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Black Friday Deals on Kids Mountain Bikes - discounts available already
It's that time of year again! Black Friday is coming, and parents up and down the land are starting to wonder if they can find a really good deal on a new bike for their child in time for Christmas. In this post we're looking at the best Black Friday deals on kids mountain bikes. Whilst Black Friday isn't until 23rd November, many retailers have started their discounting early, and of course, once the cheap kids MTB's have gone, they've gone.
How cheap a deal can you get on a kids MTB in the run up to Black Friday?
Now, if you're new to Cycle Sprog, you need to know that we don't just recommend the very cheapest kids bikes - because cheap doesn't always mean it's good value for money. If you're not sure what we mean, then you need to read our post on Buying a kids mountain bike - things you need to know but if you're in a hurry just remember the following things:
- Suspension that doesn't work very well just adds weight and hassle
- Brakes and gears are really important - if they don't work properly the results can be horrific
- Consider how much a games console costs and don't be surprised if bikes are a similar price!
DEAL OF THE DAY ON KIDS MOUNTAIN BIKES:
Black Friday Deals on Kids Mountain Bikes 2018
Here are some of the best Pre Black Friday deals on kids mountain bikes that we've been able to find at the moment. This post was last updated on 16th November 2018 - check back regularly as new deals will be added as we find them.
Saracen Manta 2018 kids MTB's - save over £150 (when you use our exclusive link code!)
The Saracen Mantra 2.4 is a really well specified 24" wheel mountain bike for kids who take their mountain biking seriously. It has a 1x9 drivetrain with a wide-range 12-36t cassette giving a good spread of gears to help get to the top of those descents. On the way down the hydraulic brakes with short reach levers provide the stopping power and the Kenda Small Block 8 tyres and lightweight Suntour XCR Air fork with 80mm travel should make this a really fun bike to ride. Usually priced at £579.99 the Saracen Manta 2.4 is currently reduced to £469 at Tredz who also offer free home delivery. But if you use our exclusive link code below, you'll get an additional 10% off, which brings the price down to £422.10)
Buy now: Saracen Mantra 2.4 at Tredz (with FREE HOME DELIVERY) PLUS IF YOU USE OUR LINK AND ENTER THE CODE SPROG10 AT CHECKOUT YOU SHOULD GET ANOTHER 10% OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ridgeback Kids Mountain Bikes (15% off - now from £255 - plus another 10% if you use our link code)
If you're looking for a kids mountain bike to introduce your child to off road riding, but don't have the budget to splash out on some of the more serious kids MTB's that are around, then the Ridgeback Range provide a good entry point. They have 20" and 24" wheeled MTB's available - the "boys" range is called the MX, and the "girls" bikes Harmony and and Destiny - there's a slight difference in the frame and the colours are different.
As with everything, you do get what you pay for, so with this bike your child has to cope with the complexity of a triple chain ring at the front, giving 21 gears (most kids mountain bikes are now moving to a single chainring, meaning there's less for them to think about, and for you to maintain). However, with the Ridgeback range you're getting a kids MTB with an aluminium frame, Suntour XCT 24 forks and Kenda Psyco 24" tyres which should be good for both on and off road riding.
Save now: Ridgeback Mountain Bikes at Tredz (with Free Home Delivery) PLUS IF YOU USE OUR LINK AND ENTER THE CODE SPROG10 AT CHECKOUT YOU SHOULD GET ANOTHER 10% OFF!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Voodoo Mountain Bikes - 20% off at Halfords (from £240)
Halfords are currently running a Pre-Black Friday promotion where you can get 20% off their kids mountain bikes, if you pick them up within 7 days of ordering on-line. Their Voodoo range of kids mountain bikes are well worth considering if you're looking for a decently specified bike that doesn't break the bank. There are three wheel sizes available (the Nzumbi is their 26" wheel MTB, the Bakka is their 24" wheeler and the Sobo comes with 20" wheels ).
The Voodoo mountain bikes are build around a lightweight butted aluminium frame and fitted with SunTour XCR front suspension forks which have a lock out option for when you're riding on road. 9 Speed Shimano Altus gearing should mean there's no complicated shifting between cassettes at the front. The 24" and 26" wheel bikes are fitted with Tektro M286 hydraulic disc brakes will help your child to safely control their speed in all weather conditions, whilst the 20" bike comes with more traditional Tektro alloy V-Brakes.
Mondraker Factor 24"/26" full suspension MTB (17% off - now £1,650)
OK - you can probably already tell you're getting a whole load of bike for your money with the Mondraker Factor! And it's certainly not a cheap bike - remember with kids mountain bikes you do get what you pay for. But did you know, that whilst it's billed as a 26" wheel bike, the Mondraker Factor is also designed to take 24" wheel, so your Cycle Sprog can get loads of extra use out of this bike if you buy it early. Tredz are currently selling the bike with 17% discount, meaning it's down from £1999 to £1650 - a serious saving for a serious bike.
Save and shred now: The Mondraker Factor at Tredz with Free Home Delivery
Cube Kids Mountain Bikes (up to 40% off)
We're a great fan of Cube kids mountain bikes here at Cycle Sprog. Our two boys have been riding their top of the range 24" and 27.5" wheel MTBs all year and their riding has really come on leaps and bounds. Cube have a number of different Mountain Bikes in their range, with a number of retailers selling on the 2018 models to make way for 2019 stock.
Tredz have 15% off the 24" wheel Cube Kids Race 2018 (above) reduced from £649 to £550 - equating to a £99 discount. I'm not going to go into too many details about this bike - just read the specification and start drooling! A great choice if you've got a serious young MTBer in the family, who wants to pick up speed and improve their skills over the coming year or two.
At the other end of the price bracket, Cube do some great entry level bikes at very reasonable prices. They might not be the lightest bikes around, but they're very well specified and worthy of a place under any Christmas tree this year.
Their 20" wheel offering is the Cube Kids 200 (with rigid forks) is currently available at Chain Reaction Cycles with a MASSIVE 40% off bringing it down from £299 to just £180. This deal is selling fast (one colour has already sold out, so you'll have to move quick on this one).
Save now: Cube Kids 200 at Chain Reaction Cycles
Marin Hawk Hill JR - £135 off RRP
We saw the new Marin Hawkhill at the Cycle Show earlier in the year, and were impressed with the way this 24" wheel full suspension mountain bike can also take 26" wheels, meaning it will last a lot longer than a standard 24" wheel bike. The SPROG10 discount code will give you £135 off this bike, meaning it comes down from
Other good places to look for pre-Black Friday deals on kids MTB's
Tredz Bikes are currently having Pre-Black Friday deals on a number of kids mountain bikes - they're selling off quite a few 2018 models cheaply, to make way for the 2019 models. This means you can get a good deal now, without having to wait until Black Friday.
Do remember, that once these bikes are gone, they're gone, so if you wait until Black Friday you may be disappointed!
Other posts you may want to check out if you're search for Black Friday deals on kids mountain bikes:
- Best kids 20" wheel MTB's for 5 and 6 year olds - Winter 2018
- The best kids 24" wheel mountain bikes - Winter 2018/19
- The best kids 26" wheel mountain bikes - Winter 2018
- The best full suspension kids mountain bikes - Winter 2018
- The cheapest kids bikes
- Buying a kids mountain bike - things you need to know
- Black Friday deals on kids bikes - our pick of the bargains
- Deals on e-bikes: pick up a cheap electric bike BEFORE Black Friday 2018
- Best Black Friday Balance Bike deals for toddlers
- Frog MTB 69 kids mountain bike review
- Where to buy the cheapest Frog Bikes - November 2018
- The Swale Trail, Yorkshire Dales – a family mountain bike trail of two halves
- Whyte 203 - new 20" wheel kids mountain bike launched at Cycle Show
- How we became a mountain biking family in just one year
- A family of Brits mountain biking in Helena - a rare sighting!
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