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Handmade gifts for your favorite cyclist

Aren’t winter weekends the best? I spent most of the weekend inside, watching the snow fall, admiring my Christmas tree and baking cookies, because my holiday shopping is all done. Most of that is thanks to Etsy, which lets me find awesome presents without having to brave the mall. Here are  a few things I came across that I wouldn’t mind finding in my stocking.

‘Bike Lover’s Gift Guide’


Set of 2 bicycle bo…

$30.00

lake blue BIKE RIDE…

$20.00

Bicycle Key Rack

$15.99

No Parking Except f…

$11.00

Hand Knit Hat – Chu…

$40.00

Embroidered Tandem …

$20.00

Feel the Love Bike …

$19.00

The BEATRICE Holida…

$28.00

Recycled Bicycle Ti…

$90.00

Little Green Bird E…

$36.00

Bicycle Can Cage

$45.00

NEW-LA POMME Denim …

$59.00

Old Town- Original …

$35.00

Retro Bike Merry Ch…

$21.00

HandleBar Bicycle B…

$32.00

Bicycles Only – Rus…

$14.95

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*Full disclosure: Lofty Mornings, one of the featured sellers, is a sponsor of our site–I received one of her shirts as a gift from a friend long before that and love it. The upcycled handlebar bag is from the shop of fellow bike blogger RidingPretty.

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A Bike Lover’s Gift Guide: Etsy

Confession: Internet shopping is one of my favorite pastimes. I know it’s not right, but somehow filling a virtual shopping cart with crap I don’t need and then closing the window at the last moment, without checking out, is just as therapeutic as actually making the purchase.

Know what else is therapeutic? Passing the finds on to someone else. In that spirit, and because it is the season of gift-giving, we will be sharing some of our favorite bikey finds with you over the next few Saturdays. First up are some items from one of the places I find near impossible to resist: Etsy.com. If you haven’t heard, Etsy is a fabulous online marketplace where people (like  our friends at cyclemumbreeze!) sell handmade or vintage goods. All of these unique gifts are under $50, by the way.

Row One: Bicycle Key Rack, Custom Leather U-Lock Holster, Vicious Cycle T, Screen-Printed Bicycle Glasses

Row Two: Bike bag, Heidi Cycle Cap, Bicycles Only (Russian), Letterpress Pink Bike

Row Three: The Bicycle (cards), Schwinn Breeze photo, Bike Drawstring Pouch, Bicycle Quote shirt

Row Four: little steel bicycle, Go By Bike Carryall, Going to See My Baby print, Sparkling Grey Legwarmers

Love all of these, but my favorite has to be the Vicious Cycle t-shirt. It’s just so very punny.

How about you?

(p.s. Etsy mini-gallery inspired by the oh-so-tempting collections of Miss Nightingale at Beyond the Pale.)

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