One thing is to choose a bike for yourself, when you have some thoughts about what type, size and gearing you want. It is a totally different matter when you are responsible for choosing a bicycle for your kid. You have to consider more features and details than usually as your child’s needs varies from your own daily bicycle routine.
In this blog post we are about to review the widely praised and applauded WOOM bicycles for children of different age groups.
WOOM 1 – Only One Step Between Walking and Riding (12 Inch)
For the beginners in the game called parenting – WOOM 1 is a real game changer. The first two wheeled bicycle for your toddler is here to teach her/him the basics of balancing and make him/her fall in love with cycling. Without the pedals and additional wheels WOOM 1 is an introduction of a true bike, but the adjustable seat length lets the rider start walking right away when the balance is lost. The details are thought through: the stem without any unnecessary protruding screws – for the safety of the knees, the seat cover without any chemicals, tires for all terrains – for the eyes of the adventurer, and the steering limiter – for the supervision and the peace of mind to the parents.
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 60+ |Age: 1.5 – 3.5 years | Height: 32.2 – 39 in / 82 – 100 cm | Bike Size: 19.57 in / 49.7 cm | Bike Weight: 7.27 lbs / 3.3 kg | Wheel Size: 12 in / 30.5 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- Child specific geometry
- Non-chemical ergonomic saddle
WOOM 1 PLUS: First Surfboard – on The Bike (14 Inch)
This option is for the little ones that are trying their bike seat a bit later – from 3 years of age. As the first version WOOM 1, PLUS version has no pedals, though instead there is a woom SURFBOARD that lets the feet rest while catching those first cruising moments. Thus WOOM 1 PLUS is great for the first two-wheel balancing experience and the joy of exploring. As the former brother, WOOM 1 PLUS has the non-toxic seat, the safe ride ensuring steer limiter, all-road tires, low aluminum frame that makes the bike super light (9.81 lbs/ 4,4 kg) and sensitive hand-breaks that require minimum force.
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 5+ |Age: 3 – 4.5 years | Height: 37.4 – 43.3 / 95 – 110 cm | Bike Size: 25 in / 63.5 cm | Bike Weight: 9.8 lbs / 4.45 kg | Wheel Size: 14 in / 35.5 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- Safety feature – steering limiter
- Surfboard for resting the feet
WOOM 2 – Empowerment of Pedals (14 Inch)
The bigger brother for 3-4.5 year olds is the first of the WOOM family with pedals, that means it’s still easy to keep the balance by putting the feet on the ground and starting to walk in case of stumbling. However, the mission of WOOM 2 is to empower the young rider to feel the joy of true cycling. This version and its uniquely designed geometry gives the opportunity to learn riding the bike without additional wheels. It’s the last in a row that has the steering limiter safety feature and brings along all the other benefits as easily adjustable seat, ergonomically designed light aluminum frame and so on. Not to mention the details as the estimated horizontal leg spacing for the kid’s pelvic. The guys went all in with making proper bikes for kids of this young age.
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 60+ |Age: 3 – 4.5 years | Height: 37.4 – 43.3 / 95 – 110 cm | Bike Size: 25 in / 63.5 cm | Bike Weight: 11.35 lbs / 5.15 kg | Wheel Size: 14 in / 35.5 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- Removable pedals
- Adapted little breaks for tiny hands
WOOM 3 – Let The Adventures Begin (16 Inch)
For the bravest of all – preschoolers that have no fear thus adventure is their greatest treasure. WOOM 3 is for making sure those riding skills are really sinking in. The version of 27.56 in / 70 cm grip height ensures a stable ride with the low center of gravity. No coaster brake teaches the child to use both V breaks making it a habit that will come in handy with all the future bikes. All the great stuff is in it, too: light-weight aluminum frame, long wheel base for stable and safe ride, color-coded proprietary break levers that let the child to separate front and back breaks and more.
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 60+ | Age: 4 – 6 years | Height: 41.3 – 47.2 / 105 – 120 cm | Bike Size: 27.56 in / 70 cm | Bike Weight: 12.34 lbs / 5.6 kg (w/o pedals) | Wheel Size: 16 in / 40.6 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- Color-coded breaks
WOOM 4. Gears are The New Chapter (20 Inch)
When they turn 6 (to 9 years old), you know it’s time to teach them some control of the situation. That’s what WOOM 4 is there for – it’s the first one in line with gears. No matter what surroundings there are, the kids will be able to adapt the right gear to their speed and the off-road tires will be oh so helpful!
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 15+ |Age: 6 – 8 years | Height: 45.2 – 51.2 / 115 – 130 cm | Bike Size: 29.3 in / 74.5 cm | Bike Weight: 16.7 lbs / 7.6 kg | Wheel Size: 20 in / 58.8 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- 8-gear shifter
- All-road tires
WOOM 5 – Exploring Continues (24 Inch)
Age 7-11 and there’s just too much energy – things are about to get messy. When they start to explore the undiscovered areas, you want your kid to have a safe and reliable transportation. WOOM 5 is there for the child giving the sense of control with the 8-speed shifters that adjust to any terrain, strong yet light aluminum frame, perfect steering angle of 70 degrees and many more features you wouldn’t even think off.
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 10+ |Age: 7 – 11 years | Height: 49.2 – 57 / 125 – 145 cm | Bike Size: 32.2 in / 81.8 cm | Bike Weight: 18.4 lbs / 8.35 kg | Wheel Size: 24 in / 60.9 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- Off-road tires
- Bell and Kickstand pre-installed
WOOM 6 – Simply a Good Bike (26 Inch)
When life gets just a little bit more complicated as children become teenagers, it’s always helpful to make them happy with things they love – like riding that super good looking (and perfectly working) bicycle. The last and biggest version of WOOM family – WOOM 6 contains all the previous high quality components as light frame, 8 gears, all-terrain tires, no tools requiring adjustable seat and the exciting ones like gear display.
Rating:| Customer Reviews: 10+ |Age: 10 – 14 years | Height: 55.1 – 64.9 / 140 – 165 cm | Bike Size: 35.6 in / 90.5 cm | Bike Weight: 19.62 lbs / 8.9 kg | Wheel Size: 26 in / 66 cm | Available Colors: Red, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow
- Gear display
- Suitable for Youth and Adults
WOOM – Bike Brand of Children’s Dreams
If you want to make your product perfect, you have to specialize at it and only concentrate on your target audience. In this case – children. That’s what WOOM is about. The very beginning was simple – some loving dads joined forces to create the best bicycle in the world for their kids. And so they did. Putting loads of effort, research and trials in testing and making process, they created a series of bicycles that instantly became popular not only with all the friends and relatives. Started in 2013, the WOOM virus quickly spread from Europe to USA. Now you can find kids enjoying their WOOMs all over the world. And the quality is not the only great thing about WOOM. The company transformed their concern about sustainability to a benefit for the customer: they call it Upcycling. In short this means a 40% reimbursement of the original price for the customer if the old bike is returned when buying a new one. We would call it a win-win-win. A.k.a. the benefits for the customer, the manufacturer and the environment.