Check out the exclusive OBM Christmas Gift Guide!
Yes, it’s that time again. The run up to Christmas can be an extremely stressful time finding ideal gifts for your nearest and dearest. So, we’ve made your life a hell of a lot easier with our exclusive Christmas Gift Guide! Check out some of these must-haves for classic bikers…
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1. Keep the dirt off with Muc-Off Motorcycle Chain Cleaner!
For you classic bikers, getting your pride and joy covered in dirt can be a huge inconvenience. This Christmas, this motorcycle chain cleaner is ideal for you.
The Muc-Off Biodegradable Motorcycle Chain Cleaner has been specifically formulated to quickly and safely remove dirt, lube and heavy chain grime using advanced solvents. Its unique formula breaks down oil and grease to leave the entire chain sparkling clean and contaminant free. It now even has a Watermelon fragrance! Get hold of yours now!
2. Six month subscription to Old Bike Mart for £7.50!
What better gift is there for classic riders than six issues of their favourite magazine? This exclusive offer means you save money, have your magazines delivered right to your door plus free membership to ClassicBikersClub.com.
The subscription-only newspaper with the UK’s largest selection of classic motorcycle classified ads.
3. TomTom RIDER 450
TomTom have just updated their range of RIDER motorcycle sat navs – overhauling and upgrading the software across their range of devices, while delivering their new flagship model, the TomTom Rider 450.
The sat nav allows bikers to discover the most interesting and exhilarating routes to liven up their journeys – offering the chance to choose between ‘Windy Roads’, ‘Hilly Roads’ and ‘Roundtrip Planning’. It’s a clever feature which works surprisingly well in practice.
These include biker meeting points, restaurants and hotels, even biker museums – everything a RIDER needs for the perfect tour. And it also comes equipped with lifetime world maps, live traffic and speed camera alerts – to help keep you moving when out on two wheels. This is now an essential piece of kit in biker arsenal!
4. Battery Tender Dellran Dual Selectable 4amp Charger
If you’re like us and ride old classic bikes as well as modern ones, then you’re likely to need to carry out maintenance on both 6v and 12v battery systems – and that’s where this dual 6v/12v switchable battery charger system from Battery Tender comes in really useful.
It’s a lightweight, compact charging unit designed for use with a wide range of different battery types. The fully automatic microcontroller system constantly updates the charging sequence to provide a smooth transition between the charging steps which makes it very easy to use, especially in small spaces. Click here to buy yours!
5. Discover the revelation of Honda’s Fireblade!
Grab your copy of the sought-after bookazine ‘Fireblade’ this Christmas!
When it first appeared in 1992, Honda’s BR900RR FireBlade was a revelation. It broke the 749cc sportsbike mould with its 893cc engine and established a dynasty which today, 12 generations of Blade later, remains at the cutting edge of sportsbike innovation as the CBR1000RR Fireblade.
All the models, all the Fireblade specials, your nearest and dearest can discover the story so far this Christmas!
6. Christmas read – sorted, with Guy Martin’s new book, ‘We Need to Weaken the Mixture’
Except for one summer spent sleeping inside a truck in a concrete yard in Northern Ireland, Guy Martin has lived within 20 miles of the Grimsby hospital he was born in, on the 4th November 1981.
But that hasn’t stopped the professional truck mechanic from winning multiple international road races, plus scoring fifteen Isle of Man TT podiums. Nor has it prevented him from becoming a regular face on prime-time Channel 4, presenting critically acclaimed documentaries and travelogues, as well as his popular returning series Speed with Guy Martin.
This Christmas you can get hold of his new book, ‘We Need to Weaken the Mixture’ and celebrate the festive season with the return of the million-copy selling truck fitter.
7. Resurgence Canvas Motorcycle Riding Shirt
This cool new Resurgence Gear Black Canvas Protective Motorcycle Riding Shirt is stylish, neat, protective and smart, and it’s even suitable for scorching hot summers.
It’s made with 60% PEKEV coverage to the body, and its lining is quilted faux silk with a padded thermal lining, and there are shoulder, elbow and spine armour pockets, two internal pockets and two external pockets.
Resurgence Gear’s Black Canvas Riding Shirt is available in sizes S to 5X-L, and can be found here!
8. Alpinestars Highlands Motorcycle Adventure Gloves
With the temperatures dropping and dropping, it’s time to battle against the cold season with these Highlands gloves, constructed from premium goat leather and feature a 3D mesh outer layer, which help to offer top levels of comfort and breathability.
To help with grip and durability, the gloves come with microfibre and PU grip inserts on the palm and thumb and inserts between the palm and thumb, offering an improved range of hand movement and greater sensitivity. A great gift for the festive season, get yours here!
9. Frank Melling tells all in the rides of his life!
Frank Melling is the one motorcycling journalist who has every t-shirt in the biking world.
From riding the latest Retro bikes to throwing a leg over the legendary eight cylinder Moto Guzzi GP racer or being there the day the gates were closed at BSA, Melling has always had a knack of being at the very centre of the action.
Now he’s telling those tales – and many more – in 17 beautifully illustrated chapters, you won’t put it down!
10. Tickets to The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic!
Want to gift your nearest and dearest a trip away? Then, how about a kick-start to the new classic motorcycling year! the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic takes place on January 5-6 at Newark Showground.
It offers a welcome respite from the hectic holiday season and a chance to get lost exploring the hundreds of stunning classic machines on display.
Tickets available: www.classicmagazines.co.uk