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Aero Tech Designs 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

So you're looking to buy something for the cyclist on you Christmas list?

Cyclists are by nature can be difficult so shop for, so many weird things they require and knowing what they need for the upcoming season can be downright impossible. Let us help you find the perfect gift for the cyclist on your list. Here are some tips for buying for the different cyclists you'll encounter.

The Roadie- This cyclist rides mostly road and light gravel. Generally this cyclist would ride a drop bar road bike and clip less pedals.

NEW Aero Tech Shadow Bib or Short- Every cyclist needs more bib's or shorts. Made with serious riders in mind these shorts feel like you're riding on air, and the fabric is so soft you'll forget you have them on. Whether you're inside on the trainer or out in the cold with some tights over these you will notice the difference.

Thermo Roubaix Bibs or Tights- It's getting cold out and there is no better time as a cyclist to stock up your winter riding collection. These bib tights are made from Thermo Roubaix Italian fabric, this fleece brushed fabric has great mechanical stretch and feels AMAZING next to the skin. Equipped with the Black P. chamois, these bibs will keep that cyclist on your list comfortable all winter long. You will have the best winter riding gear you'll ever want.

Long Sleeve Jersey- As a cyclist, you always want to keep your core warm and what better way than a Thermal Brushed Polyester Fleece? This jersey is super soft plus full zipper front is easy on and off. Nice deep pockets for thermos of hot coco or extra hand warmers.

Aero Tech Wind Stopper Gloves- Keeping your hands warm is crucial during winter riding. The Wind Stopper Gloves have a wind proof front keeping your hand away from the cold wind and are also fleece lined for added comfort and wicking.

Aero Tech Toe Covers and Shoe Booties- Always want to keep your feet nice and toasty, booties and toe covers are a necessity this time of year. These 3mm neoprene thermal insulated booties are available in high visibility safety yellow so everyone can see your cyclist on those dark winter nights training. The Booties have tapped seams to enhance thermal insulation and have are an easy on and off with YKK Vislon zipper. This zipper is nice and big so you can access it with gloves on.

360 3M jacket- As a cyclist it is very important that the cars and pedestrians see you. But it's always nice to be seen in something stylish too right? The Aero Tech 3m 360 viz jacket is just that. A DWR coating makes it water resistant. It also is wind proof and abrasion resistant. The fabric is a fleece brush to keep you warm and vents on the sides to keep you cool. This jacket is great for this time of year because you can be seen from literally every angle, and that's a good thing.

The Rail Trail Aficionado- This cyclist ranges from weekend warrior to full on very serious. These guys spend most of their time on the beautiful rails to trails systems and pathways.

Top shelf Short- Our Top Shelf Short is just that, top shelf. This short can go for miles and still feel brand new. Padded cycling shorts are great for any cyclist looking to add some extra comfort to their already enjoyable ride. And they look pretty snazzy too!

Touring Short- This short is perfect for the cyclist looking to make a multi-day trip this year or just looking for some added posterior comfort. These bad boys are equipped with exterior side pockets for easy access to maps, snacks and GPS. This innovative design won't be found anywhere else.

Aero Tech Designs Wind Stopper Pant- This is a super warm super comfy pant, enough said. The thermal fabric combined with a totally wind proof front makes for a toasty combo. Since they are unpadded you can wear them for a jog or even around the house. Those dark nights on the trail can get very windy and super cold. These guys will keep you warm in the coldest of winters.

Soft Shell Jacket- This Soft Shell Jacket is super warm, breaks the wind and insulates to preserve the heat you create. Three ply fabric and laminated to create a windproof shell this jacket can tackle pretty much anything you throw at it. Top it off with some reflective piping around back and front and you have a do it all, be seen all the time, winter jacket.

The Clydesdale, Athena and the Tall fit - Look no further, at Aero Tech we make all our products in larger sizing to fit all body types, and not just to fit but fit perfectly. We've been developing products specifically designed for the bigger athlete for years!

Big Man Cycling Jersey- A staple here at Aero Tech Designs, this jersey is technically designed to make you comfortable on your bike rides. The fabric is high tech, high performance made from scientific polyester micro fibers that stay dry and comfortable in all season. Three rear pockets are easy to reach and they are set up high to prevent seat snags when the pockets are stuffed full. Made in the USA Technically and designed with a true fit design for Tall Sizes.

Colossal and Tailored Big Guys cycling Jersey- These super high quality jerseys are made from COOLMAX fabric. COOLMAX is a high end fiber that is engineered for moisture management, it is excellent at keep you the perfect temperature to better enjoy your ride. This jersey was designed with the big guys in mind, cut specifically to fit sung in the right places and look awesome while on the bike.

Tall Power Stretch Fleece Riding Tights - Tall guys get cold too! Stay warm and cozy during winter with the power stretch tights. This tight is super rugged and yet very soft to the touch. It has stretch fleece wicking polyester and 4-way stretch fleece fabric for comfort and durability. No seams on the inside of the legs of these bad boys. Available in padded or unpadded!

Gifts under $25

Chamois butter- Using chamois butter lengthens saddle time for any cyclist and a great stocking stuffer
Lights- It's getting dark earlier and as cyclists we need to make sure were seen. These lights are bright, rechargeable and super affordable.

Embrocation- This euro mixture will keep your legs warm in the coldest of temperatures. Used by many professionals embrocation can help loosen the muscles before a ride and keep them feeling warm toasty until you come back home.

Sport beans - Some sweets that are actually good for you. These little magic beans are packed full of electrolytes and all the things needed to keep you going on your winter riding. And they taste just like the regular Jelly Belly beans! Double win!