Dynacraft Magna Major Damage

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Dynacraft Magna Major Damage. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

12 reasons to buy

  • Many buyers said that youngsters found this rig easy to ride.
  • The initial purchase price of the Major Damage makes it very affordable.
  • Owners reported minimal required maintenance after a year’s use.
  • Young riders learnt to balance easily, with the supplied training wheels.
  • Buyers called this bike ‘robust’, ‘durable’ and noted a ‘sturdy’ steel frame.
  • Parents said the Major Damage was a great bike for both girls and boys.
  • Parents were able to assemble the Major Damage in 20-30 mins.
  • Kids loved the bright yellow color, often customizing their own bike.
  • Several reviewers felt that the Major Damage came in at a good weight.
  • Parents felt comfortable letting little ones ride this bike on dirt roads.
  • Dynacraft were happy to replace faulty parts for new bikes.
  • Some bikes were packaged with a spreader to prevent the fork bending.

10 reasons not to buy

  • Bent forks were a recurring issue on new bikes, meaning wheels didn’t fit.
  • Bikes arrived missing pedals, seat-clamps, nuts and screws.
  • Several parents reported training wheels breaking easily.
  • Some new bikes had warped, untrue rims.
  • Occasionally, drivetrains were seized, bearings were tight and lacked grease.
  • A number of parents noted a very strong odor from plastic and rubber parts.
  • The Major Damage was difficult for a number of children to pedal.
  • The Major Damage was too heavy for some kids to push.
  • Grips sometimes fell off handlebars.
  • Parents reported balding tires after 3 weeks use.

Bottom line

The Dynacraft Magna Major Damage was seen as a bike that got the job done, for growing kids between four and six. Three-year-olds were more comfortable on the 12” model. The bike wasn’t without its faults, but some parents noted in reviews that this wasn’t a huge concern, as many children will outgrow their bike within one to two years. The Major Damage was enjoyed by both boys and girls. The biggest downside of this bike was that forks were occasionally bent in transit. It seems as though the manufacturer is now packaging the bike to prevent minor damage. Anyway, for this price, you can keep your bank account safe from major damage.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

85/100 based on 1443 ratings
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#27 Best Toddlers
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