"As easy as riding a bike", the well worn phrase we've heard a million times, and we all probably remember our first two wheeled wobbles. Old school beginner bikes had those ubiquitous stabilisers that effectively disabled the crucial function of being able to lean a bike to turn. Balance bikes change all that.
A balance bike is the way to start your life behind bars and the Orange Peeler is designed with some great features to make it the perfect bike to get your young ones zooming about fearlessly. It will teach the crucial skill of balance and the essentials of bike riding. Confident control will come quickly and learning to steer using their body weight means your child will find the transition to pedalling much easier than trying to learn everything all at once. Children who have graduated from a balance bike will generally find they just need to add pedalling to their new basic bike skills.
The Peeler is designed to be a sturdy off-road balance bike with some enviable features to get your kids loving the rough stuff. Even with a balance bike, the geometry plays a key role in ensuring the bike handles safely and let's you child's riding flow. The Peeler is equipped with 'proper' tyres that will provide comfort and long-lasting grip.
We have also added a disc brake mount to the frame for the addition of a rear brake. As confidence grows your child can also learn the art of braking and of course, skidding - who doesn't love to do that? Which brings us to another neat detail; the front and rear wheels are interchangeble which let's you easily swap front to rear, when the back tyre has skidded itself less knobbly. As they say - it's the little things...
So best foot forward, get your kids on to a proper little mountain bike and they'll be off to a flying start.
Looking for some bigger wheels and pedals? Try the Pop.
*The front and rear wheels are interchangeable, but the peeler is only compatible with a rear brake. We do not recommend a front brake set-up.
6061 Aluminium. Wheel Size: 12.
|6061-T6 Custom Butted Aluminium|
|Frame Size||One Size|
|A. Head Angle||69°|
|B. Seat Angle||71.8°|
|C. Top Tube||287|
|D. Effective TT||279|
|E. Footplate Height||125|
|G. Head Tube||65|
Unless otherwise indicated all measurements are in mm. Frame angles are measured static allowing for a 300 mm Ø tyre.
|Rear Hub||100 x 12 mm|
|Front Hub||100 x 12 mm|
|Seatpost Ø||27.2 mm|
|Handlebar Ø||25.4 mm|
Please note: This is for guidance only. You may be taller or shorter, it doesn't mean our bikes will not fit you. The best way to determine the correct bike size for you is to try one. We've added some more explanation on sizing theory here: What size frame do I need?
We think the best way to find out what an Orange Bike really has to offer is to ride one. So don't just take our word for it, get out there and give one a go.
Sadly it looks like none of our dealers have this model in stock as a demo bike. However, you can find your nearest dealer and they can request one to be sent to them from our demo fleet.
Prices and Specifications are liable to change without notice.