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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Prevelo Alpha Four. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
9 reasons to buy
- The Prevelo Alpha Four has a high-quality aluminum frame.
- The bike has a low center of gravity. This gives riders balance and control riding the bike.
- Weighing in at 21.2 lbs, the bike is lightweight.
- The 1.5” Kenda Small Block Eight Pro tires roll smoothly, on the Alpha Four.
- The seat is easily adjustable. This allows riders with 23” to 28” inseams to use the bike comfortably.
- Shimano’s Altus drivetrain provides riders a wide range of gears. The bike has 8 speeds.
- The trigger shifters on the Prevelo Alpha Four allow riders to shift smoothly between gears.
- Straight, child-sized cranks create a narrow Q factor on the bike. This reduces leg splay and helps riders gain better leverage for efficient power transfer.
- The small brake levers are easy for young riders to reach and use.
2 reasons not to buy
- The bike’s trigger shifter is difficult for some children to operate. A grip shifter would be easier for riders to operate, according to one expert.
- Prevelo’s Alpha Four has a higher price point than other bikes in its category.