Trek spends more on keeping Dubya mobile

In 2004 Trek gave President Bush a $2700 Fuel MTB. White House gift disclosure documents reveal that the bike-mad president's gift increased in price in 2005: Trek gave him a bike worth $5474. And two pairs of Nike cycling shoes...
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The bike was a gift from John Burke, president of Trek USA.

In 2004, Burke also supplied Dubya with gloves and a helmet.

There is no limit on the size of gifts a president can receive from a US citizen, but federal law requires him to declare them if they are valued at $285 or more.

Bono gave Bush an iPod and a Bible.

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