Top 5 Best Tech Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life
When you are shopping for someone that is a cyclist it can be a challenge. Especially if you yourself are not one as well. For those of your that aren’t cyclist here are 5 of the top tech gear that any cyclist will want to have.
This is not your parent’s bike lock. This lock is like having a direct line to the police attached to your bike. It sends you push notifications if it senses someone attempts to hack it off, deafening them with a 100 dB alarm. If your bike does get stolen, the geolocator in the lock will allow you to locate your bike.
Camelback Podium Ice Bottle
Just like with all Camelback items, it is designed to last long and stay colder. The Podium Ice Bottle stays cold 4 x longer and if you prefer hot drinks it doubles as a thermos as well. It is the Aerogel Insulation that makes this bottle worth the purchase.
Siva Cycle Atom
Nothing is worse than being out and needing to make a call and finding you have a dead cell phone. In steps Siva Cycle Atom. This unique device uses the kinetic energy created from pedaling your bike to charge a battery pack. You can then utilize the Siva Cycle Atom to charge your phone. You will never have to worry about a dead phone again.
iceDot Crash Sensor
The iceDot Sensor is a small plastic disc. This little disc-shaped piece of plastic has the ability to set your family and friends mind at ease. When attached to your helmet it will send notifications out, to the loved ones of your choice, when it senses you have crashed.
Garmin GPS The Edge 520
This cycling computer is the top of the line for Garmin. The Edge 520 comes with Strava live segments. This gives the rider the ability to challenge themselves. The Edge 520 includes GPS, satellite chips, a barometric altimeter, phone message compatibility, all the usual sensors including left and right pedal power recording from Vector pedals and compatibility with other power meters, Shimano Di2 integration, LiveTrack, Varia bike radar and light compatibility, training zone measuring, Functional Threshold Power monitoring, VO2 recording, and recovery time predictions as well as the usual refinements.
Shopping for these items can become time consuming. Shopping online is the best choice for anyone looking to save time and money. Going to websites such as Groupon.com can save you money as well. Groupon.com has online coupons for everything from 10% off your first purchased to $10 off. No matter what you chose any of these items will make your cyclist ecstatic.