Gifts For Mountain Bike Kids 10-12 Years Old

Holiday gifts for 10 year old through 12 year old mountain bike kids


Updated November 2020 – Pre-teen riders are able to see huge progression in technical skills and ride distance if they have the right equipment for the job. Based on our experience with womp rats this age, we’ve chosen gifts for mountain bike kids 10-12 years old that cater to kids who like to ride in style.

See our choices for pedals, knee pads and a MIPS helmet as well as others to keep the stoke stocked.

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Holiday gifts for 10 year old to 12 year old mountain bike kids
Raleigh Redux 24 inch mountain bike for kids

Raleigh Redux 24

New Bikes are the most popular gifts for mountain bike kids 10-12 years old. For youngsters who are ready to explore beyond the concrete and blacktop, this aluminum alloy bike with mechanical disc brakes allows them to build their riding skills on the dirt. The Redux 24 comes with a 1×7 drivetrain to ensure a smooth ride while learning about the benefits of a multi-gear bike.

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SDG Jr. Pro Kit 

Looking to upgrade your rider’s bike? SDG has created the industry’s first all-in-one premium youth components upgrade kit. The kit includes pedals, bars, grips and a saddle in your choice of four stylish colors. The Slater 90 small composite pedals can take a beating and have metal pins to provide excellent grip. The Slater 650 Bar is an aluminum handlebar with 19mm ends to fit smaller grips for smaller hands.  Slater Jr Grips are dual density 19mm grips that are the perfect size for a child. Finally, the Fly Jr. ergonomic saddle has ample padding to provide proper fit and comfort. The kit also comes with 22.2mm shims so that all the cockpit controls such as brakes and shifters fit on the 19mm

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CamelBak Mini Mule Hydration Backpack  

The CamelBak Kids’ Mini Mule Hydration Backpack will help you rider stay hydrated as they ride paved bike paths or learn the ropes on rolling dirt trails. The 1.5-liter Crux reservoir carry’s plenty of water for longer excursions and a small front pocket provides storage for their snacks. This pack comes in a variety of colors including pink, purple, blue, black and green camo to make every rider happy!

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Cleary Bikes - Scout 24 inch mountain bike

Cleary Bikes Scout 24in Bike – Kids’ 

The Cleary Bikes Scout 24 is hardtail mountain bike for kids. Its clean geometry and design are a good fit for kids who are ready to get off the pavement and start pedaling the single track. With hydraulic brakes, junior-sized levers, and 1×10 drivetrain, the Scout 24 is sure to allow your young rider to increase her/his mtb skills.

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Bell Sidetrack II MIPS Child and Youth Helmet

Bell Sidetrack II MIPS Child and Youth Helmet

Whether your child is riding around the neighborhood or on mountain single track trails, they should be wearing a helmet. The Bell SideTrack II MIPS Helmet has many features that will make your kid want to wear it. First, it features an Ergo Fit dial that makes dialing in the perfect fit quick and easy. 14 vents will help your little rider will stay cool on hot days. It’s so comfortable, your kiddo might even forget that they are wearing it! Second, the Bell SideTrack II is MIPS-equipped which helps redirect impact energy in the event of a crash. This helmet is safe! Third, additional features include a PinchGuard Buckle and a Snap-In Visor. Maybe most important to your discerning mountain bike kid, the Bell SideTrack II MIPS Helmet comes in a wide variety of colors!

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Leatt 3DF Hybrid EXT Junior Knee and Shin Guards mountain biking kids gift

Leatt 3 DF Hybrid EXT Junior Knee and Shin Guards- Kids’

Bloody shins are the worst! The Leatt 3DF Hybrid EXT Junior Knee & Shin Guards combine soft and hard-shell protection. These pads can handle the rowdiest days your little grom will have on their mountain bike. The hard-shell areas deflect impact and make sliding out easier. Meanwhile, the MoistureCool and AirMesh wicking fabrics that make up the sleeve do their part to pull sweat away from your rider’s skin and fight funky odors after a tough ride.

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WAT is Pocket Tee.

Whether you call them trash pandas, treasure cats or mustache rats, raccoons are cool. This shirt is 100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton with front left chest pocket.

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Fox Racing Ranger Gloves – Youth

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Prevelo alpha four kids bike 24 inch wheels

Prevelo Alpha 4. 24-inch wheel bike

The Alpha Four is an excellent bike for kids moving up to 24 inch wheels. There are many things to love about this bike. First, the Prevelo confidence inspiring low and narrow geometry. Prevelo geometry keeps the rider low, balanced and in control. Second, the lightweight 6061 aluminum frame with custom formed tubing and aluminum alloy fork with chromoly steerer keep the weight manageable. Third, the Tektro front and rear v-brakes make speed control and stopping a breeze. Fourth, the Shimano ALTUS 8-speed drivetrain with SHIMANO Smart cage. This unique pulley cage permits the use of a shorter pulley cage without comprising gear ratio width. Finally, this bike comes 95% assembled. Just install the handlebar, seatpost, front wheel and pedals.

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troy lee design skyline kids mountain biking shorts gift

Troy Lee Design Skyline Short – Kids’ 

From bike parks to alpine trails, the Troy Lee Skyline Short does it all without breaking a sweat. It’s made of a lightweight, breathable, stretchy, and temp-regulating CoolMax fabric built to handle punishing days on the bike, and then boasts a spandex back panel for extra mobility where it’s needed most. Adjustable hook-and-loop waist tabs provide a comfortable fit and accommodate growing kids, while zippered hand pockets keep gear (i.e. snacks) safe for energy-fueled adventures.

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Columbia Watertight Jacket

They may get muddy but at least they’ll stay semi-dry in the Columbia Watertight Jacket. This jacket boasts an Omni-Tech waterproof and breathable membrane and fully taped seams, to keep the water out. The mesh lining keeps the air circulating inside to keep them from getting clammy. The hood fits nicely under a helmet and hook-and-loop cuffs keep sleeves as waterproof as the rest of the jacket. It even has a full array of reflective details for extra nighttime safety.

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Vitus 24 inch wheel kids bike gift

Vitus 24 Kids Bike

A new bike is one of the most popular gifts for mountain bike kids 10-12 years old. The Kids 24 is the ultimate fun-machine from Vitus. The Vitus 24 Kids bike is designed and engineered to ensure kids get the greatest confidence, agility and control for riding anywhere on the mountain and in the forest. This 24-inch-wheeled bike is built around an easy-to-ride lightweight 6061-T6 aluminum frameset. Complemented by an 8 speed Shimano Acera drivetrain, with thumb-shifter to allow effortless gear changing. Dependable Tektro brakes with adjustable reach levers, and an 11-32 ratio cassette give the Vitus 24 real versatility for the steepest climbs and the flattest sprints.

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Dakine Axel Beanie  

Keep your little ripper warm and stylish in the Dakine Axel Beanie. Useful for the colder winter months and for evenings around the campfire, the stretchy acrylic fabric stays comfortable no matter what the activity. The flecked yarn adds a unique and fun look.

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co-op cycles Rev 24 plus kids bike gift

 Co-op Cycles REV 24 Plus Kids’ Bike

For young mountain bikers ready to build skills on single-track, the Co-op Cycles REV 24 bike might be a great start. Firstly, the 6061 aluminum frame is strong and lightweight. Secondly, this mountain bike includes 7 gears of easy, intuitive shifting to offer power for climbing and speed for cruising. Thirdly, the mechanical disc brakes provide confidence-inspiring, responsive braking power in all conditions. Fourthly, the  24-inch wheels and plus-size tires are 2.6 inches wide soften the little bumps and stick to the trail.

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stance socks mountain biking kids gift

Stance Harbor Staple Sock 3-pack – Kids’

Every mountain bike kid wants stylish socks!  Stance makes comfortable socks that add fun to daily life. Here is a list of what makes Stance socks great. First, the cotton and synthetic blend wicks moisture and dries quickly. Second, the medium cushioning adds comfort and absorbs impact for those long trail days. Third, the reinforced heel and toe increases durability. Less holes, YAY!  Fourth, the seamless toe closure reduces rubbing. And finally, cool socks are cool!

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Zoic kids mountain bike jersey 10-12 year old gift

Zoic Lucas Bike Jersey – Kids

Keep your mountain bike rider comfortable and stylish in this Zoic Lucas Bike Jersey. Crafted from lightweight polyester, this trail jersey features Zo-Wick properties to pull sweat away from skin on hotter rides. Additionally, the tagless neck to prevents irritating itching from ruining the fun.

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helinox swivel chair gift for teen mtb

Helinox Swivel Camp Chair 

Does you mountain bike loving kid like to keep moving even when sitting? This chair swivel will be a hit! Lightweight folding camp or backpacking chair with swivel seat. This chair sets up quickly and easily with a single shock corded pole structure and folds into a small storage sack. Great for camping or lunch after a ride! This is one of our most used gifts for mountain bike kids 10-12 years old!

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Bell Super 3R MIPS Helmet

When your little ripper starts getting their wheels off the ground it’s nice to know that their cute face is fully protected. The Bell Super 3R MIPS Men’s includes MIPS technology and full-face protection. This helmet is great since you can remove the chin bar for easy rides and snap it on when the trail gets technical or your kid is ready to hit those dirt jumps. See our Bell Super 3 R review for all the details.

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Helly Hansen base layer gift for mountain bike kid

Helly Hansen Jr LIFA Active Set

Keep your active kid warm all winter long. Whether you’re getting out on the mountain bikes, skis or making an epic snow fort, a good base layer can keep the fun rolling. HH® Active is an advanced construction combining LIFA® Stay Dry technology and fast wicking fibers, making it ideal as an all year activity base layer. Staying dry is important in order to stay comfortable.

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7 protectio youth knee pads gift

7 Protection DPI Youth Transition Knee Pads

Is your young rider pushing their limits and building their skills? Falls happen while your young rider is learning. The best way for them to stay protected is to wear knee and elbow protection. The 7iDP Youth Transition Knee Guards are super lightweight knee pads that can be worn all day long. While they are super light, these knee guards don’t compromise on safety. The compression fit is designed to keep weight down and fits higher on the thigh than most pads. An internal silicone strip keeps the pads from slipping down so your young rider can ride with confidence. The breathable sock has a 4-way stretch mesh that maintains airflow for all day comfort.

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