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Frog Tadpole Mini Balance Bike (10")

SKU L-FHTM-GRE

Type: Kids • Balance
Bike: 10" wheels • 7.6 lbs
Rider: 1-2 years • 23"-30 height

Original price $300.00 - Original price $300.00
Original price $300.00
$300.00
$300.00 - $300.00
Current price $300.00
Color: Green

All available colors ship within 2 weeks

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  • Accessory: FREE with Bike & Large Accessory orders

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RETURNS

We will gladly accept returns of NEW merchandise within 30 days from receiving your order.

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The Smallest Balance Bike on the Market! Learn with Hand Brakes from the Start.

The Frog Tadpole Mini 10" Balance Bike is the smallest balance bike around and will make riding as easy as walking for your little one. It is essentially a toddler bike without pedals. This 10" balance bike is a playful way to introduce toddlers aged 18 months+ to the world of cycling, providing them with the balance necessary for riding a bike. This premium toddler’s bike has a lightweight, sturdy aluminum frame, weighing just 7.6 lbs, making the bike easy to maneuver and easy for parents to carry.

This balance bike is a great alternative to training wheels. It comes fully equipped with high-spec age-specific components, designed for comfort and longevity.

The toddler-sized saddle with quick-release seat post allows for easy height adjustment as they grow and become more confident, and the Tektro brakes with small, easy-to-reach brake levers, mean better control for mini riders. It also comes with chunky tires for maximum stability and grip, and for added security, the bike offers the added benefit of a steering lock, which acts as a safety mechanism to prevent oversteering and serious falls.

Please note: Valve dust caps are not supplied with this model in order to adhere to safety regulations.

FROG TADPOLE MINI FEATURES

  • Award-winning, lightweight 10-inch toddler bike that’s easy for children to maneuver
  • Easy for parents to carry
  • Winner of Creative Play Outdoor Toys Award 2022
  • Lightweight but sturdy aluminum frame
  • Small, easy-to-reach Tektro rear brake with brake lever designed for tiny hands to brake with confidence
  • Safety steering lock to prevent oversteering
  • Quick release seat post for easy seat height adjustment as your child grows
  • Top-mounted brake arms to avoid feet catching
  • Bell included

FROG TADPOLE MINI SIZING

WHEEL SIZE 10"
RIDER HEIGHT 23" - 30"
RIDER AGE 1 - 2 years
MINIMUM INSEAM*
(Beginner / Experienced)
9.4" / 9.1"
MAXIMUM INSEAM
(Experienced Rider)
11.8"
SEAT HEIGHT 9.5" - 12.3"
STANDOVER HEIGHT Coming Soon
BIKE WEIGHT (with Pedals) 7.6 lbs.

* MINIMUM INSEAM measurement for a child who is large enough to ride this bike. Beginner (or timid) riders must reach the ground comfortably and flat footed while straddling the seat, meaning their inseam must be close to the minimum seat height. Experienced (or confident) riders will be more comfortable raising their heels off the ground when straddling the seat. See Kids Bike Sizing Guide.
STANDOVER HEIGHT is measured from the top of the top tube to the ground, passing directly by the front of the chainring.

FITTING YOUR RIDER

Getting your kid on the right size bike is important and easy! All you need is:

  • RIDER INSEAM =  Your child's inseam, measured from the top of the crotch directly to the ground. (This is NOT a pant leg inseam measurement).
  • RIDER EXPERIENCE = Your child's ability, comfort and confidence levels while riding a bike.

With these two pieces of information, you can easily calculate the MINIMUM SEAT HEIGHT your child needs on their new bike.

See our Kids Bike Sizing Guide for more details. And see Choosing the Best Bike for YOUR Child for our comprehensive guide to find your kid's next bike!

If you do have any further questions or concerns about sizing, please contact us and one of our Kids Bike Experts would be happy to help!

SPECIFICATIONS

PRODUCT SAFETY CERTIFICATION

EN71

ASTM F963-17

FRAME

6061 T6 heat treated aluminium alloy

Seat tube 3.5" (90mm)

FORK 6061 T6 heat treated aluminium alloy
FRONT HUB Quando, Aluminium, Sealed hub, 5mm allen bolt internal fixing, 16 hole
REAR HUB Quando, Aluminium, Sealed hub, 5mm allen bolt internal fixing, 16 hole
RIM Aluminium 10", Single wall
HEADSET Neco, 1-1/8", Threadless, Safety steering stop, Frog Bikes top cap
STEM Aluminium, 1-1/8", 38mm, 4 bolt clamp
GRIPS / BAR TAPE Frog Bikes specific, Lock on, Slim grips
BRAKES

Front: NA

Rear: Tektro J310, Aluminium, Mini v-brake

TIRES 10" x 1.75", BMX Style, ETRTO/ISO: 54-149
ACCESSORIES INCLUDED Black bell, Color matching paint plasters, Frame protector patches
HANDLEBAR Aluminium, Straight, 360mm
BRAKE LEVERS

Front/Left: NA

Rear/Right: Tektro JL352-RS, Aluminium, Easy reach brake levers

SADDLE Frog Bikes child-specific saddle (small)
ENCLOSED TOOLS 4mm allen, 5mm allen
REQUIRED TOOLS Scissors, Phillips head screwdriver
KICKSTAND
Not compatible
BOTTLES & CAGES
Not compatible, as this bike does not have braze-ons (i.e. mounting screws/holes for a water bottle cage
TRAINING WHEELS
Not compatible

GEOMETRY

Frog Tadpole Mini 10 inch Geometry Chart
A Wheelbase (mm) 456
B Seatube Angle (Degrees) 73
C Heat Tube Angle (Degrees) 75
D Effective Top Tube (mm) 243
E Head Tube Length (mm) 50

RETURNS & EXCHANGES

Our "Ride Happy" Guarantee: We want you to love your purchase, but if you are not completely satisfied, we offer hassle-free returns on all orders.

You have 30 days from receiving your order to initiate your return with us:

  • Returns must be in NEW condition with original packaging and product tags.
  • You are responsible for packaging and return shipping. You may purchase a return shipping label from us, which is likely your least expensive option with our discounted rates.
  • Please take your new bike for a "test ride" to make sure it's right for your Rider! Our standard for still being in new condition after a "test ride" is similar to a local bike shop that offers test rides outside their shop. We understand some "dust on the tires," but please keep it new (and hold on to packaging) until you are sure you're keeping it!
  • Your original shipping cost is non-refundable.

If you'd like to return your order, please start here.

WARRANTY

Ready Set Pedal stands behind all products we sell. Most of our brands (including all bikes) offer a limited warranty. We will work directly with the manufacturer (on your behalf) to evaluate and process your warranty claim. If the issue/defect is deemed eligible to be covered under warranty, we work to get you a replacement, repair or refund as quickly as possible. If you're experiencing an issue/defect with an order, please contact us for support.

Frog offers a standard 2 year warranty on all frames, forks, parts and paintwork (excluding tires & inner tubes). Register here for Frog's FREE extended Warranty Plus, which offers a 10 year warranty on frames, handlebars, stems, seat posts, cranks and forks (excluding suspension forks). You must complete and submit the Warranty Plus application form within 28 days of purchase.

Suspension forks come with a standard warranty of 2 years and are not included in the Warranty Plus offer.

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DESIGNED FOR KIDS

Frog Continues to Lead in Kid-Centric Bike Design

AWARD WINNING & LIGHTWEIGHT

Aluminum Frames & Ergonomic Design Lead to Award Winning Bikes

READY SET PEDAL INSPECTION

Our Bike Technicians Tune & Inspect Every Frog Bike

"FROG FIT"

Frog's Proprietary Fit Technology Ensures the Perfect Fit

PRAISE FOR THE FROG TADPOLE MINI

The Tadpole Mini balance bike is great for helping children to develop their confidence and strengthen their big muscles as they learn the skill of riding a bike. Our testers found the bike easy to assemble and very sturdy once built and we liked that the seat was able to be adjusted to the correct height for each child. The chunky tyres make the bike very stable for mounting and dismounting which is ideal for a child’s first bike, as it allows their confidence and balance to build without worrying about toppling over. The children also found the bike easy to steer – learning to turn it is fantastic for their spatial awareness.

With a smaller frame but the same pneumatic tyres, rear wheel brake and steering lock (to prevent oversteer by over enthusiastic arm movements), the Tadpole Mini has all the features we’ve come to expect from a Frog Bike, but in a package for smaller riders. The Tadpole Mini balance bike is suitable for children with an inner leg measurement of 23cm, which means this balance bike will appeal to parents of younger children (1 year and over depending on height) who are desperate to get on a balance bike. It’s also ideal for those with small children, whose legs aren’t long enough for a standard size balance bike, but are developmentally ready to move onto one (usually about 3 years and over). It adds to the Frog Balance Bike range, which also includes a “standard” Tadpole 12″ wheeled balance bike, and the Tadpole Plus, which has 14″ wheels for taller riders. Here at Cycle Sprog we are really pleased to see Frog offering something for this size of rider, as we never cease to be amazed at how many little kids have fantastic balance biking skills.

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