Front mounted kids bike seats vary in comfort, safety and the materials they are made from.  We wanted to find the best the market had to offer in New Zealand.  This search led us to The Yepp Mini…but is this front child seat the right choice for YOU?

There are several different kids bike seat options that are designed to meet the demands of riding with kids attached to your bike. How do you know if a front mounted kids bike seat is the perfect match to the type of rider you are?  We suggest you understand your bike – see more at Will the Yepp Mini Fit on your Bike?    There are several elements that will have a big influence on whether you can use a front mounted kids bike seat.

  • age of your child 1-3yrs, 9 to 15kg, up to 110cm tall
  • best matched to an upright, cargo or town style bike which places YOU the rider in an upright riding position. The standard adaptor sold with the Mini can be used for attachment on this style of bike
  • for ALL other types of bikes a medium to large frame is required so that you can safely reach the handlebars and ride the bike, in other words you need to be tall as these seats require space
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What makes the Yepp Mini the best front mounted kids bike seat?  

Durable & Comfortable

The modern, rounded edge design of the Yepp Mini makes it an appealing seat to look at.  These good looks are backed up with easy to handle features such as the rubberised foam which make the seat a breeze to wipe clean.  This flexible foam gives your child a more padded comfortable surface to sit on and shoulder pads that won’t dig in as your child grows.  Another great feature that adds to comfort and a feeling of security from holding on, is the rounded handlebar.  This shape gives a range of grip positions meaning a natural relaxed position for little hands


The Yepp Mini is packed full of safety features and has a really sturdy, secure mounting system.  Two hands are required to open the harness which prevents a 1 to 3 year old from unbuckling themselves.  Both shoulder pads and footrests have a really good range of adjustment (no tools required) providing you with the ability to fit them to the seat whatever age they are.  You have the added ability once the seat is securely clicked into place of locking it onto your bike with a key.

User friendly and enjoyable

Front mounted bike seats provide the best interaction while out riding.  It is great that they can see exactly what you see and are able to talk with you and point at sites along the way.  They will simply enjoy their time on the bike more.  Having things that are easy to use is a real plus when it comes to convincing your kids to experience something.  This seat provides ease of use. It is easily attached and removed from your bike with no tools.  Once everything is adjusted correctly it is simple to get your child into and out of the seat.

goRide’s Front Child Seat solution is…The Yepp Mini…  an award winning child bike seat, originally designed and made in the Netherlands.  Now owned by Thule who lead the way in quality, innovative design and safety.
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Related Resources:

The Yepp Maxi – The Best Rear Mounted Kids Bike Seat

How to attach a Yepp Mini

Will a Yepp Mini fit on your bike

Kids Bike Seat Buying Guide

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