The 2019 Mountain Biker Holiday Gift Guide

Gear, components, and tools to stoke out the mountain biker in your life this holiday season.

The 2019 Mountain Biker Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is in full swing and time is ticking. Stoke out the mountain biker in your life (or yourself : ) with the gift of shred. We've stacked up deals on components, riding gear and tools for easy picking.

Troy Lee Designs Stage Helmet

More protection, breathability, and DH level certified for pushing the limits on the downhills while not boiling your brain on the uphills. 

Available at Competitive Cyclist.

iXS Trigger Full Face Helmet

Another top pick for an enduro full-face helmet. Protection, breathability, and DH level certified in a lightweight package.

Available at The Gravity Cartel.

7iDP Sam Hill Knee Pad

Kneepads are an essential piece of kit for any mountain biker and there are a plethora of options out there. From our own comparisons, this is one of our top picks. A lightweight option that is one of the most comfortable and pedal-friendly protectors we've tested.

Available at Jenson USA.

ION K-Pact Zip


When looking for more heavyweight protection that is still good for pedaling, we'd recommend the ION K-Pact Zip from our comparisons. It packs an incredible number of features and technology into a very comfortable and secure knee guard.

Available at Competitive Cyclist.

Five Ten Freerider Pro Shoe

Nothing beats that confident, connection to the bike that starts from feet up. Whether it's flat or clipless you need, Five Ten is a high performing go-to with numerous good options.

Five Ten Hellcat Pro Clipless Shoe

These and more are available at Adidas Outdoor.

Smith Squad XL Goggles

A wide range of view, breathability, anti-fog, and ChromoPop. You'll forget you're even wearing goggles.

Available at Jenson USA.

OneUp Components Handlebar

Minimizes arm pump and maximize steering response with these vertically compliant carbon handlebars that are strong and lightweight.

Available at Jenson USA.

ODI Longneck V2.1 Lock-On Grips

Vibration dampening and cushioning keep you riding longer in these updated classics.

Available at Worldwide Cyclery.

Crankbrothers Mallet E Long Spindle Pedals

Better clearance, stability, and control. The Mallet E Long Spindle is built for aggressive riding and offers a wider q-factor, large platform, and pins for traction.

Available at Jenson USA.

Nukeproof Horizon Pro Pedals

Excellent grip and a big, easy-to-ride platform designed in conjunction with Sam Hill.

Available at Chain Reaction Cycles.

CushCore Tire Inserts

Rim protection, sidewall support, and vibration damping. The top-pick tire insert we'd recommend from our comparisons.

Available at Worldwide Cyclery.

Tubolito Tubes

Compact, lightweight, and robust backup tubes that don't take up much space in your pack or on your frame.

Available at Competitive Cyclist.

Topeak Ratchet Rocket Lite DX

One nifty, little tool package with ratcheting mechanism to tightening loose bolts and components when needed whether it's on the trail or in the garage.

Available at Competitive Cyclist.

Bontrager TLR Flash Charger Floor Pump

No need for a compressor when setting up tubeless tires at home and on the road. The pressurizable chamber dumps air at the pull of a lever for seamless tire seating. Then use it as a regular floor pump with the chamber open for daily use.

Available at Trek.

Shimano Pro Torque Wrench

Properly tighten the bolts on your stem, handlebars, seatpost, and more. No more crushing your expensive carbon fiber components.

Available at Jenson USA.

Quarq Shockwiz Shock Tuning Device

Know exactly how your suspension is performing.

Available at Jenson USA.

Topeak SmartGauge D2 Pressure Gauge

Optimize your ride by getting the spot-on tire pressure. Compact, fast, and accurate. The digital gauge reads up to 250 psi, so it can be used with suspension components as well.

Available at Jenson USA.

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