The big day is approaching pretty darn fast, and if you're anything like us you probably still have most of your presents to buy. So, following on from Gift Guide No.1 we have another 10 christmas gift ideas that are all available to buy right here, or in our London bike shop.
If you prefer to peruse the virtual shelves yourself, we do have a full gift section. If not, here are 10 ideas on the house...
Our all time best seller. Made in Italy by the original cotton cap maker. Available in pretty much every team design from the 1960s through to the 1990s, so you're sure to be able to find one for just about any giftee. They're one size fits all too so they really are a no-brainer.
These enamel signs from Campagnolo are here to save the day. Perfect for vintage bike lovers, but also great for anyone who appreciates the history of the mighty Italian brand. Sporting the iconic shield logo which was introduced in 1983 to mark Campagnolo's 50th Anniversary, these will look great on any cyclist's wall.
Hall & Oates. Bert & Ernie. Wham! Some things are just meant to be together. Add cycling & coffee to that list, and whilst you're wrtiting lists, add these Cinelli espress cups to your christmas one. Sporting the famous Cinelli 'C' logo on one side & their smiley face on the saucer. Dead cute.
A real practical one this, but good looking nonetheless. Not too much to say here, it's a classic wicker basket. The receiver, after unwrapping of course, attaches it to their bike & fills it with stuff. Brownie points for ticking the useful box (or basket if you will).
One for the little 'uns. These are new old stock, so you'll be hard pushed to find them anywhere else. They have 3 sound settings; Ambulance, Fire Engine & Police siren. All guaranteed to become irritating as heck on christmas day. If somehow they don't, the added microphone sure will. Regardless, they'll keep the kids entertained far beyond the 12 days of christmas.
These stunning prints were designed & printed by Ed Tuckwell & Thomas Mayo, part of the local Sope Collective. A set of 2 prints, limited to a run of 30 of each. Each colour is defined by a bespoke laser-cut wood plate, then letterpress printed using a vintage German proof press on the finest G.F. Smith stock. We've knocked £20 off the price of these especially for Christmas :)
Another of our best selling items, these are genuine New Old Stock & are no longer produced. We have a bunch of them though, so if you want a nice stocking filler for anyone who appreciates fine Italian components then look no further. Guaranteed nobody else will have bought them one of these.
Get rid of the classic christmas stocking & replace it with a christmas musette. Any avid cyclist will appreciate that. How practical? We have the Italian made retro musettes in the famous Molteni & Brooklyn team livery that are still made today, but also have a range of genuine vintage musettes too.
So there's another 10 ideas for you. We're always buying new stock, so we may well have another one for you next week. No promises though.
All these items are available in our London shop located at 106 Balls Pond Road, N1 4AG. Or we can ship worldwide:
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