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Dezeen's Christmas gift guide 2016: cyclists

Next up in our series of Christmas gift guides, we've picked out 12 presents suited to cycling fanatics, including a helmet that can be flat-packed into a bag, a stylish waterproof backpack and a compass that clips onto handlebars.


Closca Fuga Foldable Helmet

The Fuga helmet is made of a trio of concentric foam pieces that collapse downwards, allowing the helmet to be stored in a bag.

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Ally Capellino x Tokyobike rucksacks

British accessories label Ally Capellino partnered with Tokyobike to create this cycle-friendly version of its Frances backpack, which features a proofed nylon exterior, a reflective strip, and a loop for a cycle light.

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Tube Watch D38 Steel by Piet Hein Eek and Leff Amsterdam

Industrial designer Piet Hein Eek designed this unisex watch, which features a cog-like, stainless-steel case. A leather strap and lugless silhouette add to its refined, yet tough and industrial character.

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Ilse Jacobsen Hornbæk by Emma Jorn collection

Ilse Jacobsen Hornbæk by Emma Jorn collection

Danish designer Emma Jorn partnered with rainwear specialist Ilse Jacobsen to design this range of waterproofs that are easy to wear while cycling. The collection includes a rain jacket, a dress and a wide brim hat.

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Ace Hotel Limited by Tokyobike

Ace Hotel Limited by Tokyobike

Designed for the Ace Hotel chain, the limited-edition Tokyobike is available in four matt finishes: blue, juniper, vermillion and gold. It features a leather saddle and handles detailed with laces.

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Oi bike bell by Knog

Oi bicycle bell by Knog

An alternative to the traditional domed bike bell, this donut-shaped device wraps around the handlebars. It is available in brushed aluminium, black, titanium, and brass- or copper-plated finishes.

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Pincher Bike Hanger by Karl Mikael Ling

This simple rack made up of just six components is designed to simultaneously store and show off a bicycle in a small apartment.

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The Bradley by Eone

Originally developed for blind people, The Bradley contains a magnet that rotates two ball bearings around the face so that wearers can tell the time without looking – perfect for when it's too dark to see. The watch is made from titanium, making it more hardwearing than most.

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Beeline bike compass Designs of the Year 2016 nominee

BeeLine bicycle compass by MAP

This minimal compass pairs with a smartphone app to point cyclists through the city. The plastic-encased circular device has a silicon strap that clips onto the top tube of the bike or the handlebars.

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Bookman bicycle lights

Bookman's popular strap-on lights can now be charged by USB, so there is no need to fuss around with batteries. They come in a wide variety of colours, including red, blue, green and yellow.

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Commuter collection by Levi's

First launched back in 2011, this clothing collection is designed especially for commuter cyclists. As well as jeans with storage for a bike lock, it includes a denim jacket with reflective panels, insulating T-shirts and various bags.

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Bioplastic FORMcard by Peter Marigold

FORMcard by Peter Marigold

This remouldable bioplastic card can be used to make, modify or repair tools. It comes in the size of a credit card, so can easily be stored in a wallet until needed.

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