There’s a lot to consider when buying a bike for a specific budget. Frame, cranks, handlebars and the list goes on…
We’ve searched out the best BMX bikes available in 2016 and provided you with the pick of the crop. All of these bikes are purpose built for BMX. Ideal for beginners and manufactured by some of the best brands in the industry.
Verde A.V. 2016
The A.V is Verde’s entry level complete bmx bike, and for 2016 it’s now better than ever.
The A.V makes for an ideal ride for a younger rider who’d just starting out with BMX. The bikes frame, components and geometry are designed with a smaller rider in mind. With a 20 inch top tube steel frame, 7.8 inch rise handlebars and 165mm crankset, this is ideal for a kid’s first 20 inch wheeled BMX bike.
Featuring a solid set of wheels with a fully sealed rear cassette hub and sealed 10mm front hub. Rounding of the build is a 40mm Verde top load steam and a pair of Mini-mushroom style handlebar grips with DUO Resilite bar ends. This bike comes with a rear alloy U-brake and is available in Metallic Black, Metallic Silver, Acid Green and Infrared.
Price: £191.99 from Source BMX
Verde Cadet 2016
With the Cadet 2016 , Verde are offering a lot of good things for an entry level bike.
Considering the stylish look, loaded spec and assurance of a big name brand, this bike is a great all-round deal. It Features a 20.25 top tube steel frame, tapered fork and 8.6 inch ride handlebars.
The wheelset is comprised of a 14mm fully sealed rear cassette hub and fully sealed 10mm front hub, both laced to 6061 aluminium single wall rims that roll on aftermarket 2.25 inch DUO SVS tires. There’s also Cromo tublar 3-piece cranks, sealed mid bottom bracket, Alloy U-brake and a 25 tooth cromo sprocket.
This bike is a real contender. At a sub £220 price point it’s really hard offer to pass-up. Available in Matt Black or Matt red.
Price: £215.99 from SourceBMX
Hoffman Seeker 2016
The name Hoffman is synonymous with BMX. Matt Hoffman has ridden faster, jumped further and aired higher than any rider in the history of BMX, ever.
When you buy a Hoffman bike, you are buying into a brand that helped shaped BMX bikes into what they are today. The 2016 Seeker is the brands entry level bike and has a lot to offer. It’s spec’d out with a 20.5 top tube length steel frame, fork and 8.25 inch rise handlebar. Sealed mid bottom bracket with 3-piece tubular cromo 175mm cranks, 9 tooth semi-sealed rear cassette hub, front load stem, 25 tooth sprocket and alloy U-brakes. It’s definitely a bike to consider. Available in Black or Green.
Price: £199.99 from Leisure Outlet
Fit Pledge 2016
Fit Bike Co have a long history and are highly respected in the BMX industry.
The 2016 pledge is their entry level complete bike. Entry level it may be, but this still a tough bike. The frame features a strong 4130 Cromo front triangle, this design adds extra strength to the frame whilst also reducing the over-all weight.
In addition to the Cromo front triangle the forks steerer tube is also 4130 Cromo, giving that extra strength where it’s needed. The 20 inch frame toptube length and 8.7" rise handlebar are a perfect fit for a younger rider. With a splined 3-piece crankset, fully sealed rear cassette hub and a finishing of Fit components, this bike is offers excellent value for money.
Price: £235.99 from Foundation BMX