Mountain Bike Action
subscription—$16: If you have a
mountain biker in your life or you yourself
love mountain biking, give the gift of a
Mountain Bike Action subscription.
Every month our magazine is filled with
exclusive tests, new products and helpful
WTB TCS valves—$25: There is no
denying the benefits of converting your bike’s
wheels to tubeless. To do this, however, you will
need to buy tubeless valves, such as the ones
from WTB. These cool aluminum valves come in
a few colors, so you can enhance the look of your
bike, and they are available in 34- and 46-milli-
meter lengths. WTB TCS valves are sold in pairs.
TruckerCo brake pads—$15: Brake pads are a wear-and-tear item that riders
should pay attention to and replace when necessary. TruckerCo makes a large selection of
high-performance brake pads for just about every brake system on the market. All of their
pads use a heat-resistant steel back plate and an organic semi-metallic compound. The only
problem is knowing which pads to buy. If you’re unsure, simply check the brake lever for a
brand and model and match it up with the TruckerCo pads, and you should be good to go.
Red Monkey Karv grips—$20:
These silicone grips are made in the USA from
100-percent silicone, which is claimed to
reduce vibration and add comfort. Many
cross-country-style riders are drawn
to these grips since they are super
lightweight and tend to last a full rid-
ing season. They are also fairly easy to
install and come in a large assortment of
$20: Prestacycle’s multi-tool
kit is great for home mechanics.
The Prestaratchet has a tire lever built into
the handle and includes a bit set with 20 different
sizes. The ratchet and bit set are lightweight, highly
functional and a great gift for the holidays.