CYCLING | HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BIKE SIZE FOR KIDS?

Choosing the right size for your kid that help them to build up the confidence and sense of balance.

CYCLING | HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BIKE SIZE FOR KIDS?

1. THE AGE

Whether it's a balanced bike or a bike with stabilizers, there is a kid bike for every age!

Children can start learning to ride a balance bike from 2 years old.
 

In order to let the kid easily learn to ride a bike:
  - Choose the balance bike can easily make them to get the sense of balance
  -  Choose the 14/16/20 inches bike with stabilisers can give them more confidence to ride their bikes

2. THE HEIGHT

Besides your child's age, the size is a major factor when choosing a kid bike. In order to learn properly, kids need to feel at ease on their bike.
The size is given in inches and corresponds to the diameter of the wheels.

When your child is learning to ride a bike, you need to make sure the bike is the right size for their height.
This will make learning faster and more fun for your budding cyclist.

 

Bike sizes vary from 10 to 24 inches.
Depending on your child's height they will need the following size of bike.

  - Between 85 cm and 1 m: Balance bikes
  - Between 90 cm and 1.10 m: Balance bikes or 14" inches bikes
  - Between 1.05 m and 1.25 m: 16" inch bike
  - Between 1.20 m and 1.40 m: 20" inch bike
  - Between 1.35 m and 1.55 m: 24" inch bike

To help you choose, take a look at the size chart at the top.

3. USAGE

From 6 years old, kids start using their bikes differently. Whether it's a hybrid or mountain bike, you will need to refine your choice.
 

  -  There are different kinds of hybrid bike available depending on whether you cycle in cities or in the countryside, with features such as a low step through,
    accessories such as a basket or panniers, a comfy saddle, mudguards, etc

  -  For riding on slightly rougher terrain, a mountain bike is best

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