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    The perfect transition from a balance bike to pedal bike for your kid!

    Designed around the needs of youngsters progressing from balance to pedal bikes. Small lightweight frames mean riders can easily stand over the frame, get their feet on the ground, helping to build their confidence. We believe that being a kid, should involve fun and be careless so we have used hard-wearing, scratch-resistant decals to withstand the rough use at playtime. To keep fingers and clothing out of danger, this bike is fitted with a chainguard, giving parents peace of mind. Learning to ride couldn’t be easier with the Skid 12.

    Easy ride geometry

    Skid is designed to be a stable bike for young kids inspiring their confidence and improving balance and riding skills. Skid 12 also comes with lightweight training wheels, so even if completely new to riding, youngsters can focus on pedaling and braking and get going quickly.

    Size specific contact points

    Skid is finished with an age specific kids saddle, smaller, narrower bars, smaller diameter grips, reach adjustable bars, reach-adjustable brake lever and a shorter crankset with smaller pedals - all to suit smaller rider body geometry perfectly.

    WHY IT’S BEST.

    1. The Skid 12 is designed with Easy ride geometry to be a stable bike for kids inspiring their confidence and improving balance and riding skills.
    2. To keep your child’s clothing and fingers out to the drivetrain, the bike comes with a chainguard that completely covers the chain and chainrings.
    3. Fitted with a kid's specific saddle, smaller, narrower bars, smaller diameter grips, reach-adjustable brake lever and a shorter crankset to suit smaller riders.
    4. Accessories! Skid comes with unique accessories for boys and girls.
    5. Designed to take higher volume 12" x 2.125" tyre, the Skid 12 has plenty of mud clearance. These bigger tyres increase the contact area and providing a more comfortable ride, extra control and grip
    6. Covered with hardwearing decals, the Skid 12 is an ideal bike for younger riders still getting used to balancing and taking care of their bike.

    ENGINEERING NOTES.

    EASY RIDE GEOMETRY

    Skid is designed to be a stable bike for kids inspiring their confidence and improving balance and riding skills.

    CHAINGUARD

    The chainguard completely covers the chain and chainrings. This keeps your kid clean and hands and feet from potential hazards.

    FENDER MOUNTS

    The frame features mounting points for fenders. The bikes come fitted with a rear fender.

    HIGHER VOLUME TYRES

    Skid is designed to easily fit higher volume 12" x 2.125" tyres with plenty of mud clearance. Bigger tyres can increase the contact area and thus ride comfort, control and grip

    LIGHTWEIGHT TRAINING WHEELS

    The Skid 12 comes with easily removable training wheels.

    MECHANICALLY-FORMED 6061 ALLOY FRAME

    Skid features a brand new frame for young riders. Trickle-down technology means that the new frame benefits from our leading platforms. The frame tubes are mechanically formed into complex shapes to increase strength and stiffness, minimizing weight and excess material use. Skid features a 1" headtube. Skid decals are applied under the clear coat for durability.

    SIZE SPECIFIC CONTACT POINTS

    Skid is finished with a kid's specific saddle, smaller, narrower bars, smaller diameter grips, reach-adjustable brake and a shorter crankset with smaller pedals - all to suit smaller riders perfectly.

    SUPER LOW STANDOVER

    Lower standover means that the Skid can be ridden by both male and female riders with more room for movement. This improves control and confidence on technical sections.

    SIDE PULL BRAKE / COASTER BRAKE

    Skid 12 comes with a side pull brake front and a coaster brake on the rear. Side pull brakes are easy to set up and offer good performance and the lever pull is light for young riders. Levers are reach adjustable for smaller hands. A full-length cable keeps the brake working better for longer, and maintenance easier. The coaster is easy to use.

    Extras

    Boys bike include a number plate and a bar mounted pad. Girls bike include a handlebar basket.

    SPECIFICATIONS.

    FRAMESET

    Frame

    New Skid 12 Frame, Updated Geometry and formed tubing, Free Coaster Rear Brake

    Headset

    1" Headset, external cups, Black

    Frame Axle Spacing

    112X9

    Frame Specification

    QR

    Hanger Type

    HANGER 5

    SUSPENSION

    Fork

    Silverback Steel Rigid fork, 12"

    Fork Travel

    N/A

    Rear shock

    NIL

    Rear Suspension Travel

    N/A

    Shock Mounting

    N/A

    Eye-to-Eye x Stroke

    N/A

    WHEELS

    Wheelset

    SURFACE Custom Wheelset

    Hubs

    F: 16H x 100 x 140mm, Steel, Black; R: 16Hx112x180mm, 16T, Black

    Rims

    F: 12" Alloy Single Wall, 16H, Black; R: 12" Alloy Single Wall, 16H, Black

    Tyres

    F: 12 x 2.125" Wanda P-1135A; R: 12 x 2.125" Wanda P-1135A

    Max Tyre Size

    2.125"

    DRIVETRAIN

    Crankset

    1 Piece Steel, Black, OPC 89mm

    Max Chainring Size

    24T

    Bottom Bracket & Type

    BSA56

    Shifter(s)

    L: NIL; R: NIL

    Front Derailleur

    NIL

    Rear Derailleur

    NIL

    Cassette

    NIL

    Chain

    PYC, 58L, Brown

    BRAKES

    Brakes

    F: Side pull front brake, coaster rear brake, Black; R: NIL

    Rotors

    F: NIL; R: NIL

    COCKPIT

    Grips

    PVC Grips, Custom Colour, 100mm Long

    Handlebar

    Steel 480mm, 130mm rise, 15° Backsweep, Black

    Stem

    Quill Stem, 30mm, Black w/Protection Pad

    Saddle

    Skid Kids Saddle integrated seatpost

    Seat Post

    NIL

    Seatpost Clamp

    28.6mm w/o Logo, Alloy , Black

    Pedals

    1/2″ Ball, PP, Black

    WEIGHT

    Bike Weight

    8.02kg (boys) 8.24kg (girls)

    RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT

    75kg

    EXTRAS

    Both

    Includes lightweight side wheels

    Boys

    Bar mounted number plate, bar pad

    Girls

    Front mounted Basket.

    Disclaimer: Due to Covid-related scheduling and component availability challenges, bike specifications are subject to change without notice. Specifications may not be exactly what is shown in the photo.

    FIND YOUR FIT

    Proper bike fit is as important as getting the right bike for the job. Long term comfort and performance can be greatly improved with the right size bike. This acts as a guide only, so if you are unsure, please visit your Silverback reseller to be professionally measured and sized for the perfect fit.

    GEOMETRY.

    map type(mm unless specified) S
    Rider height(cm) 86-102
    Rider inseam(cm) 39-46
    A Seat tube c/t 200
    B Seat tube angle 67
    C Head tube angle 70
    D Top Tube 340
    E Reach 241
    F Chainstay length 240
    G bb height 145
    H head tube length 80
    I stack 288
    J standover 317
    K Wheelbase 608

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