Prevelo Alpha Two

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Prevelo Alpha Two. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

15 reasons to buy

  • The Prevelo Alpha Two is designed for children ages four through six that can pedal, with child-sized 95mm cranks.
  • The bike is lightweight, making it easy for young riders to maneuver.
  • The gear ratio is ideal for most riders to utilize on a variety of terrain.
  • The bike has a longer wheelbase for a child’s bike. This provides riders with stability.
  • The Alpha Two has a metal chainguard. This is more durable than plastic chainguards, often used on children's bikes.
  • The bike has a step-thru design frame that allows room for additional stand-over.
  • The Tektro handbrakes are responsive.
  • The handbrakes can be adjusted to fit the rider’s hands and increase rider comfort.
  • The Kenda tires provide the Alpha Two with great traction over dirt trails and pavement.
  • The Alpha Two is available in blue, purple and silver. Experts and users agree the color options are attractive.
  • The bike’s grips are mushroom-shaped to protect the rider’s hands.
  • The rider’s position is not too leaned forward or too upright. Experts agreed the riding position was very comfortable.
  • The bike has a quick-release seat clamp. The seat post is adjustable from 17.7” to 26” to fit a wide range of children.
  • The internal cabling and smooth welds give this bike an attractive appearance.
  • Prevelo offers numerous accessories for the Alpha Two. These include a bell, lettering with the child’s name, colored grips and a kickstand.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The bike is not designed to be used with training wheels.
  • The bike is more expensive than some other children's bikes, but experts and users agree the components are not cheap.

Bottom line

The Prevelo Alpha Two is an attractive and lightweight 16” pedal bike. The bike best fits children four through six that can pedal. The seat post is easy to adjust to the rider's height with a quick-release seat post clamp. Some consumers may find this bike expensive, but experts and users agree the Kenda tires and Tektro brakes are quality.

Expert Reviews

100/100 based on 1 expert reviews
Two Wheeling Tots

Prevelo Alpha Two Review

Slick, fun, and fast, the Prevelo Alpha Two 16 inch kid’s bike will quickly turn any child into a bike enthusiast.

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The Bike Dads

Prevelo Alpha Two Review

This bike is one of the best 16” bikes around.

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Rascal Rides

Prevelo Alpha Two 16” Kids Bike Review


You can’t get a nicer 16” bike.


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Mountain Biking with Kids

Prevelo Alpha Two – Kids’ Bike Review

Above all, the Prevelo Alpha Two is a beautifully designed, single speed bike for kids.

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User Ratings

76/100 based on 11 ratings
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