+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Southern Tasmania
    Posts
    114
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    3
    Reviews
    0

    Question balance bikes

    Hi, Im after a balance bike for my three and a half year old. His inseam length is 38cm and so far I have narrowed down the important features for us to be:
    -air tyres
    -alloy frame pref but could be steal
    -no footrests
    -a break would be nice but not essential

    So looking around I really struggled. The JD Bug seemed the closest but the seat height said 35-39cm so we are already almost maxing it out and Im worried about how much use he will get out of it. The other one I came across was the Kinderbike Laufrad, that seemed to tick all the boxes but I can't find anyone who sells it is Australia.

    Any suggestions? Does anyone have any experience with the JD Bug and was the seat height an issue?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,521
    Thanks
    3,211
    Thanked
    6,536
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    http://www.montybicycles.com.au/bikes.htm

    We have the monty push bike - very sturdy, DS is quite tall as well and the seat is adjustable - we got it for his 2nd birthday but he has only just started to use it (2.7)

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    2
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Not sure if it matches your exact requirements but have a look at the
    Weeride deluxe

    http://weeride.com.au/Product_detail.php?product=46

  4. #4
    bambino's Avatar
    bambino is offline Autistic Today, My Genius Tomorrow
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    The Shire NSW.
    Posts
    2,255
    Thanks
    76
    Thanked
    68
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    We bought a cheap bmx bike off ebay, took the pedals and the crank off (the part that attaches the pedals to the bike frame) and v-wula! A balance bike

    Once DS got used to that and was able to balance well enough, we put the pedals back on.

    A cheap alternative

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to bambino For This Useful Post:

    HowCrazyCool  (11-07-2013)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Are Quad bikes dangerous?
    By LilMuffin in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 20-08-2012, 15:31
  2. Babies on bikes
    By Super Trooper in forum General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-08-2012, 00:28

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!