Reviews

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.

Shotgun front bike seat - components you get in the box

Review: Kids Ride Shotgun front bike seat for mountain biking with your child

We asked 3 year old R and her dad to put this new mountain bike front seat to the test. Here’s how they got on……

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Vitus 20+ kids 20" wheel mountain bike review

Vitus 20+ kids mountain bike – first impressions review

We take a closer look at this mountain bike for ages 5 and over

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Giant ARX 20 – first impressions review of this new kids bike

Giant are the world’s largest bike manufacturer, and at long last they’ve caught up with the rest of the kids bike market – which for over a decade has been offering parents premium specification, gender neutral, lightweight kids bike ranges.  The new Giant ARX range comes in three sizes – 16″, 20″ and 24″ wheels,…

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Giant ARX 20 unboxing video

Exciting days at Cycle Sprog HQ!  A large brown box arrived, and as we were going to take it out the box the boys asked instead if we could do an unboxing video!  They’ve never stepping in front of the camera before, but it’s quite obvious that the hours they spend on You Tube have…

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Black Mountain Review - Pinto growing bike

Black Mountain Pinto and Skøg review – our first impressions

This clever bike grows from a balance bike into a pedal bike – we take a closer look!

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Inside a Camper Van at the London Bike Show

London Bike Show 2019 – family cycling roundup

This weekend we made the journey south from Cumbria to the hustle and bustle of the capital. It was the 2019 London Bike Show, and I’d been invited to give a talk on family cycling. It was very proud moment seeing posters with Karen Gee from Cycle Sprog displayed at the ExCel arena! I was…

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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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Black Mountain – a bike that grows with your child

A bike that grows with your child…. what’s that all about???

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Flying Fergus WBD costume for Sutton Cycling Club - one of the easiest World Book Day costumes

World Book Day – the best cycling themed costumes for WBD

Creating a literary based fancy dress costume for World Book Day is now an annual ritual for most families with primary school aged children.  Here at Cycle Sprog we love seeing what cycling based characters are chosen for World Book Day costumes each year, and 2019 was once again an inspirational year. Here’s a few…

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Flying Fergus 10

Final Flying Fergus children’s book published

The 10th and final book in this popular series is now available

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