Rated 4 out of 5 by ChicagoMom08 Great Bike!
This bike is sturdy and well built, the design made learning to ride on 2 wheels easy for my son (other bikes were awkward and he didn't feel confident on them). This bike is heavy, but I think that kids learn best on a bike with some weight to it and it hasn't been an issue for my son, who gets compliments on the bike all the time (we have it in orange and grey).
That said, there are 2 things I don't like about this bike:
1- it doesn't come with a kick stand and it's pretty difficult to find one that will fit this bike (we never did locate one)
2 - the back tire treads seem to wear out very easily due to normal braking. My son was leaving skid marks all over the place from normal use and now the rear tire has no tread left where it contacts the pavement. I'm not sure if this is due to the material the tire is made of or what, but it's pretty strange and several people have commented in the bare back tire so I don't think it's normal for all bikes.
May 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by nicknamer Love it!!!
Arrived two days earlier than expected.
Very sturdy, solid, and easy to follow directions for assembly which took maybe 30 minutes. Even arrived with air in the tires!
This is why I shop L.L. Bean!!!!!
April 22, 2015