What Are The Best Balance Bikes For 2-Year-Olds?

What Are The Best Balance Bikes For 2-Year-Olds?

Introducing your child to the world of cycling at an early age can have numerous benefits. Balance bikes are a great starting point. But with so many options, finding the best one for your 2-year-old can be overwhelming. So we’ve compiled a list of the top balance bikes that are perfect for your little one’s exciting biking journey! Click here to shop for balance bikes for 2 year olds.

The Benefits of Bobbin Balance Bikes

 Gingersnap Balance Bike

Bobbin Bikes stands out as a reputable brand that offers a range of benefits. Here are some advantages of Bobbin balance bikes specifically designed for young riders. Click here to browse bikes for 2 year olds

1. Lightweight construction

Bobbin balance bikes feature lightweight frames. This makes every model easy for a 2-year-old to manoeuvre and control. This also allows young riders to gain confidence while maintaining stability.

2. Adjustable seat height

Bobbin balance bikes come with adjustable seat heights. This ensures a perfect fit for your growing child. Such a feature also allows for optimal comfort and efficient pedalling motion.

3. High-quality materials

Bobbin takes pride in crafting its balance bikes using high-quality materials. This commitment ensures durability and longevity. Every balance bike model can withstand the inevitable bumps and falls during your child’s learning process.

4. Stylish designs

Bobbin understands the importance of aesthetics, even for young riders. Their balance bikes boast stylish designs with attention to detail. This, in return, makes them visually appealing for both children and parents.

5. Safe and reliable

Bobbin prioritises safety in their balance bike designs. They provide a secure riding experience for your 2-year-old, giving you peace of mind. All thanks to features such as sturdy handlebars, reliable brakes, and non-slip grips.

6. Smooth ride

Bobbin balance bikes are equipped with high-quality wheels and tires. This ensures a smooth and enjoyable ride for your child. What’s more, it enhances stability while promoting a sense of confidence and control.

7. Easy transition to pedal bikes

Bobbin balance bikes are designed to prepare kids for the transition to pedal bikes. By developing balance and coordination early on, they make the transition more natural.

Visit our range of 12" balance bikes for detailed information on our specific models and features. Or check out our top favourite balance bikes below.

The Best Balance Bikes to Buy

Discover the ultimate balance bikes to buy and maximise your kid’s cycling journey:

Moonbug Balance Bike

Moonbug Balance Bike

The Moonbug is designed to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for young riders. Here’s what makes it a perfect fit for your little one:

  • Its size is optimised, ensuring a comfortable and secure fit.
  • Features a lightweight construction, allowing young riders to handle it with ease.
  • Offers an adjustable seat height, accommodating your child’s growth.
  • Designed to offer stability and support, minimising the risk of accidents.
  • It has easy-to-grip handlebars and responsive steering for easy control.
  • It encourages a natural progression toward riding a pedal bike without training wheels.
  • Boasts a visually appealing design that appeals to young riders.

Moonbug provides the ideal platform for your child to discover the joys of cycling!

Gingersnap 12” Wheel 

Gingersnap 12” Wheel

Introducing Gingersnap 12”! It’s a remarkable miniature version of our adult bike tailored for children aged 2-4. With its vintage design and an array of vibrant colours, it shows that greatness knows no size limits. Prepare to be amazed as your little one embarks on countless adventures with style and charm!

We hand-make the Gingersnap 12” in small batches to include the following: 

  • Immaculate gloss paint finish
  • All important handmade wicker basket with iconic Bobbin head badge
  • Fresh and stylish, solid cream tyres
  • Easy-reach brake levers with classic, brown soft-touch grips
  • Shiny silver ding-dong bell
  • Colour-matched mudguards and chaincase
  • Matching stabilisers (training wheels) included
  • Vegan leather embossed Bobbin saddle

A perfect choice for 2-year-olds embarking on their cycling adventure!

 Gingersnap Balance Bike

Gingersnap Balance Bike

Unlock the thrilling world of Bobbin adventures for children aged 2-4 with Gingersnap! As the perfect first bike, this model is available in five stunning beautiful colours.

The impeccable gloss paint finish exudes a timeless charm. This remarkable bike also comes with a wicker basket. And complementing its fresh and stylish design are the solid cream tires.

The vegan leather embossed Bobbin saddle provides a comfortable and sustainable seating option. The classic brown soft-touch grips offer a firm and ergonomic hold for little hands.

Lastly, the shiny silver ding-dong bell adds a delightful touch of whimsy. Most importantly, ensure your child’s presence is heard with every joyful ring.

Click here to view our full range of pink balance bikes

 Skylark 12” Wheel

Skylark 12” Wheel

The Skylark also makes the ultimate choice for kids venturing into the world of cycling. Crafted with a lightweight alloy frame, it provides easy manoeuvrability. With smooth silver cable housing and alloy V-brakes, safety and control are prioritised.

The exclusive Clementine colourway showcases an irresistible charm. Thanks to the vegan leather sports saddle, your 2-year-old can also have comfy seating.

The cool-grey BMX-style pedals and spectacular brushed silver. Plus, the satin handlebars complete the sleek and stylish look of the Skylark. For added versatility, the Skylark is also available in a 16” wheel size, suitable for ages 4-6.


Investing in a balance bike for your 2-year-old is an excellent way to kick start their biking journey. Consider your child’s needs and preferences when selecting the best balance bike. Most 2 year olds will need a bike with 12" wheels. Click here to browse our range of 12" wheel bikes and range of baby bike helmets

Remember, safety should always be a priority. Always ensure your child wears appropriate protective gear, such as helmets. Get ready to witness your little one’s joy and excitement as they embark on their two-wheeled journey!

Ready to shop? Check out our range of toddler balance bikes or our full range of toddler bikes Want a bit more information? Why not check out our blogs How To Teach Your Kid To Ride A Balance Bike, What Is A Balance Bike? Or What Size Bike Does My Child Need?

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