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The mini bikes for kids that we used to know are a thing of the past. When we said “mini bike” it described a small frame with go cart type tires and a lawn mower engine, usually 3. 5 hp. These mini bikes were very basic, had no gears and would travel at a maximum speed of 25 or 30 mph. The transmission in these was usually a basic centrifugal clutch.
The mini bikes for kids today come in a huge variety of shapes and styles with different types of power sources to move the little machine. We will take a look at some of the variety that you can get in a mini bike today.
The Super street bikes are just what they sound like. These are commonly a scaled down version of the “crotch rocket” type Japanese street bikes we see flying by us on the freeway everyday. These can be customized and made to go quite fast. This particular variety is very popular with the extreme mini bike enthusiast.
There are Chopper mini bikes that are (you guessed it) just scaled down models of the custom street cruiser bikes we see on the road every day. These are the fastest growing facet of the mini bike industry today. You can customize these bikes in many different ways, just like the full size bikes.
When we talk about mini dirt bikes, we are probably talking the closest to the old fashioned mini bike. There are versions of the old style mini bike, but with better qualities. Most of the mini dirt bikes are just scaled down versions of the dirt bikes we see at the motocross races. These mini bikes are designed to be ridden primarily in the dirt on rough terrain.
The competitive kids might want to go for a Super Pocket Rocket. These are fast! These bikes are again, fashioned after the Japanese “crotch rocket” and some will go just as fast, do not let the size fool you. These are considered to be the most dangerous of the mini bikes.
The electric motor is also used on some of these mini bikes for kids. You will find these to be much slower, quieter, and safer for the smaller kids.
Safety comes first, with the electric mini bikes or the Super pocket rockets. Always make sure your child is wearing the proper safety gear before they go for a ride.