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woom 1 plus review

Woom 1 Plus Balance Bike Review

Woom has long been our favorite bike brand for young kids, but until now they were missing an option for one critical demographic: preschoolers who aren’t yet ready for a pedal bike. The Woom...

woom helmet review

Woom Kids Bike Helmet Review

It is unusual to find a kids helmet that’s thoughtful. Most seem to be minified, cheaped-down, dumbed-down versions of an adult helmet. You might find one with a visor, or a magnetic buckle, and...

G-Form Review

G-Form Kids Knee and Elbow Pads Review

If your kids have been mountain biking for long, they’ve had their fair share of crashes. Some of these are barely worth noting, while others are bloody, tear-filled, confidence-destroying tumbles. Once your child has...

prevelo zulu one

Sea Otter 2018: What’s New and Cool in Kids Bikes

For bike-loving families, Sea Otter 2018 was better than Disneyland. From the Danny Macaskill Drop and Roll Show, to the Buddy Pegs scavenger hunt, to the pump track in the Specialized kid zone, there...

Burley Solo Bike Trailer Review

Burley Solo Bike Trailer Review

Note from Kristen: This review of the Burley Solo bike trailer is a guest post from Becky Vordermann, Burley ambassador, and super-mom, super-cyclist extraordinaire.  Most of the words here are hers, but I’ve added a...

Xtracycle Edgerunner Review

Xtracycle Edgerunner Cargo Bike Review

Our family has been riding longtail cargo bikes since 2012, starting with a Yuba Mundo, then moving to an Xtracycle Edgerunner (2014) and a Bike Friday Haul-a-Day (2017). All three styles are very unique, but...