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Introducing Trailcraft Cycles

“Create the lightest and most high performing mountain bikes in the kids market,” a Colorado couple’s mission to take kids bikes to a whole new level. Trailcraft Cycles was born out of passion by parents who love mountain biking and sharing that love with their kids. Focusing on 24 and 26 hard tails and full […]

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Prevelo Bikes is here!

It keeps getting better and better.  Prevelo bikes enters the kids’ bike market with a line of bikes from Balance on up to 24 inch. Freewheel kit for the 14 inch and stock 16 inch freewheel have us salivating at the thought of more rad bikes for kids. This small California start-up is a family […]

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EARLY RIDER TRAIL RUNNER XL REVIEW

Early Rider brings a trail slaying 14 inch diameter fat bike to the kindergarten masses.  Known for innovative and light weight bikes for kids, Early Rider provides something truly unique  in the balance bike market.  If your little one likes to get rowdy at the community bike park and rip single track, read on… Earl […]

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Get to Know WOOM Bikes- Ten Questions

Here at TheBikeDads.com we have tried a lot of quality kids bikes and one of our absolute favorite kids’ bike companies is WOOM bikes.  The weight, craftsmanship and attention to detail is outstanding. We spoke with WOOM co-founders Christian Bezdeka and Marcus Ihlenfeld from Vienna, Austria, along with the North American WOOM USA distributor Mathias […]

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Woom 3 Review

It’s a good time to be a 4-6 year old bike rider. Woom has entered the European and North American markets with a line of fantastic bikes.  The attention to detail on these bikes is second to none.  They have really taken the time to design and manufacture bikes that we could only have dreamed […]

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First Look: The Early Rider Trail Runner XL

Jack and I are mountain bikers.  Realizing there was a fat/plus size balance bike available from Early Rider made us smile and want one…really bad.  Thanks to the folks at NRG Enterprises, we have got our hands on this little beast of a bike for a couple months to shred the local trails and driveway. […]

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Kidsworx Whistler

Every summer the world mountain bike community flocks to Whistler Canada to celebrate all things biking!  The ten days of the festival are jammed pack with mountain bike competition and spectacle.  In recent years the Whistler organizers have created Kidsworx, a series of kid events to let the little ones join the action and be […]

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The First Pedal Bike

Teaching a child to ride a bike is rewarding.  The emotions of seeing your kin pedal off down the block for the first time is amazing.  Making sure their first few attempts on pedals are successful is essential.  As a parent, you can set up your little one up for success by picking the right […]

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Just Say No to the Coaster Brake

With 20 inch wheel bikes (typically ages 6 and up), hand brakes are almost always provided and with good reason.  However, when it comes to 12, 14 and 16 inch pedal bikes, not only is difficult to find a good bike geometry and fit wise, it is also difficult to find a bike with a […]