Need some gift ideas for the lady shredder in your life? Imogen Smith has compiled some options for newbies through to expert riders.
She’s starting out? Essentials!
Get her some accessories that will make her entrée into mountain biking a breeze. Think about women’s-specific products for touch points like saddles and grips, and those little extras that make riding a joy:
AMB recently reviewed this new MTB-specific ladies’ saddle and we were impressed with its combination of stiffness and flexibility.
RRP: Approx $149
This women’s Camelbak designed specifically for mountain biking holds everything she needs for a full day out shredding trails. It features a three-litre reservoir with Cruz valve to deliver 20 per cent more fluid with each sip, plus 10-litre total capacity, with a magnetic tube trap for fuss-free hydration, stretch overflow compartment for speedy stashing, and handy built-in helmet straps for those times spent in transit.
Supercaz are the kings of individualisation, and their bar tape and grips grace the bikes of the world’s best ‘crossers, roadies, and MTBers. Siliconez are made of soft, forgiving memory foam, are lightweight, and shock absorbing. Best of all, they come in a huge array of colours, so she can get creative and customise her ride.