WOOM BIKES USA Woom 1 Balance Bike

Last updated date: September 12, 2019

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We looked at the top 1 Balance Bikes and dug through the reviews from 8 of the most popular review sites including Tales Of A Mountain Mama, New York Times Wirecutter, Review Meta, Top Reviews, V Best Reviews, Two Wheeling Tots, Wheel Gadget, This Mom Bikes and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Balance Bike you should buy.

Overall Take

The price point on this balance bike is high, but the solid build and quality components make it a good choice. It has a lightweight aluminum body. That makes its easy to maneuver and an appropriate fit for smaller kids. This bike is built to last. In our analysis of 108 expert reviews, the WOOM BIKES USA WOOM BIKES USA Woom 1 Balance Bike placed 2nd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
75 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
With this bike, you get what you’re paying for. In this case, you’re setting your child up for success with a bike that is lightweight….but also very stable. For a child on wheels for the first time and trying to get used to that feeling of moving…fast, this goes a long way. The components are top notch which means a smooth ride…and again no child fighting their bike. It’s super durable. After 18 months of (hard) use, our WOOM1 looks just about new. This also means it holds its value, can easily be passed down to other siblings or can be sold.
- Tales Of A Mountain Mama
March 5, 2017 | Full review
The Woom 1 doesn’t compromise on anything—simple assembly, solid parts, ideal geometry—so if money is secondary and bike enthusiasm is primary for you, this is the bike for kids wearing between 2T and 4T clothes. The Woom is designed in Europe (motherland of most good bike culture), built in Cambodia, and dialed in with precision at Woom’s assembly facility in Austin, Texas, which gives the brand high quality control. Weighing just under 8 pounds, the Woom 1 features an ideal upright riding position, a very low 7-inch top tube height (great for shorter kids) and 5 inches of seat adjustability, starting on the lower end at 10¾ inches (most start around 12 inches).
- New York Times Wirecutter
March 6, 2019 | Full review
The lightweight, aluminum WOOM bike easy for youngsters to handle. Pneumatic tires absorb bumps and shocks. This is more comfortable and less-tiring for the rider. The steering lock limiter prevents the front wheel from turning too far. This helps kids learn to make small course adjustments. It weighs less than eight pounds, and is easy to lift and carry. It has a hand brake and pneumatic tires. The WOOM bike features durable alloy rims and stainless steel spokes.
- V Best Reviews
Easy-reach, responsive hand brake and the low-step-through frame allows kids to easily get on and off the bike.
- Two Wheeling Tots
The Woom 1 has a longer wheelbase than other balance bikes. The stand over height and overall weight which is only 7.9 lbs, makes it easy for a toddler to ride. It also comes with a quick-release adjustable seat. You can use this bike to teach your kids balance and steering until they are truly ready for pedals. This bike comes with an Aluminum frame. Most high-end bikes are made using this frame. Aluminum frames are lightweight and at the same time very durable. They will last for years to come. The WOOM1’s long wheelbase is perfect for a smooth glide. This bike also has an upright body position.
- Wheel Gadget
September 7, 2017 | Full review
They are very well thought out, lightweight, and superb quality — I have never heard or read a bad thing about them. I especially love the upright position for early riders. This bike includes a hand brake and pneumatic tires.
- This Mom Bikes
January 1, 2019 | Full review
What experts didn't like
No extended seat post available.
- Two Wheeling Tots
This is a high-end balance bike and will cost you more than an average balance bike.
- Wheel Gadget
September 7, 2017 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Easy to learn: Geometrically designed with an extremely low step-through entry point and a high cockpit, our little ones can enjoy riding as soon as they start walking. Learn to balance on two wheels and start exploring. Hassle-Free Assembly: Our Austin, TX based team of qualified mechanics prepare and quality check each bike prior to shipment. All tools and easy-to-follow in-home assembly instructions are included. First experience on two wheels: The Balance Bike is the perfect introduction to the concept of two wheels. Designed for ages 18 months to 3.5 years or overall height 32"-39”. Safety: The balance bike teaches the most essential element: Safety. Learning to use the break at an early age will ease the transition to a pedal bike and will reduce the risk of accidents. More safety: Our woom steering limiter is an important safety feature and it prevents oversteering of the handlebar. It also promotes straight-riding and limits swerving. Key Features: Light-weight aluminum frame, long wheel base for stable and safe straight-away riding, optimized for an upright riding position and quality air-filled tires

Overall Product Rankings

1. Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike
Overall Score: 9.5
Expert Reviews: 17
2. WOOM BIKES USA Woom 1 Balance Bike
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 8
3. Cruzee Ultralite Balance Bike
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 7
4. Chicco Red Bullet Balance Training Bike
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 19
5. Banana Bike LT Lightweight Balance Bike for Kids
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 11
6. ENKEEO 12 Sport Balance Bike
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 6
7. Retrospec Cub Kids Balance Bike No Pedal Bicycle
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 10
8. Radio Flyer Glide N Go Balance Bike with Air Tires
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 7
9. Diggin Active Skuut Wooden Balance Bike
Overall Score: 8.1
Expert Reviews: 8
10. Schwinn Balance Bike
Overall Score: 8.1
Expert Reviews: 7

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