Whether they’re the friend or spouse that keeps your bike running smoothly, or the local bike shop wrench or team mechanic, these are the tools that make our lives easier. You’ll also find many of these in the pro pits and World Cup team tents , too! If you’re looking for the best gifts for bike mechanics, here are our top picks… Best Gifts for Under $25
The Muc-Off Scrubber Glove ($13 from Backcountry ) is the next best thing to having brushes for hands. These gloves have small micro bristles and lather up with your favorite cleaning solution to provide a fantastic bike-washing experience. Great for gear as well!
If you’re looking for a sharp, precision screwdriver that fits like a key, the Hozan JIS Screwdriver Set ($18 from Amazon ) is a must-have. Great for derailleur adjustments, linear-pull brakes, and opening the battery portal on those holiday kids’ toys. You really haven’t experienced a good screwdriver until you’ve used a JIS screwdriver.
The most bang for the buck in the multitool world is the Crank Bros M10 ($18 from REI ). Ten tools in a folding package that fits in any saddlebag or ride wallet. The Crank Bros M10 is perfect for the new cyclist, and it has all the fittings to adjust a road or mountain bike, plus it’s only 150g!
A Telescoping Magnetic Wand ($9 from Amazon ) is a tool everyone should have in their toolbox, no matter what. If your favorite cyclist doesn’t set them straight […]