The 10 Best Kids Bikes
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Basic Sizing for Two Wheel Bikes
The basic size in inches for bicycles for age groups that can generally apply though all children do not grow at the same rate, so a child may require a bike in the lower or higher age group for their size. The one other thing that should be checked when purchasing a bike in some cases there is a weight limit that usually will not be reached but should be checked to insure the bike will be safe for the child.
1 -3 Years: This age children generally have tricycles or other self-balanced riding toys.
2-4 Years: This is when children may get their first bicycle and if their height is between 2'10" and 3'4" the bike that will fit is a 12-inch wheel with training wheels.
3-5 Years: At this age with a height of 3'1" to 3'7" a bike with 14-inch wheels and training wheels is appropriate.
5-7 Years: When the child is 3'7" to 4'0" the right size bicycle is one with a 16-inch wheel.
7-9 Years: Children at this age who are between 4'0" and 4'5" a 20-inch wheel is the recommended size bicycle.
9-11 Years: At this age children between 4'5" and 4'9" a 24-inch wheel bicycle will be the proper size bicycle.
Bicycles that come with training wheels help the child learn to ride a bike balance and use the breaks. These wheels can be taken off when the child is ready to ride without them if they have not outgrown the bike.
TricyclesRoadmaster Dual Deck Tricycle Pink
This tricycle is for children 18 months or older and is a lower price for a steel metal frame bike. The bike comes in a pink color making it a special bike for a girl with chrome handlebars with red grips. It has a back step with an adjustable seat. The wheels include a 10-inch front wheel and 8 inch back wheels.
Paw Patrol - Ryder Trike
The Paw Patrol is a good first bike for little boys with the bright red and blue colors and a lower price. This stylishly designed tricycle has an adjustable seat and foam handlebar pads and good for ages 2 to 4 years.
RoyalBaby CubeTube Kid's bikes, unisex children's bikes with training wheels, various trendy features, 12, 14, 16 and 18 inch
This bicycle can be purchased in several sizes and is in the moderate price range. It is manufactured to be used by girls and boys in white with blue wheel rims. The unique thing about this bicycle is it has coaster brakes, but has a hand brake on the handlebars that gives the appearance of an adult bike. The bike also has a bell, non-slip pedals with reflectors and training wheels.
RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kids Bike, Boy's Bikes and Girl's Bikes with training wheels, 12 inch, 14 inch, 16 inch, 18 inch
This is a bicycle is a moderate price and a bike that can be for a boy or girl. This bike can be purchased in several heights to fit children of different ages. The bike that has a hand brake like bikes for teens but it also has coaster brakes and a bell. The wheels are blue in color and the bike has sturdy training wheels. The pedals are non-slip with reflectors and a back reflector.
12 Inch Bicycles
12" Huffy Boys' Rock It Bike, RedThis bicycle is a lower cost but a name popular with bike riders for its durability for a boy's bike. The bike comes with hi-rise handlebars that have safety padding, rubber handle grips, and sturdy training wheel. It has coaster brakes, red sure grip pedals, black rims and red paint.
Huffy Finding Dory Bike, 12"This bicycle is a lower price with a lot of character for a little girl's bike. This bike is colorful, has safety padding on the handlebar and rubber grips. The bicycle has decorated padded adjustable seat and a handlebar basket. It has white tires with blue rims, sturdy training wheels, and sure grip petals.
12" Huffy Disney Princess Girls' Bike with rear royal doll carrier!
This bicycle is a moderate price and one that will thrill little girls with a doll bike seat attached behind the seat. This is a bike with a padded safety covering on the handlebar, rubber handgrips with streamers, a bell and adjustable seat with graphics. The bicycle comes with white tires, pink wheel rims, and coaster brakes.
WOOM BIKES USA Balance Bike
This bicycle is a higher price and is a lightweight bike without pedals. The design is made for children to learn to ride a bike using balance and the size of this bike is geared for younger children between 18 months and 4 years. The bike has V brakes that make it easy for the rider to stop and has 12-inch wheels.
14 Inch Bicycles
Dynacraft Boy's 14-Inch Hot Wheels Bike, Red/White/BlackThis moderate priced bicycle has a Hot Wheels theme with graphics that every young boy will like. It has a handlebar shield with Hot Wheels details and a seat with graphics. This bike has front caliper breaks with a hand grip on the handlebar and coaster brakes. The bicycle comes with black and red tires with white rims and sturdy training wheels.
Care Bears Girls Bike, 14", Pink/White/Purple
This bicycle is moderately priced with a BMX frame and Care Bear theme and graphics. The bicycle has clear handlebar grips with streamers and a handlebar saddlebag complete with Care Bear. The bike has front caliper brakes with a break handle on the handlebar and coaster brakes. The bicycle comes with white wheels, purple colored rims, and sturdy training wheels.
16 Inch Bicycles
16" Steel Frame Children BMX Boy Kids Bike Bicycle with Training Wheels
This bicycle is in a lower price range. The bike has a steel frame and the cross bar that identifies it as a black boys bike with a red trimmed seat and tire rims. This bike comes complete with reinforced training wheels to give it stability and has a 16-inch wheel with coaster brakes. The seat has a height adjustment to get the right fit for the pedal and ground without the need to use tools.
Dynacraft Magna Starburst Girl's Bike (16-Inch, Purple/White/Pink)
This bicycle is made for girls and a lower price with quality deluxe paint and white tires with silver rims. The bike has coaster brakes, sturdy training wheel, rubber handle grips and safety padding on the handlebar.
Strider - Youth 16 Sport No-Pedal Balance Bike, Ages 6 to 10 Years
This bicycle is a higher price it is one designed without pedals and is a Strider bike. This bike is designed to help with balance but is a sport bike that can be used by girls or boys. The bike has handlebar brakes and has foot rests. This is a bike that can do jumps and is also a bike that any child can learn to ride at their own pace without pedals in the way. This bike does have a weight restriction of 187 pounds.
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