Delivery update for LittleBig Bikes | 29th June 2020

The CoronaVirus has meant we all had to endure some form of isolation but I’m heartened to see so many people taking up new hobbies: gardening, yoga & baking, not to mention local family walks and cycles. When we come out of this no doubt we’ll all see the world with fresh eyes and hopefully take more care of our planet and of others.

The pandemic has caused massive delays to our supply chain due to the factories being closed for 2 months. When they did re-open, it was with fewer staff as many were […]

By |2020-06-29T09:29:49+00:00May 12th, 2020|General, Newsletter|

5 reasons why you shouldn’t use stabilisers on your kids bike in 2020

Stabilisers don't teach a child balance

I was recently down at the local BMX track and while I was chilling out between laps, a couple of kids started whizzing about on their bikes, or at least one of them did. You see, one of them was on a traditional pedal bike and the other was on a balance bike. While the guy on the balance bike had no trouble with the undulating and slippy gravel surface, his buddy kept toppling […]

By |2020-03-06T09:52:26+00:00January 28th, 2020|Learning|

How to teach your child to ride a bike confidently & safely

LittleBig bike rider about to pedal for the first time

Learning to ride a bike is one of life’s big milestones, something parent and child will remember forever. Kids these days are learning to ride younger than ever. I was 5 when I got my first bike and 6 when I took off my stabilisers (which was a scary experience), but that was before the advent of balance bikes. These days kids can be pedalling independently (without stabilisers) as young as 3 years old! Of course […]

By |2019-11-20T13:05:41+00:00November 13th, 2019|Learning|

Balance Bikes Explained: Everything You Need To Know

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Teaching your child how to ride a bike confidently and safely is a skill that doesn’t necessarily come naturally or easily.

Ok, there are kids who seem to be able to just pedal away at a very young age with very little parental help or advice, but these are the outliers. Most children go through a learning process, which may take days, weeks or even months. The fact is, every child is different and learns at a […]

By |2020-03-03T15:57:02+00:00November 11th, 2019|Learning|

LittleBig bike vs Strider 14x Convertible balance bike/ pedal bike comparison

littlebig bike vs strider 14x convertible balance bikeWe’ve been asked a few times recently about the difference between the Strider 14x and the LittleBig bike. At first glance they seem similar since they can both convert from a balance bike to a pedal bike, but in reality they have a number of differences.

LITTLEBIG BIKE$STRIDER 14X
Description$
Designed and hand assembled in Ireland the LittleBig has a unique sleek frame design with a high quality finish. LittleBig has 3 modes: little balance bike, big balance bike and big […]

By |2019-09-03T15:21:46+00:00August 29th, 2019|General|