The season of giving rapidly approaching. For most Americans, the holidays bring the pressure to find the perfect gift for every relative and friend. If you are wondering what to give a loved one who is a motorcycle rider, take a look at a list of gift ideas we have compiled. As a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast and experienced motorcycle accident lawyer, I know what bikers like and what they need to stay safe on the road.
Top Five Gift Ideas for Motorcyclists
Clear Riding Glasses. During the day, a motorcyclist needs a pair of sunglasses to cut down on glare and wind in his or her eyes. At night, the motorcyclist still needs eye protection – but he or she also needs to see in the darkness with a pair of clear riding glasses. It is good to have an extra pair of clear glasses, or a pair of clear glasses for each motorcycle if you have more than one bike. A pair of clear glasses is a thoughtful gift for the rider in your life, reminding him or her that you care. In our experience, having a pair of clear glasses for each bike avoids the issue of always trying to remember to grab the right glasses when switching motorcycles. Starting at about $10 and up, a pair of clear riding glasses will not bust your holiday gift budget.
A Portable Battery Charger. This time of year, a dead battery can leave a motorcyclist stranded on the roadside on a cold, dark Carolina night looking for help from a passing motorist. A portable battery jump starter is a nice gift idea and can get your rider rolling down the road again A portable battery charger can be a lifesaver, particularly for a motorcyclist who enjoys rides through sparsely-populated areas.