Did you buy your child a bicycle online? Now that you have navigated the most challenging part, welcome to the next stage – the fit out. You have the option of lugging it to the nearest store but why waste time? If you are handy with tools, fit the bike out yourself. But make sure you read these things to keep in mind when you get started:
1. Before you get started, make sure you have a tool kit handy. Most adjustments to a new kids’ bike can be easily done with a standard bike multi-tool kit. Get a torque wrench for the advanced repairs and adjustments. Also, most manufacturers of the nest kids bicycle in India provide a standard instruction manual which must be read carefully before making any adjustments to the bike.
2. The first thing to do is to adjust the saddle height according to the height of your child. The ideal saddle height for the best cycle for kids can be determined by holding the bike upright against your child’s leg and adjusting it to the right level. One must look for a 25 to 30 degree bend of the knee which will ensure your child can reach the pedals comfortably and can ride comfortably.
3. You will also need to adjust the saddle position and the angle of the best kids bikes when you are fitting it out. The saddle must be positioned at a straight level in order to give your child adequate back support and comfort while riding and also help conserve energy. Avoid tilting the saddle as it may cause back aches and cause your child to slide off the seat when riding uphill or downhill.
4. Safety while riding is an important consideration to keep in mind when you fit out your child’s bicycle. They must be able to easily hit the brakes when needed and hence, it is important to adjust the brake levers in advance to give them the right control over their bike during riding. The brake levers when set correctly the reaction time and keep the rider in a suitable position while riding. Adjust the levers so that the wrists are straight your child reaches for the brakes.
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