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Any teenager into mountain biking should be more than happy with any of the bikes we’ve put on this list. These bikes have all been specifically recommended for teens in 2020, so look into these great bikes below.
This product was recommended by Melanie Musson from AutoInsurance
Hardtail bikes are great for teens. With fewer moving parts there is less maintenance necessary and a lower chance of needing repairs. The front forks ensure a smooth ride over technical terrain. It’s strong but lightweight which is exactly what you should look for in a mountain bike.
This product was recommended by Tim Bigknee from SightsAndInsights
This Diamondback bike is a great mountain bike for teenagers. Teens tend to take more risks and will likely fall and cause damage to a cheaper bike, costing you a lot of money in repairs or completely destroying a cheap bike with one fall. This bike is built to take a beating and to easily repair parts that may be damaged in a fall. There are definitely cheaper bikes on the market but they will end up costing you more when they fall apart and don’t have easily replaceable parts.
This product was recommended by Sergio Arboledas from Strider
With 10 years in the business and one of the most recognised names in balance bikes, the Striker Pro 12 can be scooted around the world’s national parks to as good as in your living room. Its light weight and comes with a good price (comes with two seat posts to extend its lifespan ). The 14in-wheel bike is for 3-7 year olds, and the 12in version suits 18 months and over.
Once you’ve found the right wheel size, everything else is defined by the size of your wallet. The entry-level Classic costs £66, or you can buy the same model with Honda or Harley Davidson graphics for £100. Considering you can buy a Honda sticker kit online for buttons, the smart option is to spend an extra tenner and get the Pro version.
Parents say their toddlers had no problem with the unrestricted handlebars and I doubt they would use the brake offered on competitor brands. It’s been brilliant off road in the woods and on pavement and tots can zoom around on it very happily. Another plus is that as the Strider doesn’t have air tyres there is less maintenance and no risk of a puncture.