4 Easy DIY Holiday Gifts For Cyclists

Still searching for the prefect gift? A DIY merry making holiday gift for a cyclist just might be your way to delighting a bicycle enthusiast who loves a creative and homemade gift. We’ve rounded up 4 of our favorite DIY bicycle crafts for your holiday gift giving. Now, get ready to craft near the Christmas tree!
1. Our DIY Upcycled Bicycle Crate featured on Design Sponge

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 2.  Easy Adjustable DIY Crochet Mittens. Check out the pattern here. warm-yourself-bike-handwarmers

3. Easy Bike Basket DIY Bunting from Claireabellemakes clairbelle_diy_bicycle_baset_bunting_garland1

4. DIY Felt Bike Ornaments inspired from FilzFelt

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5 Ways to Decorate Your Bike for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us so why not decorate your bike with some holiday cheer. From glowing lights to bike basket with trees to wreaths we pulled together 5 easy ways to deck your bike with some holiday cheer.

1. Add a festive wreath to your front bike basket. Check out this cute Bike DIY from The House That Lars Built.

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2. Add some festive lights to your bicycle to make it sparkle.  Chrismas-lights-1

3. Add some sprigs of cedar and pinecones to your rear bike basket. Make sure to secure with some wire so they don’t fly out while you ride.

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4.  Deliver your presents to friends and family in style by adding some garland and holly to your bike basket.  Bike_Basket_Christmas

5. Add a decorated tree to your bike basket.  Christmas_Bike_Decorations

Give & Get: 20% Off Eleanor’s Bike Accessories

Looking for some stylish, unique gifts for your cycle chic sister, best friend, mom or even yourself? Spoil and be spoiled! So you don’t have to break the bank this holiday season we’re offering 20% off everything at Eleanor’s until Monday December 1, 2014 at 12pm EST.

Use coupon code “HOLIDAY20″ at check out.*

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*Coupon code is only valid one per customer and not valid on previous purchases. Offer ends Monday December 1, 2014 at 12pm EST.

5 Wines Under $20 For Thanksgiving Dinner

We love wine, but we don’t always love the price tag. Luckily, we pulled together a guide to fall wines $20 and under. So if we’re biking to thanksgiving next week, we can feel confident that the wine in our bicycle wine rack won’t ruin our budget or tarnish our reputation for sophisticated taste.  Now, onto our list of the 5 best wines for fall and under $20 to help you save for the upcoming holidays!

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Fall Bike Trend: 7 Chic Riding Boots

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It’s officially time to pack away those flats and prepare for the chill of fall. But, before you get anxious about what will take the place of your beloved warm-weather shoes, we’ve found seven boots that’ll do the trick. From heavy-duty lace-ups and tall leather styles to our fall go-to, the ankle boot, these seven fall boots were made for pedaling the winter months ahead. So, step away from the Uggs, and try these on-trend winter biking riding boots to pedal the fall days with. Fall_Bike_Riding_Boots

1. Toffee Leather Riding Boots from Sole Society for $220.00

2. High Heeled Printed Leather Bootie from Zara for $159.00

3. Black Riding Boot from Madewell for $298.00

4. Black Suede Bow Bootie from Modcloth for $45.00

5. Frye Harness Boot from Nordstrom for $270.00

6. Lace up stacked heel boot from Modcloth for $70.00

7. Buckle Bootie from Lucky for $140.00

 

Paint It Black: 8 Chic Black Bike Accessories

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We’ve found a handful of stylish black biking extras with some major wheel appeal, from adorable bicycle gear including helmets that aren’t hideous to cute fashion finds! Get inspired by our bicycle-chic finds to make sure you and your metal steed can cruise in style this fall. ♥

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♥ Black Stained Peterboro Bike Basket for $45.00 ♥

♥ Black & White Sunnies from Madewell for $124.00 ♥

♥ Black Crocodile Bike Helmet for $185.00 ♥

♥ Heart Mittens from JCrew for $32.00 ♥

♥ Black & White Star Bike Bell for $20.00 ♥

♥ Leather Bike Helmet Bag from Henry Liz for $349.00 ♥

♥ Polka Dot Bike Seat Cover for $23.00 ♥

♥ Bike Squeeze Horn for $20.00 ♥

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Braids Galore: Fall Trend for Bike-Friendly Hair

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Let’s get this discussion out of the way: HELMET HAIR. WE SAY NO WAY! And Fall of all seasons, is about reinvention and renewal. When it comes to Fall, hair, and bike helmets, having a stylish mane is totally doable with this trend of braids on braids on braids. Braiding your hair with in multiple strands and width is a great twist for a throwback do under your bike helmet. Here are some inspiration for your next morning ride.

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6 Awesome Autumn Inspired Bicycles

What’s your favorite season for a bike ride? Chances are you’ll say fall, and we totally agree. Even though we miss our summer beach bike rides, we’re pretty happy right now to trade in our flip-flops for a pair of boots and to grab a leather jacket on our way out the door. So we rounded up six of some favorite autumn inspired bicycles for fall.

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