Signature’s Gift Ideas for Cyclists

Each year around this time, cyclists, their friends, and their families ask us for gift ideas. This holiday season we decided to put together a shopping cheat sheet. Maybe somebody close to you needs a little help when shopping for the cyclist in their life. We find that this list is very effective when “accidentally” left on the kitchen table with desired items circled or highlighted.

Also, don’t forget that Signature Cycles Gift Certificates are available for fits, tune-ups, or amounts in any denomination!

We hope this list helps. Cheers!

Under $500 – Assos Zegho Glasses

Through four years of development, a company that does not make sunglasses decided to make the best cycling optics ever produced. Assos Zegho is a product like no other. The Carl Zeiss lenses with zero distortion provide the best optics you’ll ever experience. Zegho feels like you’re wearing nothing, but provides everything in protection. These glasses allow an incredible view of the road and are the ultimate choice in cycling eyewear. Prices range from $400-$470.

Under $200 – Light and Motion Urban 550 Headlight

With short winter days coming, an effective headlight is a must have to see and be seen. This self-contained rechargeable light creates more light than you would believe could come out of such a small package. Not that long ago, to get 550 lumens of output, you needed a big external battery and an expensive headlamp. Thanks to advances is LED and battery technology, you now can fit 550 lumens in your jersey pocket in case you decide to take the scenic route home! Price: $160

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New Staff at Signature Cycles

caffery1-wpIf you have been in our Manhattan or Greenwich studios recently you may have noticed some new faces. We are delighted to announce the addition of Caffery Garff to the Manhattan studio and Darren McNeill to the Greenwich studio. Caffery and Darren bring with them a wealth of knowledge and industry experience.

When not in the Manhattan Studio you’ll find Caffery ondarren3-wp the podium at the local Prospect Park Crits and look for Darren competing at this season’s cyclocross events. Both of them will be riding for team Rockstar/Signature Cycles. To learn more about our newest staff members, you can watch Caffery’s video bio here and Darren’s here.

Passoni Nero XL – The Perfect Dancing Partner

Forgetting about bicycles for a moment, I am a creature who enjoys aspirational products. I admit it; I am tempted by just out of reach brands and toys that promise the ultimate in an experience or performance. Good enough is never good enough for me. I rarely get disappointed when I cross into the luxury purchase category.
However, there is always a risk of falling prey to being over promised and coming up short on delivery.

My expectations for my Passoni Nero XL were high. They had to be. Passoni was breaking a ceiling set by our other custom brands that already stood as tall as Grand Central Terminal’s ceiling – higher than necessary, but definitely worth the statement.

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Ride from Signature Manhattan to the Rapha Mobile Cycle Club

June 30th, 8:30am
Signature Cycles of Manhattan

Word on the street is that the Rapha Mobile Cycle Club will be parked somewhere along 9W between Piermont and Nyack this Saturday morning, June 30th. The Signature Manhattan crew will lead a ride in search of the Rapha Mobile Cycle Club and their renowned espresso and pastries. Meet at 8:30am outside our Manhattan studio, we will roll out at 9am sharp. Nobody will be left behind on this 40-50 mile (round trip) quest for caffeine and baked goods.

Italian style and design, on display

As part of our special event on both Monday and Tuesday of next week, which features Passoni Custom Bicycles and Dr. Max Testa as our featured speaker, we have extended the Italian theme throughout the evening.

Miller Motorcars will display a Ferrari FF and a Maserati GranTurismo MC, both of which are the latest in exemplary Italian automobiles.

Betteridge Jewlers will have a collection of Panerai timepieces on hand. You don’t need much more explanation than Panerai.

The Study Fine Wines will be pouring Italian wine and prosecco for us during the event.

All in all, we think it’s going to be a fantastic event and we hope you can make it.

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