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:

Early Rider Road Runner 14 balance bike

Are these the most desirable balance bikes ever?

Unless you’ve been living the life of a hermit for the past 5 or so years you can’t have failed to notice the rise in popularity of balance bikes.  A decade ago if you wanted a bike for your toddler you took the pedals off of a small kids bike. Then a few manufacturers realised this was…

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Bradley Wiggins Kids Bike Launch

New Sir Bradley Wiggins kids bike range – balance and first pedal bikes

A new range of kids bikes is launched by Sir Bradley Wiggins. We take a look at the smaller bikes in the range

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Cuda CP20R Kids Bike Review

Cuda Performance CP20R Kids 20″ Wheel Road Cyclocross Bike Review

How will our 7 year old tester get on putting the new Cuda Performance CP20R through its paces?

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Wiggins Junior road bike 700c

Taking a look at Sir Bradley Wiggins Rouen kids road bike range

King of the road, Sir Bradley Wiggins has launched the Rouen kids road bike range – we take a closer look

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Frog Road 58 drop handlebar kids bike

Frog Road 58 – Kids Bike Review

The Frog Road 58 is a rare kids bike – a drop handlebar 20″ bike for ages 6 – 7 years. Will it meet the expectations of our reviewer?

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Islabikes Luath 26 Pro Series performance kids cyclocross bike

Islabikes Pro Series – everything you need to know!

Islabikes have blown the market wide open with their brand new ‘Pro Series’ range. Since 2006, Islabikes have championed the needs of kids by creating superb quality lightweight bicycles that are loved by kids and parents alike. Well, they’ve gone further than ever before turning the heat up to max and then some, with their new Pro Series…

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Islabikes Beinn range on display at the 2018 Cycle Show

Islabikes Beinn Review

Review of the Islabikes Beinn – a good quality, all-terrain bike suitable for year round riding

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Islabikes Luath road / cyclocross bike in action

The Islabikes Luath review

Is the new look Islabikes Luath 26 the best thing since home baked Sourdough? Our 9 year old tester puts it through its paces

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Frog Road 67 kids bike review by Cycle Sprog

Our 9 year old tester puts the Frog 67 Road bike through its paces

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The Toddlebike 2 is aimed at ages 18 month and over

New pre balance bike for 2 year old’s launched

The brains behind the popular Toddlebike have launched a new pre balance bike for 2 year old’s – the Toddlebike2 (which is also known as the Lena on the continent). Designed to help toddlers learn the basics of independent riding, the Toddlebike has been a really popular choice with cycling parents since it’s launch in…

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