Childrens bikes are the biggest rage with parents at the moment. Parents and professionals are speaking about the benefits ofÂ childrens bikes, there is a greater demand for them. In this article we will discuss all of the various ways that you can purchase childrens bikes for your kids.
Online through Google - Search for 'balance bikes uk' or 'strider bikes' and you will be given a selection of shops that sell balance bikes online. Balance bikes are the best bikes for kids as they allow a child to work on their co-ordination, balance and their confidence. Balance bikes are bicycles without pedals or extra training wheels. Make sure that you go with trusted retailers that have a lot of experience. Also instead of purchasing a wooden frame make sure to purchase a metal frame as they last longer and are more durable.
Bicycle Shop - Find a bicycle shop near you and go looking for a bicycle that will suit your child. Make sure to find a bicycle shop that sells balance bike. The trike and training wheels are outdated and shouldn't be used for younger kids when there are better options out there.
Gumtree or Ebay - If you can't afford the full price of a balance bike, make sure to check out Gumtree or ebay for a secondhand bike that is in good condition and affordable. Take a look at how many reviews the seller has so that you know you are working with someone who is legit and won't take you for a ride. If they are verified sellers and have a guarantee that is even better.
Ask a friend or family member - There is no shame in asking a friend or family member if they have any old childrens bikes lying around. Send an email to a few friends or family members and find out if they can lend you one.
Freecycle - If you are environmentally conscious consider logging into Freecycle and finding out if anyone has any second hand balance bikes up for trade. Freecycle is a great site where people give away their stuff in order to reduce their carbon footprint. Instead of throwing away their stuff into the junk, they give it away to people who need it.
No matter where you look you'll be able to find affordable childrens bikes for your kid. With a little bit of initiative it can be easily found with a bit of patience.
ÂAbout the Author:
Melanie Thomas (CEO Melrose Kids Ltd) is a mother of two boys and lives in London, England.