Balance Bikes

Want to help your child learn to balance to prepare them for riding a bike? Browse our complete range below

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HipKids Classic Steel Bike with Wicker Basket Dark Blue
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2 in 1 Toddler Mini-Trike w/ Wicker Basket White
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2 in 1 Wooden Trike / Balance Bike Silver
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2 in 1 Wooden Trike / Balance Bike

Easily converts into a balance bike

4.9 star rating 68 Reviews
68

$149.95

Vintage Trybike Blue

Vintage Trybike

Converts from trike to balance bike

5.0 star rating 8 Reviews
8

$199.95

Wooden Balance Bike w/ Wicker basket-White
Hip Kids Bike Helmet - Small black

Hip Kids Bike Helmet - Small

Meets as/nzs 2063:2008 bike helmet standards

4.9 star rating 19 Reviews
19

$32.95

HipKids White Vespa Balance Bike
Wishbone mini flip ride on rocker Aqua

Wishbone mini flip ride on rocker

5.0 star rating 3 Reviews
5

$149.95

Wishbone Bike 3 IN 1 Original-
Wishbone Flip Red
Trybike Basket
Steel Toy Road Sign - Stop Sign-Red
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HipKids Wicker Baskets Small

HipKids Wicker Baskets

Ideal for any kids bike & balance bike

5.0 star rating 1 Review
1

$29.95

HipKids Wicker Basket for Steel Balance Bike
HipKids Steel Toy Road Sign - Value Pack
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3 in 1 Balance Toy Rocking Horse Balance Bike Balance Board
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Steel Toy Road Sign - Traffic Light-
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Wishbone Toy Wagon-
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Sunny Baby Balance Bike Shoulder Carry Strap Rainbow
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Balance Bikes

Wooden Balance Bike For Kids The biggest challenge for a child when trying to ride a bicycle is maintaining their...

What age is best for a balance bike?

Balance bikes are a perfect starting bike for your toddler, unlike tricycles that rely on two extra support wheels, balance bikes are designed to be moved by your child's feet so there is no need to worry about pushing pedals. Our balance bike product suitability will vary depending on your child's size, age and weight, we also stock removable wicker baskets so your child can take teddy for an adventure

Ideally, your child can start using a balance bike from the age of 2 onwards, however, if your child is not coming around to the idea of their balance bike do not force them to use it, they will soon come to find their balance bike is fun and gets them places fast. 

What's the point of a balance bike?

Balance bikes are a brilliant first bike for your child as they come with multiple benefits and are easy to use from the first try. Balance bikes do not have pedals, unlike conventional bikes, which means your child uses their feet to propel them forward, kind of like a scooter but with more stability. When using a conventional bike if you stop moving, the bike will fall over unless controlled properly, the three-wheeled balance bikes will simply stop, no wobbling or missing the pedals. A perfect starter bike to learn how to steer, balance and how fast they can go. 

Are balance bikes worth it?

Balance bikes provide an important platform for your child to continue developing their motor skills, hand-eye coordination skills and their balancing abilities. It also helps show them that you must be aware of their surroundings, balance bikes are a great first step before your child moves onto their “big kid” bike. 

What is the best balance bike?

Balance bikes will differ depending on your child's age, size and weight. There is no best universal bike, we may be biased, but our hipkids balance bikes are the best Australia can offer. We also sell helmets and some really cute road signs to help you familiarize your child with  basic road signs. If you would like to discuss our balance bikes and which would be suitable for your child, please contact us and we will do our best to help you.