Looking for a new BMX Bike? You can get a great BMX for under £250, no question. However bumping up the price bracket a little bit, we have narrowed down the field to bring you the best BMX bikes for under £350 in 2016.
At this price point there are some awesome BMX bikes to choose from. Remember, these bikes a purpose built by respected BMX brands and are made to be ridden fast, jumped high and ground far. The bikes are legit, now you have to do the rest.
Kink Curb 2016
Kink are based in Rochester, New York. They have a solid and well respected history in the BMX industry.
With a stacked pro team of riders including the likes of Sean Sexton, Chris Doyle, Tony Hamlin and Darryl Tocco, they are a brand to be trusted. The 2016 Curb is Kink’s entry level offering but is designed to have the look and feel of a pro model bike. It features modern geometry with a 20inch top tube frame, Ideal for a smaller sized rider.
The build is rounded out with a tapered fork, Kink Human CC 8.75 inch ride handlebars, Mission Control TL 50mm stem, Mission Triumph 3-piece tubular Cromo 170mm cranks, Mission Rank 25 tooth sprocket and a Mission Goodman combo seat and post. The finishing touch is a solid wheelset comprised of rear 14mm Mission Function Semi-Sealed Cassette hub and Mission Access unsealed 10mm front hub which are both laced to Mission X7 rims.
A real contender of a bike. The gloss black to shadow chrome fade colour scheme really pops. Also available in Gloss Guinness Black, Gloss arcade Navy and Matt Burnt Rust.
Price: £289.99 from SourceBMX
United KL40 2016
The KL40 from united is somewhat of a different breed. Being modelled after the Forte brothers. A duo of brothers renowned for their skills on Trails.
Built specially with dirt jumping and transition style skatepark riding in mind. The frame features a tweaked geometry with a longer top tube of 21 inches providing better stability when going fast and airing high. With The KL40 you will find features including Sealed hubs front and rear, with the rear cassette hub producing a distinctly loud tone that’s much desired by trail riders.
A 170mm sealed cromo crankset, rear alloy U-brake and a finishing of United aftermarket parts including United Indirect 2.35 and Direct 2.1 tyres, United top load stem, United KL40 Seat/Post combo and United United Valentino nylon pedals. This set-up is ideal for a taller rider or someone who likes the extra stability offered by the longer frame. Available in Gloss Black, Trans Teal and a very cool looking Trans Purple.
Price: £271.99 from FoundationBMX
United Supreme 2016
United is British BMX brand founded by legendary rider, Ian Morris.
United have a serious team of heavy hitting pro riders, featuring some of the best riders in the world, such as Nathan Williams, Cory Martinez, Geoff Slattery, Christian Rigal and many more. With such a renowned team you can trust that their products are of the highest standards. As the name suggests, the Supreme is a damn good bike.
Starting with a solid foundation of a 20.25 top tube length steel frame, a tapered fork with CNC’d steerer tube and 9 inch rise handlebar. Then adding a slew of choice components including a sealed rear cassette hub, sealed alloy 10mm front hub, Top load stem, 3-piece cromo tubular 8 Spline cranks, rear U-break, United Supreme seat/post combo and United Valentino Pedals. This bike really lives up to its name. Available in Gloss Clear Raw, Gloss Dark Trans Green and Gloss Trans Gold.
Price: £305.99 from SourceBMX
WeThePeople Curse 2016
The Curse from German brand, WeThePeople (WTP) sees an all new geometry and design scheme for 2016.
This beast packs a hell of a punch for under the £350 mark. There a fine attention to detail here and the choice of parts is splendid. You’ll find a sweet mixture of parts from respected brands such including Éclat and Salt. Let’s start with the frame, a 20.25 top tube length with a 4130 cromo downtube. That provides extra strength whilst also reducing weight. Again, a steel fork with cromo steerer tube and 8.6 inch rise handlebars.
The wheelset is built with a fully sealed cassette hub on rear and a 10mm alloy front hub, both laced to Salt alloy rims. Rolling on Salt 2.35 front and 2.2" rear tyres. The bike is finished with a range of choice parts such as an alloy U-brake, sealed bottom bracket with 8 spline tubular 3-piece cranks, Eclat Surge nylon pedals, Salt top load stem and a WTP Curse pivotal seat and seatpost. The raw and green colour scheme is sick, to say the least. Also available in red.
Price: £349.99 from Wiggle