Skid is designed to be a stable bike for young kids inspiring their confidence and improving balance and riding skills. Skid 16 also comes with lightweight training wheels, so even if completely new to riding, youngsters can focus on pedaling and get going quickly.
Skid is finished with a an age specific kids saddle, smaller, narrower bars, smaller diameter grips, reach adjustable bars, reach-adjustable brakes and a shorter crankset with smaller pedals - all to suit smaller rider body geometry perfectly.
The chainguard completely covers the chain and chainrings. This keeps your kid clean and hands and feet from potential hazards.
Skid is designed to be a stable bike for kids inspiring their confidence and improving balance and riding skills.
The frame features mounting points for fenders. The bikes come fitted with front and rear fenders.
Skid is designed to easily fit higher volume 16" x 2.125" tyres with plenty of mud clearance. Bigger tyres can increase the contact area and thus ride comfort, control and grip
There is an integrated kickstand mount. The addition of a kickstand is neat and uncomplicated.
The Skid 16 comes with training wheels.
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.
Skid is finished with a kid's specific saddle, smaller, narrower bars, smaller diameter grips, reach-adjustable brakes and a shorter crankset with smaller pedals - all to suit smaller riders perfectly.
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. It also allows for a longer dropper post to be used.
Skid comes with V-brakes. V-brakes offer good performance and the lever pull is light for young riders. Levers are reach adjustable for smaller hands. Full-length cables keep brakes working better for longer, and maintenance easier.
|Fork||SBC Steel Rigid fork with fender|
|Hubs||Cup and Cone Steel Threaded|
|Rims||16" Alloy Single Wall|
|Seatpost||25.4 X 200mm|
|Saddle||16" Kids Saddle|
|Handlebar||Steel 500mm, 100mm rise, 10° Backsweep|
|Stem||Quill Stem, 40mm, 20"|
|Frame||Silverback 16" 6061 Aluminium, Tapered 1" headtube|
|Brake set||Steel V-brakes|
|Weight||9.35kg (Medium Frame, with tubes, without pedals)|
|Side wheels||Includes lightweight side wheels|
|Guards||Includes splash guard front|
Disclaimer: Due to the nature of bike manufacturing, specification, finishes and price may be subject to change without prior written notification.
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.