Mongoose Exlipse Hill Climbing Child’s Mountain Bike, 21-Speed

Last updated: March 31, 2024

Thanks to this bike's adjustable seat post, you'll be able to fit the bicycle to match your child's height. The bike features a steel frame that is not only durable, but also lightweight. More advanced riders will appreciate the front and rear linear pull brakes and the 21 speed options.

Mongoose Exlipse Hill Climbing Child’s Mountain Bike, 21-Speed

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Older children who are more advanced riders would do well with this bike, which has 21 different speeds.

In our analysis of 68 expert reviews, the Mongoose Exlipse Hill Climbing Child's Mountain Bike, 21-Speed placed 9th when we looked at the top 21 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Mongoose Exlipse 24″ girl’s full suspension mountain bike is the perfect bike for your youngster to cruise around , go to school or enjoy the bike paths. The Exlipse is equipped with a strong but lightweight steel frame with front and rear suspension, the front & rear linear pull brakes provide all condition breaking for sure stops and the 21 speeds with Shimano derailleur provide smooth and precise shifting.

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Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

it features a full suspension with front and rear shock absorbers on the steel frame.
Don’t be fooled by the bubble gum pink hue, this is a serious mountain bike for kids, with 21 speeds and a Shimano rear derailleur.
The Exlipse bike features front and rear linear-pull brakes, which provide sure and quick stops in all conditions.
The wheels are 24 inches in diameter so suited for little children, and they also have knobby tires for proper grip both on and off-road.
Even when kids are on wet surfaces, the brakes are easy to activate, which can provide you with peace of mind regarding your kid’s safety.

What reviewers didn't like

Cons for the bike are the extra weight due to the steel frame, and the fact that the dual suspension needs more maintenance than a rigid frame model.
Heavier than some bikes on this list. Only available in pink
The suspension system is pretty basic
you need to keep an eye since it can be prone to rust.
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