Cannondale Cujo 24+

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Cannondale Cujo 24+. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • The Cannondale Cujo 24+ is a rigid mountain bike for children ready to ride singletrack.
  • The bike has wide 2.6” tires that offer riders stability and provide comfort riding off-road.
  • The Shimano Revo drivetrain and grip shifters allow riders to smoothly shift the Cannondale Cujo 24+ between gears.
  • The steering is not overly reactive. This is ideal for young riders with narrow handlebars, just learning to maneuver over and around obstacles.
  • The cranks are shorter than adult cranks at 130mm, to best fit riders ages 7 to 12 years old.
  • The Cujo 24+ has grippy Kenda Slant Six tires that provide riders with excellent traction on trails.
  • Experts and users agree the aluminum frame is durable.
  • Even with the wide 2.6" tires, the bike has excellent mud clearance.
  • A low bottom bracket provides riders with additional stability and control while riding the Cujo 24+.
  • Young mountain bikers will find the grips, handlebars and brakes are all sized appropriately for children. This provides them with comfort, riding the Cujo 24+.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The bike does not come with a kickstand.
  • Users agreed that the Tektro mechanical disc brakes were not as responsive as competitors' bikes.
  • The seat post is too short to adjust to fit taller children. One user specifically found that the seat was too short for their child of 57” tall.

Bottom line

The Cannondale Cujo 24+ is an option for children ready to ride off-road. Cannondale recommends this rigid mountain bike for riders 7 to 12 years old. The Cujo 24+ has 8 speeds. It has short child-sized cranks, handlebars, grips and brakes. The 2.6” Kenda Slant Six tires provide comfort to riders over roots and rocks. The bike has a durable aluminum frame. Users stated that the seat post was too short, and the mechanical disc brakes were not as responsive as some desired. Overall, this is an adequate trail bike for young adventurers.

Expert Reviews

90/100 based on 1 rated expert review
Mountain Bike Rider

Cannondale Cujo 24 Kids Bike Review

It’s a great bike for any adventurous kid looking to venture beyond tarmac and we’re both absolutely chuffed with it.

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Flo Bizzle

Cannondale Cujo 24″ Review

It’s really nice.

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User Ratings

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