Christmas gifts

  1. Thermos:  Made with a patented vacuum insulation, this Thermos stainless steel 40-ounce container will keep your beverage hot for 24 hours or cold for 24 hours. The lid doubles as an insulated serving cup. Perfect for that long morning commute. Available online for $29.99.


  1. DE Portable Cell Phone Charger with 3-Setting Flashlight:  You know the anxiety that rushes over you when you get that low battery warning on your cell phone? Well fear no more! This lipstick-sized portable battery charger will give you eight hours of extended battery time. Plus, you can flip it around to use as a flashlight during nighttime walks to your car or train and bus stations. Buy it on Amazon for only $11.99.portcharger
  1. earbudsStoon Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds: These sweatproof wireless headphones comes with the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology. You can connect two phones at the same time. It also features noise reduction
    technology with around four hours of playing time. With a 10-meter working distance and a magnet feature, you can hang it around your neck like a necklace and still enjoy music. All for only $27.99 online.


  1. Bottle Carrier:  If you like wine or beer and you like biking, you’re going to love this gift. Strap your bottle of wine or your six-pack onto your bicycle and head out. Just make sure you stay safe, and don’t pedal if you’ve imbibed a bit too much. Wine carrier available here for $26. Six-pack can be found on Amazon for $59.95.bottlecarrier


  1. mobilehotspotVerizon Ellipsis Jetpack 4G LTE No-Contract Mobile Hotspot: One of the benefits of vanpooling or taking the bus or train to work is the extra time you have to squeeze in some reading or to stream you favorite TV shows or movies. Now, with this Verizon mobile hotspot, you can get Wi-Fi wherever you go. Connect up to eight devices to stream, download or browse the Internet for up to 10 hours.  Available through Best Buy for $49.99.


  1. The TrackR for Lost or Misplaced Belongings:  Never lose anything again! Whether it’s your keys, wallet, backpack or purse, this nifty, coin-sized gizmo will help you locate it. It easily attaches to your valuable items. Then download the TrackR app to locate any item within seconds by ringing your missing keys, using the distance indicator or via Crowd GPS. It’s only $29.99 through their website.trackr

candea bottle

  1. Elite Candea Lighted Bottle:  With the shorter days and earlier sunsets, bikers may need better visibility on the road. This LED-equipped water bottle by Candea lasts about 60 hours. Stay safe when riding in the dark. Available online for $30.


  1. EnerPlex Packr Commuter Solar Powered Backpack:  This may be the coolest backpack you’ll ever own. It can charge many electronics in less than three hours and features a padded interior laptop sleeve with a charging pass-through and two external zippered pockets for water bottles. There’s also business supply compartments perfect for pens, business cards and more. Get it on Amazon for only $49.95.


  1. bikemountAbco Tech Bike Mount Phone Holder & Charger:  This power
    mount’s herculean grip is a match for any phone’s design. Charge your smartphone while you ride and listen to music or use your GPS. Installation is easy, and the Abco mount’s lithium polymer battery power bank has a whopping 3.7 voltage/6000 mAh capacity. You’ll never ride without it again. Available on Amazon for $69.99.


  1. AAA 76-Piece Excursion Road Kit:  You never know where the road may lead or what may happen, so don’t get caught unprepared. This emergency roadside kit by AAA can help protect you in the event of an automobile breakdown or personal injury. It comes with a heavy duty booster cable, 250 PSI air compressor, aluminum flashlight, 45-piece first-aid kit, emergency whistle and so much more. Buy it online for $59.99.aaafullkit