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Last-minute presents or a techy treat for yourself?

There are now only two weeks left until Christmas, so if you haven't done your present shopping yet, you'd better get your skates on! Luckily, there are plenty of techy gadgets and gizmos that will appeal the cyclist in your life.

And if that cyclist happens to be you...well, you can either drop some heavy hints or cut out the middleman and just get it for yourself! We promise we won't tell...

Cycle computers have got to be one of the most useful accessories ever. The simplest can help you monitor your speed and distance covered, with functions ranging up to monitoring your heart rate and power output, essential for fine-tuning your winter training. And of course many also have GPS systems to guide you, or record your ride, whether you're road riding, mountain biking or commuting. 

GoPros are also a popular choice, giving you the chance to get your creative juices flowing – and you'll have plenty of time over Christmas do get some filming and editing done, right? 

Garmin Edge 200 GPS Cycle Computer £109.99 £67.99

Simple but effective, the garmin :
Simple but effective, the garmin :

This GPS-enabled cycling computer tracks time, distance, speed, location and calories burned. The Edge 200 is ideal for training, everyday and touring rides or any adventure you want to relive later at Garmin Connect.

Available now with a 38 percent discount from Wiggle

CatEye Stealth 50 GPS Computer £179.99 £125.99

Cateye: cateye
Cateye: cateye

A smart computer for smart cyclists – or at least those that like to train smart. The waterproof CatEye Stealth 50 is compatible with various cadence sensors, power meters and heart rate monitors so you can train to your zones, plus all the usual functions you'd expect like odometer and timer. It's even GPS enabled so you can share your QOMs or KOMs on Strava. 

You should also take a look at our Best GPS devices for Cycling roundup. 

Available with a 30 percent discount from Hargroves Cycles

Garmin Edge Touring Plus ANT+ £249.99 £157.99

Got exploration plans in 2016? the garmin tour bundle comes complete with maps to help you plot your next adventure: got exploration plans in 2016? the garmin tour bundle comes complete with maps to help you plot your next adventure
Got exploration plans in 2016? the garmin tour bundle comes complete with maps to help you plot your next adventure: got exploration plans in 2016? the garmin tour bundle comes complete with maps to help you plot your next adventure

Planning some adventure and exploration in 2016, or know someone that is? Get set and ready to go with the Garmin Edge Touring Plus, which comes pre-loaded with maps so you can easily navigate yourself from A to B. You can even set it to suit the type of riding you are doing – road cycling, touring or mountain biking. Garmin claims a runtime of up to 17 hours, and it comes with a quarter-turn bike mount so all you need to do is charge it up and ride!

Available with a 37 percent discount from Evans Cycles.

CatEye EL-135 / TL-135 / Velo 7 Light Set & Computer £49.99 £21.99

This light set and computer makes a handy extra present for anyone you know who's getting a new or first bike this christmas: this light set and computer makes a handy extra present for anyone you know who's getting a new or first bike this christmas
This light set and computer makes a handy extra present for anyone you know who's getting a new or first bike this christmas: this light set and computer makes a handy extra present for anyone you know who's getting a new or first bike this christmas

If you know someone who's lucky enough to be getting a new (or first) bike for Christmas, then this little bundle from CatEye is the perfect accompaniment. Front and rear lights for safety and visibility, and a computer for charting riding exploits. And it's half price (but we won't tell anyone that). 

Available with a 56 percent discount from Hargroves Cycles

Garmin Premium Heart Rate Monitor Strap £49.99 £32.99

Getting into your winter training? the garmin heart rate monitor will help you train more effectively: getting into your winter training? the garmin heart rate monitor will help you train more effectively
Getting into your winter training? the garmin heart rate monitor will help you train more effectively: getting into your winter training? the garmin heart rate monitor will help you train more effectively

Getting stuck into your winter training? Or are you saving it for after Christmas? Either way, training with heart-rate zones will get you fitter and faster more efficiently – and this heart rate monitor from Garmin is the just the thing you need to do it. 

Available now with a 34 percent discount from Wiggle

GoPro Fetch Dog Harness £49.99 £35.99

Got a dog? got a gopro? you know the only thing you are missing is a gopro dog harness!: got a dog? got a gopro? you know the only thing you are missing is a gopro dog harness!
Got a dog? got a gopro? you know the only thing you are missing is a gopro dog harness!: got a dog? got a gopro? you know the only thing you are missing is a gopro dog harness!

Got a dog? Got a GoPro? You KNOW the only thing you are missing is this harness. If you've got a budding trail dog the footage will add an extra dimension to your home edits – or maybe you're planning your own version of Lily Shreds Trailside? 

Available now with a 28 percent discount from Hargroves Cycles 

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GoPro Hero4 Black Edition £409.99 £314.99

The gopro hero4 black - equally perfect for christmas home videos and cycling adventures: the gopro hero4 black - equally perfect for christmas home videos and cycling adventures
The gopro hero4 black - equally perfect for christmas home videos and cycling adventures: the gopro hero4 black - equally perfect for christmas home videos and cycling adventures

Fancy emulating Danny MacAskill (or at least the filmmakers behind the scenes) from the stunning Cascadia video? Then you'll need a GoPro. Or perhaps a few. In which case you'll be pleased to find that there are bargains to be had. The Hero4 Black Edition GoPro produces 4K30 and 2.7K50 video at a high video frame rate of 1080p120. 

Available with a 23 percent discount from Wiggle

CatEye Strada Wireless Computer £49.99 £19.99

With a whopping 60% off, this cateye computer had all the basic functions you need: with a whopping 60% off, this cateye computer had all the basic functions you need
With a whopping 60% off, this cateye computer had all the basic functions you need: with a whopping 60% off, this cateye computer had all the basic functions you need

It may be small (and pink) but it's perfectly formed! The Cateye Strada wireless computer makes a great gift for those just getting into cycling – because there's nothing quite like watching the miles clock up and the sense of achievement that brings! Especially when it's all for under £20. 

Available with a 60 percent discount from Merlin Cycles

If you're still on the lookout for Christmas presents (better hurry!) and none of the above catches your fancy, check out our extensive Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide

Related: BikeRadar's Gear of the Year 2015

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