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We're thrilled to introduce you to one of our most popular lightweight hybrid bikes – the Woom 5. This bike exemplifies our commitment to quality, safety, and fun.  

As a company specialising in kids' bike subscriptions, we're all about offering top-notch bikes to help your child have fun.

In this blog post, we'll see the exceptional features that make the Woom 5 a standout choice for young riders. From its lightweight excellence to its tailored fit and versatile gearing, this bike has it all. Let's explore why the Woom 5 is a favourite among young adventurers.  

Lightweight Excellence 

With regard to child bikes, weight matters — a lot. The Woom 5 shines in this department, setting new standards for lightweight design. Weighing in at just 8.7 kg, it's one of the lightest hybrid bikes in its category. But why is this so important? 

  • Easy to Maneuver: The lightweight frame and components make it a breeze for kids to handle. Whether they're navigating tricky turns or conquering hills, the Woom 5 responds with agility and precision. 
  • Reduced Fatigue: Riding a heavy bike can be tiring, which can dampen your child's enthusiasm. With the Woom 5's feather-light build, they can ride for longer without feeling exhausted, ensuring more enjoyable adventures. 
  • Improved Confidence: A lighter bike is less intimidating, boosting your child's confidence as they ride. They'll feel in control and ready to take on any riding challenge. 
  • Easy to lift: The lightweight design of this item makes it easy to carry. You can quickly move it, whether you're putting it on a rack or taking it upstairs. 

With the Woom 5's lightweight excellence, your child will experience the joy of cycling like never before. For Woom’s other bikes, you can view our blog on the Six Best Woom Bikes.  

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Built to Fit 

The Woom 5 is meticulously designed with a focus on ergonomics and adaptability, ensuring it's the perfect fit for young riders. It best suits riders with a 57-67cm inside leg measurement. Its adjustable saddle height accommodates growth.  

The handlebars are ergonomically designed to minimise strain, promoting comfort on long rides. With child-friendly geometry and premium materials, the Woom 5 prioritises safety and convenience.  

Gearing For Versatility 

The Woom 5 boasts an 8-speed SRAM twist shifter. It is simple and intuitive for kids to use.  

This versatile gearing system is great for conquering a variety of terrains. Its wide gear range allows for seamless transitions between gears, making it suitable for uphill climbs and fast descents alike.  

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Reliable Brake Power  

Safety is paramount, and the Woom 5 delivers with its dependable braking system. Equipped with precision Woom V brakes, this bike ensures your child can confidently control their speed and stop when needed.  

The Woom 5's brakes provide reassurance to parents. This is especially true when their children are riding down a hill or on busy streets. 

Smooth Ride with Pneumatic Tyres 

The Woom 5 offers a smooth and comfortable ride, thanks to its 24 inch pneumatic tyres. These air-filled tyres absorb shocks and vibrations, ensuring a cushioned experience on various surfaces. 

For bumpy trails or smooth city paths, the Woom 5's Schwalbe tyres provide excellent traction and a plush ride. 

Safety Features 

The Woom 5 is a kids' bike that is designed to be safe for riders aged 7- 9 years old. It has a number of safety features, including:  

  • Lightweight aluminium frame: The lightweight frame makes the bike easy for kids to handle and pedal. This also helps to reduce the risk of accidents. 
  • Low centre of gravity: The low centre of gravity makes the bike more stable and less likely to tip over. 
  • Grippy tires: The wide, grippy tires provide good traction on all surfaces, even in wet or slippery conditions. 
  • Powerful brakes: The bike is equipped with powerful V-brakes that provide reliable stopping power in all weather conditions. 

For other recommendations for a similar age range, see our blog on the Best Bikes for 6 to 9 Year Olds.  

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Colours and Adjustments 

The Woom 5 is available in a variety of colours, including blue, green, grey, and red. This allows kids to choose a bike that they love and that reflects their style. 

The Woom 5 bike also has a number of adjustable bike features making it comfortable and fit the child well. The handlebars and seat height, can all be adjusted to suit the child's individual needs. 

Here are some tips for adjusting the Woom 5: 

  • Handlebars: The handlebars should be positioned so that the child's wrists are straight when they are gripping the handlebars. 
  • Seat height: Can be adjusted. The child's feet should comfortably reach the pedals when they are at the bottom of the pedal stroke. 
  • Reach: The reach is the distance between the saddle and the handlebars. The reach should be adjusted so that the child is comfortable and can easily reach the handlebars. 

If you're wondering what age this 24 inch bike is for, it's usually best for 7 to 9 year olds.

Quality is King 

When it comes to choosing a bike for your child, quality should always be a top priority. The Woom 5 proudly represents the commitment of Woom, a renowned brand dedicated to producing exceptional kids' bicycles.  

With years of experience, Woom has garnered a reputation for crafting bikes that prioritise performance and ergonomic design. For more on Woom, you can take a look at our Ultimate Guide to Woom bikes.  

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Questions We Regularly Get Asked About the Woom 5 

What age range is the Woom 5 suitable for? 

The Woom 5 is ideal for children aged 7 to 9.

It's a 24 inch bike with age-appropriate bike size and features, ensuring a comfortable and safe riding experience. It best suits riders with a 57-67cm inside leg measurement. 

Is the Woom 5 easy for kids to handle because of its lightweight frame size? 

Indeed, the Woom 5's lightweight construction, weighing just 8.7 kg, makes it incredibly manageable for kids. This design boosts agility, reduces fatigue, and helps with overall control. 

Can you adjust the bike to fit my child's size? 

Absolutely, the Woom 5 is designed with flexibility in mind. You can easily adjust the saddle height and the handlebars, ensuring a perfect fit. With Bike Club you can exchange for a bigger bike with a larger wheel size when your child grows. We have a wide range of kids bike sizes available.

How many gears does the Woom 5 have, and is it suitable for various terrains? 

The Woom 5 has 8 Shimano gears. This gives riders a wide range of gears, making it easy to pedal up hills and ride down them safely. The Woom 5 also has an easy-to-use twist shifter, so riders can easily shift gears while riding.