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Orbea is a brand that has been producing quality bikes for 100 years and they have an excellent range of kids bikes to choose from. In this blog, we have picked out seven of the best Orbea kids bikes that we think are worth considering for your little ones.   

Whether your child is just starting out or is a more experienced rider, there is a bike on this list for them.  

A Brief History of Orbea Bikes 

Orbea has a rich history in the cycling industry and has been a significant player in the evolution of bikes. 

The company was originally founded as a gun manufacturer in the Basque Country of Spain in the 1840s. But in the 1920s, they started making bicycles and became known for making high-quality frames and parts. 

By the 1930s, Orbea was producing racing bikes that were used by some of the best cyclists in Spain. In the years that followed, Orbea continued to innovate and improve its bikes. They brought in fresh technologies and materials like aluminium.  

Today, Orbea is a world-renowned brand that is known for producing some of the best bikes on the market and offers a range of bike sizes. We also supply their bikes as they're committed to improving their sustainability. They are dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint by using eco-friendly materials and production processes, which aligns with Bike Club’s sustainable model 

The Seven Best Orbea Bikes For You to Choose For Your Child 

Orbea MX 16 

  • Inner leg measurement: 49cm - 52 cm 
  • Generally for children 4 - 5 years old  
  • Weighs 7.1kg  
  • 16” Wheels  

The Orbea MX 16 is a fantastic bike for young riders who are starting out or advancing from a balance bike. Whilst it is designed to be a mini mountain bike for adventurous kids, it is also built with safety in mind. 

The MX 16 features a lightweight aluminium frame that is easy for kids to handle and control, and it comes with a range of kid-friendly features such as easy-to-use brakes and a low standover height.  

Finally, it comes in two playful designs that are sure to capture the imagination of young riders and make learning to ride a fun off-road and enjoyable experience. 

Orbea MX 16

Orbea MX 20 DIRT 

  • Inner leg measurement: 52cm - 62 cm 
  • Generally for children 5 - 9 years old  
  • Weighs 9.3kg 
  • 20” Wheels  

The Orbea MX 20 DIRT is the next size up, with 20-inch wheels, and is a great bike for exploring the great outdoors.  

Its light frame, combined with its reliable components, responsive V-brakes, and 7 Shimano gears, make this bike ideal for off-road trips.  

It comes in three colours, including a bright Lime option which will make your child hard to miss! Altogether the MX 20 is a trail bike that delivers performance, style, and durability all in one package. 

Orbea MX 24 DIRT 

  • Inner leg measurement: 61cm - 67 cm 
  • Generally for children 7 - 9 years old  
  • Weighs 9.85kg  
  • 24” Wheels  

 Going up in wheel sizes, we next come to the Orbea MX 24 DIRT. Design wise the MX 24 is much the same as the MX 20, but with 24 inch wheels and a larger frame size.  

It has the same aesthetic design as the smaller model and is a fantastic bike for children to develop their skills on.   

Orbea 24 MX

Orbea Onna 27 XS 50 

  • Inner leg measurement: 70cm - 78 cm 
  • Generally for children 11 - 14 years old  
  • Weighs 15kg  
  • 27.5” Wheels  

The Orbea Onna 27 XS 50 is a high-performance kids mountain bike designed for older children. It's a significant step up in size compared to the MX 24, coming with 27.5 inch wheels and a 5kg weight increase.   

Along with this change, it also features a spring suspension fork, unlike the smaller Orbeas. This gives a smoother ride for growing teenagers zooming along rocky trails. It also comes with 16 gears for getting your child up hills, and hydraulic disc brakes for control.   

The Onna 27 XS 50 has more mature colour schemes, with red, blue, and block black designs.  

Orbea Onna 27 XS 40 

  • Inner leg measurement: 70cm - 78 cm 
  • Generally for children 11 - 14 years old  
  • Weighs 15kg  
  • 27.5” Wheels 

The Orbea Onna 27 XS 40 is similar to the previous bike, but is slightly bigger and comes with 18 gears. It also comes with Suntour spring suspension instead of air suspension. Altogether it is another exceptional mountain bike, and both Onna 27s are loved by our members.  

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Orbea Onna 50 Small 

  • Inner leg measurement: 68cm - 77 cm 
  • Generally for children 16 + and adults 
  • Weighs 14kg  
  • 29” Wheels 

Whilst this bike is designed for adults, it can fit teenagers that are tall enough. The Orbea Onna 50 S comes with a bike geometry that provides maximum efficiency and control on off-road trails.  

It also features a Suntour suspension force, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and 16-speed gears so you or your child will be able to handle the bike with ease wherever it takes you.  

So whether your older child needs a nimble lightweight mountain bike, or you yourself are looking to hit the trails, with the Onna 50 Small you will be fully equipped.  

Orbea Onna 40s

Orbea Onna 50 Medium 

  • Inner leg measurement: 76cm - 84 cm 
  • Generally for children 16 + and adults 
  • Weighs 15kg  
  • 29” Wheels 

The Orbea Onna 50 Medium is a larger model mainly designed for adults. It has all the same versatile features and comes in three distinctive colour finishes.  

Regular Questions We Get Asked About Orbea Bikes 

What is the lightest Orbea bike?  

The lightest Orbea bike is the MX 16 from the start of our list, which weighs an incredible 7.1kg. The low-weight frame makes it a joy to handle off-road for children. They will not have to struggle to hold the hike upright or keep it level on bumpy tracks.  

How long has Orbea been around for? 

 Orbea is a Spanish bicycle manufacturer that has been around since 1840, making it one of the oldest bike brands in the world. Orbea started out as a family-owned gunsmith and tool workshop, but in the 1930s, the company shifted its focus to bicycles.   

Since then, Orbea has grown into one of the world's leading bike brands. 

Are Orbea bikes good quality? 

Yes, Orbea bikes are known for their high quality and excellent performance. Orbea has a reputation for using top-quality components and materials in its bikes.  

Orbea bikes are often praised for their excellent handling, stability, and responsiveness, and they are popular among both casual and competitive riders.  

They also sponsor a number of professional cycling teams and individual athletes, and their bikes have been used to win numerous races and championships at the highest level of competition. 

Is Orbea made in China? 

Orbea is a bike manufacturer that has manufacturing facilities in Spain, Asia, and Portugal.  

The high-end carbon frames used in their bikes are outsourced to manufacturers like Martec, which is based in China. These frames are then shipped to Spain, where they are assembled, painted, and finished.  

 For their less expensive carbon and aluminium models, Orbea typically manufactures these bikes in Portugal. The company's goal is to make only top-notch bikes and they make sure to use rigorous quality checks, no matter where the bike is produced. 

Kids Orbea Bikes on Subscription 

You can view all our available Orbea bikes today. Become a bike club member today and get access to a range of kids bikes, such as kids road bikes and BMX bikes, all at an affordable monthly rate.  

You can exchange anytime to give you flexibility. You will never have to buy a kids bike again and will never be stuck with a bike that is too small for your child!