Durable aluminum alloy construction. Comes with a decent front shock fork for absorbing minor bumps and dips in the road or trail surface. Different frame and wheel sizes make it easy to find the right fit.
More expensive than most kid and teenager cycling options.
24" wheels offer plenty of maneuverability and performance on hard and loose surfaces. Gears are easy to shift when pedaling under load or going uphill. Most of the parts are replaceable or upgradable.
Bike lacks durable drivetrain parts and may require replacing after some heavy riding.
Durable frame can withstand heavy impacts common on trail adventures. Disc brakes and low gearing make this bike more controllable off-road Saddle and handlebars are extremely comfortable for longer rides.
Weight of the bike frame makes it less suitable for city riding or road racing.
Standard frame design offers the most durability. Multi-speed gears offer a good range of coverage, especially in the lower end for hills. Shifting is smooth and almost instantaneous with the proper set up.
More advanced bike parts often require more set up and maintenance than some basic child bikes.
The bike frame features a dipped top tube that makes it easy to mount or dismount the bike. The includes tires are good on many hard and loose surface conditions. Good range of gears for climbing.
Size of frame and lack of alternative sizes make the bike less suitable for younger children.
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If your child has taken a liking to cycling and you want to get them a quality ride, then you’ll likely want to consider a hybrid bike. These bikes are designed to perform well in all sorts of situations, whether that’s on the pavement or on dirt trails. They typically have different drive speeds so if you are getting a bike for a young child, be sure to check that they’re ready to switch gears while on the move. While you might want to buy a bike that your kid can grow into, we suggest getting one that is on the shorter side unless they’re a confident biker.
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