Motorbikes are very romantic, primarily because they're cool, and that includes Vespas because they're chic. There are too many examples to list and one only needs mention Steve McQueen or Tom Cruise to open the floodgates.
Yet the task of finding motorcycle-themed gifts is a challenge. Branded mugs and towels suggest a lack of effort but technical gear is all too easy to get wrong. To help you along, we've put together this gift guide.
The best motorcycle gifts for Valentine's Day
We’ve organised our suggestions in ascending order of price so you find it easier to stick within your budget.
1. Natural Dried Rose Petals
Best romantic add-on
If you are set on going all romantic then good for you, do what you want and don't let anyone else
2. Handmade Chocolate Motorbike
Best chocolate motorbike
Bang on theme and very tasty. Locally made chocolates using sustainable cocoa and dusted with an
3. Oxford Brush & Scrub Set
Best motorcycle cleaning brush set
This kit from British kit and accessory giant Oxford may only contain four brushes but it will get
4. Leathered: A life taken to extremes... on and off the bike
Best motorcycle book
This u2018autobiographyu2019 (it was actually ghost written by bikesport journalist Matt Roberts)
Raised by English parents in California, Hopper became the youngest professional rider on the MotoGP circuit and was labelled in 2007 by Valentino Rossi as his most-feared rival until a series of horrific crashes, debt and addiction took their toll. Known to MotoGP fans as one of the most fearless and charismatic riders of his generation, this story pulls no punches.
5. Greased Lightning Showroom Shine 1L
Best waterless wash
Sometimes, you just want to give the bike a quick once over and canu2019t be bothered to get the
It gets good reviews online and cleaning involves spraying it on, wiping it off and buffing up. Water beads nicely and it brings paintwork up well.
6. Oxford Tool Kit Pro
Best portable tool kit
For a kit small enough to fit under most motorcycle seats, Oxford has done a stellar job squeezing
Contents: 10-piece screwdriver bit set, adjustable mini spanner, extension bar, 5-piece hex key set (6mm,5mm, 4mm, 3mm & 2mm), mini wire cutters, screwdriver handle, mini needle nose pliers, mini ratchet handle, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 13mm, and 14mm sockets, and cable ties (2.5mm x 100mm, black)
7. Tamiya Honda CBR 1000-RR-R Fireblade SP
Best motorcycle model
A blending of icons - the exceptional Japanese kit manufacturer Tamiya and the latest version of
8. Quad Lock Phone Mount
Best motorcycle phone mount
If you use your phone as a sat nav on your motorbike then you'll want a sturdy mount to eliminate
9. MPW Motorcycle Workshop Mat
Best workshop mat
This is one of those motorcycle accessories or products that nobody actually needs and arguably
They’re great for both showing off your bike and being a cleaner, more comfortable surface on which to work on your bike and this MPW item comes in a variety of bike-branded designs, in durable polyester with an oil and water-resistant, non-slip synthetic backing and measure 2 x 0.75m.
10. LEGO Technic Ducati Panigale V4 R
Best motorycle LEGO kit
This Panigale model features working front and rear suspension and turning wheels. It's 32cm long
11. Off Road Dirt Bike Experience Day
Best off-road biking experience
The recipient heads to the Welsh hills to take part in a full day of tackling slopes and trails on
12. Niall Mackenzie Superbike School
Best motorcycle track day
Located at Knockhill Circuit, this is a full day of on-track coaching by 3-time British Superbike
13. Bikes Unlimited
The best motorcycle mag subscription
If one weekly motorcycling newspaper isn't enough, then a subscription the Bikes Unlimited app