Author: Jeremy Phillips

Cool Bike Helmets for Kids

I was on a quest to find a cool bike helmet for my kids that actually encouraged them to wear it.  That was my goal years ago when I was tasked with getting my s on to put his helmet on prior to riding his bike or scooter.  The helmet in question at the time was a Disney themed helmet …

Eastern Pusher BMX Balance Bike Review

The Eastern Pusher is a no-frills balance bike that fits into what we call the “lightweights” category.  Bikes in this category have have lightweight builds that don’t pack a lot of features but are still vary capable on light off-road trails.  We recommend the Pusher for young kids who need a lighter weight bike; this is also a great bike …

Prevelo Alpha Zero Balance Bike Review

If you want a balance bike for your child that is lightweight, rolls silky smooth over any surface, loaded with quality components and backed by company focused on youth bikes; the Prevelo Alpha Zero is for you. Prevelo is a newcomer to the kids bike market but is already becoming our favorite.  The Prevelo Alpha Zero redefines what a balance …

UVEX Hero Youth Helmet Review

With plenty of ventilation and a unique helmet buckle; the UVEX Hero is a great choice in bike helmets for kids. If you haven’t read our ultimate guide to kids bike helmets, check it out now. Many times you see kids wearing skateboard or scooter style helmets with the solid shell that has limited holes or slots for venting.  While …

Child Not Ready for a Balance Bike?

Alternatives to Balance Bikes Believe it or not, there are times when a balance bike isn’t the best option. These are the pre-toddler years when children aren’t tall enough, coordinated enough or strong enough to use a balance bike. This is the time period when a child has just begun to walk and is still developing strength and coordination skills. …