Kids Reviews and News


Trailcraft Maxwell 26 kid’s bike review


Kid-sized 26er full suspension bike with RockShox Reba fork, Monarch RT shock, Shimano XT 11×42 drivetrain, XT brakes, and Stan’s Crest MK3 rims with Joytech boost hubs.

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Strider 14x 2-in-1 balance bike launched


The company that got thousands if not millions of children rolling on their first bicycle now has a pedal-equipped offering.

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Bike For You book campaign


Creative new book hopes to inspire children to ride bikes and create a culture of riding in the US.

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Woom 3 kid’s bike review


With the primary goal of helping kids discover the joy of riding bikes, Woom offers some of (if not the) lightest little people bikes on the market.

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Trailcraft Cycles unveils new models for wee ones


Faced with a lack of quality options for kid-sized bikes that sport high quality components, Trailcraft Cycles set out to build the type of bike that we’d all want to ride if we could turn back the life clock and return to our youth.

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Cleary Bikes has impressive line-up for kids


With immense attention to detail, Cleary is creating truly child specific bikes that will fit your grom correctly and provide features that help them learn to ride and rip.

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Pivot Cycles expands NICA support with Utah sponsorship


The founding sponsor of the Arizona Interscholastic Cycling League, has expanded their support of youth racing and is now also a platinum-level sponsor of the Utah High School Cycling League for 2017 and 2018.

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Grom racing returns to Folsom


Now in its second year, this race series tailored for kids 8-14 is poised to grow and continue the momentum generated from its successful debut last year.

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NICA high school mountain biking more than just sport


The most popular sport at Corner Canyon High School isn’t football or soccer—it’s mountain biking. Earlier this year, Trek traveled to Draper, Utah, to meet the CCHS Chargers and make a film about mountain bike racing.

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Flashback to the Summer of Grom


As a kid, the highlight of the author’s summer each year was cruising my BMX around the neighbourhood and camping trips with my dad. Now that his 9-year old son Weston has fallen in love with biking, he decided to make this past summer one that he would never forget.

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9:ZERO:7 rolls out kid’s Squall fat bike


9:ZERO:7 Bikes is bringing two new models in for the 2017 season. The Tundra is an all-rounder fat bike built for anything you can throw at it, while the Squall is a 24” fat bike so your kids can join in on the fun, too.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Bikes and gear for kids


Not sure what to get your kids this year? No matter what their riding style is, they’re sure to love one of the following two-wheel inspired gift ideas.

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Islabikes Beinn 20 L kid’s mountain bike review


Highly capable bike that makes riding real trails and climbing real hills easier and more fun thanks to the combination of light weight and able gearing.

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CNN Everyday Heroes taps mountain bike coach


Each year CNN taps 10 people as its top everyday heroes. These folks are doing extraordinary things to help make their community better. This year one of them is mountain bike coach Craig Dodson.

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Video: Little Trail Hunter — This kid rips!


If this video doesn’t warm your heart, you don’t have one.

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Rocky Mountain Growler and Reaper first look


Whether you’re little ripper or just a kid at heart, Rocky Mountain has two new models that are sure to please.

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Commencal relaunches Meta SX at a price that can’t be beat


For model year 2017, Commencal has re-released revised versions of older frames with modern geometry and product spec at price points you won’t believe.

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Mongoose’s new bikes for 2017 – the Tyax Supa plus bike, Argus 24 mini fat bike, Teocali and more


Mongoose ditches direct-to-consumer sales and 2017 models will be sold through Amazon.

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Generation Next: Folsom Races for Groms


Mountain bike events for middle schoolers in Folsom, California, deliver quality race experiences — and life lessons.

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Review: Trailcraft Cycles Pineridge 24 kids mountain bike


Trailcraft Cycles is a small, family-run business based out of Fort Collins, CO. They specialize in 24″ wheeled kids mountain bikes that are made with real components and real gearing and are ready for real fun.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: The best kid’s bikes and gear


For the little biker on your holiday shopping list, here are 15 great gift ideas ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes, and BMX bikes, to helmets, jerseys, and hydration packs.

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Video: Pint sized adventures with the Commencal Ramones


Remember how much fun riding bikes was as a kid? Commencal does. Their latest video follows two friends as they journey around the woods on push bikes.

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First Look: Specialized launches new Riprock kid’s MTB line


Specialized’s newest kids model’s borrows tech from the adult market to help improve confidence and fun for everyone.

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First Look: Trek Fuel EX Jr kids trail bike


Trek harnessed all its design, manufacturing and suspension expertise to design a bike for kids, using the 26-inch platform and designing geometry and suspension valving specifically for kids from 4’4″ to 5′ tall.

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The Whistler Experience Part 2: Kids, cross-country and the best places to relax


Find out how the kids of Whistler are driving the cycling industry to innovate, and why parents are following their children’s lead, and learning how to shred.

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