If you're unsure of what to buy for your cycling mates this Christmas, we've made it super easy and compiled a list of our top 5 bicycle accessories to help get you started.
Being keen cyclists ourselves here at Quad Lock, we feel we've got you covered with a range of different cycling accessories to that will let them know you really care.
Knog has come out with some awesome bike accessories over the years which include lights, bells, cycling computers and locks. But one of our favourite items is the Knog Oi Bike Bell. Originally funded through Kickstarter, it is the bell that doesn't actually look like a bell. One of the key features is the tone, Knog have managed to create the perfect pitch which unlike most bike bells doesn't ring in your ear. With a simple and sophisticated design and affordable price, the Oi Bike Bell is the perfect gift for a cycling friend that has everything. There are 2 sizes choose from to mount to your handlebars and it is available in 3 stylish colours, gold, silver and black. RRP $29.95 AUD
Another office favourite is the Cycliq Fly 6 Rear-facing bike camera. As well as being a rear bike light that keeps you visible to other riders with the bright 30 lumen light, the Cycliq Fly 6 light is also a smart bike camera that records whats happening behind you while you ride in HD with audio. With a 6 hour battery life and wide angle lens, this is a great commuter accessory for video proof in case you are ever in an incident. The Aussie brand were also recently recognised in the news for proving that technology can help improve safety on the roads. For a cyclist friend that needs the ultimate safety accessory, this camera and light combination by Cycliq won't go amiss. RRP $199.00 AUD
For breathtaking smooth footage, the new GoPro Hero6 is the ultimate camera for filming your downhill rides on the go, so this is a great present for the adventure cyclist or mountain biker. Only recently released, this camera has some pretty cool new features including voice control for hands-free functionality and an inbuilt advanced stabilizer which is ideal for filming on rough terrain. With the GoPro app, you can now upload your footage straight to your smartphone and upload a 'quik' story to Instagram or Facebook to share with friends. Better yet, you can attach your GoPro camera to your mountain bike securely with the Quad Lock Out Front Mount and Action Cam/Light Adaptor. RRP $749.95 AUD
For the lightest, strongest and most secure bike mount for your new iPhone X, then this bike kit is an ideal Christmas gift idea. Using a patented dual stage locking system, Quad Lock allows users to securely attach and detach their iPhone in seconds. Quad Lock is perfect for road cyclists, mountain bikers and commuters that use apps such as Strava, Mapmyride or Apple Maps to track rides, monitor fitness and navigate around town. The new Quad Lock case is also compatible with wireless charging and the Poncho cover works with the new face ID feature. RRP $79.95 AUD
Carrying a heavy bike lock around in your backpack or attached to your bike can be a bit of a burden which is why we've picked the Abus Web 1200/110 Combo Chain Lock. It is super light (260g) and made of a lock-chain combination that offers a basic protection for low theft risk. If you need a quick solution to lock up your bike, this bike lock is very convenient, low cost and easy to transport around as you can easily wrap it around your bike seat frame when you're not using it. For less than $30, you won't be too much out of pocket with this nifty xmas gift. RRP $24.99
*Prices are all in AUD