Learning to balance on two wheels is all you need to start cycling, at any age! For many years parents have chosen stabilisers to help teach their child to cycle, but this completely removes the need for balance, so completely removes the most important skill your child needs. Therefore we always recommend a balance bike as your child's first set of wheels. Low enough to stand over with confidence, but high enough to sit on and scoot along. As your child builds up speed, each stride gets further apart and in between strides, your child will quickly get to grips with staying upright! Once your child has mastered this, they can then start to get their head around using the rear brake to slow them down, again a very important skill when cycling!
We've built our Squish balance bike to be as light as possible (3.86kg) to not only help your child handle it, but also for when you inevitably have to carry it back home, or to the car when your child has had enough learning for one day!
|Frame||Lightweight 6061 Alloy Frame|
|Fork||Narrow profile steel|
|Headset||1” Threadless Ahead, Max rotation 13 °|
|Handlebar||Alloy Flat Bar / 6 degree backsweep / 39mm Wide|
|Stem||Alloy Ahead Stem / 30mm Extension|
|Grips||Velo 'Mushroom' Grips|
|Brakes||Alhonga, Alloy Rear V-brake|
|Brake Levers||Tektro Junior Specific Levers with Reach Adjust Alloy|
|Front Hub||16H Nutted Alloy|
|Rear Hub||16H Nutted Alloy|
|Tyres||12 X 1.75" Semi Slick Tyres|
|Saddle||Squish Junior Saddle with parent carry handle|
|Seat Post||25.4mm x 200mm, Alloy|
|Accessories||Squish Sticker Set|
We work with dedicated courier services to deliver your item to you as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Orders are dispatched on weekdays only.
Tandem Group Cycles is proud to offer you two options for taking delivery of your new bike/scooter.
1) Click & Collect (our recommended option); allows you to select the most suitable store in your area to have the bike delivered to, the store staff will assemble the bike for you and ensure it is in full working order ready for your to collect. There is no additional charge for this service; it also saves you having to wait at home for a delivery, means you have no big box to dispose of and most importantly means your new bike is set-up correctly by a professional. Any order placed before midday will be dispatched for delivery the following working day. Available through participating stores only.
2) Direct Delivery; available to Mainland UK addresses only, delivery charges apply (see below for further details). Estimated delivery time 2-5 working days. We will dispatch orders received by midday that same day and our chosen courier will deliver direct to your door. You will need to be in to sign for the delivery and bikes will be delivered boxed, 85% assembled. Final assembly should be conducted by someone competent with the basic mechanics of a bicycle, if you require the help of your local bike shop please be aware the service will be chargeable
Sometimes occasional delays are possible due to conditions outside of our control. Whilst we work hard to deliver within the provided timescales, we are unable to guarantee dates and times for delivery.
Checking Your Order
At point of delivery we kindly request that you please check your order for any signs of damage - even if you do not intend to use your item immediately - at which time you can sign for as damaged with the courier or reject the delivery. Please report any damages to our customer service team by calling on 0121 748 8050 or emailing email@example.com. Any claims for damages or discrepancies must be submitted within 3 days of receipt of your goods and we request images of the damage for our records.
|Delivery Type||Delivery Charge||Delivery Time|
|Click & Collect||FREE||1-2 working days|
|Direct Delivery||£10.00||2-5 working days|
|Direct Delivery only||FREE||2-5 working days|
*Please note that Click & Collect orders will not always be ready on the day your selected store receives stock. We ask that you contact the store directly to discuss a suitable time for collection, allowing the store staff time to assemble and set-up your new bike.
When to return (Direct Delivery)
How to return (Direct Delivery)
Getting a refund
Returning faulty products
All items should be checked upon delivery, even if you are not planning on using your item straight away.
Although we strive to ensure that all of our products are carefully packaged and delivered to our customers, unfortunately there may be rare occasions when an item arrives faulty or damaged.
In the event of receiving a faulty item, we please ask that you either:
Reject the item upon delivery
Sign for the item as damaged and then forward on details of the issue plus any supporting images within 3 working days to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware that we cannot accept damaged claims after 3 working days of receipt of the order.
Any replacements for items that have been agreed upon by our team as faulty/damaged will be sent to you free of postage charges.
If you have any questions about returning goods, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly customer service team.
Contact telephone: 0121 748 8050
Contact email: email@example.com
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