With a constantly expanding Capital Bikeshare and more bike lanes popping up around DC, it’s likely we all know someone with a love for cycling.
But serious cyclists need more than just a decent bike and helmet. The gear that made it into this holiday guide also made the holiday wish lists of Gregg Deal and Adam Austin, the pair behind the popular blog District Cycling. The biking enthusiasts are both “very partial to the local, smaller companies doing very cool things,” Austin says. Click through the slideshow to see their picks for apparel, gadgets, and more.