The trick to shopping for an entry-level Dirt/Street/Park bike for a smaller rider (4’4″-5″) is finding one that has the proper geometry, the proper gearing, the proper look (yes, it will be important) that is not too heavy, and that would possibly not cost a fortune. SE has decades of experience designing and engineering BMX bikes, and the Wildman is a prime example of a D/S/P Freestyle bike that delivers what you wish to have for a price that you like.
Wildman’s hi-tensile steel frame and fork use new butting technology that allows shapers to shave considerable weight even as retaining the strength had to stand the rigors of D/S/P riding. Chromoly bikes are lighter (the material of top of the range D/S/P bikes), but additionally command considerably more in price. At an overall weight of 25 lbs, Wildman is not going to be notably heavier than most of its counterparts on the skatepark, and definitely will deliver the performance a rider needs to be told flatland tricks, ramp riding, and even big-air dirt jumping.
Equally vital for developing freestyle skills is the geometry. At 19 “, Wildman’s top tube is sized for younger riders within the 4’4″-5” range. This compact geometry allows the rider to manipulate the bike without an excessive amount of collateral weight shifting around. The rider will get the similar feel over the bike that older/larger riders feel on their bikes.
A 170mm one-piece crank can take almost any beating, and a slew of aluminum alloy components and wheels keep the weight down and the performance up. Notably, Tektro alloy U-brakes with alloy levers give great stopping power for enhanced street safety, but additionally offer superb modulation in order that the rider can keep an eye on speed–a fully essential element to executing any trick.
A strong, light, and protected bike that brings the proper geometry, the proper components, and the proper look to the street, the park, or the dirt jam, the Wildman will make a wild man of your young man (or w
Somewhat smaller frame suits younger riders who’re learning ramp or street tricks
Overall lightweight is conducive for successful rider development
Tektro alloy brakes provide protected, instant stopping and likewise even modulation for speed regulation
Features a pair of pegs for grinding tricks