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    Big wheels for big fun!

    Built for fun! With hard-wearing, scratch-resistant decals and a rigid alloy fork, the Skid 20 is the perfect first big bike for your youngster. Featuring 2'35" knobbly mountain bike tyres and a singlespeed drivetrain, this bike is suitable for riding trails, street, your local pump track or even to school and back. Skid features smaller contact points and adjustable handlebars to suit smaller hands and shorter legs and an integrated kickstand and rear mudguard for convenience and all weather riding.
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    Easy ride geometry

    Skid is designed to be a stable bike for young riders inspiring their confidence and improving balance and riding skills. Skid 20 has adjustable handlebars to fine tune the riding position for maximum comfort.

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    Size specific contact points

    Skid is finished with 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.

    WHY IT’S BEST.

    1. The Skid 20 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 covering the front chainring.
    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 20" x 2.35" tyre, the Skid 20 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, and durable paint, Skid 20 will look better for longer!

    ENGINEERING NOTES.

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    CHAINGUARD

    The chainguard completely covers the chainring up front. This keeps your kid clean and hands and feet from potential hazards.

     silverback skid 20 suspension kids bike easy ride geometry

    FENDER MOUNTS

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

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    HIGHER VOLUME TYRES

    Skid is designed to easily fit higher volume 20" x 2.35" tyres with plenty of mud clearance. Bigger tyres can increase the contact area and thus ride comfort, control and grip

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    KICKSTAND MOUNT

    There is an integrated kickstand mount. Skid 20 comes fitted with a kickstand already.

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    ADJUSTABLE BMX-STYLE HANDLEBARS

    Skid 20 features BMX-style handlebars that is fore and aft adjustable, so that the bike can be set up to suit the rider perfectly.

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    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.

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    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.

     silverback skid 20 suspension kids bike size specific touch points

    V-BRAKE / COASTER BRAKE

    Skid comes with a V-brake front and a coaster brake on the rear. V-brakes 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.

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    Extras

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

    SPECIFICATIONS.

    FRAMESET

    Frame

    New Skid 20 Frame, Updated Geometry and formed tubing, 6061 Alloy, Free Coaster Rear Brake, 1-1/8" HT

    Headset

    1-1/8" Headset, Press in cups, Black

    Frame Axle Spacing

    112X9

    Axle Specification

    QR

    Hanger Type

    N/A

    SUSPENSION

    Fork

    Silverback Steel Rigid fork, 20", V - Brake Tabs

    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: 28H x 100mm, Steel, Black;

    R: 28Hx112x175mm, 16T, Black

    Rims

    F: 20" Alloy Single Wall, 28H, Black;

    R: 20" Alloy Single Wall, 28H, Black

    Tyres

    F: 20 x 2.35" Wanda P1042A;

    R: 20 x 2.35" Wanda P1042A

    Max Tyre Size

    2.25"

    DRIVETRAIN

    Crankset

    NIL

    Max Chainring Size

    36T

    Bottom Bracket & Type

    BSA68

    Shifter(s)

    L: NIL; R: NIL

    Front Derailleur

    NIL

    Rear Derailleur

    NIL

    Cassette

    NIL

    Chain

    PYC, 102L, 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 620mm, 160mm rise, Black

    Stem

    Stem Alloy, 28.6mm dia, 60mm x 41mm Height, Black w/Protection Pad

    Saddle

    Skid Kids Saddle integrated seatpost

    Seat Post

    25.4 X 250mm, Black

    Seatpost Clamp

    31.8mm w/o Logo, Alloy , Black

    Pedals

    9/16″ Ball, PP, Black

    WEIGHT

    Bike Weight

    RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT

    120kg - combined weight of bike and rider (including all kit).

    EXTRAS

    Both

    Includes number plate on handlebars

    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) 114-132
    Rider inseam(cm) 52-60
    A Seat tube c/t 255
    B Seat tube angle 72.5
    C Head tube angle 70
    D Top Tube 444
    E Reach 306
    F Chainstay length 375
    G bb height 245
    H head tube length 100
    I stack 441
    J standover 508
    K Wheelbase 879

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