AlphaOne

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98 reviews
Color
Speed Silver
Power Purple
Braap Blue

Wheel Size
14 inches
Approx. Age Range
3 to 5 years
Speeds
Single

No Training Wheels
Optimized for 2 wheels

$29 Shipping
in the Continental USA
Checked and Tuned
Each bike is checked & tuned prior to shipment.
Easy Assembly
Includes all the tools you need & easy instructions.
Kid Tough
Built tough, just like kids.
The 14" Alpha One is the smallest pedal bike in the Prevelo lineup and fits most 3 to 4.5 year olds. It's packed with features to get little riders off to the right start, including:
  1. Prevelo confidence inspiring low and narrow geometry. Prevelo geometry keeps the rider low, balanced and in control.
  2. Lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with custom formed tubing.
  3. Lightweight aluminum alloy fork with chromoly steerer.
  4. Front and rear v-brakes with small reach brake levers.
  5. Rear coaster brake (removable with optional freewheel kit).
  6. Front hub with low profile rounded hex bolts and no harsh edged nuts for little legs to knock against.
  7. Three piece crank with squared taper cartridge bearing bottom bracket and ultra narrow Q factor.
  8. Double chain wheel guard.
  9. Custom made cranks. All Prevelo cranks are sized specifically for each model bike, down to the millimeter.
  10. 95% assembled. Just install the handlebar, seatpost and pedals.

 

What the bicycle media is saying

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One of the Best Kids Bikes of 2018
a ton of smart features
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Exceptional ★★★★★
With high-end components, sophisticated, yet kid-specific design, and durability to last through several kids, you'll be wishing you were small enough to ride the Alpha One.
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From the tiny saddle to the custom 85mm-long cranks, everything on the Alpha One has been thought-through with the dedication and passion I normally see reserved for bikes costing thousands more.


 

Kid Centric Features

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Kid Engineered Crank

prevelo rounded axle bolt

Rounded Axle Bolts

bicycle internally routed cable

Internally Routed Cables

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Kid Size Hand Brakes

 

 

bearing

Sealed Bearings

tool less seat post clamp

Quick Adjust Seat Height

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Built Kid Tough

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Confidence Inspiring Geometry

 

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    JP
    02/26/2021
    Jean P.
    Canada Canada
    • How would you rate the fit? SmallPerfectLarge
    • Rider's age in years 4

    The best bike and even better customer service!

    We ordered an Alpha One for our son's fourth birthday. He has been riding a balance bike for two years but had never used anything with pedals before. Half an hour after he got the bike, he was starting to put his feet up on the pedals and do a couple of rotations, and after an hour he was pedaling for several seconds. After that he was unstoppable, and 5 days after he got the bike, he went on a 8km ride! He also figured out the hand brakes without a problem. He says that it's the best present he's ever gotten! This bike is very high quality construction, nice and light, and fits him perfectly. He's low to the ground and we can tell that he feels comfortable and not "tippy". And, throughout our purchase, Jacob's customer service was incredible! He was friendly and helpful with sizing advice, and sent out the bike as quickly as he could so that it was here by my son's birthday.

    JK
    06/05/2019
    Jonathan K.
    Canada

    Brilliant

    I know a bit about bikes. After a childhood love affair with bikes led to a semi-pro cycling career after high school and university I opened and ran a successful bike shop for 12 years. When my daughter was born I left the bike industry but bikes never left me. When I had to buy my daughter her first bike :-) only the best would do. Abi's Prevelo is long and stable, the fork angle is perfect and the 14"wheels are like 29ers for a 3yo and yet the standover is lower than any competitor. The bike is light, easy to handle and every part is quality material. Specially conceived Q-factor, crank arm length, handlebar diameter and brake lever reach. There is nothing else on the market that comes close. Thank you, Jacob and company!

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    TP
    06/03/2019
    Tanner P.

    Nothing compares

    The Alpha One is our family's second Prevelo. Our older son got an Alpha Two for his 4th birthday and we got the Alpha One for younger brother's 3rd birthday. Following the how to ride tips on the Prevelo blog, our new 3 year old was riding in a couple practice sessions. A month later he's tearing up a pump track and just rode for 6 miles. The Alpha One makes riding easier and therefore much more enjoyable. A few thoughts if you're considering the Alpha One: - Seat height matters. The low center of gravity makes a world of difference when learning to ride. Can't possibly overemphasize how important that is. - Freewheel is a must. You have to have a freewheel and hand brakes to make a good transition from a balance bike. The occasional stop in pedaling or accidental backwards pedal is a non-issue with a freewheel but will cause a spill with a coaster brake. - Resist the "grow into it temptation." By measurement our 3yr old was right at the low end of the Alpha Two range, which was very tempting. Jacob suggested the Alpha One and I'm so glad that's what we got. The frame and geometry are sized appropriately and set our son up for success. Measure it's worth by the amount of miles and smiles, not years. - Looking online doesn't do these bikes justice. Neighbors and co-worker dads are blown away at the difference in quality between the Prevelo and bike shop or department store bikes. The build quality and components are top notch. - If what you want is backordered, it's worth the wait. I waited a month after our kid's birthday for a backordered Prevelo - there's nothing else comparable with such a low seat height. Sure, he didn't have the bike with the balloon on it on his birthday, but that's how much I value the quality of the Prevelo and I'd do it again.

    JH
    08/20/2018
    john h.
    United States

    Perfect fit! Great design! He won’t put it down!

    Our 2.5 year old switched from his strider to this bike in less than a week. I don’t think this would have been possible without such a great design. The geometry is great for building his confidence- he can reach the ground because the seat really drops low. I almost went with the Alpha 2, but I’m glad we got the Alpha 1. He’ll grow out of it faster, but he has a perfect fitting bike now, which is important to learn on and gain confidence. The bike is also really light, and looks great too. I was also really impressed that his little two year old hands can actually reach the kid size brake levers. Customer service was great, and we’ll be coming back for more when he grows!

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    06/03/2018
    Angus S.
    United States

    Love this bike

    This bike is both beautiful and functional! It looks like a motorcycle! I love that it's different from anything I've ever seen. It's also perfectly engineered for kids. My son has gotten comfortable on it quickly! The service truly is amazing. I love their personal touch and the Prevelo team has treated us like family! I've already purchased my second one. The Alpha Zero for my younger son. He loves it too!