Monday, November 27, 2006
Are All Tricycles Created Equally?
Once your child reaches a certain age, there is no getting past it - you need a tricycle. There are quite a few choices out there for you when you do decide to make the jump.
When I was a kid you had two choices if you wanted a tricycle. The "Classic" or the "big wheels". Times have definitely changed. Here is a cross section of what is out there.The Classic Radio Flyer
If you look back at pictures of yourself when you are 2 or 3 chances are you will see this tricycle. It is a true classic and has not changed much in the last 30 years because it was virtually perfect when it was initially designed. Some of it's features include:
• Classic tricycle styling • Chrome handlebars and fender • Sturdy steel construction • Durable steel spoked wheels with real rubber tires • Adjustable seat • 10" front wheel
This tricycle will turn heads when your child is playing with it. Extra large wheels with pliable tires, Ample padded saddle, and a sun shade - with a flexible and removable frame - which shelters both the sun and rain. A pushbar can be slipped into the frame. A 3 point safety belt, lever brake on the front wheel and 45° right and left topple-proof steering stop. All this guarantees even more safety. A pushbar and steering lock for adult control can be utilised for younger children and OKO also has a three point safety belt, lever brake on the front wheel and 45 degree right and left topple proof steering stop. $124.95
Rock, Roll 'n Ride Trike XL
This tricycle is awesome! It is made by Fisher Price and it incorporates 3 toys into 1. This trike transforms from a rocker into a tricycle into a two wheeler with a handle for mom/dad to steer. I love that you only need to buy one toy that will grow with you child. Unlike some of the bigger tricycles this one is good for babies 1 year and up. $35
This tricycle is definitely getting some buzz online. The Gold Seal winner of the Oppenheim Best Toy Award has a system for greater safety with or without a parent's supervision.
For your little princess this tricycle is a replica of a classic that are currently selling for over $3000. Made for girls aged 3 and up.
This tricycle remins me of toy my parents bought me when I was 3. It came apart and became a "big wheels" when I wanted something different to roll in! • Two trikes in one! • Twists from trike to chopper • Patented quick release twist n' lock mechanism for easy transformation • Adjustable seat back • Grows with your child • Durable molded construction • Controlled turning radius for stability
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