woom Kid-Specific Mountain Bike Line Now Available with Suspension Fork
Austin, TX March 16, 2020 – Last fall, woom presented our first mountain bike, the woom OFF, meticulously designed and lovingly built for kids who seek physical challenges on the trail, in the bike park, as well as on urban terrain. A version with a suspension fork is now available: the woom OFF AIR. This bike provides traction on the roughest terrain and dampens even the most daring maneuvers, for full control and maximum riding enjoyment.
The launch of the OFF line represented a pivotal moment for woom serving the growing number of kids mountain biking across the country,” shared Mathias Ihlendfeld, woom bikes USA CEO and Owner. “The response to the OFF has been phenomenal, and we could not be more excited to offer the OFF AIR with a suspension fork to those kids looking to take their riding to the next level.”
Just like the OFF, the OFF AIR is available in three sizes, 20”, 24” and 26”. The hydraulic, air-sprung fork responds well even at low loads, and the suspension travel is tailored to a child’s age group. Both the degree of damping and the rebound, the speed when deflecting and rebounding, can be individually adjusted and, if necessary, locked. This is a useful feature when riding uphill or on long straight routes.
Ultralight, robust, and child-friendly
The woom OFF AIR shares the woom OFF’s simple but elegant black-and-silver design, which has already been awarded two design prizes, a 2020 Design and Innovation Award and iF Design Award. And like the OFF, the OFF AIR is a real lightweight, weighing in at 19.8 to 24.2 pounds, representing a hard-tail mountain bike well-proportioned to the weight of a child allowing improved pedaling and handling. Hydraulic disc brakes enable precise braking, and the V-brake lever is easy to reach for small children’s hands and easy to operate. The SRAM X5 rear derailleur, with an easy-to-use trigger shift lever, ensures precise shifting even in mud and on rocky terrain.
The special chainring, made of alternately narrow and wide teeth, prevents the chain from falling off even on rough trails. The high-quality MTB tires, from the trusted brand Schwalbe, offer low rolling resistance with maximum grip.
The woom OFF AIR is available in 20”, 24” and 26”, priced at $869, $879 and $899 respectively. The line will be available for pre-orders beginning March 16 at woom bikes USA, and will begin shipping to customers by the end of April.
Kids who watch this footage of the woom OFF AIR in action won’t hesitate to put their phones, tablets and other electronic devices away and head outside for a ride!
OFF AIR links:
woom OFF AIR specifications:
– Air suspension fork with hydraulic rebound:
- Suspension compression adjustable to the child’s weight (SAG)
- Adjustable rebound damping
- Lockout function for riding uphill or on asphalt
– Lightweight frame made of high-quality aluminum with butted and hydroformed tubes
– Hydraulic disc brakes with excellent modulation and child-friendly brake levers
– Stem with clever flip-flop system: flip it over to change the height of the handlebars
– Special chainring stops the chain from slipping even on rough terrain
– High-quality mountain bike tires from Schwalbe with special rubber compound for low rolling resistance, maximum grip, optimal shock absorption and solid durability
– SRAM X5 groupset with easy-to-use SRAM trigger shifter for
precise and smooth shifting even in mud and on rough terrain
– Comes complete with a set of stickers in four colors to personalize the bike
woom OFF AIR mountain bike with suspension fork (weight without pedals)
woom OFF Air 4: Size 20” |19.8 lbs. | 60mm fork travel | 6 – 8 years old | $869
woom OFF Air 5: Size 24” | 22.2 lbs. | 80mm fork travel | 7 – 11 years old | $879
woom OFF Air 6: Size 26” | 24.2 lbs. | 90mm fork travel | 10 – 14 years old | $899
woom designs high-quality, lightweight bikes for children of all ages. Built with meticulous attention to detail, our bikes are tailor-made for a child’s anatomy and needs. Models range in size from balance bikes designed for the smallest of riders to pedal bikes for young teens. woom bikes, often half the weight of kids’ bikes found at traditional retail stores, make riding easy to learn and easy to enjoy. Our aim is to inspire as many children as possible to love riding their bike. Family owned and operated, woom was founded in Vienna, Austria, with the mission to create the ideal kids’ bike. woom USA began operating at our headquarters in Austin, Texas, in 2014 to bring the same unparalleled European design and love of riding to families across North America. In 2019 woom USA was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America ranked #256. woom ships directly to customers, and assembly is quick and simple. For more information, visit us at us.woombikes.com or call 855-966-6872.