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05-26-16, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 1standgoal

Handle bar water bottle holder for 20" kids bike

My daughter often rides to the neighborhood park to play with her friends and wants a water bottle holder for her 20" Hotrock. I tried a Topeak cagemount on the handle bar and it was way too loose. ...
06-23-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,109
Posted By 1standgoal

My younger daughter started on her push bike when...

My younger daughter started on her push bike when she was 2. She cruised around the neighborhood and bike trails with us comfortably. When we let her ride the 12" bike, she didn't need th training...
05-29-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,997
Posted By 1standgoal

My 6 year old is enjoying her 20" Hotrock handed...

My 6 year old is enjoying her 20" Hotrock handed down from my 9-yr old. During the holiday weekend she did 10 miles one day, and then 15 mile on another day. This is a single speed version. I...
05-19-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 34,345
Posted By 1standgoal

Balance bike is the way to go also because they...

Balance bike is the way to go also because they are so much lighter. My younger daughter rode the balance bike since she was two and zipped around in the neighborhood easily. My older one never...
05-12-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1standgoal

Thanks for the information. This is the first...

Thanks for the information. This is the first bike with gears for my 9-yr old daughter and I think it would be sufficient for her to ride around for a while.
05-11-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1standgoal

What Fuji bicycle model are you referring to? ...

What Fuji bicycle model are you referring to?

I had already ordered the Specialized 24" street and it came in over the weekend. My daughter likes the sporty look - the black paint goes to the...
04-29-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1standgoal

Definitely going to get her a new bike, since...

Definitely going to get her a new bike, since it'll cover probably 8 yrs between the kids. Slim pickings for used bikes, and not that much cheaper. Definitely not a department store bike either -...
04-29-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1standgoal

Thanks. Someone also suggested Giant's bikes. ...

Thanks.
Someone also suggested Giant's bikes. Slightly cheaper and just as good as Specialized?
04-29-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1standgoal

Thanks for the suggestions. As I stated in my...

Thanks for the suggestions. As I stated in my post, it's for my 9-yr old girl for recreational riding, her little sister is 6, so this bike will get some use.

No need for a road bike. I don't...
04-28-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1standgoal

24" wheel bike for 9-yr old girl

My 9 yr old has been riding on 20" Specialized Hotrock for the last 3 yrs and it's time to move up to 24" so her little sister can use her bike.

We'll mostly ride around in the neighborhood on the...
07-21-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,363
Posted By 1standgoal

Can you elaborate on these?

Can you elaborate on these?
07-21-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,709
Posted By 1standgoal

my daughter will be 6 in Sept. so far she really...

my daughter will be 6 in Sept. so far she really likes the Hotrock.
07-13-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,363
Posted By 1standgoal

Sure, if you know the gears are needed, decision...

Sure, if you know the gears are needed, decision is easier (wasn't obvious from the first post). If the extra cost is not an issue, considering how much he rides and good reviews from the people...
07-13-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,363
Posted By 1standgoal

My thinking is that usually you get what you pay...

My thinking is that usually you get what you pay for. So for 2 kids, get the more expensive one. I got my daughter a single speed 20" - so there is cost saving if extra gears are not needed.
07-13-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,709
Posted By 1standgoal

My daughter is enjoying the 20" Hotrock. summer...

My daughter is enjoying the 20" Hotrock. summer time is great.
07-01-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,709
Posted By 1standgoal

My 5yr/9M old daughter ended up getting the...

My 5yr/9M old daughter ended up getting the Specialized Hotrock 20. There's actually a pink/red one available.

She likes the look of Trek Mystic 20 look a bit more, because of the accessories,...
06-24-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By 1standgoal

Thanks. I'll call up the stores and see if they...

Thanks. I'll call up the stores and see if they can assemble one to test ride.

my 2 yr old is enjoying her push bike. so much easier than a tricycle.
06-24-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,709
Posted By 1standgoal

Thanks for the note on Norco. I checked their...

Thanks for the note on Norco. I checked their website, and they don't offer single speed simple 20" bikes. Of course, for similar models Norco bikes are cheaper.
06-23-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,709
Posted By 1standgoal

Trek Mystic 20 vs. Specialized Hotrock 20 vs. Giant Bella

All these bikes are similar, probably all good bikes. Any suggestions regarding function / durability? (my daughter will probably pick based on the color)

Trek:...
06-23-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By 1standgoal

LBS near Mill Creek WA and kids bike question

Hi,

1st post here. hoping to get a bigger bike for my older daughter, who is 5 and 7 m old. She's probably on the taller side of her age, but still pedals around (not well balanced) on a 12"...
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