Every boy needs to have his very own bike. Not only does having one help him feel more independent as he gets older, but it offers a great way to get some exercise while having fun outdoors.
Whether you’re planning on buying a bike for a younger beginning rider, or for a more experienced older rider, you know there are many important decisions to make when it comes to buying just the right one. Boys’ bikes come in a variety of colors and sizes and are also equipped with a variety of different features. If you need help finding the perfect boys’ bike, here the 10 of the best.
1. Dynacraft Magna Major Damage Boy’s Bike (16-Inch, Yellow/Black)
This cool-looking, brightly colored bike is great for beginners. Equipped with adjustable training wheels, a handlebar pad, and coaster brake, this bike also contains a lifetime warranty on the frame and fork. The high gloss finish makes this easy-to-assemble bike stand out from the rest. Any boy would be proud to call this their first bike ever.
2. Huffy Bicycle Company #21726 Star Wars Episode VII Bike, 16-Inch
Star Wars fans will love this 16-inch boys’ bike which comes complete with a Star Wars Episode 7 handlebar that lights up just like a lightsaber. The red and black bike also comes equipped with training wheels, pedal/coaster brakes, and a durable steel frame. May the force be with any boy who calls this bike his.
3. Dynacraft Magna Gravel Blaster Boy’s Bike (12-Inch, Green/Black)
A great first-time bike for boys around the age of five, this 12-inch bike has coaster brakes, adjustable training wheels, and a lifetime warranty on the frame and fork. The cool green and black colors on the bike comes in a high gloss finish and the padded seat makes for a comfortable and smooth ride.
4. Diamondback Bicycles 2014 Mini Viper Kid’s BMX Bike (16-Inch Wheels), One Size, Blue
This beginners’ bike is perfect for boys in the age range of five to seven years old. Little boys who want to go for a big-boy look can have it with the cool blue color and tread on the tires. Boys will love their first BMX bike and if they need help with their balance when they first start to ride, the training wheels will make it possible.
5. Thomas The Train 8514-96TJ Boys Bike, 14-Inch, Blue/Red/Black
Boys who love Thomas the Train will be thrilled with this 14-inch bike that even comes with a Thomas sound mechanism that makes realistic sounds from the head tube of the bike. It also comes equipped with a handlebar shield with Thomas details. Making the beginners’ bike complete are training wheels, a coaster brake, and deluxe paint with Thomas graphics.
6. Kent Super 20 Boys Bike, 20-Inch
For boys in the seven to nine age range who want something a little more rugged-looking, this Kent Super 20-inch bike will make them super happy. The sturdy bike contains a fully welded dual suspension steel frame and a downhill front suspension fork. Also featured is 7-speed gearing with twist grip shifting and an alloy quick release seat clamp which allows the seat to be adjusted quite easily.
7. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Boy’s Bicycle
If that special little guy in your life loves the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, he will be a big fan of this cool-looking silver, green and purple bike. This little but mighty bike is perfect for beginners as it comes with training wheels, a coaster brake for secure stops, a stem pad for added safety, and the quick release saddle seat that easily adjusts as he grows. Even the handlebar is Ninja Turtle-themed.
8. RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kids Bikes 18-Inch, in 5 colors, Boy’s Bikes and Girl’s Bikes as Gifts
The sporty looking BMX Freestyle Kids bike is great for boys and girls. Available in five different colors including red, blue, green, orange, and white the bike also comes equipped with all of the essentials such as a sturdy set of training wheels, a water bottle, and even a bell. The wide 2.4 inch tires with custom RoyalBaby tread and its sturdy steel frame make it possible to have many outdoor riding adventures on this bike.
9. Diamondback JR Viper Kids’ Bike – 2016
For boys between the ages seven to nine wanting a BMX bike but who are still learning to ride, this green Diamondback JR Viper will fit all of their needs. Equipped with a heavy duty steel frame and fork, rush alloy linear-pull brakes and coaster brakes, and Diamondback “Icon” grips with bar ends, it’s a well-built bike that will provide hours of fun.
10. Diamondback Bicycles 2014 Cobra Junior Boy’s Mountain Bike (20-Inch Wheels), One Size, Orange
Boys will love this sporty-looking orange mountain bike that comes with mean-looking tires equipped with 36 spoke 20-inch aluminum wheels. The heavy duty steel frame, 6-speed freewheel with easy operational twist shifters will allow boys to hit the trail with confidence. For boys wanting a serious first-time mountain bike, the Diamondback Cobra is a dream come true.