Kids' Bike Guide
Start Them Off Right
Introduce your kids to the fun and freedom of cycling. With bikes available for all ages and stages, you can get your kids started off right. Cycling helps develop balance and instill healthy habits. It also gives children a sense of freedom and responsibility that builds confidence on and off the bicycle. Not sure which bike to choose? This guide will walk you through your options.
Bikes For Kids Of All Sizes
Toddlers love to explore the world on foot, imagine how much fun they'll have on two wheels! Introduce kids to cycling with a balance bike. Also called running bikes, they're made especially to help little cyclists learn the motor skills and balance they need to get around on two wheels.
Share the power of pedaling with your child when you get them their first "real" bicycle. These beginners' bikes get kids started with the basics of cycling by introducing brakes, coasting, and handling. Make sure to grab a helmet and pads to ease the transition to riding without training wheels.
At this stage, a variety of more purpose-built bikes become available in just the right size. Mountain bikes are built tough to handle rough terrain, road bikes are quick and maneuverable, and BMX bikes will handle all the curb-hopping and sweet jumps your kid can hope for. Whatever their need, there's a bike for that.
Give your teen the gift of freedom with a new bicycle; the more they explore, the more they'll grow. Commuter bikes are built to handle the demands of riding around urban areas. Road bikes are built to fly. And mountain bikes are built to conquer local trails.
Kids' Bike Sizing
Kids’ bikes are sized differently than adult bikes. Unlike adult bikes, which are sized off of the frame, kids’ bike sizing is based on the wheel size. The smallest bikes usually start with a 12” wheel size (some balance bikes may have a 10” wheel). The largest kids’ bikes will have 24” wheels. After that, kids begin to move into small sized adult bikes.