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FirstBIKE Racing Balance Bike
The perfect training bike for toddlers to kindergartners.


 
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Our Price: $179.99
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Ages: 2-5

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634-BIKE

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Make Learning to Ride a Bike Enjoyable
Learning to ride a bike is a rite of childhood that should evoke fond memories for both the parent and the child. But the typical method of learning with pedals and training wheels can make it a long, arduous, and frustrating experience for many children. FirstBIKE Racing Balance Bike takes away the stress, allowing children to have fun learning safely and naturally until they are ready to transition to a regular bicycle.

Balance: The Problem with Pedals and Training Wheels
Training wheels prevent a child from discovering that he should turn the wheel to restore balance when a bike leans. Worse yet, by preventing a natural lean, training wheels can cause the bike to fall over in a turn. As a result, the average child spends two to three years on training wheels. Pedals can also make it very difficult for a child to learn to balance, because he can't get his feet off the pedals and on the ground quickly enough to restore balance, and falls over. Not fun.

FirstBIKE Solves Those Problems
Remove pedals and training wheels from the mix and you have FirstBIKE Racing Balance Bike. With FirstBIKE, children learn at their own pace, starting by walking and pushing, then graduating to gliding on two wheels.

Why FirstBIKE?
  • High-tech composite frame is weatherproof and doesn't scratch, splinter, swell, or rust like wood or metal frames. The FirstBIKE is extremely lightweight (just 8 pounds), strong yet flexible, and very durable. FirstBIKE comes with a lifetime warranty on both the frame and the fork, and a 5-year warranty on everything else.
  • Numerous safety features. Safety grips on FirstBIKE’s handles give maximum control by keeping little hands from slipping off. Sealed industrial wheel bearings keep the wheels turning smoothly without replacement or service. And unlike many others, FirstBIKE comes with a hand brake. This hand-controlled, rear drum SafetyStop™ brake ensures very gentle and gradual braking; and the braking power can be adjusted. Different from the commonly used rear v-brake, this unique drum brake is also safe for little fingers. Of course, your child can always stop by dragging his feet, but the brake on FirstBIKE introduces him, in a non-stressful way, to what will be a typical asset on a regular bike.
  • The distinctive "horse saddle" shaped seat, unlike common pedal bike seats used on other balance bikes, provides for maximum comfort and stability, especially when riding downhill.
  • FirstBIKE’s handlebar does not fully rotate, which certainly helps to prevent classic biking falls. World-renowned Schwalbe Big Apple inflatable tires offer maximum traction on any surface, while remaining slightly springy and providing much more comfort than lesser tires. Front and rear mudguards help repel dirt and gravel, and reflective stickers offer better visibility in low-light conditions.
  • FirstBIKE grows with your child until he’s ready for pedals. Standard height adjustments happen at the turn of a knob, with no extra tools required; and there is an optional Lowering Kit available that allows kids as young as 22 months to ride.
  • Comfortable, lightweight, and maneuverable, FirstBIKE allows your child to travel long distances, even over rough terrain, and have a blast doing so.
  • While any child would love a FirstBIKE, they are particularly valuable for special needs children. Autism, cerebral palsy, and other physical or neurological conditions often make riding a conventional bike beyond the abilities of some children, but if the child is mobile enough to use a walker, he may be mobile enough for a FirstBIKE.

Right Height For a FirstBIKE?
Your child will need to be a minimum of 2 feet 8 inches tall to ride a FirstBIKE. Without a Lowering Kit, FirstBIKE’s seat can be adjusted for children with an inseam of 13 to 19 inches. With a FirstBIKE Lowering Kit (available separately), a child as young as 22 months can ride. To measure your child's inseam, have him stand up straight with his legs slightly apart. Using a measuring tape, measure from his crotch to the floor. Record the length in inches; this is his riding inseam. The best fit will allow the child to place his feet flat on the ground with a 40 degree bend in the knee when seated. If you’re buying the FirstBIKE as a gift, know that most, but not all, two-year-olds will fit best on a FirstBIKE with a Lowering Kit.

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Features
  • Perfect for 2- to 5-year-olds
  • Comfortable lightweight, and durable
  • Quick assembly gets you up and riding in no time
  • Easily adjust height at the turn of a knob
  • High-tech, injection-molded composite frame doesn't scratch or rust
  • Hand-controlled rear drum brake
  • Steering limiter helps provide smooth ride and prevent falls
  • Horse-saddle seat for comfort and stability
  • Mud guards
  • Sealed bearings
  • Quality materials ensure a lifetime of enjoyment
  • Limited lifetime warranty


    Manufacturer: FirstBIKE
    Designed In: Germany

    Note: Simple assembly required.

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