Is there someone on your Christmas shopping list who just can’t wait for spring to get here so they can crank up their motorcycle for the season? You’re not alone. According to the U.S Department of Transportation, motorcycle registrations have increased significantly each of the past 10 years, making it one of America’s favorite pastimes.
It doesn’t matter if your loved one has a vintage Harley-Davidson or a Suzuki SportBike; all motorcyclists will definitely love Christmas gifts that help them enjoy riding their favorite motorcycle. Here’s some great gift ideas to help them get geared up for the spring riding season they are sure to love:
Cardo Systems Scala Rider G9 Powerset
The Scala Rider G9 Powerset is sure to be a favorite gift of any motorcycle enthusiast. We Bike World, the world’s # 1 motorcycle review website, named it the “Motorcycle Intercom of the Year.” The Scala Rider easily installs on most helmets to let riders communicate with up to 8 different riders. It features a four-way intercom that operates between riders, a hands-free Powerset that works with Bluetooth devices including cell phone and GPS, and an FM radio with iPod and MP3 connections.
Icon Patrol Waterproof Gloves
A must-have for any spring road trip, the Icon Patrol Waterproof Gloves are super comfortable and ultra rugged, and they safely guard hands while riding. These wet-weather gloves also feature a goggle wipe on the thumb for riders to easily clean their goggles or face shield, and are decked out with reflective graphics so hand signals are more visible to other drivers at night.
New Motorcycle Tires
All motorcyclists know the importance of having a good pair of tires on their bike. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, safe riding depends on selecting the right tires and replacing them as necessary. BikeBandit’s motorcycle tires come in a a variety of styles and brands for every motorcycle including Dunlop, Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli and more. Treat your favorite rider to a new pair of treads from BikeBandit and they will be set to cruise their favorite highways and scenic roads safely this spring.
Give Them the Ride of Their Life
If you know of a place or event your favorite rider has been dreaming of visiting, plan a fun motorcycle trip for them – complete with accommodations and sightseeing along the way. Need some inspiration? Harley-Davidson’s Ride Planner website gives you the inside scoop on the best road trips, most popular motorcycle events, where to stay and more. It even offers the Ride Planner app that allows you to plan and customize the road trip (and Christmas gift) of their dreams.
NOCO Genius 1100 Battery Charger/Maintainer
Storing a bike over the winter months can really take a toll on a motorcycle battery. The NOCO Genius Battery Charger/Maintainer lets your favorite enthusiast plug in all winter long to keep their battery in tip top shape. This handy charger uses high frequency smart circuitry to charge a battery twice as fast as a conventional charger and effectively maintains motorcycle batteries while not in use during the off season. It is lightweight and ultra-portable, making it the perfect gift for any bike lover.
Author Bio: Edward Driscoll is an auto mechanic and father of three living the dream in New England.