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.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BIKE SIZE FOR KIDS?

CHOOSE THE RIGHT BIKE FOR KID

Let's check our kids bike range!

CHOOSE THE BIKE THAT SUITS YOUR CHILD'S HEIGHT
16" Aluminium light kid bike for 4 - 6 years old

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 1.05 m: Balance bikes or 14" inches bikes
- Between 1.05 m and 1.20 m: 16" inch bike
- Between 1.20 m and 1.35 m: 20" inch bike
- Between 1.35 m and 1.50 m: 24" inch bike

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

How to know which bike size is more suitable for kids

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

Let’s go biking!

Wear a suitable clothing
  - Sunglasses are recommended
 - Wear appropriate clothing and footwear, overly baggy or loose clothing should be avoided 
    (Eg. Shorts are recommended, any trousers or tracksuit bottoms should be rolled up or tucked into the socks)
 - Sport shoes with Velcro are recommended (As loose shoelaces could impose safety hazards when they are entangled with the gears)
 - Avoid to wear: Jeans, Slippers, Sandals, Boots or High heels

4 STEPS TO WEAR A HELMET: WEAR A HELMET

4 STEPS TO WEAR A HELMET?

Step 1 : Wear a helmet

Identify the front and rear directions of the helmet first, then sit level on your child’s head, with a finger gap between their eyebrows and the helmet.

STEP 2 :
ADJUST THE TIGHTNESS OF THE HELMET

Adjust proper tightness so that the head does not feel pressure.

4 STEPS TO WEAR A HELMET: ADJUST THE TIGHTNESS OF THE HELMET
4 STEPS TO WEAR A HELMET: ADJUST THE SIDE STRAPS OF THE HELMET

STEP 3 :
ADJUST THE SIDE STRAPS OF THE HELMET

The Y-shaped side straps near the ear should be about a finger below the ear bead.

STEP 4 :
ADJUST THE CHIN STRAP OF THE HELMET

After the helmet is buckled and adjusted properly, the chin strap should be about two fingers away from the chin position.

4 STEPS TO WEAR A HELMET: ADJUST THE CHIN STRAP OF THE HELMET

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