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Balance Bike Recommendations for son with SN

(4 Posts)
SleepyHead5 Mon 15-Dec-14 14:53:03


I'm new. My middle son (3 in February) has a genetic syndrome and has Global Developmental Delay. He can walk and mastered the Micro scooter with the seat attachment very well, but it is now too small for him.

Whilst he is not ready to progress to the Micro scooter with footplate, we think a balance bike might help him as it will help his core strength and he loves being like his big brother.

I have been looking at the Easyrider or something similar. We have been recommended wooden over metal as they are lighter and more durable (we have a younger son who we hope will take to it later on, too). We also need one with steering restriction so he doesn't jack knife into the hedges!

I have come across the Kiddi moto Kurve, but it is from the age of 3 and as he is very small for his age I fear he won't be big enough for it.

I would really appreciate any recommendations for wooden balance bikes.

Thanks so much.

MeanwhileHighAboveTheField Sat 20-Dec-14 13:39:52

Have a look for Croozee bikes. Very lightweight and the seat goes down very low smile

MeanwhileHighAboveTheField Sat 20-Dec-14 13:42:09

Sorry it is Cruzee

Wolfbasher Sat 20-Dec-14 13:43:54

Islabikes are absolutely fantastic. We haven't used their balance bike, only their pedal bikes, but if their balance bike is as good, it will be amazing. Their bikes are very light, so much easier for kids to balance on, and also they are made properly kid-sized, so kids can reach the brakes (and they're easy to squeeze) etc. etc. Pricey but well worth it IMO.

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