Alpha Three vs Zulu Three

Prevelo offers 24-inch bikes in two series:  the Alpha Series and the Zulu Series.  Trying to decide which one is right for your young rider?  Check out the differences right here:

Alpha Series

Zulu Series

Use All purpose riding. The 1.5" wide tires, rigid fork, lightweight and low height make the Alpha Series efficient, easy and agile on streets, sidewalks, bike paths and light trails. Dirt riding. Wider tires, hydraulic disc brakes and air fork provide traction, control and a smooth ride on dirt trails.
Tires Kenda Small Block 8 Pro 20 x 15

Light, efficient and versatile for everyday riding
Kenda Small Block 8 Pro 20 x 2.1

HEIR - VEE Crown Gem 20 x 2.25 Tubeless Ready 120 TPI

Wide with aggressive tread for trail riding.
Geometry All purpose bike geometry with 69° head tube angle and 69° seat tube angle for fast and agile handling. Modern mountain bike geometry with 67° head tube angle and 74° seat tube angle for a stable, smoother and more confidence inspiring trail ride.
Gearing 11-34T cassette / 32T chainring
Good for all around riding
11-36T cassette / 32T chainring

HEIR - 11-36T cassette / 30T chainring

Designed to give riders more cranking leverage off-road
Fork Lightweight aluminum alloy fork with chromoly steerer Air fork with adjustable air pressure and lockout to soak up harsh bumps

SR Suntour XCM 20" air fork with adjustable compression and lockout - 80mm travel - - lockout and adjustable compression

HEIR - HEIR Twenty - 80mm travel - HM Carbon Fiber / AL6061 Lower - AL7050 Hard Anodized ⌀30mm Stanchion - adjustable rebound, lockout and compression
Brakes V-brakes. Alloy brake lever and calipers Hydraulic disc with small levers and flat mount rear caliper
Rear Derailleur Shimano ALTUS 8-speed Shimano ZEE Shadow RD+ 10-speed with ON/OFF Clutch

Compact design provides for extra clearance off road and clutch design keeps the chain in place on rough terrain.

Crank 110MM
Designed to make riding easy, comfortable and unintimidating
120MM direct mount with hollow axle bottom bracket
Designed to give riders more cranking leverage off-road and provide flexibility for more gearing options
Bottom Bracket Height Low to make the bike easy to ride and unintimidating and to improve agility on smoother surfaces Higher to provide additional clearance for off-road terrain
Wheels Aluminum with grinded sidewalls Aluminum black doublewall

Prevelo Speed Silver
Prevelo Power Purple
Prevelo Braap Blue

Standard: Gloss Gobbledygook Grey
HEIR: Matte Radical Red
Other Includes kickstand plate
Kickstands available here
Rear Thru-Axle

HEIR - Front and rear Thru-Axles