Top 10 Kids Bikes 2017


2017 Best Bicycles for Kids

 
Little boy riding a bikeWhether searching for a great bike for a very young beginning cycler or a more experienced “sportster,” the list of bikes on this page can help point you in the right direction.

What’s here: On this page are the ten best bicycles for kids through the 2017 Christmas holidays and into 2017, based on overall popularity and higher than average consumer rankings. Bikes for kids of various skill levels and ages are listed.

For shoppers: For each of the bikes listed here, one or more resources are provided for shoppers to compare prices from merchants – hand-picked for trusted reputations for safe and convenient shopping, and for having low prices. Links to product reviews are also provided, where available.

Post Updated: April 9th, 2017


What’s Here:

1. RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kids Bike (12″, 14″, 16″)
2. Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike
3. Yamaha Moto BMX Bike (16″)
4. Dynacraft Magna Major Damage Boy’s Bike (16″)
5. Critical Cycles Cub Balance Bike
6. Huffy Boys’ Rock It Bike (20″)
7. Radio Flyer Glide & Go Balance Bike
8. Disney Frozen Bike (12″)
9. Dynacraft Magna Starburst Girl’s Bike (16″)
10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Boy’s Bike (12″, 16″)

Top 10 Kids Bikes:

Product name Rating Price
20" Huffy Boys' Rock It Bike, Silver | Neon Green Steel with Crossbar and Pad 20" Huffy Boys' Rock It Bike, Silver | Neon Green Steel with Crossbar and Pad * --
Critical Cycles Cub No-Pedal Balance Bike for Kids, Orange and Teal Critical Cycles Cub No-Pedal Balance Bike for Kids, Orange and Teal *
$59.99
Dynacraft Magna Major Damage Boy's Bike (16-Inch, Yellow/Black) Dynacraft Magna Major Damage Boy's Bike (16-Inch, Yellow/Black) *
$51.24
Dynacraft Magna Starburst Girl's Bike (16-Inch, Purple/White/Pink) Dynacraft Magna Starburst Girl's Bike (16-Inch, Purple/White/Pink) *
$56.20
Huffy Bicycle Company Number 22235 Disney Frozen Bike, Frosty Teal Blue, 12-Inch Huffy Bicycle Company Number 22235 Disney Frozen Bike, Frosty Teal Blue, 12-Inch *
$58.00
Radio Flyer Glide & Go Balance Bike Red Radio Flyer Glide & Go Balance Bike Red *
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RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kids Bike, Boy's Bikes and Girl's Bikes with training wheels, Gifts for children, 14 inch wheels, Blue RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kids Bike, Boy's Bikes and Girl's Bikes with training wheels, Gifts for children, 14 inch wheels, Blue *
$90.98
Strider 12 Sport No-Pedal Husqvarna Balance Bike for 18 Months - 5 Years, White Strider 12 Sport No-Pedal Husqvarna Balance Bike for 18 Months - 5 Years, White *
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles R0624SC Boy's Bicycle, Black, 16" Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles R0624SC Boy's Bicycle, Black, 16" *
$88.92
Yamaha Moto 16" BMX Bike Yamaha Moto 16" BMX Bike *
$97.26
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1. RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kids Bike (12″, 14″, 16″)

Ages: 2-7

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Coming in at a very strong first place among the 2017 top 10 bikes for kids is the RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle.

Bright blue, vivid green, neon orange, pretty pink, rockin’ red, or stellar white. This bike packs a bunch of colorful punch, but the best part are the customizable features for every kind of kiddo. Lovin’ the removable training wheels, the safety-first chain guard, and the easy-grip handlebars with brake pump.

 
 
 
 
 

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2. Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike

Ages: 1 1/2 to 5

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The Strider 12 Sport makes it as a strong second place, and a returning favorite among the best kids’ bikes this year.

From the Strider collection for toddlers, this balance bike is a two-wheeled, air-filled bundle of lots-a fun that instils confidence. To get a-movin’, kiddos can kick off a little, then dangle their feet above the ground to stop themselves later.

 
 
 
 
 

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3. Yamaha Moto BMX Bike (16″)

Price: $97.26
10 new from $96.000 used

Ages: 5-7

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Lovin’ this one! The Yamaha Moto BMX Bike comes in at 3rd on the list.

Interesting and unique, this BMX-inspired bike is a pedal-powered mimic of the traditional BMX bikes. For beginners, there are removable training wheels with balanced, all-terrain treads for better control and agile movements. The brakes are front-powered for quicker, safer stops.

 
 
 
 

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4. Dynacraft Magna Major Damage Boy’s Bike (16″)

Price: $51.24
You save: $8.75 (15 %)
13 new from $51.240 used

Ages: 5-7

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The Dynacraft Magna Major Damage is another returning favorite among bikes for children in 2017 and into 2017.

Lovin’ the high-gloss finish of this bike, for sure. Other awesome features include a handlebar with a pad and easy-grippers and adjustable, removable training wheels. The black and yellow is super-cool. And little boys will love the name: Major Damage.

 
 
 
 

 

 

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5. Critical Cycles Cub Balance Bike

Ages: 1 1/2 to 5

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Critical Cycles Cub Balance Bike also makes the “best of” list for kids this year.

Adorable with purpose, the Cub is a toddler-friendly balance bike with an extra-long handlebar and footrests. Kiddos can climb on and kickoff for a bit of smooth rollin’ on leveled ground. Or, they can simply balance to learn classic bike-ridin’.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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6. Huffy Boys’ Rock It Bike (20″)

Ages: 7-9

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The Huffy Boys’ Rock It Bike arrives next on the list.

The Rock It bike is a Huffy original, comprised from neon-green steel and chrome accents. The padded seat is saddle-style and adjustable, and the pedals are classics with simple, but effective, coaster brakes. This a single speed bike, which means your kids will go as fast as they can pedal.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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7. Radio Flyer Glide & Go Balance Bike

Ages: 2-5

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Another hot favorite for the tots – Radio Flyer Glide & Go Balance Bike also is one of the favorites on the list this year.

Radio Flyer, commonly known for making wagons, has launched a new collection of bikes for a range of kids. This one is toddler-friendly and perfect for learning how to balance and building overall confidence on a bike. Includes real-ringing bell.

 
 
 
 

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8. Disney Frozen Bike (12″)

Price: $58.00
You save: $41.99 (42 %)
14 new from $58.0024 used from $46.94

Ages: 2-4

 

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A familiar theme makes it to 8th among the best kids’ bikes in 2017 and into 2017 with the Disney Frozen Bike.

Another cutie from Huffy, this bike is all about Frozen and the many wonderful characters from the awesome Disney movie. In chilly purple, ice blue, and silver, this bike has tons of cool features, like handlebar streamers, a removable tote-anywhere bag, and lots-a Anna and Elsa decals. Includes training wheels.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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9. Dynacraft Magna Starburst Girl’s Bike (16″)

Price: $56.20
You save: $2.46 (4 %)
17 new from $56.205 used from $47.77

Ages: 5-7

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The Dynacraft Magna Starburst comes in as 9th among the 2017 best bikes for kids.

This awesome bike is for the girlie girls. 🙂 Accented with neon pink and purple, the bike features a coaster brake, handlebar pad, and removable, adjustable training wheels. In short, everything your kiddo needs in a classic ride-around.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Boy’s Bike (12″, 16″)

Ages: 2-7

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And — the final pick of the top ten list this year is the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Boy’s Bike.

There are two versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle bike, and both are awesome. Both of the designs feature TMNT decals, accenting colors, a padded seat, removable training wheels, and thick-tread wheels for all-terrain ridin’. Assembly time? 30 minutes!

 
 
 
 
 
 

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This Top 10 Kids Bikes page was modified to reflect current information on April 9th, 2017.