Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit

Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit

  • Adult Training Wheels
  • Steel Construction
  • 16″ tires and tubes
  • Mounts to most 24″ – 27″ bicycles

The Bike USA adult stabilizer wheels come in a kit designed to balance your bike and let you easily ride. The 16″ wheels are designed to fit most bikes with multiple gears. Its heavy-duty steel frame is painted matte black, and it uses KENDA® tires. Installation is a breeze, and it installs in just a few minutes.

List Price: $ 219.99

Price: $ 198.00

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  1. 63 of 65 people found the following review helpful
    1.0 out of 5 stars
    not for all balance problems, April 9, 2010
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    This review is from: Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit (Sports)

    I bought this product based on the picture as the wheels touch the ground thereby allowing for a wider base of support. As per the professional who put the wheels on for me, they can NOT touch the ground because then the large wheel can NOT get traction. True, I did not understand the physic behind it, but I did call the company prior to the purchase. The “stability” the product affords is after the fact. First you have to lean over so that the side wheel can catch you. This product may work for individual with mild peripheral vestibular disorders, but it will NOT work for those with central and or combined vestibular disorders. So… I spent a lot of money for a product that I can not use and I spent additional money to have it put on my bike. Here’s the final note… the gentleman who owns the bike shop will NOT sell these to his customers, He recommends that his customers purchase a three wheeler.

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  2. 25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
    2.0 out of 5 stars
    Will not help you learn how to ride a bike, August 25, 2010
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    J.S. Lewis (Northern Virginia) –

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    This review is from: Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit (Sports)

    If you are thinking of using this product to teach someone/yourself to ride a bike, don’t waste your money! There are more effective ways to do that (described at the end of this review). While the stabilizer wheels do help keep the bike upright, it does nothing to help the rider learn balance. Riding a bike with this kit installed feels very awkward, especially when turning. Since the wheels force the bike to remain (relatively) upright in a turn, the resulting effect is that the rider (and the bike) “leans” to the outside of the turn (opposite the direction of the turn). This is a very un-settling feeling (normally, the rider and bike would “lean” toward the direction (inside) of the turn). It is also un-safe while turning if the road is not nearly flat (even a slight bank may cause trouble for the rider) or if turning too quickly or sharply. The additional width added by the kit to the bike will make navigating obstacles more difficult if not impossible. Although the kit is sturdy, it is also quite heavy, as it is made of steel. The included hardware was not sufficient to properly install the kit on my bike (2008 Specialized HXRC, 26″ wheels) to achieve the proper alignment. I purchased additional spacers (washers) and longer “U” (shaped) bolts in order to align the wheels properly.

    The bottom line: after nearly a year of occasional use, the rider did not learn how to ride a “regular” bike. The rider and bike will be very noticeable once the kit in installed (this is not necessarily a good thing). If you want to teach/learn how to ride, do not buy this kit thinking it will help.

    Try this: Instead, use a “regular” bike and lower the seat until the rider’s feet can touch the ground while seated; and remove the pedals. Find a secluded, flat or gently sloping area/road to begin practicing coasting in a straight line for progressively longer distances. As the rider gains confidence/balance, incrementally raise the seat. Also practice turning, braking, and stopping in a controlled manner. Finally, reinstall the pedals and practice the same skills while pedaling. Whereas this kit failed to train my rider to ride over the span of a year, this method succeeded in a total riding/practicing time of maybe five hours (over the course of two weeks).

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  3. 23 of 26 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    These wheel have given me freedom!, May 24, 2009
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    L. Hetherington (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) –
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    This review is from: Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit (Sports)

    These wheels are awesome!! Because of this kit, Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit, I can now ride a bike for the first time in 25 years!! I have balance issues and cannot ride a bike with only 2 wheels. These wheels, Bike USA Stabilizer Wheel Kit, solved my problem! They were not too difficult for my friend to put on for me.

    It took some getting used to. The bike with these wheels has a bit of a different feel than just a 2 wheeler. But now I am totally used to it, and in just a few rides, it felt great!! I ride nearly every day now. People turn and look at my bike.

    One of my friends, who is in a wheelchair wants to try my bike. She thinks my bike looks trendy. My mother thinks it looks cool. One woman asked me where I got the wheels because her son is disabled. I told her Bike USA makes the wheels and I bought them on Amazon.

    As a kid and teenager, I rode my bike a lot until my balance got too bad. Now I am back on a bike, getting my exercise in a way I love! Thanks Amazon and Bike USA!!

    L.H. in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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