As the holiday season approaches, the editors of
Triathlete magazine have done the legwork to find a slew of products from every price range to give to your triathlete friends, family and even your triathlon supporters. Here are our picks for gifts under $20.
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Pedro’s Beverage Wrench, $11.95 Ergonomically designed for maximum leverage, the wrench opens both domestic and imported beer, so make sure you have it on hand in your kitchen or your toolbox. Pedros.com Asics Chafe Free, $12 This water-based anti-chafe cream spreads with a deodorant-like applicator and leaves zero mess. Asicsamerica.com Vittoria Pit Stop, $13 Give the gift of timesaving with this handy can of Pit Stop, which can quickly inflate and seal punctured tires by adding expandable latex foam and inflating a tire up to 94 psi. Vittoria.com Clinks Triathlon Drink Charms, $17 Be the hostess (or host) with the mostest at your next tri club get-together with these handmade drink charms made from real bottle caps, which come stitched to a custom gift card and ready to give. Clinks.etsy.com Thinksport Bottle, $19.95 Thinksport is dedicated to making safe products, such as this 25-ounce, double-walled, stainless steel water bottle, which keeps beverages cold or hot for hours without sweating or burning your hand. It even has a little mesh filter to make tea! Thinksportbottles.com VibeWired VibeWires, $9.95 VibeWires converts an iPod nano into a cycling sound system. It comes with a holster that clips the iPod to the back of a road helmet and a set of headphones with extra-short wires to eliminate the dangling cord. Vibewired.net Athlete3.com Triathlon Party Lights, $14.99 This string of 10 triathlon-themed LED lights is so over the top that we love it. Don’t be ashamed to hang these lights in your cubicle year-round. Athlete3.com Asics Arm Warmers, $10 Super soft arm warmers stay in place, keep you warm and help you avoid the ever-annoying shedding of the layers during cold runs. Asicsamerica.com Jittery Joe’s Morning Ride, $11.99 Nothing tastes better than a hot cup o’ joe after a chilly morning ride this time of year, and with the full-bodied organic Morning Ride blend made from Latin American beans, you can also support Jittery Joe’s cycling team. Jitteryjoes.com “Keep Calm and Bike On” Print, $10 You’ve probably seen a variation of this poster, originally produced by the British government at the start of WWII to raise public morale, but have you seen the spin on this classic design just for cycling lovers? Smilesandsquiggles.etsy.com Park Pizza Tool, $15.95 Leave it to Park to have a pizza cutter that looks like a bicycle. It has a super sharp, large diameter stainless steel cutting wheel to cut through any pizza toppings you might crave after a long ride. Parktool.com Mission Skincare Mini SunscreenAand Lip Protector, $3.99-$8.99 The Anti-Sting Sunscreen Facestick 30 SPF and Ultra-Hydrating Lip Protector Gel 20 SPF are the perfect-sized stocking stuffers. Missionskincare.com Trisports.com Cowbell, $14.95 Every triathlete needs the classic cowbell so your supporters can (ever so loudly) show their support—without losing their voices. Trisports.com