What are the best Cheap Gift Ideas for Men?

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    #1Bluephonic Wireless Sport

    Bluephonic Wireless Sport

    The Bluephonic are a comfortable and stable headphones for runners, featuring fantastic audio performance with zone Bluetooth Stereo earbuds and CVC 6.0 noise canceling system to reduce background noise.

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    Keith Black
    Written on October 22, 2017
    "My all time favorite bluetooth headphones are Bluephonic Wireless Sport. I jog or ride a bicycle every morning, and these are the best bluetooth headphones I've found yet. They never seem to lose connection when I'm running, which a lot of other headphones do, and they stay put without being uncomfortable. Definitely a must for any exercise regime."
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    #2VicTsing Shower Speaker

    VicTsing Shower Speaker

    VicTsing Shower Speaker is a waterproof wireless speaker housed inside a silicone case for rugged use. It is shockproof, dustproof, and has an IPX5 rating. The speaker also has a built-in 5-watt speaker, mic and rechargeable battery.

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    Rose Lee
    Written on October 31, 2017
    "I bought this for my SO and he loved it. Great color and sound and it is very durable. No problems with the shower water so far it has held up well. He even took it camping and it worked great as he just hooked it up on the tent. This was inexpensive and a great little gift that he appreciated. "
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    #3FIFA 11

    FIFA 11
    Fifa 11 came with a lot of improvements like a beautiful and smooth gameplay and great graphic with a lot of details. It was the return of FIFA to the crown of football simulation that was in possession of Pro Evolution Soccer. 
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    Windows, Playstation 3, Xbox 360

    $5.99

    Aaron Taylor
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "Sure, video games are a great idea for guys, but really? A game that is 6+ years old is kinda lame and really not a good idea for guys."
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    #4Kindle Fire 7" HD Tablet

    Kindle Fire 7" HD Tablet
    The Kindle Fire by Amazon is more than just a color eReader, it has many features of more expensive tablets for an affordable price.
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    Roy Welch
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "This isn't too expensive, but I might expect something even cheaper than this for this search. This could also be a good gift for anyone, and isn't very specific to men's gifts."
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    #5One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude

    One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, tells the story of the Buendía family, generation after generation, living in the mountain town of Macondo. Magic and reality interweave to create one of the most rewarding reading experiences of the 20th century.

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    Julie Palmer
    Written on October 22, 2017
    "I was looking for an inexpensive gift for my father and husband. They both love to read so I bought One Hundred Years of Solitude. If you looked at the cover you would not think to purchase this for a man. The book itself was complex and had a lot of mystery. It was hard to start but built depth as it progressed. They both enjoyed the book and are looking for others by this author"
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    #6Freespace 2

    Freespace 2
    Aliens. Explosions. Collosal starships. Freespace 2 offers the most exciting space combat ever.
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    Windows

    $9.99

    Marilyn Hayes
    Written on October 15, 2017
    "I don't think this is a good gift idea, it's a game. I feel like there wasn't much thought into it, you can easily make a cheap diy gift with the interest of the man you are doing it for. This is just something you guess because it's a game and its cheap, when you can be mistakenly offering something the person isn't into to."
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    #7The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings

    The Lord of the Rings is written by J.R.R. Tolkien which is the sequel to the 1937 novel The Hobbit. This follows the course of the War of the Ring after the Dark Lord Sauron created the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power. 

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    Elizabeth Obrien
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "when i think of cheap gift ideas for men, the last thing i think of is a book, any book. even it he is a reader, there's still a slim chance that he'll be a fantasy fan and an even slimmer chance he'll like tolkien's prose."
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    #8Men of War: Assault Squad

    Men of War: Assault Squad
    Men of War: Assault Squad is a real-time tactical strategy game set during World War II developed by Digitalmindsoft. This game is a standalone expansion pack of the 2009 game Men of War. 
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    Windows

    $9.99

    Jordan Hayes
    Written on October 22, 2017
    "While I think the Men of War expansion pack would be considered a cheap gift I'm not sure if it would be a good gift to give. This is just an expansion pack so it would require the person getting the gift to already have the full game."
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    #9Marvels

    Marvels

    Marvels is a comic book written by Kurt Busiek and was released in 2018. It is a journey through the Marvel Universe as seen through the camera lens of Phil Shelden, a city photojournalist that covers the exploits of "marvels" and their effect on society.

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    Randy Wagner
    Written on October 14, 2017
    "My husband always makes me happy. I was thinking I need to buy him a simple, but cheap gift. I knew , for some reason, that he loved reading comics. His favorite is the Marvels series by Phil Sheldon. I was snooping around Amazon and I found a great book "Marvels"about the history of the superheroes spanning some 35 years. I know he will love it. "
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    #10Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    Don Quixote by the Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes is considered the first modern novel. It was published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615. It is about a rich man who went crazy after reading chivalry tales and traveled around the world. 
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    Gary Weaver
    Written on October 22, 2017
    "Don Quixote is a great book for anyone to pick up and enjoy. Furthermore, it's an engaging novel that makes for a great gift, whether in physical format or e-book format. I really recommend everyone to have this in their book or library collection."
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    #11Hate

    Hate
    Hate by Peter Bagge is to comic books what grunge was to music in the 90s. Both share the same philosophy and the dark, cynical and depressing view of life and growing up. Peter Bagge tells the story of Buddy, a twenty-something-year-old boy in the Seattle of the 90s. Bookstores, record stores, cheap booze, basements and strange people who play in dark rock bands are the main characters in this  comic book that tells what were the 90's
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    Kathryn Turner
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "I don't think this is generally a good cheap gift for men. I mean, sure, if your man is in the mood for grunge and reminiscing - otherwise it's gonna be a flop. My husband tried it out and didn't like it, and neither did any of my brother in laws. "
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    #12Fitbit Charge 2

    Fitbit Charge 2

    Fitbit Charge 2 is a smart fitness tracker that sports an OLED display that can show notifications, time, and daily stats. It can track heart rate, workouts, distance, burned calories, and more. The tracker is available in different colors.

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    Jonathan Bishop
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "My best friend is the kind of guy who loves exercises and values his health.Last month ,I decided to surprise him with a nice gift and bought him a Fit bit Charge 2 which he has enjoyed using up to date because it has helped him maximize his workouts using simplified heart rate zones.Its so effective."
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    #13Fitbit Alta

    Fitbit Alta

    Fitbit Alta is a fitness tracker that allows you to track steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes. You can track your sleep, set alarms, personalize with interchangeable metal, leather, and classic bands, and get call, text and calendar notifications. 

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    Victoria Henderson
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "I needed the best cheap gift ideas for men. I quickly found out about Fitbit Alta, a great fitness tracker that allows me to track steps and distance. I've been using it ever since."
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    #14American Splendor

    American Splendor
    American Splendor by Harvey Pekar was a revolution in the American comic book industry in the 70's. It was the first comic that drew attention to the graphic novels telling the own autobiographical story of Pekar in his hometown of Cleveland. Harvey Pekar counted with the best artists of the underground comic books scene including Robert Crumb, Kevin Brown, Greg Budgett, Sean Carroll, Sue Cavey, Gary Dumm, Val Mayerik, and Gerry Shamray.
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    Jorge Luis Núñez
    Written on October 18, 2017
    "This is a great gift for those who are interested in comics. There isn't much content to be enjoyed by a general audience as the scope is so narrow. If someone is interested in a topic such as this, it would be a great gift!"
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    #15Men of War

    Men of War

    Men of War is a real-time tactical video game based in World War II, which was developed by Best Way and Digitalmindsoft. This is the first game in the Men of War game franchise which was released first in June 2004.

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    Windows

    $4.99

    Bobby Hayes
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "I have the game Men of War and it is a bit dated but overall fun to play. The graphics will not compare to what you can get today with similar types of games though. It is cheap but I feel like there are better gift ideas than this particular game."
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    #16This War of Mine

    This War of Mine
    This War of Mine is a survival game developed by 11-bit studios. This simulation game is where you have to manage the shelter, resources, and survivors through scavenging and crafting.
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    Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Nicole Wells
    Written on October 13, 2017
    "This game, is a wonderful gift for a men. "
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    #17X3: Reunion

    X3: Reunion
    X3 Reunion is a space flight simulator on an epic scale. Everything is vast, massive, exciting and dauting. Get ready for a great cosmic adventure.
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    Windows

    $9.99

    Harry Perkins
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "This is a fun gift that is very economical and loved by most men. I was given this as a present and love it! I would recommend it to every female trying to give a man a gift."
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    #18MEE audio M9B

    MEE audio M9B

    MEE audio M9B is a wireless in-ear stereo headphones with headset functionality which will give you clear and powerful sounds. This has a built-in microphone to control your phone calls and includes advanced Bluetooth technology. 

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    Patricia Harrison
    Written on October 15, 2017
    "These bluetooth headphones make a great gift -- I bought my husband a pair for his birthday and he loves using them on his commute every day. They are hands free once in use so they're really convenient."
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    #19Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker Funko POP

    Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker Funko POP

    The Star Wars fan in your life will adore this Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi Funko POP Luke Skywalker bobblehead. Vinyl Bobblehead comes packaged in a window display box. 6.5"H 3.5"W x 4.5" dimensions.

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    Debra Torres
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Nice filler gift or casual gift for an acquaintance who loves Star Wars. I don't understand the appeal of these Funko dolls, but people certainly seem to love them. Very affordable gift idea."
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    #20Rocket League

    Rocket League

    Rocket League, a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, is a multiplayer football game that involves cars. Released in 2015, the football racing game was developed and published by Psyonix, Inc.

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    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Eric Watson
    Written on October 18, 2017
    "Rocket League is a great cheap gift idea, it's relatively inexpensive and offers hours upon hours of enjoyment. Of course, it is a video game so if the guy you're shopping for doesn't enjoy games this is probably not a good idea, but if he enjoys them at all it's well worth it. It's fantastic because it isn't a huge time investment, you can easily hop in and play for five or ten minutes and then stop, or you can play for hours on end."
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    #21Sphero Mini

    Sphero Mini

    Sphero Mini is a tiny robot with a size of a ping-pong ball which can be used to drive, play games, learn to code, and many more. This device includes a USB charger, a set of cones, and a set of bowling pins.

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    Jacqueline Brown
    Written on November 6, 2017
    "The Sphero Mini would make a nice gift for the guy who still loves toys. Drive the sphero around with your app by tilting, flinging or even using the expression on your face! There are games and even educational programming functions available through a different app. At an affordable $50 new, it comes in bright colors with interchangeable shells to help it match his decor or his mood. "
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    #22Thumbs Up ICK Mug

    Thumbs Up ICK Mug

    Pretty self-explanatory, this mug is full of attitude. We all know a special someone that this mug would suit perfectly; so whether it's a friendly joke, or a way to tell someone how you truly feel this is an ideal gift for friends, family or colleagues.

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    Lawrence Ellis
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "This mug had me rolling on the floor laughing my butt off literally I have to buy one of these for someone I know personally that fits this description."
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    #23Chewbacca B3226

    Chewbacca B3226

    Chewbacca B3226 is an electronic mask based on the movie Star Wars. It features a roaring sound like the authentic Wookiee sound and requires two AA batteries. 

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    Steven Walters
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "For being cheap and plastic I think this mask looks very nice. It is light weight so you could wear it for a while. I wore it for a few hours during a party and it wasn't a bother at all. The noise gets a bit annoying but that is also the main feature of the mask. You could always take the batteries out."
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    #24Happy Chanukah/Hanukkah PINK/Brown Star Mug

    Happy Chanukah/Hanukkah PINK/Brown Star Mug

    Give a made-to-order mug from Zazzle to someone special, or treat yourself to a design that brings you joy or makes you laugh. Create your own photo mug, shop their collection of the funniest joke mugs, personalize your mug with a monogram, or express yourself with one of their 10 million designs.

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    $17.35

    Stephanie Hill
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "If you are looking for cheap gift ideas for men, you should consider the Happy Chanukah/Hanukkah PINK/Brown Star Mug amongst the many options you can find on the site. Getting this mug allows you to customize it to make it the perfect idea to give someone. "
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    #251Easylife Stainless Steel Coffee Scoop

    1Easylife Stainless Steel Coffee Scoop

    The 1Easylife Stainless Steel Coffee Scoop has a beautiful design and is made to last. It will not bend, rust, or break, so as long as you don't misplace it, it will be with you helping you make delicious coffee forever.

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    Laura Roberts
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "This is a great gift for the man who can not only NOT live without his coffee, but he has to grind his own beans. It's something he will use every morning, and therefore he will think of you every morning when he's using it. It's solid, has great heft for its size, and measures the perfect amount of grounds for a cup of Joe. I love mine."
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    #26Orblue Stainless Steel Coffee Scoops

    Orblue Stainless Steel Coffee Scoops

    The Orblue Stainless Steel Coffee Scoops and measuring spoons help you get your perfect cup of coffee every time. Their long handles make it easier to reach the bottoms of jars, tall containers, and coffee bags. They are made of stainless steel so they are sturdy, durable, and good looking.

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    Samuel Montgomery
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "I needed some cheap gift ideas for a good friend of mine. When I was looking, I found some Orblue Stainless Steel Coffee Scoops. These scoops were an okay cheap gift idea that I could pass off because he likes coffee. "
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    #27Photive PH-BTE70

    Photive PH-BTE70

    Built with flexible, stabilizing ear hooks, these Wireless earbuds can be adjusted to fit anyone comfortably and securely through even the most vigorous physical activity.



    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*


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    Evelyn Gomez
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "These earbuds are good, especially for the gym, but they aren't just for men and they are not cheap. The price, currently at $59.99 is not what I would consider inexpensive. Good try, but misses the mark for the topic."
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    #28GLOUE Men’s Touchscreen Gloves

    GLOUE Men’s Touchscreen Gloves
    GLOUE Men’s Touchscreen Gloves are waterproof synthetic leather gloves with an inner lining to keep the hands warm in cold weather. The fingertips are layered with mesh so that users can use touchscreen devices without taking them off.


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    Andy Wen
    Written on March 28, 2018
    "I needed a cheap gift idea for a male friend of mine. With GLOUE Men’s Touchscreen Gloves, I was able to find my friend a gift that was suitable for men, that was cheap, and was thoughtful based on where we live. He will more appreciate his cellphone use now. "
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    #29Experimental Homebrewing

    Experimental Homebrewing

    Experimental Homebrewing is a book by Drew Beechum and Denny Conn. This book is a trial and error book in homebrewing beer will help beer lovers brew their own beer without any professional help.

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    Vincent Fisher
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "My wife got me "Experimental Homebrewing" for my birthday and three months later we are drinking our own beer. It even shows how to customize your flavors which is my favorite part. This is a great read for any beginning homebrewers out there."
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    #30Brewing Better Beer

    Brewing Better Beer

    Brewing Better Beer: Master Lesson for Advanced Homebrewers This book is a comprehensive guide to brewing more complicated beer recipes and all the other flavors a beer can have. 

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    Christian Jones
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "This is a great book for any beer or beer brewing enthusiast. I know many men who are huge fans of the art behind beer and love the idea of brewing it themselves. This should be a good starter book for those who might want to get into it as a hobby. The price also makes this a very simple and affordable gift idea as well."
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    #31Designing Great Beers

    Designing Great Beers

    Designing Great Beers is a guidebook by Ray Daniels. This book provides formula and tables that have exact recipes for different kind of beers. This is the next level of learning how to brew a beer. 

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    Ishan Das
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This is a very technical book. It's not a simple pick up and read and then you magically know how to make beer. You need to understand the basics of it and then you can read this book and appreciate it. So, if you are buying it for someone who doesn't already brew their own beer, they will probably not enjoy this book."
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    #32How to Brew

    How to Brew

    How to Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Beer Right the First Time is a book by John Palmer. This book is all about brewing your own beer in the comfort of your own home. A step-by-step guide will make the process easy.

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    Reyansh Chattopadhyay
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "If you're looking for cheap gift ideas for men, a perfect solution would be the book How To Brew. Men love beer and some men would even love to learn how to brew their own. Get your man one of these books and he will love you forever!"
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    #33Harssidanzar Men's Touchscreen Gloves

    Harssidanzar Men's Touchscreen Gloves
    Harssidanzar Men's Touchscreen Gloves are sheepskin leather gloves with touch -conductivity on all ten fingertips, making it suitable for controlling touchscreen devices. These stylish gloves are insulated for thermal regulation during cold weather.
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    Eugene Barnes
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "Touchscreen gloves. They are "leather like" but not real leather. Stretchy and works, doing what they are designed to do."
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    #34Diamondback Bicycles 2016 Women's Vital 2

    Diamondback Bicycles 2016 Women's Vital 2

    Diamondback Bicycles 2016 Women's Vital 2 is a hybrid bicycle suited both rough road and mountains. It can also tolerate a wide range of weather conditions. Super durable and perfect for every kind of bike enthusiast.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

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    Christopher Hudson
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "While the idea is appealing, the gifts needs more input. Consider the wide range of weather conditions aspect a little bit more and revolve the concept around it. Cheap gift ideas just doesn't seem as relevant here and sounds a bit odd.. "
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    #35Diamondback Bicycles Insight 1

    Diamondback Bicycles  Insight 1

    Diamondback Bicycles Insight 1 is a hybrid bicycle suited both rough road and mountains. It can also tolerate a wide range of weather conditions. Super durable and perfect for every kind of bike enthusiast.

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    Margaret Smith
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Diamondback Bicycles Insight 1 is a hybrid bike that my husband loves. The price is well worth it."
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    #36Schwinn Discover Women's Hybrid Bike

    Schwinn Discover Women's Hybrid Bike
    Schwinn Discover Women's Hybrid Bike is a hybrid bicycle suited both rough road and mountains. It can also tolerate a wide range of weather conditions. Super durable and perfect for every kind of bike enthusiast.
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    Jane Robinson
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "The Schwinn Discover Women's Hybrid Bike is more for a women, but could easily be a great gift for a man as long as you get the correct color. Bought this for my father last year on his birthday and he loves it and has had no issues. "
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    #37Vilano Diverse 2.0 Performance Hybrid Bike

    Vilano Diverse 2.0 Performance Hybrid Bike

    Vilano Diverse 2.0 Performance Hybrid Bike is a hybrid bicycle suited both rough road and mountains. It can also tolerate a wide range of weather conditions. Super durable and perfect for every kind of bike enthusiast.

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    Amanda Thomas
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "I gave this to my boyfriend for Christmas and he was absolutely delighted. It's not a high range bike by any means, but it's perfect for the cost and will meet your needs as long as your needs aren't too fancy."
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    #38Radical Brewing

    Radical Brewing

    Radical Brewing is a guidebook by Randy Mosher that teaches readers how to brew different colors of beer. It includes classification different beers,  its tastes, and ingredients. 

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    Jacob Stephens
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Even if the guy you're buying this for doesn't brew beer, this is an excellent book. As a coffee table book, it can provide exciting looks into beer that many might not think of. And for a brewer, it can unlock a new level of interest and excitement."
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    #39Brewing Classic Styles

    Brewing Classic Styles

    Brewing Classic Styles is a book by Jamil Zainasheff and John Palmer that teaches readers how to brew beer in eighty different ways. It has a step-by-step guide that will let any reader understand brewing easily.

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    Ridhi Sharma
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "I tried using a beer brewing kit before, and my results were ... not good. I figured reading more about the process would help. This book definitely made it easy to follow, and the recipes I've followed so far have been great."
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    #40Doinshop Tennis Arm Band

    Doinshop Tennis Arm Band
    This Doinshop Tennis Arm Band is a workout wrist-and-arm band. It is made of highly absorbent cotton and fiber and is 15 centimeters long. 
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    Ishan Banerjee
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Works great. everything i was expecting out of an armband. "
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    #41Diamondback Bicycles Edgewood Hybrid Bike

    Diamondback Bicycles Edgewood Hybrid Bike

    Diamondback Bicycles Edgewood Hybrid Bike is a hybrid bicycle suited both rough road and mountains. It can also tolerate a wide range of weather conditions. Super durable and perfect for every kind of bike enthusiast.

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    Julia Montgomery
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Not the cheapest gift I've ever bought, but my dad definitely loved it. It's very comfortable and handles great. He uses it on paved paths normally but it does wonderful off the trail too."

Summary

Best What are the best Cheap Gift Ideas for Men
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Bluephonic Wireless SportElectronics 55 Paid
2VicTsing Shower Speaker Electronics 34 Paid
3FIFA 11Games 31 Paid
4Kindle Fire 7" HD TabletElectronics 30 Paid
5One Hundred Years of SolitudeBooks 30 Paid
6Freespace 2Software 29 Paid
7The Lord of the RingsBooks 26 Paid
8Men of War: Assault SquadGames 25 Paid
9MarvelsBooks 24 Paid
10Don QuixoteBooks 23 Paid
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