35 Gifts For Mountain Bike Riders
Take a peek at our handpicked list for gift inspiration for your MTB rider. We’ve selected gear ideas for new and professional riders and for every discipline they ride.
1. We Are One Arrival 152 SP3 GX AXS Carbon Wheel Mountain Bike
We Are One’s first-ever MTB caused quite the stir here at the office, as this 152mm trail rig is dialed for the local trails here around Park City. If they ride in a mix of bike parks to ungroomed trails, this rig is one to check out.
2. Santa Cruz Tallboy C S Mountain Bike
Maximize the fun without spending a fortune on Santa Cruz’s short-travel trail rig in their C carbon layup. Designed around the brand’s iconic VPP suspension and equipped with SRAM’s 12-speed mech, it’s ready for the wringer.
3. POC Kortal Race Mips Helmet
Give your noggin the protection it deserves. POC’s Kortal Race is loaded with safety features like Mips, RECCO® Reflector, NFC Medical ID, as well as a design certified to be e-bike worthy.
4. Troy Lee Designs Stage Mips Helmet
Ride enduro’s biggest features with the Stage Mips helmet. Designed to perform at high and low speeds and ventilate in the peak summer heat, it’s the standard for full-face enduro lids.
5. Specialized Recon Adventure Mountain Bike Shoe
For easy-going MTB rides, the Recon ADV balances the comfort and performance specs needed to define the ride once they’re out there.
6. Ride Concepts Tallac BOA Mountain Bike Shoe
For a confident fit and grip on flat pedals, the Tallac BOA is a trail rider’s go-to shoe. Designed to take the hits with a durable upper and reinforced impact zones, it’s ready to meet the demands of high-intensity sessions.
7. Fox Racing Launch D30 Knee Pad
Ride like it’s not even there with the D30’s preformed shape and flexible insert. But not to worry, it hardens on impact to bring the safety to a 10 when needed.
8. POC Joint VPD Air Elbow Pad
They’ll tumble confidently with the easy-to-wear Joint VPD. It breathes well on the ride, too, for a non-chafey feel.
11. BN3TH North Shore Liner
Line the rides with this breathable and chamoised layer.
12. Wild Rye Holly Enduro LS Jersey
This women’s-specific spring and fall jersey blends merino and polyester for an exceptionally functional design with a casual style that fits in on any ride.
14. Fox Racing Dirtpaw Glove
Get down to business with this no-frills glove from Fox Racing. A single layer design boosts bar-feel and the secured closure keeps it in place. Simple as that.
15. SRAM GX Eagle AXS Transmission Groupset
The hottest new groupset of the year is undoubtedly SRAM’s Transmission. The hanger-less design streamlines things and boosts strength. Grab the GX version for high performance without the high price tag.
16. Shimano XTR RD-M9100 Rear Derailleur
Shift with Shimano’s best mechanical 12-sp rear mech. There’s an SGS model for 10-51t cassettes and a GS model for 10-45t cassette for their ideal setup.
17. Vittoria Mezcal III G2.0 4C XC Trail 29in Tire
This go-to tire for XC pros rolls grass and semi-hard-pack courses quickly with the bite to handle some loose tech as well. It’s a must-try tire that will perform just about anywhere.
18. Maxxis Minion DHF Tire
One of the most well-rounded trail tires out there is the Minion DHF. Tight but deep center-packed knobs keep speed over any condition and the tall edges hold when the lean angles get aggressive. Available in both 29” and 27.5” options.
19. WTB Volt Cromoly Saddle
WTB’s Volt makes an inexpensive gift that will fit just about any gravel rider’s rear. We love the cromoly rails for their strength and durability. The Volt also comes in narrow, medium, and wide options.
20. Zipp 3ZERO MOTO 29in Carbon Boost Wheel
Zipp’s trail and enduro wheel impresses over every feature. It’s light for acceleration and agility, it flexes to keep ideal ground contact in hard tech, and rides smoothly over rough trail garbage lap after lap.
21. Shimano XTR BL-M9100 Disc Brake
Super fast, super supple, grabby disc brakes are a must for the frenetic energy of XC. These staff-favorite XTRs deliver time and again.
22. SRAM Code Silver Stealth Disc Brake
For high-effort trail and enduro riding, the fatigue-reducing and easy-adjusting Code brakes from SRAM are a choice setup.
23. RockShox Reverb AXS Dropper Seatpost
Get the saddle out of the way with the press of a button with the Reverb AXS dropper post. The ease of installation alone makes it a great gift for any MTB rider.
24. OneUp V2 Dropper Post
We love OneUp’s streamlined design and plethora of sizes for a wide range of MTBs and rider heights. Alloy construction is relatively bomb-proof and keeps the cost low.
25. OneUp Aluminum Pedal
OneUp’s workhorse of a pedal features premium design in a low-cost package. Removable pins let you dial in the traction and the sealed spindle ensures a long lifespan.
26. Crank Brothers Mallet E LS Limited Edition Dark Green Collection
Get the best of clipless and platform pedals and this limited-edition color. Dual-sided entry makes finding the clip-in easy, and the pedal body provides foot stability and rock-strike protection.
27. Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM V2 GPS Cycling Computer
We love the large screen of the ROAM off-road. It gives a clean readout of the page data needed to get your numbers and stay on track without blocking the view of the front tire.
28. Blackburn Chamber Tubeless Floor Pump
Need to mount tires but don’t have a bike shop pal to lean on? DIY with the Chamber that can blow a hefty 160PSI in one go to mount tubeless tires. It also makes a great daily pump for that top-off before a ride.
29. OneUp EDC Pump
A mini pump that can also be a CO2 inflator. Now that’s just genius.
30. Crank Brothers Multi-19 Tool
It’s a tool for just about every trailside need. Chains, bolts, spokes, and screws are covered with the Multi-19.
31. Light & Motion Seca 2000 Race Headlight
One of our favorite post-work, in-the-dark, rip-like-it's-daytime trail lights that pumps out 2000 lumens so everything comes into view.
32. POC Lamina Hip Pack
Fanny packs are back and POC’s Lamina sends that statement even further with its recycled materials design. Available in 2L with side and rear pockets.
33. Spurcycle Compact Bell
Give a little ring-a-ding to the ride with the classic sound of the Spurcycle Compact Bell. The lever is within finger and thumb reach and the ring is loud and crisp.
34. EVOC 3L Hip Pack + 1.5L Bladder
Keep gear organized and easy to access with 3L of rummage room and a 1.5L bladder included to keep hydration within reach.
35. Feedback Sports Pro Mechanic Bicycle Repair Stand
A clean bike is a happy bike, and the Pro Mechanic stand gets the ride ready for the ultimate scrub down. Its 360-degree rotation and 75lb holding capacity make cleaning any bike a breeze.