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:

Islabikes Creig 27 in action - kids mountain bike review

Why we love winter mountain biking – with some help from the Islabikes Creig

Where has the year gone??? It’s almost Christmas and the winter weather is well and truly here (we had snow the other day!!) For me, autumn flew by in a total blur. One minute it was the summer hols and we were out every day riding our mountain bikes and then reality kicked in again. …

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A bike – the best present you can give your child this Christmas

A bike is the best Christmas present you can give a child – we just hope Santa reads this post before he stocks up his sleigh!

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Black Mountain Skog lifted up by child

Kids Bike Review: The Black Mountain SKÖG works biking magic!

What happens when a girl who usually rides a heavy bike gets her hands on one of the lightest kids bikes around

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Cube Stereo 140 Youth Mountain Bike for teenagers review

Review of the Cube Stereo 140 Youth full suspension mountain bike

How would our 12 year old Cycle Sprog get on putting this beast to the test?

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Giant ARX 20 in green

Giant ARX 20 kids bike review

Katherine and Jessica have been putting this 20″ wheel hybrid to the test – here’s how they got on

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Wiggins kids bikes get a makeover – what do you think?

Halfords have given the iconic Wiggins bikes a makeover – we take a closer look

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Cube Stereo 120 Youth

A closer look at Cube’s 2020 kids bike range

Cube Bikes have recently released their 2020 range and there are some interesting looking kids bikes in the lineup. We’ve taken a closer look and here are some of the models we thought would appeal to our readership. Cubie 120 Walk (£149) We might as well start at the beginning with Cube’s balance bike that…

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Squish MTB 26 in green

Review of the Squish 26 kids mountain bike

Our 10 year old tester has been putting this new kids MTB through it’s paces – here’s how he got on

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Islabike Creig 24 Dark Teal

Islabikes reveal new mountain bikes and branding plus updates to range

Islabikes have announced some major changes to their range for Winter 2019, including 2 new bikes and lighter weight bikes

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Black Mountain KAPEL enjoying the ride

Black Mountain Bikes release new 18″ and 20″ wheel “growing” kids bikes

Two new kids bikes launched – the 18″ Kapēl and 20″ Hütto

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