One of the major issues of children now-a-days is, they love sitting in their home and watch Cartoon or play video games. Their brain is not developing as much as usual. Even few years back children used to be more into outside games than inside games.
It is not that they must attend in outside games but exercises such as cycling, basketball, baseball, football, even running is good for everybody but more importantly for children. But here, we are going to talk about a conventional bike made for children just to learn the basics of balancing. And it is Diggin Active Skuut Wooden Balance Bike.
What is Skuut: Diggin Active is a USA based company started by Nathan Keker, Jenny Stern, and Phil Neal. They specialize only on making child products. Their motto is to make children more fit and healthy. Keeping that in mind they have come up with Skuut Wooden Balance Bike. Skuut is a bike made purely out of wood just for children
Skuut Wooden Balance Bike is made in such a way that the child will not fell to the ground when they lose balance. Children aging 2-5 will learn the basics of balancing in no time thanks to this conventional wooden bike.
- The wooden made bike has non-toxic finish
- Dimensions: 21 inch X 6 inch X 33 inch
- Weight: 11lbs
- Rider weight: 75lbs
- The 12 inch tire of the bike is made of pressurized rubber
- The wheels are spoke less for safer riding
- Leather seat
- Seat height adjustable ranging from 13 inch to 17 inch
- Bike stand
Pros and Cons of Diggin Active Skuut Wooden Balance Bike
When buying a children bike it is important to find a bike that is not very heavy and easier for children to ride. Skuut Wooden Balance Bike covers both of the above conditions but also has some important drawbacks and advantages.
How to use: The bike comes almost assembled; you just have to attach the handlebars and the seat which usually takes up to 10 minutes. Other than that there is not much work to do. After finishing the assembling give the bike to your children and within weeks you will see the results.
Maintain: Biggest issue with the bike is it has to be maintained frequently. If parents as well as children do not maintain it properly it might not live to see the next generation. You need to tighten the bolts as they loosen up easily. Keeping the bike outside or just forgetting to bring it inside might be the worst thing because the wood is susceptible to rain.
- How long it takes to learn the balancing?
It takes approximately 1-2 weeks for children to learn balancing
- What is the age range?
Age range is 2-5
- Is any kind of assembly required?
You just have to assemble the seat and handlebars
Conclusion: It is one of the most trusted brands for children bikes because it has won some prestigious awards already. The lack of customization and durability is the major problems of the bike but even so, it is an excellent bike for kids to learn balancing.
If you want to learn more about another bikes, you can read our review for Schwinn balance bike.