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2024 Ridgeback SCOOT 12" Kids' Trainer Balance Bike

 
 
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The Ridgeback SCOOT 12" Balance Bike is designed to meet the challenging demands of kids ages 3-6.

Best for age 3+ with minimum 14" inseam.

The Scoot's perfectly proportioned 6061 aluminum frame provides the best fit for comfort and control.  The rear hand brake provides an early understanding of how to safely slow down and stop.

Supplied with two seatposts for a seat range of 14" to 20", Scoot accommodates children age 3 to 6.  The handsomely stitched saddle incorporates a handy carrying handle for convenience and Scoot's domed wheel nuts and alloy V-brake complete the safety package.

How the Scoot works:

Without the complication of pedals, children are able to narrow their focus on stabilizing themselves and walking the bike.  With a little practice, children sit on the saddle and gradually push themselves forward with more confidence and speed.

Eventually, forward momentum becomes sufficient to overcome gravity and balance is achieved.  Ridgeback Scoot is well equipped for kids to safely practice shifting their body weight and correctly leaning into corners at speed.  Once momentum, balance and cornering are mastered, proceeding to a conventional bike with pedals (without training wheels) is a simple formality.

The Scoot is going to build your child's confidence, place them years ahead of their peers, and put them on the fast track to successful bicycle riding. 

~ Why the Ridgeback Scoot Balance Bike is 🔥 ~

  • Perfectly proportioned for children age 3-6.  Seat height ranges from 14" to 20"
  • Sturdy 6061 aluminum frame will not flex, deform or twist.  Built like a real bicycle, not a toy!
  • Meticulously painted finish with decals under the topcoat make Scoot easy to clean.
  • Rear V-brake provides excellent stopping power and brake cable is routed through the frame for clean lines
  • Heavy duty inflated rubber tires are puncture resistant. Rims are aluminum, laced to hubs with serviceable wheel bearings.
  • FREE! High quality assembly tools
  • FREE! Extra set of dome nuts for wheels
  • FREE bell

Product Specifications:

  • 6061 Aluminum Alloy Frame
  • Inflated SPEEDSTER tires by Vee Tire Co
  • Aluminum wheels and full bearing hubs
  • Rounded dome nuts on wheels
  • Superior Aluminum V-brake
  • Adjustable reach child-specific brake lever by Tektro
  • Internally routed brake cable for clean lines
  • Finely upholstered saddle with integrated carrying handle
  • Quick release seatpost clamp
  • Two seatposts included for growing kids
  • Long wheelbase and low center of gravity for stability & comfort
  • Weight: 10.5 pounds (recommended for children min. 30+ lbs)
  • Seat height range: 14" to 20" recommended for children with min. 14" inseam
  • Built by a real bicycle company and safety tested per Bicycle Safety Protocol (not a toy)
  • No weight limit! Strong enough to support an adult
  • Decals protected under the topcoat (no stickers that peel)
  • Industry standard components easily serviced by any bike shop

NOTE: None of our balance bikes are provided with valve stem caps due to serious choking hazard

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