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Frog 78 Kids Bike - 26 Inch - Team Sky

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£400.00

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Frog 78 Kids Bike - Team Sky Edition

With its 26 inch wheels and 18 inch frame, the Frog 78 is a perfect fit for youngsters from 13 years old.

Bigger wheels - better ride
The Frog 78 is built on a 18-inch frame that takes adult size 26 inch wheels. Everything else being equal, 26 inch-wheels are faster than smaller wheels and they are more capable of rolling over obstacles.

26 inch wheels can also be more convenient. If fellow family members ride 26 inch wheel mountain bikes or hybrids, you can share the same spare tubes and so on when you go out together.

Lighter Weight
Frog bikes, like most better-quality adult bicycles, are built on aluminium frames with (mostly) aluminium parts to keep their weight to a minimum. What makes Frog really stand out is that their forks, hubs, bars, stems, seatposts, V-brakes & levers are all alloy too. This makes a Frog bike kilos lighter than most of their competitors' equivalent sized kids' bikes.

Faster wheels
Another original detail is that the Frog 78 comes with lightweight alloy quick release wheels fitted with good quality Kenda 26 x 1.5 inch hybrid tyres which will be easier rolling than the 26 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.

Frog Video
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More Good Things About the Frog 73

  • Lightweight aluminium alloy frame (18 inch seat tube) and fork.
  • Easy to use high quality Shimano Alivio Rapidfire Plus 8-speed gear shifter and Altus rear derailleur.
  • While their competitors make do with entry level Shimano Tourney gearing, Frog hybrid bikes come with mid-range Shimano Alivio/Altus, frequently spec'd on £500-£600 adult bikes.
  • The alloy cranks are a child-friendly short (155mm) length with 34t chainring.
  • The sealed bottom bracket ensures these cranks spin freely.
  • The aluminium wheels are quick release so there is no need to carry a spanner to change the inner tube
  • The 520mm 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 a common sight on good quality £300-£400 adult bikes.
  • The saddle is fitted to a full-length 300mm long x 27.2mm diameter seatpost to ensure this bike 'grows' with the young rider.
  • The QR (quick release) seat binder facilitates easy seat adjustment.
  • Minimum recommended inside leg measurement to the floor: 78cm.
  • Minimum recommended child height: 160cm.
  • Approximate age range: from 13 years old.
  • Manufacturer's published weight: 10.kg.

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