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Frog 62 Kids Bike - 24 Inch

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Frog 62

'If you want a bike that will inspire a child to cycle, this could be it.' See Frog 62 review in the Guardian, 29 April 2017

The Frog 62 is an easier rolling, lighter weight 24 inch wheel kids' bike.

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Key Features

  • Lightweight aluminium alloy frame (12 inch seat tube) and fork.
  • The aluminium wheels are quick release so there is no need to carry a spanner to change the inner tube
  • Easy to use high quality Shimano Alivio Rapidfire Plus 8-speed gear shifter and Acera rear derailleur.
  • While their competitors make do with entry level Shimano Tourney gearing, Frog hybrid bikes come with mid-range Shimano Alivio/Acera, frequently spec'd on £500-£600 adult bikes.
  • The alloy cranks are a child-friendly short (127mm) length with 32t chainring.
  • The sealed bottom bracket ensures these cranks spin freely.
  • The 500mmwide alloy handlebar is fitted with narrow grips for smaller hands.
  • This bars are fitted to a short 40mm alloy stem to keep them within easy reach.
  • Tektro alloy V-brakes with alloy levers are such excellent stoppers, they are a common sight on good quality £300-£400 adult bikes.
  • Minimum recommended inside leg measurement to the floor: 62cm.
  • Approximate age range: from 8/10 to 12/14 year old.
  • Weighed in our Canonmills store: 9.54kg.
  • Frog Bikes Sizing

    As an example of their original approach, rather than numbering their kids' bikes by wheel size, Frog size their bikes by inside leg measurement. Hence the Frog 62 is recommended for children with a minimum inside leg measurement of 62cm (24.5 inches). This corresponds with other manufacturers' 24 inch wheel kids' bikes.

    The Frog 62 would therefore make a great present for children from 8-10 years old. It comes with a long aluminium seatpost with a quick release seat binder to make it easy to adjust the saddle as the child grows all the way up to 12, 13 or 14 years old.

    Lighter Weight
    Frog bikes, like better-quality adult bikes, are built with aluminium frames and (mostly) aluminium parts to keep the weight to a minimum. That way your child(ren) will experience maximum joy riding one of these bikes.

    Faster wheels
    Another original detail is that the Frog 62 comes with lightweight alloy quick release wheels fitted with good quality Kenda 24 x 1.5 inch hybrid tyres which will be easier rolling than the 24 x 2 inch knobbly mountain bike tyres you'll find on most of their competitors' bikes. Skinnier tyres make a Frog bike easier to accelerate and hence more fun to ride much of the time.

    Colour choice
    Technical attributes aside, this is no ugly frog. Frog bikes look good, so your child should be really proud to own one. To help ensure the bike delights, Frog bicycles are available in a choice of colours.

    Cycling Weekly 9/10 review
    When the Frog 62 was first launched in Autumn 2013, Cycling Weekly scored it a very impressive 9/10. Full review.

    Cycling Weekly's one caveat was that the gear range could be wider to make hill climbing easier. Frog have addressed this issue by upgrading the Frog 62 (and every other hybrid bike and road bike in their range from size 52 to 73) with a Shimano Alivio rear gear mech and a wider range of gears courtesy of a 32-tooth chainring and an 11-32 eight-speed cassette to replace the original model's 36-tooth chainring and 14-28 seven-speed freewheel.

    Frog Video
    Frog's passion for making better bikes for kids shines through in this video.

     


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    Technical Specifications

    FrameAluminium 12" Frog 62 Frame
    ForkAluminium Fork
    Wheel Size24"
    Head Set27mm
    Bottom Bracket116mm Sealed Bottom Bracket
    Crank Set140mm Aluminium Black Crank
    Chain RingSteel 36 Teeth
    Chain GuardIntegral Black Chain Guard
    BrakesTektro 836AL Aluminum V Brake Black
    Brake LeversTektro Aluminium JL510-TS V Brake Lever Black
    StemFrog Bikes Aluminium 80mm Stem
    HandlebarFrog Bikes Aluminum  Straight Handlebar Width 520mm
    GripFrog Bikes Specific Slim Grips
    SaddleFrog Bikes Saddle Size:234*143mm, Black, adjustable rails for better fit
    Seat PostAluminum 27.2
    PedalPlastic with Ball Bearings and Reflectors
    BellBell
    RimAluminium 24" x 1.5" 28 holes Black (Weight:440g) and Quick Release for easy removal of wheels
    HubsAluminium 28 holes
    TyresKenda 24" x 1.5" hybrid tyres.
    TubesKenda 24" x 1.5" with Schrader Valves
    Right Hand Gear ShifterShimano SLM360 Alivio 8 Speed eash-change thumb shifter
    Rear DerailleurShimano RD-M310 8 speed black/td>
    Free WheelShimano 8 speed 11-32T
    Front ReflectorWhite
    Rear ReflectorRed
    MudguardPlastic Mudguards front and rear
    Weight10.18kg / 22.44lbs

    This weight is based upon a 24” wheel sized example of this bike. We weighed the complete bike as you would receive it.

    Disclaimer

    Our suppliers reserve the right to change specifications and prices without notice. Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative will do all it can to maintain prices and specifications on this web site, however we do reserve the right to change specifications and prices without notice. Similarly, despite the wonders of modern computers, it is realistic to expect the colour of any item bought to differ subtly from the image online.