Spring has sprung and warmer weather is on the horizon, which means bike season is upon us! As you ready yourself for the transition from turns on spring corn to hero dirt, we have some of the season’s go-to gear to help you bring the little ones along for the ride. Our latest round-up features biking essentials for infants to toddlers. From ride-along rigs and solo bikes to safety gear and accessories, here are seven of our favorites.

 

Burley Honey Bee Bike Trailer

We all have to start somewhere – cue the Honey Bee. This walking/biking trailer fits two kids and has ample storage for snacks, layers and more. It’s also incredibly light, turns on a dime, features top-notch safety specs and fits the “baby snuggler” for children 3-12 months. Just when new parents think their trail days are limited, Burley brings out the Honey Bee, helping to keep the whole family moving. $399; burley.com

 

iBert Safe-T-Seat

If your little one prefers a front row seat, the iBert might be more your speed. Perfect for short rides along the local bike path and around town, the iBert seat fits an impressive age range (1-4 years), features an adjustable safety harness and adds another level of entertainment with the padded steering wheel.  $109.95; ibert.bike

 

Strider 12 Pro Balance Bike

This balance bike lets your little ripper get after it on their own! It’s lighter than the base model, features an adjustable saddle and handlebar and it’s fully customizable thanks to after-market parts companies, like Wild Child. If your kiddo is walking and ready to take on the trail, this is the bike for them! $169.99; striderbikes.com

 

Nutcase Baby Nutty Helmet

Parents, are you ready for some serious helmet envy? The Nutcase Baby Nutty brings safety and head protection to next level fun. Kids get all the options on design graphics while keeping their noggins safe. $49.99+; nutcasehelmets.com

 

Giro Bravo Jr. Bike Glove

Hands are the first body part that hits the ground when your little one goes down. The Bravo Jr. has a wide size range (ages 4-12) and perform great for daily rides or when shredding up the skate park. They’re stretchy, breathable and come in five great color options. $18; giro.com

 

Keen Little Kids Newport Neo H2 Sandal

Grippy, breathable, and stellar toe coverage all wrapped up into one cute mini sandal package! The Newport is Keen’s answer to breathability, durability & foot protection for kids. If your little ones love to go sock-free as much as ours do, the Newport is the perfect option for biking adventures. $55; keenfootwear.com

 

Oveja Negra Chuckbucket

Parents are quick to learn that kids can’t help but collect things. Rocks, sticks, pine cones, you name it and it’s been picked up on rides and walks around the neighborhood. This bag straps to any bike and will lift the weight from gathered items from your pockets and put it on your kiddos’ bikes. You can thank us later. $55; ovejanegrabikepacking.com