Balance Bikes & Scooters

Once a child has mastered those all-important first steps it is time for exploration and adventure. What better way to help them along than with their first ride-on toy. As their independence and confidence grow they will be whizzing around just like the bigger kids do on their bikes. Balance bikes are a great way to start them on their journey.

Balance Bikes

Strider 14X Sport Balance Bike- Tangerine
Strider 14X Sport Balance Bike- Tangerine
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£199.99

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Strider 14X Sport Balance Bike- Blue
Strider 14X Sport Balance Bike- Blue
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£199.99

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Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Blue
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Blue
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£114.99

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Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Red
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Red
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£114.99

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Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Pink
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Pink
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£114.99

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Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Black
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Black
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£114.99

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Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Yellow
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike - Yellow
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£114.99

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Berg Biky City Balance Bike
Berg Biky City Balance Bike
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£99.99

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Berg Biky City Balance Bike - Green
Berg Biky City Balance Bike - Green
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£99.99

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Chillafish BMXie Moto Blue Multi-Play Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie Moto Blue Multi-Play Balance Bike
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£99.99

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Chillafish BMXie Glow Grey Light Up Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie Glow Grey Light Up Balance Bike
The Entertainer

£99.99

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Chillafish BMXie Moto Pink Multi-Play Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie Moto Pink Multi-Play Balance Bike
The Entertainer

£93.99

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Chillafish BMXie Glow Red Light Up Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie Glow Red Light Up Balance Bike
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£93.99

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Chillafish BMXie Glow Green Light Up Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie Glow Green Light Up Balance Bike
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£93.99

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Chillafish BMXie Moto Red Multi-Play Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie Moto Red Multi-Play Balance Bike
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£93.99

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Chillafish BMXie2 Orange Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie2 Orange Balance Bike
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£89.99

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Chillafish BMXie2 Mint Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie2 Mint Balance Bike
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£89.99

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Chillafish BMXie2 Blue Balance Bike
Chillafish BMXie2 Blue Balance Bike
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£89.99

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Children’s Bikes

Falcon Venus Girls Bike
Falcon Venus Girls Bike
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£249.99

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Huffy Extent 18-Speed 24' Mountain Bike - Cobalt Blue
Huffy Extent 18-Speed 24' Mountain Bike - Cobalt Blue
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£249.99

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Huffy Extent 18-Speed 24' Mountain Bike - Midnight Purple
Huffy Extent 18-Speed 24' Mountain Bike - Midnight Purple
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£249.99

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Huffy Extent 27.5" Mountain Bike - Gloss Purple
Huffy Extent 27.5" Mountain Bike - Gloss Purple
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£249.99

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Huffy Extent 27.5" Mountain Bike - Matte Black
Huffy Extent 27.5" Mountain Bike - Matte Black
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£249.99

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Elswick Eternity 24 Inch Wheel Girls Heritage Bike
Elswick Eternity 24 Inch Wheel Girls Heritage Bike
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£249.99

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Huffy 24" Korros Mountain Bike
Huffy 24" Korros Mountain Bike
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£240.00

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Huffy Deluxe 24" Cruiser Bike
Huffy Deluxe 24" Cruiser Bike
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£240.00

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Falcon Cobalt Boys Bike (20-Inch)
Falcon Cobalt Boys Bike (20-Inch)
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£229.99

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Falcon Aurora Girls Bike
Falcon Aurora Girls Bike
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£229.99

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Boss Cycles Boss Stealth Mountain Bike Orange
Boss Cycles Boss Stealth Mountain Bike Orange
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£229.99

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Elswick Cherish Girls 20" Wheel Heritage Bike
Elswick Cherish Girls 20" Wheel Heritage Bike
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£229.99

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Huffy Extent 26" Mountain Bike - Matte Gunmetal
Huffy Extent 26" Mountain Bike - Matte Gunmetal
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£224.99

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Huffy Extent 26" Mountain Bike - Gloss White
Huffy Extent 26" Mountain Bike - Gloss White
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£224.99

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Huffy Extent 24" Mountain Bike - Midnight Purple
Huffy Extent 24" Mountain Bike - Midnight Purple
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£224.99

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Huffy Extent 24" Mountain Bike - Cobalt Blue 
Huffy Extent 24" Mountain Bike - Cobalt Blue 
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£224.99

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Falcon Jade Girls Bike
Falcon Jade Girls Bike
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£219.99

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Falcon Samurai Boys Bike
Falcon Samurai Boys Bike
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£219.99

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Huffy Extent Junior 20' Mountain Bike - Antifreeze Green
Huffy Extent Junior 20' Mountain Bike - Antifreeze Green
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£219.99

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Huffy Extent Junior 20' Mountain Bike - Aqua Blue
Huffy Extent Junior 20' Mountain Bike - Aqua Blue
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£219.99

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Falcon Jetstream Boys Bike
Falcon Jetstream Boys Bike
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£209.99

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Falcon Starlight Girls Bike
Falcon Starlight Girls Bike
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£209.99

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Dawes Blowfish 18 Inch Wheel Mountain Bike Green
Dawes Blowfish 18 Inch Wheel Mountain Bike Green
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£209.99

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Bmw 12V Kids Electric Ride On Motorbike - White
Bmw 12V Kids Electric Ride On Motorbike - White
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£209.99

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GLOBBER Learning Bike 3 in 1 - Pastel Pink, One Colour
GLOBBER Learning Bike 3 in 1 - Pastel Pink, One Colour
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was: £89.99

£64.99

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Batman Construction Figure and the Bat-Pod Bike
Batman Construction Figure and the Bat-Pod Bike
LEGO

£64.99

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LEGO® Dc Batman™: Batman Construction Figure & The Bat-Pod Bike 76273
LEGO® Dc Batman™: Batman Construction Figure & The Bat-Pod Bike 76273
Hamleys

£64.99

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LEGO Batman Construction Figure and the Bat-Pod Bike 76273
LEGO Batman Construction Figure and the Bat-Pod Bike 76273
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£64.99

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Chillafish Charlie Glow Sky Blue Light Up Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Glow Sky Blue Light Up Balance Bike
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£63.99

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Chillafish Charlie Glow Orange Light Up Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Glow Orange Light Up Balance Bike
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£63.99

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Chillafish Charlie Glow Beige Light Up Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Glow Beige Light Up Balance Bike
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£63.99

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Awe E Bike/Scooter/Bicycle Junior/Adult Helmet - 55-58Cm, Graphite Grey Ce
Awe E Bike/Scooter/Bicycle Junior/Adult Helmet - 55-58Cm, Graphite Grey Ce
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£59.99

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Awe E Bike/Scooter/Bicycle Adult Helmet - 58-60Cm, Graphite Grey Ce
Awe E Bike/Scooter/Bicycle Adult Helmet - 58-60Cm, Graphite Grey Ce
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£59.99

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Strider Pedal Kit For 14X Sport Balance Bike
Strider Pedal Kit For 14X Sport Balance Bike
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£59.99

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Awe Aweblaze Junior 16+ /Adult Bmx/Bike Full Face Helmet Black/Green Visor Medium 56-58Cm
Awe Aweblaze Junior 16+ /Adult Bmx/Bike Full Face Helmet Black/Green Visor Medium 56-58Cm
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£59.99

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Flyte 12 Inch Dash Balance Bike
Flyte 12 Inch Dash Balance Bike
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£59.99

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Globber Learning Bike - White/Mint
Globber Learning Bike - White/Mint
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£59.99

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Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Pink Balance Bike Tricycle
Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Pink Balance Bike Tricycle
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£59.99

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Chillafish Charlie Black 10' Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Black 10' Balance Bike
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£59.99

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Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Mint Balance Bike Tricycle
Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Mint Balance Bike Tricycle
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£59.99

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Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Orange Balance Bike Tricycle
Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Orange Balance Bike Tricycle
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£59.99

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Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Lime Balance Bike Tricycle
Chillafish Bunzi 2-in-1 Lime Balance Bike Tricycle
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£59.99

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Chillafish Bunzi Pink 2-in-1 Balance Bike Tricycle
Chillafish Bunzi Pink 2-in-1 Balance Bike Tricycle
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£59.99

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Chillafish Charlie Blue 10' Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Blue 10' Balance Bike
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£59.99

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Chillafish Charlie Silver 10' Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Silver 10' Balance Bike
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£59.99

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Chillafish Charlie Pink 10' Balance Bike
Chillafish Charlie Pink 10' Balance Bike
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£59.99

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Disney Cars 12 Inch Cars Balance Bike
Disney Cars 12 Inch Cars Balance Bike
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was: £60.00

£50.00

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Disney Frozen 12 Inch Frozen Balance Bike
Disney Frozen 12 Inch Frozen Balance Bike
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was: £60.00

£50.00

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Scooters

Razor E300 24 Volt Scooter - Matt Grey
Razor E300 24 Volt Scooter - Matt Grey
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£449.99

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Razor E Prime Air Electric Scooter For Ages 14+ - Black
Razor E Prime Air Electric Scooter For Ages 14+ - Black
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was: £599.99

£429.99

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Li-Fe 350 Plus Electric Scooter
Li-Fe 350 Plus Electric Scooter
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£399.99

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Li-Fe 350w Plus Electric Lithium Scooter
Li-Fe 350w Plus Electric Lithium Scooter
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was: £442.99

£398.69

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Razor Pocket Mod Bella Electric Scooter for Kids 13+, One Colour
Razor Pocket Mod Bella Electric Scooter for Kids 13+, One Colour
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was: £429.99

£359.99

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Razor Pocket Mod Vapor Electric Scooter for Kids 13+ - Blue, One Colour
Razor Pocket Mod Vapor Electric Scooter for Kids 13+ - Blue, One Colour
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was: £429.99

£359.99

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Razor Powercore E100S 24V Scooter - Red
Razor Powercore E100S 24V Scooter - Red
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£329.99

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Razor Power Core S85 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Purple
Razor Power Core S85 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Purple
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£269.99

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Li-Fe 200w Electric Lithium Scooter
Li-Fe 200w Electric Lithium Scooter
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was: £331.99

£265.59

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Evo Vt3 E-Scooter - Lime
Evo Vt3 E-Scooter - Lime
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£259.99

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Zinc Folding Electric Flex Scooter
Zinc Folding Electric Flex Scooter
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was: £289.99

£249.99

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Zinc Eco Pro Folding Electric Blue Scooter
Zinc Eco Pro Folding Electric Blue Scooter
BARGAINMAX LIMITED

£229.99

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Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Black
Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Black
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£199.99

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Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Pink
Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Pink
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£199.99

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Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Blue
Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Blue
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£199.99

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Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Green
Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter For Kids 8+ - Green
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£199.99

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Globber E-Motion 6 - Coral Pink Electric Scooter
Globber E-Motion 6 - Coral Pink Electric Scooter
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£199.99

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Globber E-Motion 6 - Navy Blue Electric Scooter
Globber E-Motion 6 - Navy Blue Electric Scooter
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£199.99

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Stunted Neo Morph Stunt Scooter
Stunted Neo Morph Stunt Scooter
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was: £104.99

£94.49

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Micro Scooter Chilli Base Scooter Blue
Micro Scooter Chilli Base Scooter Blue
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was: £104.95

£94.99

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Flyte Midi 18 Inch Stormy The Shark Scooter Suitcase
Flyte Midi 18 Inch Stormy The Shark Scooter Suitcase
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£94.99

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Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Pink
Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Pink
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was: £119.99

£97.99

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Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Blue
Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Blue
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was: £119.99

£97.99

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Micro Scooter Junior Luggage - Mint
Micro Scooter Junior Luggage - Mint
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was: £109.95

£99.95

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Globber Nl205 Scooter - Black/Red
Globber Nl205 Scooter - Black/Red
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was: £104.99

£99.99

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Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Pink
Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Pink
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£109.99

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Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Blue
Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Blue
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£109.99

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Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Green
Xootz Elements Electric Scooter - Green
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£109.99

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Micro Scooter Micro Sprite Scooter - Black
Micro Scooter Micro Sprite Scooter - Black
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£114.95

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Micro Scooter Speed Scooter - Mint
Micro Scooter Speed Scooter - Mint
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was: £152.95

£119.99

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Zinc Folding Electric E4 Scooter - Spaceman
Zinc Folding Electric E4 Scooter - Spaceman
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£119.99

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Micro Scooter Chilli Base Scooter Rocky
Micro Scooter Chilli Base Scooter Rocky
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£124.95

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Micro Scooter Micro Sprite - Purple Stripe Led
Micro Scooter Micro Sprite - Purple Stripe Led
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£124.95

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Razor A5 Lux Scooter - Kick Scooter For Kids 8+ - Pink
Razor A5 Lux Scooter - Kick Scooter For Kids 8+ - Pink
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£129.99

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Razor Lightshow Powerwing Scooter For Kids 6+, Led - Black
Razor Lightshow Powerwing Scooter For Kids 6+, Led - Black
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£129.99

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Razor A5 Lux Lighted Scooter - Green
Razor A5 Lux Lighted Scooter - Green
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£129.99

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Trikes

Cocomelon My First Trike, One Colour
Cocomelon My First Trike, One Colour
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was: £49.99

£46.99

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Smoby Be Move Trike - Pink, One Colour
Smoby Be Move Trike - Pink, One Colour
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was: £54.99

£49.99

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Smoby Be Move Trike - Blue, One Colour
Smoby Be Move Trike - Blue, One Colour
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£54.99

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Sylvanian Families Popcorn Trike
Sylvanian Families Popcorn Trike
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was: £29.99

£24.99

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Little Tikes Chompin' Dino Trike, One Colour
Little Tikes Chompin' Dino Trike, One Colour
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was: £94.99

£79.99

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Huffy Green Machine Drift Trike, Green
Huffy Green Machine Drift Trike, Green
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£99.99

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XOOTZ Bubble Go Trike - Blue, One Colour
XOOTZ Bubble Go Trike - Blue, One Colour
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was: £69.99

£56.99

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Baby Born Trike
Baby Born Trike
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£24.99

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XOOTZ Bubble Go Trike - Pink, One Colour
XOOTZ Bubble Go Trike - Pink, One Colour
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was: £69.99

£56.99

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Smart Trike Smartrike Xtend Scooter 5 Stage Ride-On - Orange
Smart Trike Smartrike Xtend Scooter 5 Stage Ride-On - Orange
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£149.99

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Razor Riprider 360 Lightshow Trike For Kids 5+, Led - Black
Razor Riprider 360 Lightshow Trike For Kids 5+, Led - Black
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£179.99

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GLOBBER Explorer Trike 4 in 1 [With Headrest] - Mint, One Colour
GLOBBER Explorer Trike 4 in 1 [With Headrest] - Mint, One Colour
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£139.99

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Bluey My First Trike, One Colour
Bluey My First Trike, One Colour
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£49.99

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Peppa Pig My First Trike, One Colour
Peppa Pig My First Trike, One Colour
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£49.99

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Paw Patrol My First Trike, One Colour
Paw Patrol My First Trike, One Colour
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£49.99

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Doona Liki S1 Trike Red, Red
Doona Liki S1 Trike Red, Red
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£179.99

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Here at Top Toy Guide, we like to find what’s popular and what’s new in the world of ride-on and bikes. It is serious business choosing a child’s first ride-on, balance bike or second bike. That’s why it’s best to check out what’s hot beforehand so there are no disappointed faces.

Kids can’t wait to have their own scooter, trike or any other foot-powered ride-on toy as their mobility and sense of freedom takes hold. There is a fantastic range of balance bikes, ride-on toys for preschoolers. Best of all, they include some of their favourite characters they love on TV.

Ride-on Toys

The introduction of ride-on toys balance bikes and wheeled toys is so important. Indoor and outdoor bikes promote physical activity which is an essential part of healthy development. Starting kids off with ride-on toys at an early age helps improve their balance and coordination. However, it is essential to make sure the ride-on toy is suitable for the age of the child and that it is well made.

Children are very receptive to colour so buying a colourful ride-on toy will bring much joy. And the more real it looks the better! There are many types of ride-on and some double as a walker for very young toddlers. These can be found based on popular themes like Thomas and Friends, Fireman Sam, In the Night Garden, etc.

Trikes, balance bikes and scooters are loved by kids and they never seem to lose their appeal. Good examples include Toy Story Trike, Peppa Pig Trike for ages 18 months and over. Also Smart Trike for 10 to 36 months and Smart Trike Scooter for ages 3 to 6-year-olds. A popular scooter for girls is the Hello Kitty micro scooter and Barbie inline scooter these are for ages 5 and over.

Scooters and Helmets

It won’t seem long before they have passed the balance bike ride-on stage. They will be soon looking forward to their first bike. So it’s important to remember the safety and protective issues when buying a first ride-on toy, bike, trike or scooter.

There are many things to consider such as sturdiness, size and essential protective items such as helmets, knee pads and elbow pads. Most importantly it’s not wise to think a child will be fine on a bike that’s too big just because they will grow into it. So it is best to buy an adjustable bike that grows as the child does.

Buying a First Bike

When it comes to buying a bike it is important to get the right size to match the age and height of the child. It is also worth looking for bikes with adjustable seats and handlebars. The range of adjustable bikes can include popular characters as well as traditional style bikes like Barbie bikes, Dora the Explorer, and Fifi and the Flowerpots, Hello Kitty 16in bike, plus a Raleigh 12in Ziggy boy’s bike for younger riders.

Raleigh has a good range of kids bikes for 8-year-olds and over like the Challenge BMX Deluth unisex bike and Raleigh Blaze BMX with Gyro. Kids Helmets, pads and bell sets are essential accessories and can be found sporting kids favourite characters like Ben 10, Disney Princess, Spiderman and Star Wars Clones.

Guide to finding the right size bike for your child:

Each bike manufacturer has its own guide to the suitability of bikes for children. The following guide gives you a rough idea of what to look out for when buying a first bike or second bike by showing the wheel diameter sizes that are most appropriate for the age and height of the child.

Height, Wheel Size and Age of Child:

  • 98-112cm:   12” bike for 3-5 years with removable stabilisers
  • 105-117cm: 14” bike for 4-6 years with removable stabilisers
  • 112-125cm: 16” bike for 5-7 years
  • 117-129cm: 18” bike for 6-8 years
  • 125-136cm: 20” bike for 7-9 years
  • 130-141cm: 24” bike for 8-10 years

A bike that is too big or too small is more difficult to control, increasing the risk of accidents. It is best to measure the child’s height first before deciding on buying a bike if this is not possible then use the child’s as age as a guide.

Some kid’s bikes come complete with stabilisers; others do not, but they can be purchased separately and can easily be fitted. As a rule, stabilisers can only be fitted to bikes with wheels up to 16″.