It is the time of year when most of us begin to think of buying that certain someone in our lives a special item or two. Yes, the Holiday Season is upon us yet again, and you have people to make joyful.

We all know someone who is difficult to buy for, who has everything he or she needs, and for whom a simple knick-knack just won't do. If their passions run towards motorcycles - and let's be honest, you wouldn't be here if it didn't - we have here a list of solutions for you. The gift ideas run from inexpensive and easy to ship stocking stuffers right up through to "I love you!"

Whether it is Christmas, Kwanza or Saturnalia which you will be celebrating, the top 10 gift ideas of 2013 for the sport motorcyclist are right here!

Alpinestars Ageless Classic T-Shirt

It is not just a t-shirt, it is THE t-shirt. Well, the Alpinestars t-shirt, anyway. The Alpinestars Ageless Classic T-Shirt recalls the many such brand marketing shirts that preceded it, but it is cast in a modern cotton, which is softer and heavier than what was available before. The traditional A-Star logo is placed front and center on the chest, and it is of the tag-less kind so that the person who receives this gift can enjoy it in chafe-free comfort. A timeless classic from a manufacturer which every motorcyclist knows and respects, what more could someone want?

Alpinestars Ageless Classic T-Shirt

Price: $21.00
Features:
  • 20s 100% cotton.
  • Ringspun 164 GS/M (grams per square meter).

Why We Ride DVD

You can't go wrong with this one. Why We Ride is a documentary which tries to sum up the many reasons people choose to ride motorcycles. It faithfully represents the sport in its most positive light and covers the entire gamut of two-wheeled experiences. From racing to family outings, and from paved circuits to mountain trails, the people who make up the many motorcycling communities explain what makes riding so important and so life-affirming.

Why We Ride stars legendary racers such as Kenny Roberts, Mert Lawwill, Don Emde and Josh Hayes, and moto-luminaries such as Troy Lee, Arlen Ness, Dave Ekins and Ted Simon, among many others. It is available on DVD now, even while it is showing in theaters, and will provide hours of entertainment for anyone who loves to ride.

Why We Ride DVD

Price: $24.99
Features:
  • An inspiring celebration of the motorcycling community.
  • Why We Ride is a documentary film that shares the passion of motorcycle riding.
  • As told by the many racers, riders, pioneers, and parents in the sport.
  • The refreshing message about the joys of motorcycling, coupled with state-of-the-art photography, capture the imagination and set the soul in motion.

Sportbike Suspension Tuning Book

Have someone on your list who loves to constantly tinker with a motorcycle in a continual effort to make it "perfect"? This is the book you want to give. "Sportbike Suspension Tuning" is a detailed guide to fine tuning the shocks and forks which support and cushion a motorcycle and rider. Every aspect is covered, from chassis geometry to the myriad suspension types, and it is explained in a clear and concise language which makes learning the 'black art' of perfecting a bike's handling understandable to anyone.

Adjusting suspension has been considered a specialized skill since the very first form of it was installed on a motorcycle, but the "Sportbike Suspension Tuning" book opens this world to the masses who want to know how to do it for themselves and do it right. What's more is that this is a gift which will keep on giving; every time its sure to be dog-eared and grease stained pages are referenced, you can guarantee that the person reading it will think of you and say a quiet "Thank you!"

Sportbike Suspension Tuning Book

Price: $24.99
Features:
  • A comprehensive discussion on chassis geometry, suspension technology, and the many interactions among adjustments helps demystify suspension tuning.
  • The author also explains how to analyze various handling issues and make adjustments to correct them.
  • You will be amazed by how much better your bike will feel after its suspension is correctly set up, and by how much more confident your riding will be with the improved handling.
  • Sportbike Suspension Tuning will give you the necessary skills to experience the difference.

A Twist Of The Wrist 2 DVD

A Twist Of The Wrist 2 is an educational film wrapped up like a documentary. The lessons are explained and then demonstrated for the audience while the two featured students learn and improve their riding. This educational technique helps the viewer see the process from beginning to acquisition of the skill and does so visually for easier comprehension.

The lessons contained in A Twist Of The Wrist 2 are designed to help rider of all skill levels develop better control and confidence so that he or she will enjoy the ride more and thus be able to improve at it without constraints. No matter the experience level of the person on your gift list, this DVD will help them to become a better rider...and far happier, too!

A Twist Of The Wrist 2 DVD

Price: $34.99
Features:
  • Delivers precision techniques for barriers to cornering such as rider input, fundamentals on steering, visual skills, braking body position throttle control and more.

Battery Tender Jr. High Efficiency Battery Charger - 12 Volt

Motorcycle batteries are tiny and since many motorcycles sit idle when weather is uncooperative or other responsibilities intrude on the riding season (which should never, ever happen, but does), they can lose their effectiveness. If the rider on your gift list has to deal with these inconveniences, the Battery Tender Junior High Efficiency Battery Charger will handle caring for that little box of energy for as long as the bike must be off the road.

The Battery Tender Junior is a smart trickle charger which works with almost every motorcycle battery in use today - be it old-school lead acid, flooded or maintenance free. It will keep the battery topped off with juice safely without causing any damage and will even keep an eye on it to be sure it is healthy. A 12 foot cord allows easy placement, numerous protective features make it safe, and a five year warranty guarantees that it will last. Any rider you know will be overjoyed that you thought of their moto-specific needs when you chose the Battery Tender Junior as a gift!

  • Automatically switches to float / maintenance voltage after fully charging the battery
  • Complete 4-step charging program
  • Perfect for all lead-acid, flooded or sealed maintenance free batteries
  • Spark proof