goRide with Kids Attached or Towed by the Bike

What is the best option for your family?

Things to consider:  1. What age range will the seat work for?  2. How stable/secure is it?  Does this match to the places your family want to ride?  3. Do you want to ride with one or more kids?  4. Will it fit on your bike?

goRide offers you a FULL RANGE of attached to the bike and towed by the bike options… to support your family to SMILE when you ride

Struggling with all the information? Complete goRides simple Q & A form and receive a personalised Kids Bike Seat recommendation for your family.

Riding with kids attached to your bike: Front, Mid or Rear Seats

Front Mount Seats 

Age Range 1-3 yrs

Weight Range – child up to 17kg

Great interaction with child between your arms. Secure 5 point harness makes this a great option for riding with your child from @1yr.

Very stable seat attachment via adaptor to just below handlebar stem. This adaptor attachment method does not fit on all bikes.  You need space in front of your chest for the seat so works well with bikes that put the adult rider in an upright body position.

LEARN MORE  – Will a front seat fit my bike?

LEARN MORERiding safely with a front mount seat.

Best Suited to: Bikepath riding and traffic.  Can be used on easy trails.

 

Mid Mount Seats 

Age Range 2-6 yrs

Weight Range – child up to 22/27kg

So much fun for well balanced kids who have a sense of adventure.  These seats have no harness.  Best seat for full suspension mountain bikes.  Great off road option.

Mid mount seats suit a wide variety of bikes securely clamping to the top tube.  Works well with med or large bike frames.  Space is needed between your chest and the handlebars.

LEARN MORE  – Will a mid seat fit my bike?  Two options for standard bikes Do Little or Shotgun.Two options for electric bikes Do Little Biggie or Shotgun Pro

LEARN MORERiding safely with a mid mount seat.

Best Suited to: Easy trails/tracks and bike paths.  Can be used in light traffic.

Rear Bike Seats

Age & Weight Range Maxi 1-6 yrs. Child up to 22kg

Age & Weight Range Junior 4-10 yrs. Child up to 35kg

Rear mount bike seats are a great investment – suitable for a wide age range with adjustable harness & footrests, easy to use and a really versatile option. Popular with commuting families.

Rear seats are securely attached to rear carriers or directly to the bike frame.  These seats work with most styles of bike – exception full suspension mountain bikes.

LEARN MOREWill a rear seat fit my bike? Two options for Carrier Mounting  Thule (1-6 years) or  Urban Iki (1-6years) or an option for older kids Junior (4-9 years). Frame Mounting option Yepp Maxi (1-6 years)

LEARN MORE Riding safely with a rear mount seat.

Best Suited to: Bikepath riding and traffic.  Can be used on easy trails.

Riding with kids towed – Trailer Options: Single or Double Trailers, Reclined 1/2 Bike, 1/2 Bike

Bike Trailers 

Age & Weight Range Single Trailer 1-6yrs. Max 34kg, child 22kg

Age & Weight Range Double Trailer 1-4yrs Max 45kg, children & trailer

Single or double, on or off road options.  Find a trailer to match your family now or into the future.  Biggest advantage is the storage and ability to carry loads. Invest in quality, ease of use & clever, smart design for years of daily use.

Bike trailers attach to the adult rear wheel axel or hub.  This means they work with all bikes – most trailers have axel options to match bikes.

LEARN MOREWill a bike trailer attach to my bike? 

LEARN MORERiding safely with a  bike trailer..

Best Suited to: Best suited to bike path riding, commuting and touring.  Can be used on wide off road trails.

Reclined Trailing 1/2 Bike

Age Range 2-9 yrs

Weight Range – max 36kg child & trailer

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE… New in the NZ market this is a great long term investment for years of active family riding.  This is a pedal assist or rest option that includes lots of storage.  The harness makes this a secure seat from the age of 2yrs.

Works with adult wheel size 26, 27.5 or 29 inches.  Attaching to varying sizes of seat post.  Not compatible with carbon seat posts.

LEARN MORE  – Will a reclined half bike attach to my bike?

LEARN MORE – Riding safely with a reclined half bike… coming soon includes video

Best Suited to: Best suited to bike path riding, commuting and touring.  Can be used on easy trails.

 

Trailing 1/2 bike 

Age Range 3-6 yrs

Weight Range – max 36kg child & bike

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE…  Also known as a Tag-A-Long. This half bike is ideal on bikepath and over long distances that they would struggle to ride on their own.  A favourite with bike touring families.

Works with adult wheel size 26, 27.5 or 29 inches.  Attaching to varying sizes of seat post.  Not compatible with carbon seat posts.

LEARN MORE  – Will a half bike attach to my bike?

LEARN MORE – Riding safely with a trailing half bike… coming soon includes video

Best Suited to: Bikepath riding, easy trails, touring and light traffic.

Riding with kids towed – bike to bike connections:  Tow Frame, Tow Bar, Tow Rope

Tow Frame

Follow me Tandem $499.00

Age Range 3-9 yrs

Weight Range – max 45kg child & bike

The Follow Me Tandem the most STABLE option for joining 2 bikes. This set up is ideal in traffic and/or over long distances that they would struggle to ride on their own.

This is a very secure adult to kid bike connection that sits low to the ground and stops the leaning or swaying making it very STABLE for both Adult and Child

LEARN MORE  – Will a tow frame attach to my bike?

LEARN MORERiding safely with a Bike Tow Frame

LEARN MORESuccessfully attaching a Bike Tow Frame

Best Suited to: all types of traffic, bike path riding, commuting and touring.  Can be used on easy trails.

 

Tow Bar

Trailgator $179.00

Age Range 4-9 yrs

Weight Range – max 36kg child & bike

The Trailgator is a great solution for helping your child to ride for short periods of time through traffic or over hills that they would struggle to ride on their own. Easily carried on your adult bike to be an option if needed.

Attaches from adult seat post to front of kids bike.  Your child must learn not to lean.

LEARN MORE  – Will a Bike Tow Bar attach to my bike?

LEARN MORERiding safely with a Bike Tow Bar

LEARN MORESuccessfully attaching a Bike Tow Bar

Best Suited to: bike path riding, commuting and touring.  Can be used on easy trails and in light traffic.

 

 

Tow Rope

Tow Whee $79.90

Age Range 4yrs to adult

Weight Range – max 225kg child & bike

Take them places they would struggle to ride themselves – up hills, long distances, multiple days.  A smooth incredibly stretchy but strong bungee cord. Easy to carry, easy to use, if or when you need it.  This is the original rope not a copy.

Attaches between two bikes.  Loops over lead bike saddle, loops around second bike steering tube.  Compatible with any bike types/styles.

LEARN MORE – Riding safely with a BIke Tow Rope

LEARN MORESuccessfully attaching a Bike Tow Rope

Best suited to: trail riding, touring, bike paths.  Not recommended for use in traffic with young kids.

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