As you can see from our previous posts we've attended a number of cycling exhibitions around the UK during 2013.
2013 has been mad busy. We've added new lines to our We've spoken to 1000's of cyclists up and down the country. Here is our quick guide to what safety items cyclists and their loved ones have been buying:
1. Best selling gift for cyclists 2013 - MovoBright 360 - £11.99
MovoBright™ is a lightweight cylindrical reflector that attracts motorists' attention from 360° all around from every angle simultaneously - front, side & rear. This highly effective design combines gentle movement with an intense brightness - a combination which is likely to help attract drivers attention. We love it and think you will too - we have literally sold thousands now globally. MovoBright 360 is available at movobright.co.uk and on the cycle safety accessories section of Amazon where is has had great reviews by other customers.
2. A great gift for cyclists - Vital ID Sports Identity Wristband - £14.99
This is one of those essential gift ideas especially if your loved one goes out alone and rides solo. The Vital ID Sport Identity Wristband stores essential life-saving information to provide paramedics or those first on the scene of an accident with a rider's essential details; next of kin contact numbers, allergies and medications etc. The wristband is beautifully made with hi viz and 3M Reflective Material. It's comfortable, lightweight and fully waterproof. Fits all wrist sizes up to 8.0" circumference.
Available here from Ahead Solutions UK or on the cyclist gift category of Amazon where reviews are more than favorable.
3. Great gifts for cyclists - Best selling gift number 3: Karrimor Hi Viz Backpack 15L - £24.99
We think this Karrimor Hi Viz Safety Backpack is ideal for all riders. It has a spacious 15L main compartment & multiple smaller zip pockets to store valuables whilst out. Weatherproof zipper, adjustable padded shoulder, chest and waist straps, a bungee system and lots of reflective detailing. Back length 49cm x back width 25cm. Great reviews around the web and we've sold 100's. Available from MovoBright as part of a cyclist gift set or on it's own from the bike rider gifts category of Amazon.
4. Top selling cycling gift: TubeBright 360 - £11.99
TubeBright is a cool safety product providing visibility to motorists from both sides; a 360° reflector that works from any angle. It's made from 3M Reflective Fabric and can be mounted to any bike tube in about 4 seconds flat. Fits to seat posts, cross-bars, forks, racks, trailers etc. TubeBright is a lightweight, soft & flexible cylinder wrapped in an abundance of 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material fitted with a reflective velcro mount, so it reflects INTENSELY from 360 degrees from up to 1000ft away.
Buy TubeBright direct from MovoBright.co.uk or from the cycle gift section of Amazon.
5. Best selling gifts for cycle riders: Y-Fumble Arm Pocket - £7.99
We think that the Y-Fumble Arm Pocket is an excellent sportswear accessory allowing cyclists to carry everyday valuables that you need to keep close at hand when you are on the move and need two hands free. It can be worn on your upper or lower arm and can be used to hold your phone, music player, coins, keys, cards and more. A vital accessory for travelling and commuting.
Get one from Ahead Solutions UK here or from Amazon here where reviews are very good.
6. Christmas gifts for cyclists 2013 - Best seller: Vital Rider Helmet ID Tag - £14.99
Vital Another great ID solution for lone or sole riders or commuters, this Rider ID Emergency Helmet Tag System is a simple idea that could save a life by providing emergency services with your (or your loved one's) essential ID, next of kin contact and medical details should you/they be involved in an accident.
It is a 100% waterproof hi-viz reflective sleeve that adheres to your helmet which contains all your vital lifesaving identification and contact information. It's fast and effective for paramedics at the most crucial time. Get this as part of a cyclist gift set from MovoBright website or the Amazon Cycle Safety Section.
8. Top gifts for cyclists 2013 - Reflective SPI waist belt for i-Phone, mobile, MP3, iPod - 11.99
Excellent safety gift idea for cyclists under £15 with shipping. This Karrimor Reflective Sports Waist Belt can be seen by motorists and other road users from up to 300m. It's perfect for carrying things whilst you're on the bike. Barely the width of a belt when empty, the waist-belt features a large zip pocket suitable for carrying all kinds of small personal items; mobile phone, mp3 player, coins, keys, credit cards etc. Adjustable fitting and made with highly reflective material visible up to 300m.
Bag one of these top cyclists gift / presents today as part of a cycling safety gift set here or from the Cycle Gifts Department of Amazon
9. Hot selling cycle gift or hot smelling cycle gift? Neutramist helmet sanitizer - £9.99 for 30ml
What is it? A small bottle of fine mist spray for the inside of cyclists' helmets after a long hard sweaty ride - the mist is a fast drying, antibacterial, anti-fungal helmet freshener - in fact it is consumer version of the company's commercial strength helmet and headgear sanitiser which is used by UK karting venues where helmets are shared daily (and minging I expect!). Makes your skid lid smell fresh.
Get Neutramist helmet sanitizer direct from Ahead Solutions website or from the cyclist / bike rider gift section of Amazon.
10. Best bike rider safety gift of 2013 - MovoBright 'Enhanced Visibility' t-shirt - £14.99
We love MovoBright so we love this Superb Gildan Performance High Visibility Sports T Shirt with a big fat MovoBright logo in reflective material visible by motorists from up to 300m. If you or your loved one trains outside at night or in the lowlight hours this garment is a must for you/them. medium weight this 100% polyester 'sucks' sweat away from your skin leaving you feel cool and able to get on and ride.
Get one for him from the cycling / cyclists gifts department of Amazon or one for her from here.