Tradeshow Roundup: Kid’s Bikes – The Cute & The Mild
Our tradeshow coverage from Eurobike and Interbike is just about done. Yes, it’s been a month since we’ve returned home (two since Eurobike!), but, well, Bikerumor covers the halls from top to bottom. More and better than any other site, so we’ve had plenty to pump out. And it’s not like the travel and other product announcements have slowed. Seriously, there’s just no cycle anymore…it’s a year ’round free for all. Anywhoo, enjoy the roundups this week, there’s lots to see, and plenty that should entertain.
Above, a Fixed city bike for kids. After all, it’s never too early to start them on the way to knee pain and worn out tires. Fortunately, this one comes with a flip flop hub and front and rear brakes for parents who’s own tight jeans haven’t cut off blood supply to their gray matter. Plenty more for the little’uns below…
Sadly, that’s the bike stand, not pegs.
The new Valdora Sprint are kids’ triathlon bikes with adult-level components most of the way around. That includes fairly standard cranks, handlebar and drivetrain, putting this more in the range of 10 year olds.
Shifting is controlled by Shimano SIS rocker levers on the top of the bars.
We posted this with our full Commencal coverage. But, by golly, a scoot bike with hydraulic disc brakes is just worth a second look.
Wishbone’s 3-in-1 bike design grows with your child. From the time when they can barely balance themselves to when they don’t want you to dare try to hold on (or keep up).
The original is made of wood, but they now offer the Recycled Edition that’s made from recycled PET bottles.
Mix and match grip and saddle colors and stickers to customize your own. Build it all at WishBoneDesign.com.
And if your princess prizes fashion over your adult judgement, the booth with the Hello Kitty collection is an annual pink assault on my senses.
I swear she’s flipping us off.