Users' questions

Are frog balance bikes worth it?

Are frog balance bikes worth it?

If you’re thinking of buying a bike for your little one for Christmas, I wholeheartedly recommend Frog bikes. They really are worth the money and are fantastic for building your kid’s biking ability and confidence.

Is a balance bike good for a 3 year old?

Children can start riding balance bikes when they’re around 18-months to two years old, and little ones up to around the age of five enjoy them. It’s important to remember that balance bikes need to be the correct size for their rider: bike fit is just as important for kids as it is for adults.

Are balancing bikes worth it?

They build strength and coordination The design of a balance bike encourages kids to use their arms and lift their legs when moving forward. This not only helps them to build up their strength, it also helps them to fine tune their motor skills, coordination and agility.

What is so special about frog bikes?

Frog Bikes are bicycles for kids that have been designed specifically with children in mind. For little hands that aren’t very strong, this makes a massive difference to their ability to use their gears and ultimately enjoy riding their bike.”

Which is the best balance bike?

The Best Balance Bike

  • Our pick. Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike. The best balance bike for most kids.
  • Runner-up. REI Co-op Cycles REV 12 Kids’ Balance Bike. A durable bike that’s great for indoors too.
  • Budget pick. Banana Bike LT V2.
  • Upgrade pick. Woom 1 12-Inch Balance Bike.
  • Also great. Strider 14x Sport Balance Bike.

Where are Islabikes made?

Islabikes opened a North American headquarters in Portland, Oregon and began sales in April, 2013, but pulled out of the US market in 2018 due to uncertainty over Brexit and US regulations. The bicycles are designed in the UK and manufactured in Vietnam.

What was the purpose of the Isla bike?

Islabikes founding mission was to kick-start a revolution in children’s cycling. Isla was clear that producing great children’s bikes was not simply a case of scaling down an adult bike.

What kind of tyres does the islabike Rothan have?

The latest Islabikes Rothan is now equipped with lighter, folding tyres. As well as a new lick of paint, the Islabike Rothan balance bike has seen a switch to tyres with a folding bead for 2020. This not only saves weight but also time and effort when fixing a puncture.

Is the Islabikes Creig mountain bike still available?

The Islabikes Creig is now available for younger and older riders for 2020. Its revised geometry looks pretty rad too. The Islabikes Creig mountain bike now sports more progressive geometry with a longer, lower and slacker approach for 2020.

Do you need hex keys for Islabikes Rothan 12?

An Islabikes bike builder will prepare your Rothan 12 before dispatch and, following some minor assembly on arrival, your little one will be ready to go. The Rothan 12 comes with a set of hex keys for easy setup on arrival.