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Cycle Sprog reviews

Here at Cycle Sprog we love to ride and review kids bikes and other related cycling equipment.  Some we’ve bought ourselves, others have been leant to us by family cycling brands.

We have a great panel of Cycle Sprogs and their parents who test out the kids and give their honest feedback about what it’s really like to use –  not on a quick spin around the park, but actually in proper use.

We hope you find our reviews useful in helping you to decide whether to buy a product or not.

Kidvelo Rookie 12 balance bike in blue in a park with storm clouds behind

Kidvelo Rookie 12 – First Look

New brand Kidvelo has just launched their first bike, the Rookie 12, and we’ve got our hands on one to give it a once over! The brand may be new, but the owners have been in the balance bike game since the beginning, so we’re very excited to get our hands on this little bike.…

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Hornit hero kids bike

First look at the Hornit HERO 14 kids bike

Here at Cycle Sprog HQ we were really excited when we heard that Hornit (the horn and helmet folk) were moving into kids bikes.  And even more excited when they told us they were ditching the traditional bike chain and going with a belt drive instead. They’ve kindly sent us one of their brand new…

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Giant Compel ARX helmet review

Giant ARX Compel kids helmet review

We put Giant’s helmet, designed to “complement or clash” their ARX kids bikes, to the test

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Strider balance bike kids bike review

Strider Balance Bike Review

Strider, a name synonymous with balance bikes, has been doing pedal-less bikes for kids since 2007. From modest beginnings, Strider has grown into a global community, sold millions of balance bikes worldwide and have even hosted the Strider Cup World Championships! We were therefore really pleased when The Bike Club asked our 3 year old…

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Forme kinder 20 rider review

Forme Kinder 20 kids bike review

Our 6 year old reviewer has been putting the new Forme Kinder 20 to the test. Here’s how he got on

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Isla Rowntree, founder of Islabikes

Interview: Isla Rowntree has imagined the future of kids bikes

Isla Rowntree has a dream – to change the way kids bikes are made. She told Cycle Sprog why the Imagine Project is so important for our children’s future

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Specialized Jett 20 bike up close

Specialized Jett 20 kids bike: Rider Review

What would our tester think of this new geared bike? And how easy is the Bike Fit Tool for dad to use?

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Hornit AIRO in Orca White

Hornit AIRO balance bike review

This lightweight balance bike is put to the test by our 2 year old reviewer

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Frog 55 Bike Review

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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Frog-43-Test-Ride

Review of the Frog 43 14″ wheel kids bike – a first pedal bike for ages 3+

The Frog 43 is the smallest pedal bike in the Frog Pond. How will our young testers get on putting it through its paces?

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