Children's bikes are usually sized by age range, a simple indicator at best. Height and inside leg length are much more reliable guides. As you want the distance from sit bones to foot soles, simply subtract sitting height from standing height (wearing just socks, not shoes). Get your child to stand and then sit (legs straight out in front) with their back to the wall and measure to the floor from a book or rule resting on their head. otherwise, you can get them to stand in socks against the wall and place a small hardback book between their legs and slide it up the wall, stop at the point as if they are sat on a saddle. Hold the book still and mark where its top touches the wall.
The bike's weight is also a big consideration. The lighter it is the easier it is to push, pedal and control.
DISCLAIMER: Whilst every reasonable care has been taken to ensure accuracy of information provided on both this page and website, we cannot be held responsible for any errors in or omissions from the given text We shall not be liable for any losses or damages (including without limitation consequential loss or damage) whatsoever from the use of, or reliance on, the information in its website, or from the use of the Internet generally. Any links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Ridingabike of any products, services, policies or opinions of the organisation or individual. We make no warranty as to the content, accuracy or completeness of the information or that the information may be relied upon for any reason and bears no responsibility for the accuracy, content or legality of any linked site or for that of any subsequent links. Ridingabike makes no warranty that the website service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that any defects can be corrected.
Create your own unique website with customizable templates.