Best Learning Bike Out there!
The Tricycoo is a tricycle built to grow with your child from when they begin to show an interest in biking until they are up to 44 pounds. The parent starts out in control while the kid learns and then can remove the "baby surround arms" and parent push handle as the child masters pedaling. While, like I said, we LOVE balance bikes, I also think a good tricycle (like this one) helps teach kids how to pedal too! P really is too small to pedal still (poor kid!!!) but he loves to ride along, put his toys in the rear basket, and be able to keep up with the rest of us walking/on bikes. It sure beats sitting in the wagon... What we love: - Freedom to get the youngest of children on a bike AND moving quickly - An adjustable parent push handle that you can easily steer with and is extremely (and surprisingly) durable - Quality made and well- thought out: Injection-molded wheels on urethane treads, included bell and rear basket, and "baby surround arms" that are easily removable. - Footrest for kids that are too short to pedal - Ability to disengage wheels so they can spin freely (and not catch on your child's legs) - Stable and durable - When kids do start pedaling, the bike pedals smoothly and really helps kids learn (J has been testing this....) - Comes in 4 different colors (orange, pink, green and black) What we aren't so crazy about: - When, as a parent, you are steering the child, they can ALSO steer just by moving the handle bars. I am STILL surprised (after daily use for 2 weeks) when suddenly we are going the opposite direction I intended. This can easily turn into a power-struggle, depending on the personality of the child. - Assembly is definitely required (though this is certainly not limited to this bike!) - The price isn't cheap....though I DO think you are getting what you pay for in the Tricycoo. Per our request, a Tricycoo was generously provided to facilitate this review thanks to Joovy. However the opinions expressed here are completely and honestly our own
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