Designed for five to seven year olds, a 16in bicycle is typically the second bicycle for a child. Most brands offer both boys 16in and girls 16in bikes. Narrow your search by filtering our extensive range of 16in kids bikes. For more information on these little bikes, see below.
Designed for children between the heights of 110 to 120cm, 16inch kids bikes are a popular second bike size. Much like with smaller-wheeled bikes, proper size choice is crucial to your child being safe, comfortable and confident while riding.
Department stores will occasionally refer to 16in kids bikes as '40cm kids bikes'. This is an approximate metric conversion.
Extremely similar in construction to 12in kids bikes, 16in kids bikes are commonly sold in gender-specific options. Cheaper options will feature a steel frame, while more premium models offer aluminium which is typically far lighter and resistant to rust.
Boys 16in bikes are typically supplied with trainer wheels, a rear coaster brake and a lever-operated front brake.
Where a uni-sex bike is desired, look to the boys versions for more neutral colour choices.
Typically just a different colour to the equivalent boys versions, girls 16in bikes generally feature pink, purple and white. Girls bikes at this size will often add a few additional accessories, such a streamers and even doll baskets.
Where such accessories are not included, they are available for purchase at most bicycle shops.