Rocker BMX Jumps Industry Trend, Pushes Smaller Wheels Instead

rocker_funk mini bmx

The mini bike trend has been successful in the moto world, so maybe that’s where Rocker BMX is getting their motivation. While the mountain bike industry seems set on pushing bigger wheels and tires, Rocker is going the opposite direction with 10″ wheels with fat pneumatic tires. Built to actually function as a BMX bike, the Rockers feature full size saddles, bars, pedals, and 28/12 gearing for ease of use (?).

Want to see how to ride one? Check out Ryan Taylor’s edit with more details on pricing after the jump!

Video by Jorge Mario Espitia Mendoza

Rocker BMX bikes range from £99.00 to £149.00 (about $153-231) depending on the model. For that coin, you’re getting a hi tensile steel frame with a threadless fork and an actual top load stem. Wheels are a two piece steel design with a patented Rocker rear hub that uses a 12t freewheel that’s driven by a one piece crank.

24-carat-side

Rocker Mini BMX bikes are available for pre-order and should be available later this month.

Comments

Erik - 09/03/13 - 3:17pm

Every time he pedals I imagine Homer and Krusty the Klown riding the loop.

Pete - 09/03/13 - 3:24pm

At what point is it just considered a scooter with pedals?

Engineer - 09/03/13 - 3:38pm

Seriously? I thought this was a joke at first. That guy rips though.

Still reminds me of ski blades.

Saris - 09/03/13 - 3:52pm

F* YES. Pixie bikes are pretty much the most fun ever.

kyle - 09/03/13 - 3:54pm

pixie bikes? sh!t, is nothing sacred anymore?

AlanM - 09/03/13 - 4:02pm

The pedal and crank even act as a kickstand. Kickstands, just what the BMX market has been missing!

Seriously though, Ryan made that actually look fun.

Speedy - 09/03/13 - 4:16pm

HA! I love it! I’ll take two! And that video just looks like a ton of fun.

Matty B - 09/03/13 - 4:28pm

I guess this will replace scooters…

Frank - 09/03/13 - 4:48pm

Looks like it could be fun, but I can’t imagine those cranks lasting very long.

Toni B - 09/03/13 - 5:07pm

This should be perfect for my 5 yr old

Frank C - 09/03/13 - 5:50pm

Agh, not another wheel standard

Pete - 09/03/13 - 9:38pm

wheels look like 150b, ok evryone shorten your spokes!

Stephen - 09/04/13 - 9:30am

just ridiculous

ccolagio - 09/04/13 - 12:34pm

buy this for your child, when they out grow it – adult fun time! ITS PERFECT

Max - 09/04/13 - 1:18pm

Just think of the hillbombing potential!

Post a comment:

Comment sections can be a beautiful source of knowledge, conversation and comedy. They can also get pretty ugly, which is why we've updated our Comments Policy. If your comment isn't showing up or suddenly disappears, you might want to check it out.