Seeker X16

Rated 4.4 out of 5
Based on 14 reviews


Prix régulier £449.00 clear all

Seeker X16

Rated 4.4 out of 5
Based on 14 reviews
Seeker X16

Go faster, handle harder, enjoy more.

Our remarkable Seeker X16 is about how best to support the ever increasing capability of our young riders. The tweaked geometry delivers stability on the downs and the most efficient position for driving the pedals on the ups. An all aluminium frame set of course, brand new Ritchey bars that provide more cockpit space, and the awesome, bump-soaking 2.25" Vee Crown Gems running on our market leading, 4 cartridge bearing cassette hub.

The upgrade delivered by the Seeker X16 is the Promax hydraulic discs. Super smooth, light actuation with awesome braking power. Removing the concern of break pads on wet muddy rims, means your kid can shred the trails with absolute confidence no matter the conditions. Some will consider this bike to be overkill, but we think it's about greater control at greater intensity. 

 

PERFORMANCE, DURABILITY AND CHEAP, PICK TWO.

Producing a bike that performs to inspire but at a justifiable cost is a balancing act when it may be enjoyed by your child for only a couple of years.  We work tirelessly to garner value with every penny we invest and where possible we only invest in value that can be retained. Our finish is brushed aluminium because it carries the scratches and dings beautifully. It's gender neutral too, so it can be passed on to both boys and girls. We exceptionally rarely have new model years, preferring to refine instead so that when a bike is passed on it's still current. We invest in weight saving components that others don't (hollow axles, external cup bottom brackets, CNC'd aluminium hubs, butted tubes, cold forged cranks) as it allows us to use high performance and incredibly durable components that others won't (cartridge bearings in all moving parts, our forged sliding drop outs, a 4-bearing cassette hub, an all aluminium drive train) and this is how we end up with bikes that are not only market leading by weight and by function, but also promise the durability that mean they can benefit the second or third owner as much as they did the first.

ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS:

Your bike will arrive carefully packaged and boxed with both wheels attached. The handlebar will be ziptied to the top tube, simply remove the bars and all packaging and attach to the stem. Then simply add the pedals. Please retain your manual.

Riding style

Trail

5/5

Riding style

Adventure

5/5

Riding style

Urban

3.5/5

ruler next to aluminium kids bike showing standover height: 49cm
Seeker X16 aluminium bike in forest side profile
Seeker X16 aluminium bike in forest 3/4 profile
ruler next to aluminium kids bike showing standover height: 49cm
Seeker X16 aluminium bike in forest side profile
Seeker X16 aluminium bike in forest 3/4 profile

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INSIDE LEG

44.5CM

FRAME

HAND BRUSHED AL6061, FORGED SLIDING DROP OUTS, DISC ONLY

FORK

HAND BRUSHED AL6061, FORGED DROP OUTS, DISC ONLY

STEERER TUBE

AL6061

CRANKS

CNC'D AL6061, 105MM

PEDALS

ER PLATFORM RESIN PEDALS, CARTRIDGE BEARING

BOTTOM BRACKET

ER EXTERNAL CUP, SEALED CARTRIDGE BEARING

RIMS

16 x 20H, DOUBLE WALLED AL6061

REAR HUB

FOUR-BEARING CASSETTE FREE HUB, CNC'D AL6061, 6 BOLT DISC

FRONT HUB

CARTRIDGE BEARING, CNC'D AL6061, 6 BOLT DISC

AXLES

AL6061

BELT

GATES POWERGRIP 840-8M

FRONT SPROCKET

CNC'D AL6061, 46T, AL6061 AXLE

WEIGHT

6.25KGS WITHOUT PEDALS

REAR SPROCKET

CNC"D AL6061, 22T

BRAKES

PROMAX DSK-926, 140MM ROTORS

LEVERS

PROMAX JR LEVERS

FRONT TYRE

VEE CROWN GEM 16x2.25", 27TPI WB

REAR TYRE

VEE CROWN GEM 16x2.25", 27TPI WB

HEADSET

1 1/8” CARTRIDGE BEARING, CONVENTIONAL

STEM

RITCHEY OS FORGED AL6061, 35MM REACH

BARS

480MM RITCHEY OS DOUBLE BUTTED AL6061, 18MM RISE

GRIPS

ER SOFT TOUCH MUSHROOM 100MM

SEAT POST

AL6061, 25.4MM x 195MM

SADDLE

BLACK FAUX NUBUCK

SEAT CLAMP

ER QR, 28.6MM 

average rating 4.4 out of 5
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14 Reviews
Reviewed by Magda B.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Super!

My daughter loves it, she is almost 4 years old (103cm) and she had a balance bike, at the first test she learned to go straight and brake. Now, after a couple of days, she has to be safe to leave alone but by now she has almost learned. The strap instead of the chain is very useful. The only flaw I thought it was lighter, when I have to carry it to go to school it is rather uncomfortable.

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Reviewed by Petr N.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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SATISFACTION

Absolutely great bike.... 100% satisfaction...

I am very happy- recommendation ..........

Thank you !!!!

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Reviewed by Pete F., from Australia
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4-6
Rated 5 out of 5
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Tops

Great bike that’s way lighter than anything we’ve been able to find locally and with disk brakes to get him used to them early. A slightly longer stem would’ve been good to raise the bars more to help the little guy peddle when standing but quality is excellent! Bike is amazing.

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Reviewed by Juan Luis Vicente P.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Very good quality and very light

My boy still don't ride it as it's a present for his birthday, however the bike looks very good with top materials and components. It's very lightweight, so that's cool for the little boys

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Reviewed by Wyoming r., from United States
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3-5
Rated 2 out of 5
Review posted

High quality - but also high gain ratio

I keep getting emails from ER asking me about my opinion, so here it goes: The Seeker X16 is of exceptional quality. This is a high-end bike, no doubt about it it. Then why a 2-star rating. It's simple: the gain ratio is way too high (in my opinion).

My somewhat lightweight 4-year old out-grew his Woom 2. As soon as we started moving to real (easy) trails as opposed to the neighborhood park, I realized that a bike upgrade was necessary. The Seeker X16 seemed like a great option, considering it is almost as light as a Woom 3, but has bigger tires (my main criticism of the Wooms are the narrow tires) and disc brakes. We received the bike a few weeks ago and I was immediately in awe by the quality of the bike. Due to inclement weather (wind and snow...), it took until today before we were able to test it on the trails. Outside of town we have rolling hills with a good amount of short ups and downs, but nothing steep on the easy trails. I had noticed on rides around the neighborhood that the bike was harder to pedal than his Woom 2 but had hoped he would be fine. Right away I could see him struggling going up an almost unnoticeable incline and within one minute of biking, he stopped and started crying, saying he couldn't move the bike. I had to use the TowWhee where before he was perfectly able to ride his Woom 2. Yes, it is my fault that I hadn't paid enough attention to this before ordering the bike. But a bike aimed at 4 and 5 year olds should not be this hard to pedal if you…

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Reviewed by Todd A., from United States
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Age of Rider
4-6
Rated 4 out of 5
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Amazing product, expensive bike, great function not flawless

Great component for little ones, amazingly lightweight, great brakes, good tires but out of the box the wheels are not true and there's a chip in the aluminum on the rear gear.

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Reviewed by andreas A., from United States
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Age of Rider
4-6
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

SICK!

My daughter is so stoked on the bike. She and her friends keep saying how she like the brakes (lol) and the freehub sound. Quality is great, big tires a bonus for rolling over objects, and all in all very satisfied.

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Reviewed by Luo Y., from Canada
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Age of Rider
3-5
Rated 2 out of 5
Review posted

No response as I sent emails about technical difficulty

Annoying noise comes from rear axel after a small crash. I tried to fix the problem and I sent several emails to Earlyrider and none of them got replied.

Very disappointed, I will not recommend this to anyone else.

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Early Rider®

Hi Yangjun, I'm sorry you haven't had a response. I've searched our emails and I cannot find a message from you since the messages that were exchanged at the point of purchase. I'm going to get in contact with you directly so we can resolve your issue. Nichola

Reviewed by Philipp J., from Singapore
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Seeker X16

5 stars: Excellent quality and very nicely engineered for young riders!

Hint: One might want to use really low pressure when riding trails - we currently use 10/12 psi (f/r) for a ~20kg rider - to achieve good damping by the big tires. For riding to school (tarmac) we use 30/30

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Reviewed by Mark S., from Australia
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3-5
Rated 5 out of 5
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Awesome Bike - The little man loves it

Really impressed with the bike straight out of the box. Our 3 year old was so excited he took it up our driveway and came back down pedalling straight away (I will add he has a balance bike, electric balance bike and Peewee 50 so balance and braking is already good). After 20 mins he was riding around the entire driveway and over his little bike jumps. Such a confidence inspiring design and very smooth rolling.

The Seeker X16 proved to be the perfect choice for our life on the farm as we have no flat concrete to learn on but the wide tyres make rolling on the gravel a breeze. I'd highly recommend this bike for anyone looking for the rolls royce of kids mountain bikes. It's worth the asking price.

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