Can a baby seat fit on any bike?
Most seats fit best on medium or larger sized bikes with a conventional top tube. Small frames and those with a dropped top tube can cause fitting difficulties for any seat that uses a seat tube bracket.
Do all baby bike seats fit all bikes?
Many of the seats available have different models for different fixing methods, so do make sure you’re buying the correct one for your needs. Frame mounted rear seats fit most bike types, and are therefore more commonly found. However be particularly vigilant if you have a carbon bike as it may not be suitable.
What kind of bike can I put a baby seat on?
Touring or hybrid is ok, and can be used for commuting. Get the kid a balance bike to ride when they’re not in the bike seat. Soon after they graduate to the trailer-bike they’re ready to move on to their own bike, sans trainer wheels. Give the kids gloves to wear, if you can find some small enough.
What is the safest way to ride a bike with a baby?
Your child should have good head and neck control, and be strapped in with a secure harness.
- Do: Check the specs of your bike seat or trailer to ensure the weight limit and age is appropriate for your child.
- Don’t: Put an infant car seat inside a trailer.
- Don’t: Wear a baby wrap/carrier and ride your bike.
Can you bike with a 6 month old?
But in the U.S., not many people bike with infants, and makers of bike trailers and child bike seats recommend you don’t bike with a baby younger than nine to 12 months old.