Strider 16 Sport

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17.7 lbs
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Strider 16 Sport. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • The Strider 16 Sport is an excellent tool for children aged six to ten, who are preparing for a pedal bike.
  • The bike can aid children with special needs that may not be able to ride a pedal bike. It may also benefit those that are working on balance and coordination skills.
  • The bike has a durable steel frame.
  • Strider includes a handbrake on the 16 sport that provides riders with excellent stopping power.
  • Most users found the bike easy to assemble.
  • The bike is available in two attractive colors: blue and red.
  • The Strider 16 Sport is lightweight. It weighs 17.7 lbs.
  • Users were pleased to find a kickstand included with this balance bike.
  • The air-filled tires roll smoothly on the pavement.
  • The bike’s geometry offers riders stability and control riding the Strider 16 sport.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Many users had issues with the brakes. They can easily become stuck and are hard to adjust.
  • The instructions for assembly were difficult to translate.
  • The Strider 16 Sport has an uncomfortable seat.

Bottom line

The Strider 16 Sport is a bike for children aged six to ten, who are learning to balance. Many users stated this bike was great for special needs children that struggled to balance or pedal on a bike. The Strider 16 Sport is lightweight and has air-filled tires. One version comes with a single, lever-operated drum brake. Another version uses dual V-brakes. Users reported issues with brake function and adjustment.

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User Ratings

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