BikeRide finds and shows you the best prices of the bikes you want to buy. Prices constantly change and it’s impossible to compare them all yourself.
We search for prices on over 120 bike retailers to guarantee that we find the lowest prices – to save you time and money.
It’s a promise we stand behind: If you find a lower price on a bike elsewhere, we will sell it to you for 10% less. For example, if you find a bike for $480 that we have listed at $500, we will offer you to buy it for $432 through BikeRide. The bike must be the same color and size, sold in the US and not include the use of a coupon.
If you find a lower price, email us at [email protected] with documentation of the price. We’re committed to making sure that the cost of a bike does not keep you from cycling!
Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Early Rider Belter 16. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
9 reasons to buy
- The Early Rider Belter 16 is attractive and sleek with its shiny, silver aluminum frame.
- With a belt drivetrain, riders do not have to worry about grease getting on clothing, catching clothes in the chain or chain maintenance on the bike.
- The Early Rider Belter 16 is lightweight, at 13 lbs., making it easy for young riders to transition from a balance bike to the Belter 16.
- The bike has Tektro handbrakes instead of coaster brakes.
- Users agree the pedals are easy to remove for those desiring to use the Belter 16 as a balance bike before a child is ready to pedal.
- The bike rides quietly. Experts and users note children’s bikes can often be noisy. This bike is not one of them.
- The bike has a freewheel hub.
- The Belter 16 has a comfortable and stylish faux leather saddle.
- The 2" Vee Speedster tires allow riders to maneuver smoothly and provide riders with stability on pavement and beginner mountain bike trails.
4 reasons not to buy
- Experts and users agree the Early Rider Belter is more expensive than other children's bikes.
- One expert noted that the brake cables are close to the front wheel. This area may easily jam with mud, causing braking issues.
- The raised pedal grips on the bike’s pedals can easily scratch the rider’s legs.
- Experts found the grips may become loose on the Belter 16.