Available in 20″, 24″ and 26″ wheel sizes, the Beinn is a lightweight, multi-speed bike for kids ages 5-10+. It has optional fenders and a rear-rack to complete the urban functionality of this classic junior commuter. £329.99 – £399.99. ($495 – $600 USD) Available in multiple colors, can be ordered online. islabikes.co.uk.
The Giant Moda is a 20″ singlespeed coaster designed for easy cruising for kids ages 6-9. The low top tube can accommodate smaller riders, meaning a little more time to grow with the bike. $289 USD. Available in blue and black, online and in participating bike shops. giant-bicycles.com
The specialized 24″ is a 21-speed cruiser for kids age 10+ who are ready to take on the hills. The low step-over frame inspires confidence while the suspension fork makes for comfortable riding in rougher terrain. It’s a commuter/ trail hybrid for budding bike enthusiasts. $420 USD. Available in blue and purple, online and in the US and Canada. specialized.com
The Trek Mystic 20 S is a fun singlespeed with a coaster brake for relaxed city riding. It comes with a kickstand and chainguard, with raised handlebars for perfectly upright riding. $219 USD. Comes in green, available online and in the USA and Canada. trekbikes.com
The Lil’ Roadster is a shrunk-down version of the Roadster, for stylin’ tots who want to ride like their parents. With a chaingard, fenders, and bell, it’s a classic city bike in mini. Comes in 16″ with training wheels or 20″ without. Available online in red and blue. linusbike.com
When your little one is off the balance bike and ready to roll, the Hedgehog is here. This 16″ singlespeed is ultra-light at 16 lbs, with balanced geometry and front and rear brake levers designed for tiny hands. $295 USD. Available in 3 colors, online or in the USA. clearybikes.com