With only four days until Father’s Day, we’ve been getting lots of phone calls at the shop from people eager to find the perfect gift for Dad. So we put together this little guide. Whatever your budget, we’ve got a thoughtful gift that the bike riding Dad in your life is sure to enjoy.

Portland Design Works  Cufflink… $18

This handsome and functional pant strap is made of brown leather with a tough canvas backing and a Velcro closure. It’s sure to provide years of faithful service keeping Dad’s pant cuffs clean during his bicycle commute.

Greasy Chains are no match for the Portland Design Works Cuff Link

Greasy chains have met their match

 

Gotham Defender Light… $59

Is Dad a Kickstarter fan? Then he’s sure to appreciate this innovative bike light, which was launched with a successful Kickstarter campaign last year. The Defender Light is the world’s first theft-proof bicycle light, locking onto bike handlebars with a proprietary key. It lights the way with a ring of LED lights, providing 6 lumens of brightness. And its sleek, all-metal design makes it both durable and sexy.

Theft proof, Water proof, City proof

Theft Proof, Water Proof, City Proof

 

Bern Brentwood Helmet… $79.99

If you can’t remember the last time Dad got a new helmet, then it’s definitely time for a replacement. Bike helmets are meant to endure one and only one crash, but did you know that most manufacturers give their helmets a “lifespan” of 5 years, whether or not they’ve endured a crash? They suppose that even if you’ve gone that long without a crash (in which case, good for you!), you’ve probably dropped your helmet enough times to compromise its strength.

The Bern Brentwood Helmet features a fabric visor for protecting Dad from the elements. When summer ends, just remove the visor and replace it with Bern’s winter liner kit (sold separately), and voila! Dad’s got a toasty warm helment for winter bike rides or even snowboarding and skiing. Bicycle Roots has all sizes of the Brentwood in stock, from Small to XXXL. Does Dad have a luxurious mane of dreadlocks? We’ve got a helmet to fit him.

A true all-season helmet

A true all-season helmet

 

Endura “New York” Cool Max Jersey… $79.99

This awesome cycling jersey from Endura is perfect for summer riding. Its made of CoolMax fabric for the ultimate in fast-wicking comfort. And if Dad is a native New Yorker he’ll take pride in representing his home state. How they managed to fit the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Broadway, and Wall Street all onto one jersey is beyond us. Must be magic!

Endura Cool Max New York Printed Jersey

Obviously the best state

 

Selle Royal Contour Royal Saddle… $89.99

Does Dad pine for the glory days of bike racing? Does he spend Sunday afternoon polishing his Campy shifters? Then he’ll love to ride on the Selle Royal Contour Royal Saddle. This saddle is built using the same mould as the groundbreaking original Contour, which revolutionized the world of saddle design in 1972. It’s handmade in Italy using premium leather over a nylon shell. Available in Black, White, or Light Brown, it can be matched to any bicycle colorway.

It's like riding a piece of history

It’s like riding a piece of history

 

Mission Workshop Sanction Rucksack… $189

We’re so excited to have Mission Workshop bags at Bicycle Roots. These bags are all handmade in San Francisco using high quality materials and military spec. construction. Mission Workshop offers a lifetime warranty on all their products- not that you’ll ever have to use it!

The Sanction is a 1,000 cubic inch, fully waterproof rucksack with an internal frame for strength and comfort. Although it’s compact, it features numerous pockets for everything Dad needs to haul around. Need a bigger bag? We have a full range of Mission Workshop bags in stock, from the 1,000 cubic inch Sanction, all the way up to the mammoth 4,000 cubic inch Vandal.

Commute in style

The perfect cycling backpack

 

Civia Prospect Bicycle… $1,195

Whether Dad wants a bike for commuting, trips outside of the city, or club rides with his friends, you won’t find a better value than the Civia Prospect. The Cromoly steel frame and fork are designed with a relaxed geometry and provide a smooth, comfortable ride. The bike is built up with a high performance 10 speed Tiagra parts group. And with numerous braze ons, it easily accommodates a rear rack, front rack, and fenders, so Dad can carry any gear and ride in any weather.

The Civia Prospect is the perfect bike Dads who put in the miles

A comfortable road bike for Dads who put in the miles

Father’s Day in just around the corner, so be sure to stop by our store and check out everything we have to offer. And if you’re still not sure what Dad would really enjoy, never fear, because we also sell gift cards.

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