycling in cold conditions. Ask her all about them on her twitter – she’s VERY enthusiastic! They also host her superb live Q&As on their facebook, so they’re more than worth a promote. I asked her why she likes them so much, and she said:
The Cyclocross Gloves keep your hands warm and let your palms breathe in cold, inclement weather – perfect for those crazy souls grinding it out in the mud of winter ‘cross races. But if you’re facing longer rides in freezing or sub-freezing temperatures, nothing will keep your hands toasty like the Perfect Curve, my personal favorite for warmth and – importantly – uncompromised dexterity for shifting and braking. For those who might need to race in freezing temps or in cold rain, the Super G Race Glove is super light, allows full dexterity, and keeps those digits warm and ready to shift on instinct. Great for classics-style racing!
If you want to buy some of these, Glacier Glove have given us a special discount code “amber” (no quotes) which will get people 25% off their purchase (no immediate expiration on the code…) on the glacierglove.com website – even more incentive!