Children’s Cycling Gears

Proper gear is essential for the safety and enjoyment when biking with kids. While adult cyclists obsess over fancy fixies and featherlight carbon frames, your kids want to have fun on two wheels. The right children's cycling equipment allows them to do just that.


This blog post will explore the must-have cycling gears that help foster a lifelong love of riding in your children. From sturdy training wheels to protective helmets, we will cover everything you need to outfit your little ones for cycling success confidently.

Children’s Cycling Gears

Here is an ultimate list of children's cycling gear to take advantage of.

1. Instep Bike Trailer for Toddlers

Glide down the trail in safety and comfort with the $189 Instep double bike trailer. Specially designed to accommodate two children, this roomy trailer features two cushioned seats with 5-point safety harnesses to keep your precious cargo secure. The 2-in-1 canopy on this model includes a weather shield that can be closed for protection from the elements or opened for increased ventilation on hot days.


Its 16-inch wheels provide a smooth ride while the coupler attaches easily to most bicycles. With a folding frame and quick-release wheels, the trailer packs up conveniently for storage and transport. The versatile hitch allows the trailer to convert to a stroller so that you can bring the kids along for a fun day outdoors. With a lightweight yet durable steel construction, the trailer keeps your little ones happy on every ride.


Features: 
2-in-1 canopy with weather shield and ventilation.
16-inch wheels for a smooth ride.
Folding steel frame for easy storage and transport.
Quick-release wheels.
Versatile hitch converts trailer to stroller.
Durable and lightweight construction.
Comfortable cushioned seats.
Attaches to most bicycles. Provides safe and comfortable rides for kids.

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2. CamelBak Mini M.U.L.E. Kids Hydration Backpack

The CamelBak Mini M.U.L.E. is the perfect hydration backpack for active kids on the go. This lightweight, compact backpack is designed for smaller frames, with an ergonomic shape and adjustable harness to ensure a custom fit. The 1.5-liter Antidote reservoir provides plenty of hydration for a day's adventures, while the external fill means kids can easily refill their water supply on the trail.


Strategic storage compartments and an overflow storage system give kids space to pack snacks, extra layers, and other essentials for a full day out. The Mini M.U.L.E. also features reflective parts for visibility and safety. With kid-friendly details, the CamelBak Mini M.U.L.E. has everything your young adventurer needs to carry water and gear comfortably.


Features:
● A 1.5-liter Antidote reservoir provides hydration for the trail.
● External fill port for easy refilling.
● Ergonomic shape and adjustable harness for custom fit.
● Good design for visibility and safety.
● Storage for snacks, layers, and other essentials.
● Lightweight, compact design sized for kids.
● Made for hiking, biking, and other activities.
● Overflow storage system to pack even more.
● Hydration is on the go for active kids.
● It is affordable for most people and only costs $38.

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3. BOSONER Kids Knee Pad Elbow Pad Protective Gear

The BOSONER protective pads gear up your child for active outdoor adventures without breaking the bank at just $24. These lightweight knee and elbow pads are specially designed to protect growing kids from scrapes and bruises during biking, skating, skateboarding, and other rigorous activities. The durable, shock-absorbing EVA foam cushions falls and impacts, while the breathable fabric keeps them comfortable.


Adjustable elastic straps ensure a customizable fit as kids grow. Reflective features boost visibility for added safety day or night. With knee and elbow protection in one set, the BOSONER pads provide full coverage and peace of mind.


Now, kids can play hard with padding that withstands their most boisterous activities. This affordable protection is a must-have for any kid with an action-packed lifestyle.


Features:
● Lightweight EVA foam absorbs shock.
● Breathable fabric for comfort.
● Adjustable straps for growing kids.
● Knee and elbow protection in one set.
● Ideal for biking, skating, skateboarding
● Durable pads withstand active play.
● Good gift for girls and boys.
● Peace of mind for safety during activities.
● Allows kids to play hard without injury.
● Affordable protection for action-packed fun.

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4. Santic Starry Sky Kids Anti-Shock Gloves

These $27 Santic Starry Sky Kids Anti-Shock Gloves are designed specifically for children. They provide the perfect blend of flexibility and grip, allowing kids to play their favorite sports confidently.


The lightweight Lycra and spandex fabric moves with young athletes, never restricting motion. Silicone patterns on the palms and fingers create a non-slip surface that helps little hands hold onto the bike's handlebars, tennis rackets, golf clubs, and baseball bats.


Features:
● Fingertips free for maximum dexterity and feel.
● Breathable fabric keeps hands cool and comfortable.
● An adjustable strap on the wrist ensures a secure fit.
● Machine washable for easy care.
● Available in small, medium, and large sizes to fit a wide range of hand sizes.
●  A variety of bright color options appeal to kids' tastes.
● Perfect for tennis, golf, baseball, and weightlifting, besides cycling sports.
● Durable construction stands up to repeated athletic use.
● Non-toxic materials are safe for children's sensitive skin.

Santic Starry Sky Kids Anti-Shock Gloves

5. Santic Ledi Kids Bike Shorts

Santic Ledi Kids Bike Shorts are designed to provide young riders with comfort, performance, and style for the ultimate bicycling experience. For $37, the lightweight 4-way stretch fabric hugs the body while allowing full freedom of movement during rides. An ergonomic 3D padded insert protects from saddle discomfort, while the inner silicone gripper design prevents the shorts from riding up.


Features:
● Aerodynamic streamlined cut reduces drag and wind resistance for faster riding.
● Silicone grippers secure the shorts in place with no chafing or irritation.
● Wide, comfortable waistband stays put without digging into the skin.
● Reflective logos on the legs enhance visibility and safety.
● Quick-dry, moisture-wicking technical fabric keeps young cyclists cool, dry, and comfortable.
● Antibacterial treatment resists odors even during active use.
● UPF 50+ sun protection blocks over 98% of harmful UV radiation from the sun.
● Vibrant, colorful, fun pattern options appeal to kids' unique tastes.
● Offered in a full range of children's sizes to accommodate different body types.
● Durable construction stands up to repeated cycling activity while retaining soft comfort.
● Machine washable fabric is convenient to clean after muddy or dusty rides.

Santic Ledi Kids Bike Shorts

6. Nutcase Little Nutty Kids Bike Helmet

The Nutcase Little Nutty helmet keeps kids safe while riding in style. Its cutting-edge ABS shell is durable yet lightweight, with fun styles and prints kids love. 11 large vents and an EPS foam inner ensure excellent protection and cooling airflow. Adjustable features allow the helmet to grow with your child.


Features:
● ABS outer shell is rugged yet lightweight for protection.
● EPS foam inner absorbs impacts to prevent injuries.
● Eleven vents maximize airflow and keep the head cool.
● Padded straps and chin buckles increase comfort and fit.
● Easy-turn dial allows fine-tuning of fit as the child's head grows.
● Reflective details and 3M reflective stickers boost visibility.
● Optional MIPS technology reduces rotational forces on the brain.
● Meets CPSC and ASTM safety standards for bicycle helmets.
● Fun styles and colorful patterns appeal to kids' tastes.
● Fits heads 48–54 cm in circumference.
● The gear will cost $114.
● Extended rear coverage protects the back of the head.

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7. Santic Shota Kids Sports Jersey

The Santic Shota Kids Sports Jersey is perfect for young riders who want to feel like a pro. The lightweight $32 short-sleeve jersey will keep them cool and comfortable on every ride. The vibrant colors and dynamic designs will let them stand out on the road or trail.


Features:
● Quick-drying, moisture-wicking fabric keeps skin dry.
● Raglan sleeves enable a full range of motion.
● Full-length hidden zipper for easy on/off. 
● Three spacious rear pockets store snacks or gear.
● Reflective stripes and accents improve visibility and safety. 
● Elasticized hem keeps jersey in place while riding.
● Mesh side panels add extra ventilation.
● Anti-UV fabrication protects skin from the sun's rays.
● Slim racing cut designed for young cyclists.


With its professional fit and function, this jersey will have kids feeling fast and looking stylish on every ride while keeping them protected.

Santic Shota Kids Sports Jersey

8. Santic Kamo Kids Windproof Gilet

The breathable mesh will keep kids cool and comfortable at $44. The Santic Kamo Kids Windproof Gilet is made with durable, Polyester fabric that is comfortable but provides excellent protection.


Features:
● Made from high-quality materials.
● Keep your child warm and comfortable.
● Sleeveless design for ease of movement.
● Full zip closure for easy on and off.

Santic Kamo Kids Windproof Gilet

9. Thule RideAlong Child Bike Seat

The Thule RideAlong is a rear-mounted child bike seat that gives a safe and comfortable riding experience for kids ages 1-5. With its padded harness and adjustable footrests, the $239 RideAlong seats keep children secure while allowing them to take in the sights and sounds of the world around them. The dual beam suspension absorbs road shocks, and the reclining seat provides a customized fit. The RideAlong installs quickly and easily onto most bikes with its universal quick-release bracket.


Features:
● Padded harnesses and adjustable footrests keep children safe and comfortable.
● The dual-beam suspension absorbs road shocks for a smooth ride.
● A reclining seat with a 3-point adjustment provides a customized fit.
● Universal quick-release bracket fits most bikes for fast, easy installation.
● Lightweight, durable plastic shell built to last.
● The rear-mounted design allows kids to interact with parents during rides.
● Integrated rear reflectors and shoulder pads enhance visibility and safety.
● Compatible with Thule and most other rear bicycle racks for transport.

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10. Whoosh, Bike Basket Front Frame Handlebar

Make bike rides more fun for kids with the Whoosh children's bike basket. The front-mounted design securely attaches to handlebars, providing a sturdy base for toys, snacks, and other ride-alongs. Large enough to carry their favorite stuffed animal yet perfectly sized for little adventures.


Durable steel construction folded into a charming arc shape with a cut-out handle for easy carrying. The rubberized coating helps contents stay put over bumpy terrain. For $38, the Whoosh basket simplifies bike trips and opens possibilities for new outdoor adventures.


Features:
● Front-mounted steel bike basket securely attaches to kids' handlebars.
● The cradle-like enclosure provides a sturdy base for hauling toys and snacks.
● Large capacity perfect for stuffed animals, action figures, books, etc.
● Vintage arc shape with charming retro style complements bike aesthetic.
● Durable steel construction with rubberized coating for solid performance.
● Cut-out handles make lifting and carrying loaded baskets easy.
● Opens possibilities for new bike adventures and simplifies trips.
● Installs without tools for quick and easy attachment.
● Steel rods engineered for strength and rigidity on kids' bikes.

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11. Kids Hips Protective Pads Shorts

Keep your little cyclist safe from bumps and falls with these $26 innovative protective hip shorts. Designed for comfort and coverage, they allow freedom of movement while providing padded protection. The stretchy, breathable fabric integrates dense EVA foam pads that conform to the body and absorb impact energy over key contact points.


Your child can ride, run, and play confidently, knowing their hips and tailbone are shielded. Great for biking, skating, or scootering, these clever shorts offer the perfect blend of safety, performance, and style.


Features:
●Padded shorts safeguard hips and tailbone with integrated EVA foam protection.
● Conformable hip pads move naturally with the body for wide coverage during cycling.
● Lightweight stretch fabric allows freedom of movement and breathability.
● The low-profile design focuses on protection over key contact points.
● Dense foam padding absorbs and disperses energy on impact.
● Stylish shorts look great on and off the bike.
● Great for biking, skating, scootering, and other active sports.
● Machine washable fabric blends comfort, durability, and functionality.
● The non-slip silicone strip inside the waistband prevents rolling or shifting.
● Unisex sizing is small to large for both boys and girls.

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Conclusion

Providing children with proper cycling gear keeps them safer on the roads and allows them to get the most enjoyment from riding. With innovations like protective hip pads integrated into stylish shorts, kids can ride with confidence.

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