How To Choose Your Kid’s Bike Seat?

The biggest difference between child bike seats is where they fit onto your bike: either at the back on the pannier rack or directly on the frame or at the front between the handlebar and saddle. Which one you choose is mostly down to personal preference, but also needs to be compatible with your bike…


 


Which child bike seat is right for me?

Whether your child seat attaches to the pannier rack or handlebars of your bike, it’s a practical way of getting about with your baby in tow. Plus, it means you can enjoy cycling as a family before s/he can even put his/her feet on the pedals.

 

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AT THE BACK ON THE PANNIER RACK

Most models fix onto the pannier rack, at the back of the bike. A big advantage is that this style of seat can be tilted so your baby can take a nap while you ride.

 

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AT THE BACK ON THE FRAME

Child seats that fit onto your frame are the most comfortable. Just make sure you check that the seat is compatible with the diameter of your frame

 

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AT THE FRONT OF THE BIKE

You can also get child bike seats that fix onto the front of your bike. Front child seats fix directly onto the steering column, between the handlebar and saddle in front of the rider – lots of parents prefer this design because it means you can keep a better eye on your little one. It has several settings meaning it can be adjusted so that your line of sight isn’t hindered.


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