Many of the exhibitors at the trade-only National Cycle and Leisure Show series of roadshows are displaying top notch kid's bikes. Raleigh, Ideal, Giant and others have 24-inch wheel bikes with aluminium frames, making them lighter than the ten tonne steel frames children are normally palmed off with. Ideal also has a fully-equipped children's bike – CTC-types will be pleased – and Giant has a 24-inch T-mobile team bike that many 10-year olds will drool over...

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