The ZUM Balance Bike Feature & Giveaway

The ZUM Balance Bike is a revolutionary bike that has no pedals or training wheels. It uses a foot to floor motion as means of propulsion.  VERY cool right? Well,  if you want your little one to develop coordination and balance without using training wheels you should keep reading.
What the ZUM Bike teaches your child is to be able to balance. Once they have mastered that the transition to a regular geared bike with pedals is super easy. No need to use training wheels ever. 
The ZUM bike is super easy to put together. It doesn’t have a hundred small parts and even though the box looks small, there are only a few steps to follow before it is ready. The bike is made of sustainable harvested wood and it has a non toxic lacquer finish, perfect for us eco-conscious parents.

It seems like yesterday when we came home from the hospital with our brand new baby and just today we were actually putting together his first bike!  Well, he is a bit too short for it yet but we are hoping he can get to use it soon enough.  You can adjust the seat height from 12-18 inches from the floor and the frame is reversible to accommodate smaller riders. 

I had a wonderful little tester try out the bike for us and he loved it. He was super excited to ride it and he loved the smooth ride.  I checked his little hands at the end of the ride and he didn’t’ have any scuffs from the handlebar, that’s because they are made of rubber.

Something else that impressed me was how silent it was. We were playing around the house/backyard and you couldn’t hear a thing. 

In general I love the quality of the bike. The tires really make it a smooth ride! I recommend this bike if you are looking for a first bike for your child.  Get them a bike that is free of training wheels and the anxiety that comes with that. 

  
Note: For my Canadian readers please keep in mind that there is an almost 90% import tax when purchasing the Zum Bike from Canada.  Expensive tax? Yeah! BUT Well worth it!  

Win it: One of my lucky US readers will receive their very own ZUM Balance Bike. Click “Read more” below to see the Rafflecopter entry form.





Disclosure: I received a sample of a product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided and and all views and opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.
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Angela V

Founder and Writer at One Smiley Monkey blog
Hi, my name is Angela and I am a Canadian mom living in Vancouver with my wonderful husband and two happy little boys. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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7 responses to “The ZUM Balance Bike Feature & Giveaway”

  1. Mamagatzemeyer — November 4, 2011 @ 2:36 am (#)

    It helps make the transition to a real bike easy.

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  2. Amanda Boerst — November 4, 2011 @ 2:36 am (#)

    I learned that the frame is reversible! How cool is that!

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  3. Nikole H. — November 4, 2011 @ 2:36 am (#)

    I learned that the 'Frame is reversible to accommodate smaller rider'– which is awesome since my daughter is tiny 🙂 ngiraldi at gmail dot com

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  4. wins4me — January 22, 2012 @ 8:51 pm (#)

    I learned it is made from sustainable harvested wood!

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  5. Lewis — October 28, 2013 @ 7:53 am (#)

    My 30 month old granddaughter loves it. I personally have not seen the item as it was shipped directly to my grandaughters house, however my son tells me that assembly was easy and it is a quality product. It has the versatility to “grow” as the child grows. If granddaughter is happy, grandpa is happy!

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  6. David Miller — June 15, 2015 @ 9:38 am (#)

    I learned that these bikes are great for kids with special needs.

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  7. ChildCareInsight — September 10, 2015 @ 12:33 am (#)

    this is wonderful balance bike for small children, I like its design.

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