Big T wrote:I'd also go for something with at least 10 or 12 gears. 5 or 6 can be a bit limiting, especially if you they ride anywhere hilly.
531colin wrote:Is she off stabilisers now?
If she is still on stabilisers, the first thing to do is get her up on 2 wheels, a 20" wheel bike with stabilisers is like a truck, will put her off.
To get her on 2 wheels, take the stabilisers and cranks off her outgrown bike, and get her to ride it as a "balance bike", ie. push along with the feet.
When she can ride, take her to a proper bike shop so she can try out bikes.
mw3230 wrote:The easiest way of answering the question has to be to take her to a bike shop and try bikes for size. Trying to fit your daughter for a bike based on the views of people who've never met her is a bit iffy - like buying her shoes cos we thought she needed size 4! Good luck
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