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    Default Balance bike

    I would like to get my dd a balance bike for her 3rd birthday. Can anyone recommend a good bike at a decent price? What are some good features to look for??

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    Hi! They are fantastic! My 2.5 yr twins have them & love them. I can see why children go straight from them to a normal bike, by-passing trainer wheels. Ours are STrider brand , & they were about $130 each (I think.... We may have got a discount for buying 2). I can't give any advice about what features to look for or avoid, but very happy with ours.

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    Subbing - want to buy one for ds2's 3rd bday in two weeks.....

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    I got one from target for $40. Just a steel one rather than the trendier wooden ones if you're after a cheaper option. Seems Ok but dd has not really taken to it (or any other bike option for that matter).

    from my moby

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    We have a mocka one which is good, then DD won a kiddimoto bike, which is a nice one too. They are both much cheaper than $100, about $70 I think?

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    Make sure it has an adjustable seat and proper bike tyres. Some have a plastic/foam sort of tyre and they just slip and slide everywhere. Our son LOVES his. He is 2 and follows his Daddy around the bmx track!

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    So would a balance bike be better then a tricycle or a bike with training wheels??

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    Yep
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    Balance bikes are the best. All my kids have been on two wheels by age 4.


 

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