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Giant Animator
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Giant

Animator
2014

$210.00
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5.0 stars
 (2 Reviews)
 

2014 Giant Animator

The Animator’s durable aluminum frame will stand up to years of neighborhood bumps and jumps. Plus, this great little bike sports pneumatic tires for easy pedaling and a great ride, while the coaster brake offers excellent stopping power. The Animator als

 
Specification Description
Frame ALUXX-grade aluminum
Fork Steel
Rims/Wheels Aluminum
Hubs Aluminum
Spokes 14g
Tires 16 x 2.125
Crankset 1-piece, steel
Chainrings 28T
Freewheel 16T
Handlebars Steel
Stem Steel, quill
Brakes Coaster
Pedals Nylon platform
Saddle Giant kids
Seat Post Steel
Accessories & Extras Training wheels

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Pros

  • Came with quality bell 
  • Good fit for small boy 
  • Light weight 
  • Easy to Grow Into 
  • Built to Last 

Cons

  • NO KICK STAND 

Best Uses

  • First Learning 

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5.0

Worth every penny.

By MikeyD

from Castro Valley, Ca

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Pros

  • Good Fit For Small Boy
  • Came With Quality Bell
  • Light Weight

Cons

  • NO KICK STAND

Best Uses

    Comments:

    Started my 4 year old son out with a balance bike. Once he got the hang of that we moved up to the 12 inch tire pedal bike. After mastering that we put him on a big box 16" tire Mongoose from the W*mart we got as a gift. He's able to ride it really well but its a tank. Very bulky and heavy, which is pretty common for all the 16" tire big box bikes he's tried. It looked way cooler than it functioned. Put him on the Giant Animator and it was perfect for him. Not too heavy and just the right stride length for his little chicken legs. Hes able to ride faster with this bike then the 12" or the 16" and his turning capabilities are way better than compared to the big box 16". Training wheels are a waste of time! Balance bike is the key! I thought about buying used but the guys at Eden Bicycles in Castro Valley havevbeen taking care of me and my 29er and they are actual bike enthusiast not like the salesmen at the other huge bike shops. If your considering it, talk to Jener or John @ Eden. They really know their stuff

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    5.0

    Great First Bike for Kid

    By ct123

    from Lake Mary, FL

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Stable
    • Easy to Grow Into
    • Smooth Ride
    • Built to Last
    • Highly Adjustable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • First Learning

      Comments:

      We looked at a lot of options for my son's first bike, from big box to bike shop. This was definitely worth the purchase price, even though it was quite a bit more than some other options. The fit of the bike is great and you know that the manufacturer will stand behind it. My son (3 1/2 years old) didn't fit well on any of the other 16" bikes, so we were looking at 14" bikes from the box stores. The 14" bike size is relatively new and somewhat rare, though, so apparently the tires for these are very difficult to find. Decision made - might as well buy something that you know will be supported. Anyway, we couldn't even get him to sit on his big wheel or tricycle before we bought this bike. After getting comfortable with the pedaling on his first day, he rode it for about a half mile on just his second day. Now he asks for a bike ride every night after dinner. If you are looking at one of these, don't be put off by the price. Not every company makes bikes that actually fit and can be adjusted to the rider. In the end, a bike that fits will be safer, easier to ride, and more fun.

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      Black/White/Blue 08717611653588 40061910 5558
      Black/White/Orange 08717611653595 40061920 4684