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    Skid 20 SUS

    Built for off road! With a 50mm Zoom suspension fork, the Skid 20 Sus is the perfect first mountain bike for your youngster. Featuring 2'25" knobbly mountain bike tyres and a Shimano 1 X 7 drivetrain, this bike is suitable for riding trails, street, your local pump track or even to school and back. Skid features smaller contact points to suit smaller hands and shorter legs and mechanical disc brakes ensure reliable powerful all-weather braking performance.
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    Suspension fork

    The lightly sprung Zoom 50mm Suspension fork is ample for smaller riders, smoothing out uneven terrain as well as improving grip adding loads to the fun factor on bumpy trails or jumps

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    Mechanically-formed 6061 Alloy frame

    Skid 20 features a frame optimized 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, resulting in a lighter weight frame and lighter complete bike.

    WHY IT’S BEST.

    1. Easy ride geometry - improved balance and comfort makes for quicker ride progression.
    2. Lightweight hydro formed alloy frame makes for a lighter complete bike. And smaller frame tubes is easier to grab with small hands.
    3. Lightly sprung suspension fork takes the harshness out of rough terrain.
    4. Uncomplicated 1x geared drivetrain is perfect for youngsters learning to use gears.
    5. Integrated kickstand as well as mudguards included, no need to buy additional accessories.
    6. Low standover makes the bike easier to mount, and stand over. This improves confidence.

    ENGINEERING NOTES.

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    Super Low standover

    Lower standover means that the Skid 20 can be ridden by both girls and boys with more room for movement. This improves control and confidence when learning to pedal and balance.

     silverback skid 20 suspension kids bike easy ride geometry

    EASY RIDE GEOMETRY

    Geometry on our kids bicycles are designed to improve balance and comfort moving the rider in a more natural feeling position. With better balance and more comfort, confidence is improved. This makes for swift riding progression.

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    Mechanical Disc brakes

    Skid 20 comes with mechanical disc brakes. Disc brakes offer dependable all-weather performance over rim brakes and the lever pull is light for young riders. Levers are reach adjustable for smaller hands.

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    Rack and fender mounts

    The Skid20 sus frame features mounting points for fenders and racks. The bikes come fitted with front and rear fenders.

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    Skid Saddle

    The new Skid saddle is manufactured to be durable, good looking, comfortable and to fit a junior rider's body.

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    1x geared drivetrain

    Skid 20 sus features a 1x7 speed geared drivetrain. The single chainring up front makes the gears intuitive and easy to use and the gears gives young legs a bit of help on climbs.

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    Kickstand

    Skid 20 is fitted with an integrated kickstand.

     silverback skid 20 suspension kids bike size specific touch points

    SIZE SPECIFIC CONTACT POINTS

    Skid 20 sus is finished with a kid's specific saddle, smaller, narrower bars, smaller diameter grips, reach adjustable bars, reach adjustable brakes and a shorter crankset with smaller pedals - all to suit smaller riders perfectly.

    SPECIFICATIONS.

    FRAMESET

    Frame

    Silverback 20" 6061 Aluminium, 11/8" Headtube

    Headset

    Frame Axle Spacing

    Axle Specification

    Hanger Type

    Hanger 5

    SUSPENSION

    Fork

    Zoom HL 565, 50mm travel

    Fork Travel

    50mm

    Rear shock

    Rear Suspension Travel

    Shock Mounting

    Eye-to-Eye x Stroke

    WHEELS

    Wheelset

    Hubs

    Cup and Cone Steel Threaded

    Rims

    Alloy 20" single wall 24H

    Tyres

    20x2.25

    Max Tyre Size

    DRIVETRAIN

    Crankset

    Steel, 152mm Crank Arm Length, w/Plastic Guard

    Max Chainring Size

    Bottom Bracket & Type

    Shifter(s)

    Shimano REVO Shifter SL-RS36-7R, 7 Spd, w/ Optical gear Display

    Front Derailleur

    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano RD-TY300, 7Spd

    Cassette

    14-28t 7spd

    Chain

    BRAKES

    Brakes

    Mechanical Disc Brakes

    Rotors

    COCKPIT

    Grips

    Handlebar

    Black 25.4mm, 540mm W, 20mm Rise, 6deg back sweep

    Stem

    Alloy

    Saddle

    20" Kids Saddle

    Seat Post

    Alloy 27.2mm, 250mm

    Seatpost Clamp

    Pedals

    WEIGHT

    Bike Weight

    12.12kg

    RIDER WEIGHT LIMIT

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

    EXTRAS

    Kickstand

    Includes kickstand

    Guards

    Includes splash guards

    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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