Just for fun
For the woman who wants to give her car a feminine touch, check out accessories including the pink zebra car seat covers (two for $39.95) and cheetah velour seat belt covers ($5.95) cardecor.com
A string of wee motorcycles comprise the Motorcycle Party and Holiday Lights from aerostitch.com. Cost: $24. For other silly gifts or for serious gear, give a gift certificate to this Web site, which is a cycler's candy store.
David Hough's book, "Proficient Motorcycling: The Ultimate Guide to Riding Well," gives a play-by-play for safe riding. He tells you, for example, how to avoid hazards from deer to wind. Cost: $16.47 paperback amazon.com
If accelerating a race car to 100 mph is your spouse's idea of heaven, send him or her to one of the ten U.S. racetracks that host Drag Racing Experiences. Cost: $349 for two runs, following a safety lesson. $149 for a ride with an instructor. Prices and age restrictions vary slightly by location. greatamericandays.com or 866-987-9876.
If garage decor is your thing, enjoy the retro porcelain gas signs including the Sinclair dinosaur and the Mobil Pegasus. Cost: $19.99. griotsgarage.com
The Motormouse Wireless Mouse looks like a toy sports car, but batteries in its trunk allow it to replace your less-fun computer mouse. Available in red, black or silver. Cost: 49.95. motormouse.us.com
Paint your own scratches with Scratch Fix 2-in-1 Premium Touch-Up Repair Kit. Cost: $6.99. Find at AutoZone stores or duplicolor.com. See Web site for color code for your car.
Dream the year away by ogling at a car a day on the Classic Cars & Trucks 2011 Desk Calendar. Cost: $12.99. amazon.com