Vilano Rally

87/100
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7.25 lbs
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Vilano Rally. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

8 reasons to buy

  • The Vilano Rally is a balance bike best for toddlers developing their balance and coordination skills.
  • The price is low compared to other balance bikes.
  • Vilano provides excellent customer service to users.
  • The tires do not require air.
  • The seat and handlebars are adjustable.
  • A video is available from Vilano that provides instructions for assembly.
  • Users describe the Rally as “cute” and “stylish.”
  • The bike has a pad on the handlebar that is attractive and protects riders if they collide into the bars.

8 reasons not to buy

  • The written instructions are not very clear.
  • The bike’s bearings and bushing quickly wear.
  • Several users found it difficult to secure the handlebars and seat in place.
  • The plastic tires wear quickly.
  • The bike’s seat does not reach the maximum height advertised. It is short by almost an inch and a half.
  • Many testers found the frame of the bike was scratched on arrival.
  • Several users found the bike was missing hardware or parts, such as the seat, upon arrival.
  • The fork of the bike was hard to secure.

Bottom line

The Vilano Rally is an affordable balance bike. It is inexpensive. The bike is available in three attractive colors. The plastic tires don’t require air but can wear easily. The seat and handlebars are adjustable but some users found it difficult to secure them in place. The adjustment available in the seat was not as much as advertised. Assembly was difficult for riders that only used the paper instructions. A video provided by Vilano was the best guide to assembly.

Expert Reviews

0/100 based on 0 expert reviews

User Ratings

87/100 based on 405 ratings
  • 5 star
    66%
  • 4 star
    15%
  • 3 star
    8%
  • 2 star
    4%
  • 1 star
    7%

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