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:

Cycle Sprog monthly news - May 2021

Family Cycling News – May 2021

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The best 12″ wheel first pedal bikes for ages 2 years and over

Buying your child’s very first pedal bike is such a milestone – and you want to make sure you’re choosing the best bike for them. There’s a bewildering range of kids first pedal bikes available, so in this article, we look at the various 12″ wheel kids bikes suitable for children aged about 2 and…

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Best bike for a 6 year old girl

The best bikes for a 6 year old girl

From riding to school to hitting the trails at the weekend, we’ve got bikes for all purposes covered!

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Choosing the best balance bike for your child – 2021

Children differ, as do balance bikes. Help match your child to the correct balance bike

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Road bike wheel 24 inch with orange centre disc

The best road bikes for kids aged 8 and over – 24″ wheels

Does your child want a bike like they ride in the Tour de France? Check these out!

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Best kids 20″ wheel mountain bikes for 5 and 6 year olds

Finding kids 20″ wheel mountain bikes is no mean feat! The a look at our shortlist of some of the best 20 inch wheel kids mountain bikes available today

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Best 26″ wheel kids bikes for ages 9 – 13 years

What happens when your child has grown out of a 24″ wheel kids bike, but isn’t big enough to move up to an adult bike. These junior sized 26″ wheel hybrid will fill that gap.

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Specialized Jett 20 First Impressions Review

We take a look at the brand new Specialized Jett 20 and it’s online bike fit tool

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Specialized launch Jett kids bike range

Specialized launch new range of kids bikes – the Jett – with an online bike fit tool

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Children’s bikes – what’s so good about Islabikes?

Islabikes are one of the most influential bike manufacturers. Find out more about this quality brand

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