Affordable Generosity

15 Great Gifts Under $50 for the Driver


These are the little extras, small goodies that can make a big impact. Gifts under $50 can sometimes lack in quality, so you must vet products carefully. Lucky for you, our experts gathered the best affordable gifts around, all at extremely reasonable prices.

word-rider-journal-gear-patrol-800 Word The Rider Journal

Designed to emulate the work-log books that came with Nortons and BSA bikes of a bygone era, the Rider Journal lets you continue keeping maintenance notes and adventure asides in one stylish pocket-sized book. $12

lego-mclaren-p1-gear-patrol-800 Lego McLaren P1

You may not be able to afford the real thing, but Lego makes it easier to imagine. $15

candlab-doc-ryder-gear-patrol-800 Candlab Doc Ryder

Toys that are so well designed, they’d look at home on a bookshelf as pure decoration. $25

wicked-good-hand-feet-warmers-gear-patrol-800 Wicked Good Hand and Feet Warmers

Pop a couple of these into your gloves and boots, and the bone-chilling wind of winter will be somewhat more bearable on rides. $30

anker-gear-patrol-800 Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger

The Anker 24W Dual USB Car Charger is an easy way to update any aging car that lacks a USB port. $24

limited-run-godspeed-shop-rags-gear-patrol-800 Limited Run Godspeed Co. Shop Rags

A garage can never have too many shop rags — but these limited-edition rags are like fine china. $12

aussie-grit-gear-patrol-800 ‘Aussie Grit: My Formula One Journey’

Mark Webber went head-to-head with world champions in F1 and won Le Mans. He’s also famously opinonated and upfront, so this should be an entertaining read. $13

camelbak-forge-travel-mug-gear-patrol-800 CamelBak Forge 16-Ounce Vacuum-Insulated Travel Mug

Vacuum-insulated thermoses are pretty much the best thing to happen to coffee since cubed ice. $19

club-monaco-wool-donegal-socks-gear-patrol-800 Club Monaco Wool Donegal Socks

It’s been a long year, and there are longer rides ahead. Handmade, Italian Donegal wool socks will keep your giftee’s feet warm and comfortable. $30

deus-ex-machina-nuts-bolts-shirt-gear-patrol-800 Deus Ex Machina Nuts & Bolts Long Sleeve Shirt

’60s styling abounds in a comfortable long-sleeve tee. $54

autodromo-shift-knob-keychain-gear-patrol-800 Autodromo Shift Knob Keychain

Because a simple silver ring is no way to keep the keys to the daily driver or the company car. $65

iron-air-annual-print-subscription-gear-patrol-800 Iron & Air Annual Print Subscription

A one-year subscription to Iron & Air gets you four issues of this heavy-stock paper magazine filled with some of the best photos and writing about the motosphere. $50

3m-headlight-lens-restoration-system-gear-patrol-800 3M Headlight Lens Restoration System

3M’s restoration kit will take a pair of headlights from dirt-caked to showroom-quality in five minutes flat. $15

period-correct-motorsport-t-shirt-gear-patrol-800 Period Correct Motorsport T-shirt

Timeless style means buying once — but most importantly, it means looking good, always. $35

joes-racing-tire-pressure-gauge-gear-patrol-800 Joes Racing Tire Pressure Gauge

Affordable, useful — and often overlooked. $22

17 Perfect Gifts for the Driver


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