The John Lewis advert is on TV, turkey and stuffing sandwiches are on the supermarket shelves, and ITV2 is showing Love Actually on repeat.
Welcome to Christmas 2018.
To get you even more excited, and to help you avoid any dodgy presents, we’ve found 6 gifts under £40 that are ideal for cycling lovers.
We’re a fan of any sock that has a penny-farthing embroidered on it and apparently so is Mark Cavendish after he was spotted wearing a pair of these London Sock Co socks. They’re smart enough for work without being boring, and even come in a similar blue to See.Sense’s. What more could you want?
The Handmade Cyclist has a range of unframed prints to choose from, all inspired by classic cycling races and routes. Aim to buy one, end up buying three. They’re all that great.
Ever wanted to know how to build your own bike? Of course you have. This simple and fun DIY manual will take you from complete bike building beginner to confident builder, all in a series of fully-illustrated instructions.
This map has 75 hills printed on it, all of which are ready to be scratched off once you've ridden them. It looks great, with each hill colour-coded according to its difficulty, and should inspire some long weekend rides in 2019.
Rouleur’s magazine brings together the best cycling writers and photographers to showcase the passion and beauty of road racing. From £38, a subscription is the only way to receive the full-size edition and it also gives you a 10% discount off merchandise in the Rouleur shop.
A notebook, a training diary, a journal, a sketch book… This book is whatever you make of it.
So there you have it… 2018’s Christmas list = done.
Looking for more gift inspiration? We’ve put together two lists that feature presents to make your ride better, one with 7 gifts under £50, the other with 6 gifts under £100. There’s also our list of 5 great gifts from fellow Northern Irish cycling brands.