Advice on buying a first bike - Safety Issues Reviews
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Newest Review: ... fir priority I had was to ensure that the bike was the right size for her and that when at a stop she is able to place both ... more
Customer Advice on buying a first bike - Safety Issues Reviews (2)
by - written on 20/02/09 (Very useful, 36 readings)
Being a super cool Auntie for my youngest little niece I decided to buy her what is in effect her first proper bike for her birthday recently, she has had three wheeler bikes and the sort which you propel with leg power on the floor when she was really small but up until now she has not had a proper bike. The fir priority I had was to ensure that the bike was the right size for her and that when at a stop she is able to place both feet flat on the ground while staying seated, this will help prevent her toppling over even though initially the bike will be fitted with stabilisers while she learns to ride. The second priority was to esnure that the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/08/01, updated on 22/08/01 (Very useful, 900 readings)
My daughter is 3 years old. I had bought here a plastic tricycle for her a while ago for £10 from the local paper. This has a bar to help push her along, but it isn't much good for riding under her own power. She wanted another bicycle and was quite specific about what she wanted. It had to be pink and it had to have a seat on the back to put a doll. I had a look around for a while to see what was available. She needed a bike with 12 inch wheels. All the decent bike shops I tried had basically the same (not very good) quality of bike. I asked the owner of a reasonable bikeshop the features that marked out the £100 bikes that he was selling and he said they ... Read the complete review