At bike exhibitions, usually everyone is focused on the latest high-end developments and news, but at the end a different kind of product sticks in one’s memory. The Early Rider Road Runner 14″ balance bike we spotted at the Cosmic Sports booth, is one of these products.

Das Early Rider Roadrunner ermöglicht einen coolen Einstieg ins Bikerleben.
The Early Rider Roadrunner – how cool can a little bikers life start?!

The presented balance bike “Road Runner 14” will cost 219 € and is made for kids between the ages 3 and 5. The well-made frame is equipped with classy components like an carbon seatpost, a leather saddle and a roadbike-style handlebars.

Der coole Ledersattel und die Carbonstütze ergeben mit dem Raw-Rahmen eine schöne Optik.
With a cool leather saddle, a carbon seatpost and the awesome handlebars, we could’t imagine a cooler way for kids to start biking.

In addition to the presented version, the balance bike will be available with standard flatbars and – following the current trend – as an XL version with extra-wide tires.

Der Rennradlenker vollendet die Optik des Laufrades.
It’s not only the roadbike style handlebars, that make this bike unique.

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Words: Martin Stöckl / Aaron Steinke Pictures: Sebastian Hermann

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Aaron Steinke

Aaron was our first employee and actively helped make our company what it is today, significantly shaping the look and direction of our various magazines. Aaron has been pursuing his own projects since mid-2020 but he continues to advise and support us on issues of marketing and technology. For many years, you would usually have found Aaron at casual enduro races, but increasingly you'll find him riding his road bike – long live freedom on two wheels!