Zulu Five

6 reviews

Color: Speed Silver

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Prepped and Tuned for Easy Assembly

Every Prevelo bike is individual prepped and tuned by an experienced mechanic before shipping and includes all the tools you need & easy instructions. Assembly Instructions

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Size Guide and Model Comparison


  • Confidence Inspiring Trail Geometry

    The Zulu Five features Prevelo's signature confidence-inspiring geometry. Prevelo geometry utilizes a low bottom bracket that lowers the center of gravity of the bike and rider, making for a more agile and confident ride. The slack front end makes the bike forgiving to young trail riders experimenting with tough terrain.

  • Lightweight Wide Range Drivetrain

    Microshift Advent X with 10-speed Microshift Advent X G-Series 11-48T and easy to use trigger shifters gives progressing riders plenty of gear range to tackle a variety of trails.

  • Youth Optimized HEIR® Crank

    HEIR®crank lengths are custom sized for each size bike to make sure little riders have optimum pedal ergonomics. And they have ultra-narrow Q-factors to match the narrow hips of young cyclists. If that sounds like technical mumbo jumbo, here's the point - HEIR cranks will help make small riders more comfortable and efficient on their bike.

  • heir tubeless wheels

    Lightweight Tubeless Ready Heir Wheels

    Wrapped with Kenda Booster Pro tires, the HEIR wheels can be easily set up tubeless so you can reduce flats, improve traction, and shave another ~300 grams of weight. The sealed cartridge thru-axle hubs make these wheels some of the fastest and most reliable wheels found on any bike. The quick-engagement rear hub sounds awesome and helps riders navigate tricky terrain.

  • prevelo zulu pivotal saddle

    Pivotal Saddle

    The Pivotal system lowers the stack height of the seat, resulting in a 30mm lower seat. This helps get small riders on big wheels. This system also helps reduce weight and increase durability.

  • prevelo zulu five fork

    Air Suspension Fork

    The RST First Fork helps keep the rider comfortable and in control. With adjustable air pressure, the fork can be easily tuned to individual rider weight. Adjustable rebound damping helps you further tune the fork for your local terrain and riding style. This fork also features a lock-on function to eliminate any unwanted movement on long climbs.

What the Press Says about the Zulu Five

I really do wish there was a Prevelo in my size. I would be on it in a heartbeat. Being able to tackle everything from dirt jumps and trail riding to long days bike packing has been a game changer for my son’s riding and viewpoint of bikes in his world.

Rascal Rides

Exceptional - 5 Stars

The perfect pony for young aggressive groms who are ready to move on from their 24″ mountain bikes, the 26″ Prevelo Zulu Five is the perfect mix of playfulness and technical ability. Its Goldilocks combination of light weight, large gear range, slack head tube, and narrow q-factor make it the perfect bike for intermediate to advanced single-track warriors.

Two Wheeling Tots

Prevelo makes my favorite bikes for kids and small riders. The quality of these bikes and their components is higher than many of the adult bikes I receive for review on the channel.

Hardtail Party

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Available Options

  • HEIR Carbon Crank Upgrade

    Upgrade to the 145MM HEIR Carbon Cranks. Constructed of carbon with an alloy 30MM spindle, they are strong, light, and sized right for small riders.

    Installed before shipping.

  • Tubeless Setup Kit

    Includes everything you need to set your new Zulu tubeless.


    • 4oz bottle of tubeless tire sealant
    • 2 x tubeless tire valves
  • HEIR Fork Upgrade

    Upgrade the standard fork to the ultra light HEIR fork - quite possibly the best youth air fork in the universe.

    Installed before shipping.

  • Dropper Post

    This KS dropper post will allow your little rider to push their seat down low with the flick of a lever for downhill shreds.

    Installed before shipping.

  • Rider Name Lettering

    Customize your Prevelo bike with the rider's name in custom-colored lettering.

    Installed before shipping.

  • HEIR Footport Alloy Pedals

    Sealed Cartridge alloy pedals with safety domed pins that are less likely to hurt shins in a scrape.

  • HEIR Darkness Deleter Light Set

    200 Lumen Headlight

    15 Lumen Taillight

    2 x USB charging cables

    Easy to strap onto bike.

  • Bell

    Made of brass for a pronounced sound.

    Installed before shipping.

  • Custom Colored Grips

    Upgrade the standard black grips to your little rider's favorite color.

    Installed before shipping.

  • Integrated Multitool

    Give your little rider their very own multi-tool built right into their bike! The EDC Lite is a multitool that gets integrated into the bike's steerer tube. The 9 function multi-tool includes 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8mm hex, T25 torx and a flat head screwdriver.

    Note: The Multitool requires some dexterity and strength to remove from the bike and use.  We do not recommend this tool for children under 7 years old.

    Installed before shipping.

Lead the pack.

Zulu Five

The Prevelo Zulu Five packs high performance mountain bike features into a 26-inch wheel size package. Every component is the real deal and is carefully chosen to provide the best performance and fit for young riders ready to tear up the trails.


    • Speed Silver
    • Bodacious Blue

    Wheel Size

    26 in


    Trail Bike


    Dirt path, single-track




    23.3 lbs (without pedals)

    Min Saddle Height

    27.6 in / 700mm

    Max Saddle Height

    35 in / 890mm


    41.7 in / 1061 mm


    Kenda Booster Pro 26 x 2.2 Tubeless Ready


    Heir Pivotal


    Microshift Advent X AM V2


    10 speed 11-48t Advent X G-Series


    152mm HEIR Direct Mount 2-piece with Alloy Spindle


    Tektro M281 Hydraulic Disc
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