To make that first shaky ride a little bit easier, we created the Raleigh Pop 16: a big-kid bike for little adventures. Before you know it, they'll be racing up and down the street like it's what they were born for. Expertly crafted, the 16-inch Pop is made for budding adventurers.Weighing at under 10kg, its sturdy yet lightweight aluminium frame provides a comfortable and safe ride, allowing you to relax while your little one takes on their next adventure. This bike is best suited for kids aged 5-7, or are 95cm-115cm. For more detailed size breakdown and tips for measuring your child, check out our kids size guide. The Pop 16 is best-suited to kids aged 5-7 years old.
Assembly is required; this includes fitting the front wheel, handlebars, pedals (front mudguard on select models) and the bell and reflectors. We recommend taking the bike to one of our friendly partner retailers for professional assembly if you feel uncomfortable with the required assembly process. This bicycle comes 80 per cent assembled; you will need to twist the handlebars (e-bikes: charge), attach and adjust the seats, attach the pedals attach the front wheel attach accessories lights, bells, mudguards etc. , index gears, check brakes, bolt check and pump tyres. Child's Bike Size Guide.
Getting the right size bike is imperative and it's even more important on a kids bike. Children need their bikes to be the perfect fit so they can learn safely and in comfort.Your child will need to be able to touch the ground with both feet, this is the best way to check that the bike is the correct height and suitable for their age. We've put together a handy guide to get the right bike size for your little ones and children who are growing up too soon! How do I measure my child for a bike? There are a few simple steps to follow to ensure accuracy when bike sizing for kids.
Step One - Stand your child in their socks against a wall. Step Two - Place a book between their legs, as high as comfortably possible. Step Three - Move them away from the wall and measure from the top of the book to the floor. You can then use the table below or our calculator using these measurements to find the perfect size bike for your child based on their height and age. The minimum inside leg length refers to the saddle being at its lowest setting and the maximum inside leg length is the highest setting.
By choosing the minimum leg length, your child can grow with the bike and it may last a little longer in regards to fit. By ensuring you've got the correct sizes, your child will safely and comfortably be able to get their feet on the ground.
If you'd like your child to have a quick sit on a bike to see how comfortable they find it and if it's the correct fit for them, take a look at a local store near you on our Raleigh store locator and get in touch with them to see if they have the bike size you require. It's worth noting that even if the design isn't the same, it may be worth sitting on the size you think they need, as it will be a similar fit just in a different style.
Which Raleigh bike should I choose for my child? Children develop at a different rate to one another, so we have summarised the type of kids bikes suitable, based on their age group. Bike sizes for a 6-year-old.Typically, the older the child, the bigger the bike they need. Children's bike range has a selection of frames suitable for a 6-year-old, ranging between 18-20 inches. Each bike size is designed with an adjustable saddle to accommodate your child as they grow. Bike sizes for a 5-year-old. For a five-year-old child, the Raleigh Molli. And POP range are all suitable. These styles of bikes cater to children who need a frame sized between 14-16 inches.
If your child needs additional support riding to help improve their confidence and balance, the Molli and POP 14 styles both come with stabilisers, which are easy to remove once your child feels more coordinated. Bike sizes for a 4-year-old. For the little ones, based on their ability, there are three types of bikes suitable, Molli, POP and Balance Bikes.
Built at either 12 or 14 inches. If you're not sure what balance bikes are, they're designed without pedals to help your child focus on balancing on a bike and riding without assistance.Again, the Molli and POP 14 range both come with removable stabilisers so the bike will grow with them as their ability develops. Raleigh is one of the world's oldest and best-known bike brands. Established in 1887 in Nottingham, England, we're still based in our hometown. A few things perfectly sum up British spirit - and Raleigh is one of them.
Whether for crossing the finish line at the Tour de France or crossing the street to your best mate's house, our bikes and accessories are a well-loved part of British history. From Burners and Choppers to Grifters and Vektars, we've imagined and re-imagined the world of cycling more times than we could possibly count.