The MX20 will suit 6 to 8 year olds. At this age it's worth having gears, but not too many, so it comes with five speeds operated by a simple twistgrip. Now at least they can keep up with you. Front suspension also arrives. You also get V-brakes with reach adjustable brake levers. The frame is still nice and light, with a low crossbar and simple vibrant colours.
Blue or Black
Ridgeback kid's bikes are simple, high quality and dependable machines which will encourage confident and competent cycling from the earliest age.
Starting with pedal-less balance bikes, they are all based on on a strong and very light aluminium frame. Specification is reassuringly simple, but high quality where it matters. For example, mini V-brakes are used across the range instead of the ineffective plate steel calipers seen on many rival brands.
He or she will also be able to reach the brake levers in the first place as we pre-adjust them as appropriate. More gears as they get bigger, but not too many.
As with the adult bikes, colours are simple and unfussy.