The STRIDER Classic 12" Balance Bike is a super simple design featuring the core elements that make Strider the #1 brand in the world. This is your basic model that's less expensive without some of the options of custom grips and saddles offered on other Strider models. This is the same frame and wheels that Strider are world famous for, but stripped down to the bare essentials, The bike will fit from 18 months ( 27cm inside leg) and raise to a 41cm inside leg.
The lightweight, pedal-less design allows toddlers to straddle the bike with both feet on the ground and easily propel the bike by walking or running. This natural method puts the focus on the fundamentals of balancing, leaning, and steering without the distractions and complications of pedals or training wheels.
Strider Bikes are scientifically proven to increase balance in children of all abilities in a fun and engaging way. Buy from the brand that has taught over a million toddlers and young children how to ride a bike :)
An important feature of the Strider 12" Balance Bike is that it's super light weight meaning it's easy for you and your toddler to lift & handle! No one wants to be lugging a heavy bike to the park!
Available in striking colours: Blue and Red
Standard 22.2mm steel handlebar and soft urethane grips with protective ends. Machined aluminum binder clamp allows height adjustment from 46-56cm (18-22”). 5mm wrench included.
Strider-exclusive, ultralight one-piece wheels sport a raised-letter, five-spoke design with 10 bearing support gussets for maximum strength at the lightest weight possible. Top-quality sealed cartridge bearings roll smooth and never need adjustment.
EVA polymer (industrial foam) tires are super light and durable yet offer a smooth ride. Best of all, they never need air and will never go flat.
The durable, all-weather mini-saddle is designed specifically for beginning riders and their tiny hips. Smaller, narrower, and lighter than a typical saddle, this seat allows for proper riding position and posture. ** riders over 4 years old may need XL saddle and long seat post sold separately.
Bar and seat clamps
Machined aluminum binder clamp allows saddle height adjustment from 28-41cm (11-16”) for the perfect fit for your child. 5mm wrench included.
Unique, frame-integrated footrests are properly positioned directly below the saddle for natural bike balance. This position also fosters the advanced ability to stand while gliding as well as pumping and jumping the bike.
Strider-exclusive rear brake mount allows the addition of a foot-operated brake once the kids are proficiently gliding with feet on the footrests. brake kit sold separately.
Little children can't control the movement required to pull lever brakes - even if their little fingers can reach them to start with.