Trek Precaliber 24 Kids Bike 2020 [Review]

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Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on September 3, 2020

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2020

Trek Precaliber 24 kids Bike 2020 Review

The Trek Precaliber 24 is an 8-speed level kids bike constructed from lightweight, Alpha aluminum. Its body frame makeup enables kids to ride at high-performance levels at all times and at fast speeds. More to this, the bike is very durable, lasting a good number of years. With the Shimano shift lever system, kids can easily shift between gears without complications. This rugged kids bike is great for taking on uphill terrain.

Features

Lightweight aluminum body

The body frame of this kiddies bike is constructed from high-performance aluminum, which enables it to last for long and promotes smooth riding at top speeds. It is also resistant to rust even when exposed to harsh climatic conditions. The lightweight frame gives the rider swift response levels when taking on winding bends. Kids would enjoy hovering and making hopping on moves because of the rugged design of the frame.

Handbrakes

The handbrakes of the Precaliber 24 8-speed level kids bike are great for kids who are confident enough to make use of them. This enables them to have more control over their speeds. The brake pads of the bike also complement the controlling of speed levels by youngsters. They are capable of providing the bike with enough stopping force when needed.

Twist shift lever system

The twist-shift lever system of this bike is equipped with just 8 levels of speed. This is very simple for kids who are new to bike riding or those who are becoming quite adept at it. This makes for smooth, seamless shifting between gears when riding. So, irrespective of the terrain, the twist-shift lever intuitively shift gears. This quick shifting of gears comes in handy when riding uphill.

Replaceable handlebar

The handlebar of this bike can be replaced with a lighter mount to facilitate more stability and responsiveness when riding. It also gives the rider more control, especially when riding through rough terrain. The lighter mount handlebar enables kids to see farther ahead easily when embarking on solo bike cruises or when in a group. This prevents them from easily sustaining preventable bruises and injuries.

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SPECIFICATIONS

Size: Small, medium, large, extra-large

Weight: 24.60 lbs

Weight capacity: 170 lbs

Fork set: stainless steel, 24-inches, threadless steerer

Body construction: Light aluminum, QR 135x5mm, rack mount, kickstand mount

Front-wheel: bolt-on 100mm, stainless steel

Back wheel: bolt-on 135mm, stainless steel, 8speed levels

Tire spokes: stainless steel, 14 grams

Tires: Bontrager branded, 24 x 2.25 inches, 27 TPI

Crankset: Alloy, 32T, 152mm long, steel

Shimano shift system: 8-speed levels, RS45 Tourney

Chainset: kmc z8.3

Pedals system: Satellite, 9/16 threadings

Hand grips: 125mm wide

Brake system: linear pulley, alloy

Handlebars: stainless steel, 560mm wide, 40mm elevation, clamp 24.5mm

Cassette: 8-speed levels, sunrace, 13/34

Lower bracket: covered cartridge, 68mm wide, square shape

Pros
  • Aesthetic looks
  • The shift lever system enables seamless gear shifting
  • Rugged design
  • High-performance aluminum frame
Cons
  • The seat saddle is uncomfortable for some riders
  • Brakes deliver average stopping power

FAQs

The body frame of the Precaliber 24 is constructed from?

It is constructed from lightweight aluminum

How many speed levels does the Shimano lever have?

It comes with 8-speed levels for seamless gear shifting

Conclusion

The Precaliber 24 is one bike your kiddies would love. Specifically designed with the kids in mind, it enables them to cruise around the neighborhood alone or in groups. The durable, aluminum frame is light and makes them ride at optimal levels. The gears system is simple enough to facilitate easy shifting between gears. This comes in handy, especially when taking rides uphill. As usual, the lifetime warranty is attached.

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