Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > BMX
Reload this Page >

BMX for 13 year old son....help!

Notices
BMX Dirt, vert, flatland or street? Drop in the BMX forum to talk to other 20" riders around the world. What is the best BMX bicycle for you? Learn all about it here.

BMX for 13 year old son....help!

Old 09-01-15, 12:56 PM
  #1  
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
BMX for 13 year old son....help!

Hi Everyone,

I'm new here. My son is nearly 13, and has developed an interest in BMX bikes. He's been saving money from his dog walking/cat sitting jobs, and would like to purchase a used BMX. We've been looking at ads on kijiji, but we're new to this and don't really know what to look for.

So far we've seen the following:
4 year old Norco (model unknown) for $150 CDN (we're in Toronto, so are looking at ads in CDN $)
Hutch (model unknown) < 1 year old for $220
various Haro models for $200+
GT Slammer, brand new, with original pedals still sealed ( I understand these frames are made of Hi-Ten steel....is this good, or would it be heavy? Should we be looking for bikes with frames made from some other material?) $195

Thanks in advance for any advice!
punkrockmarypop is offline  
Old 09-01-15, 06:30 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 491
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
I was in Toyrus the other day and they had a nice BMX for $159, $100 of the regular price with all the bells and whistles and 360 degree turning. Good wheels and brakes as well.
elmore leonard is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
HoffmanBikePro
BMX
2
11-18-19 01:07 PM
Williamg
BMX
1
02-21-19 04:03 PM
Timequake
BMX
9
12-11-17 06:37 AM
newtobikes2017
Bicycle Mechanics
9
08-02-17 12:20 AM
getcheese
BMX
8
04-04-10 11:18 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.