The perfect Christmas gifts for cyclists from Carradice of Nelson!
What could make better gifts for cyclists and regular riders than a hand-made bike bag by a skilled team of designers and craftspeople in the UK? When you buy something from us here at Carradice that is exactly what you’re getting.
Our range has something for everyone, whether it’s a secret Santa gift for the person in the office who commutes on their bike to work each day or for your partner who needs a new set of panniers and only the best will do.
Our gift guide includes our most popular products, broken down by price categories.
Gifts under £50
This range of cycling bags are all under £50 make the best gifts for cyclists,. Great as a standalone gift, they also complement our other products, as you can match colours to your existing panniers or mix it up.
CarraDura Rack Pack – £40
The Rack Pack is made from tough hardwearing polyester and reinforced PVC and is designed to sit on top of a pannier rack. Perfect for Audax riders or day tourers, it can hold up to 10 litres and expands to a total capacity of 13.5 litres.
It has all the features you’d expect from our CarraDura range including reflective elements, external pockets for quick access, rain cover, LED light strap, top load securing straps and even a carry strap to take the bag with you to use off-bike.
Zipped Rolls (Range of colours) – £50
Our Zipped Rolls bags are designed to be mounted behind the saddle or on handlebars. They come in a range of colours, all handmade from 100% waterproof waxed cotton duck.
This bag is a timeless classic with its leather fastening straps and quality materials, designed to carry the essentials for any cyclist. Available in black/green/red/burgundy and Union Flag design [for an extra £10 you can buy a Harris tweed version too!]
Twiston Tool Roll (Range of colours) – £32
Handmade from waxed cotton duck fabric and available in Black, Green, Red & Burgundy. This is the ideal home for your essential tools and a spare tube, multi-tool, CO2 cartridge, tyre levers, puncture repair kit and even a micro pump. It’s single leather compression strap fixes to the bike in multiple locations or even onto other bags.
Bikepacking Top Tube Bag (Range of colours) – £28
Available in black, camo or neon, our backpacking range has something for everyone who wants to cover long distance and take everything (except the kitchen sink) with them! Our top tube bags feature a base made from recycled inner tubes, this means they have great grip and won’t damage the paintwork on a bike.
Designed to fit on the top tube of any bike, this bag will easily hold a phone, spare tube, wallet, multi-tool, gels/snacks and tyre levers. Top Tube bags are the product for keeping anything you may need access to quickly and easily within arm’s reach when bikepacking.
Gifts Under £100
Whether it is yourself you’re buying for, or a loved one, our range of gifts for cyclists in this price bracket guarantee you a gift that will be appreciated and enjoyed for years.
CarraDry Rear Panniers (Pair) – £89
For anyone who enjoys touring or regularly commutes on their bike, these large and robust panniers are completely waterproof. Featuring a patented quick-clip system, they are easy to attach and detach to any bike with a pannier rack.
When using both they can hold a massive 48 litres. That’s your tent, stove, food, sleeping bag and clothes when you’re touring! If commuting you can easily fit your laptop, paperwork, office clothes and lunch just into one!
Barley Saddlebag (Range of colours) – £80 – £90
Our classic and timeless saddlebag is one many cyclists will recognise. Handmade from 100% waterproof cotton duck material and with true craftmanship and quality on display both inside and out for all to see.
This saddlebag is available in a range of colours and finishes, including Union flag and tweed designs.
Bikepacking Audax Saddlebag (Range of colours) – £60
For those that want to keep going mile after mile and as such every ounce is important to them, this lightweight saddlebag does the job admirably.
Weighing just 410 grams but with a capacity of 9 litres, this handmade saddle bag features side pockets, internal organiser and reflective elements. Available in Blue, Black, Neon and Camo colourways.
Bike Bureau Pannier – £100
For those who want something special, who enjoy cycling into the office and regularly have a day of meetings ahead. A designer bag made from waterproof cotton duck, you can take this confidently into meetings and attach onto your bike. Handmade quality with extensive features including a shoulder strap for easy carrying.
Gifts Over £100
Looking for the best Christmas gift for cyclists in your life? They are going to be jumping for joy on Christmas day when they unwrap any of the products in this category.
Super C Rear Panniers (Pair) – £127
Our largest panniers with the most storage space (54 litres) enable users to take everything they need and then some on true touring excursions. They’re made to withstand the harshest conditions being both waterproof and breathable.
They feature all the elements you’d expect from anything that carries the Carradice brand.
Kendal Panniers (range of colours) [pair] – £115
The Kendal pannier is something truly special and instantly recognisable as a Carradice product. Hand-made in Nelson, England by our team of skilled craftspeople.
These classic panniers are suited to touring, commuting, vintage cycling or for a city bike. Classic and modern design elements mix: leather straps and our patented Quick-Clip fixing system for easy and quick attachment.
When you pair it with a shoulder strap (why not go the extra mile as it’s sold separately) these panniers look just as good in a boardroom meeting as they do on a bike. Available in black, green and burgundy.
Stockport City Satchel M for Folding bike – From £105
For those who have a Brompton Folding bike or any bike with a front frame carrying system, our City Folder oozes hand-crafted quality.
With two large pockets on the rear of the bag and a large main compartment totalling 25 litres of storage space. Its design and size make it perfect for files, paperwork, laptop, lunch and a change of clothes.
It’s 100% waterproof and handmade from waxed cotton duck by us here at Carradice. Available in a range of colours and designs including Harris Tweed.
Kelbrook Satchel (Available in Green or Black) – £130
A timeless classic, the Kelbrook Satchel is a bag that was made to be admired. Handmade by our team of skilled craftspeople from waxed cotton duck. It includes a checked lining and waterproof membrane for added reassurance that the contents will always remain dry no matter what the weather.
Design features include thick leather straps, an internal padded laptop pouch, an internal zipped pocket, an external pocket, a military grade webbing shoulder strap and a leather base for added protection.
This satchel is perfect for commuters and those that want an exquisite laptop/office bag you can take anywhere. A bag hand-made for the special person in your life this Christmas.
Gifts Under £25
The perfect price point for those little gifts that show someone you care.
Our range of easy to fit CarraDura saddle packs designed here in the UK are suitable for all bikes and come in a range of sizes with prices starting from just £11.
Weighing just 170 grams and a capacity of 0.5 litres, it’s waterproof and hardwearing featuring a reflective trim, built-in reflector and strap for a LED light to be attached to make you visible.
Additionally, an internal neoprene pouch and elastic pump holder are also included.
Sharing the same features as our mini, the midi weighs 240 grams and has a larger capacity of 2.1 litres. More than capable of storing a tool kit, gels and your mobile.
Our Super Midi is expandable and suitable for most cyclists expands to a capacity of 2.4 litres. Store your tools, spares, food, gels and even a waterproof jacket.
Our largest CarraDura Saddlebag can hold a massive 6 litres (7 litres including pockets!) perfect to store everything you need for a full day’s ride!
Features include a side pocket for a drinks bottle, compression straps, a rain cover, internal pocket, reflective elements, and LED light strap.
If you’re looking to throw some stocking fillers on your list and are a fan of our classic bike bags, our range of accessories are perfect which include: