Are Balance Bikes More Popular Than Training Wheels or Stabilisers?

When I was growing up, it was every child’s dream to get a bike for Christmas, or a birthday. These days, bikes face stiff competition on Christmas and birthday lists from mobile phones and gaming consoles, but they still remain hugely popular. In this post I’ll look back at the history of balance bikes and […]

Why to not use Stabilisers on your bike

10 reasons NOT TO use stabilisers on your kids bike

I recently saw two kids cycling together at the local BMX track; one was on a traditional pedal bike, the other was on a balance bike. While the kid on the balance bike had no trouble with the bumpy gravel surface, his friend kept toppling over and getting stuck on the humps. Although he was enthusiastic and […]

LittleBig bike rider about to pedal for the first time

How to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bike Confidently & Safely

Learning to ride a bike is one of life’s big milestones, something parents and children 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 […]

balance bike versus kids pedal bike with stabilisers

Balance Bike Vs Training Wheels. Which is Best?

Like most of you reading this, I learned to ride a pedal bike using training wheels (a.k.a stabilisers). I remember getting my first bike for my 5th birthday – very late compared to these days!) – and the joy of taking it out on the path while I pedalled along. I also remember the day […]

Little balance bike with brakes

Balance Bike With Brakes – Why Your Child Needs Them

The addition of brakes on a balance bike can provide an extra level of safety for young riders, as it allows them to slow down and stop more quickly and easily. Brakes can also help children build their confidence and develop good habits for future riding on traditional bikes that are equipped with brakes. Is […]

Shipping

Ireland and EU

We offer free bike shipping in Ireland which takes 1-2 days with DPD couriers.

We ship within the EU with DPD for €20 which takes between 3-6 days depending on your country. View Delivery Page.

United Kingdom

Customers in England, Scotland and Wales We offer free bike shipping which takes 2-3 working days.  

You do not pay tax on our website, instead you make one payment of 20% UK VAT (and a £5 admin fee) via DPD’s simple online system. This equates to approximately £40GBP for the convertible balance bike.

Northern Ireland Customers pay 23% Irish VAT on our website, but nothing further.

United States and Canada

Your bike will be set up in the United States, Canada style with the front brake on the left and the rear brake on the right. 

We ship your order with our national post service AnPost who works with USPS in the United States and CanadaPost in Canada. This delivery is fully tracked door to door and takes approximately one week. 

At only US$39 per bike it’s the best value possible to get a pretty big bike box to you! 

Your order excludes tax, but you may need to pay your local sales tax on arrival to your country, which the delivery company arranges.