kids bikes

Buying a kids bike

Here at Cycle Sprog we’re here to help you find the perfect bike for your child. We don’t sell bikes ourselves – we’re here to help you decide which bikes you should be considering for your child and your budget, and where to buy your final choice from.

We only feature quality kids bikes that will last several children, which we’ve either ridden ourselves or which have been recommended to us by other keen cycling parents.

We’ll also help you through the process of deciding whether to buy a bike (either new or second-hand) or lease one.

Take a moment to GRAB YOUR FREE KIDS BIKE BUYING CHECKLIST which will help you record all the information you need to find the perfect bike for your child. 

 

What type of bike are you looking for?

If you already know what type of bike you’re looking for, you can go straight to our recommendations for each type of bike:

The best kids bikes for all ages

Kids bikes are sold according to their wheel size (in inches).  Small starter bikes (12″ to 18″ tend to come without gears) and 20″ wheels and over you can add in gears to make getting up hills easier.

If you’re not sure what type of geared bike you’re looking for, then we always recommend a good quality hybrid bike.

We’ve selected the best kids bikes in each size to help you find that perfect bike.  We’ve included new, secondhand and lease options so all budgets are covered.

Not found what you’re looking for?

If you’ve not found the perfect bike just yet, then here’s all our bike related articles for you to browse through:

Frog MTB 69 riding the Swale Trail

Frog MTB 69 kids mountain bike review

Our 9 year old reviewer put the new Frog MTB 69 to the test. Here’s how it got on…..

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Islabikes kids looking over wall at Mill

Cheaper alternatives to Islabikes

There’s some good quality brands at a lower price now available – we look at the various options

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The best 16″ wheel bikes for 4 and 5 year olds

Getting a first bike is such a huge milestone – we take a look a the best 16″ wheel bikes for ages 4 to 6 year olds to get pedalling on

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The cheapest kids bikes – April 2021

You don’t need to break the bank to get a decent kids bike – here’s our pick of the best

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Cheapest Frog Bikes - green Frog bike

Where to buy the cheapest Frog Bikes – April 2021

It’s rare to find Frog Bikes reduced, but I’ve been trying to find where are the best places to buy a Frog Bike this month

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Frog Bikes – Frog 55 review

Sprog on a Frog! Find out how our 7 year old reviewer gets on with the Frog 55

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The best bikes for 6 and 7 year old kids (20″ wheels)

A first bike with gears is a big choice – let us help you choose the right one for your child

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Squish 18 kids bike

Review: First impressions of the Squish 18 kids bike

It’s our first ever 18″ wheel bike review – would we be impressed???

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The best kids bikes 2021

The best kids bikes 2021 – our pick of the very best

Here’s our selection of the best kids bikes for kids of all ages

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The best 24″ wheel kids bikes for ages 7 to 10 years

If you’re going to be looking for a bike for a child aged between 7 and 10 years of age you’re probably looking for a bike that can be ridden further and faster than their previous bikes.  By this age, most children are able to pedal and change gear by themselves and are starting to…

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