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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Swagtron K3. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
13 reasons to buy
- The Swagtron K3 is very affordable.
- The seat is adjustable.
- The threadless headset helps hold the handlebars in place when riders fall.
- The saddle is comfortable. It's padded and plush.
- The frame has a matte finish and transfer logo. This is notable as many balance bikes have sticker logos.
- Air-filled tires provide excellent grip cruising over pavement and dirt roads.
- The air-filled tires offer cushioning over bumps in the road that would prove harsh when using foam or plastic tires.
- The 22" wheelbase and wide 15.5" handlebars offer young riders a stable platform to learn to balance and glide on.
- The aluminum frame doesn't rust easily.
- The blue and pink color choices are attractive, according to many.
- The bike is lightweight and easy for toddlers to maneuver.
- The K3 best fits children from 18 months to 4 years old.
- Assembly is easy. Tools and instructions are included.
6 reasons not to buy
- A tool is required to adjust the seat.
- The seat adjustment is only 3". This is less than other balance bikes.
- Several users noted that the handlebars need to be tightened frequently.
- The grips wear quickly and move out of place, according to many testers.
- The seat is tilted and can cause some riders discomfort.
- The K3 is only rated to carry 55 lbs. This is lower than the weight limit on other balance bikes.