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AIRO Orca White
The understated, unmistakable black and white matte colours of the Orca White AIRO will go with the snappiest of urban street styles. The AIRO is fast, agile and sleek, whether you’re bossing it on the way to school or casually meeting up with friends in the park. It is made from an ultra-tough magnesium alloy which is so game-changingly light (2.95kg), you almost have to hold onto it to stop it floating away. With the grip taped footrests seamlessly sculpted into the frame, freewheeling is a breeze.
We offer a free lifetime warranty on the AIRO’s frame and forks. See the lifetime warranty registration page for more information.
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Not all balance bikes are created equal
Weighing just 2.95kg starting your little one out on their cycling journey is easier for them than ever before! Thanks to the AIRO’s incredibly lightweight, ultra-hard-wearing magnesium alloy frame they can effortlessly propel themselves along.
Lighter on the wallet than any comparable balance bike, the AIRO is superior on every meaningful measure.
The AIRO features footrests which have been stylishly contoured into the frame and the air-filled rubber tires on aluminium rims make for a smooth free-wheeling experience. The neoprene padded stem provides additional safety, while the fully adjustable seat makes it perfect for ages 18 months to 5 years (with a recommended inside leg of 11.8" to 18.1" / 30-46cm).
In addition, sealed bearings mean that the wheels are better protected against road debris and the elements. Zero-maintenance and available with a lifetime warranty, the AIRO will be the first step into the world of cycling for your budding mini champ!
Lighter than all 23 comparable competitors. We searched long and hard for a lighter balance bike and the only ones we found one were made with plastic wheels and uncomfortable foam tires. Not all balance bikes are created equal.
6 FUNKY COLOURS
Choose between Flamingo Pink, Magma Red, Orca White, Hammer Yellow, Tuvalu Turquoise or Mavericks Blue and then marvel at the magic of your little one going from tentative first steps to gnarly rider on their first bike.
We are so confident in the quality of the AIRO frame and forks that we offer a lifetime warranty meaning all your children will be able to start their cycling journey on the same bike! See the lifetime warranty registration card included in the box for full details.
See the AIRO in action
|SUITABLE FOR AGES||1.5 to 5 years|
|RECOMMENDED INSIDE LEG MEASUREMENT||30cm to 46cm (11.8" to 18.1”)|
|COLOURS||Available in 6 Colours (Red, Pink, White, Yellow, Turquoise and Blue)|
|STEM||Aluminium, 55mm extension|
|SADDLE HEIGHT||Adjustable saddle height from 29cm to 44cm (ground - saddle top)|
|FORKS AND FRAME||Magnesium alloy|
|TYRES||COMPASS (W3108) 12.5" * 2.25" black (actual width for CLUG mtb 47mm (1.85"))|
|VALVES||Schrader. Valve caps have been removed on our AIRO range as they are a choking hazard|
Frequently Asked Questions
The correct seat height should have the child sitting on the Airo’s seat, with feet flat on the ground, with a slight bend in the knees. For long-distance striding on smooth surfaces, you can raise this slightly. For obstacles, tricks, and off-road riding, the saddle should be adjusted for slightly more bend in the knees.
Quality is important to us, that’s why we use proper rubber tyres for a super smooth riding experience (rather than cheap solid foam tyres which make for an uncomfortable ride).
Maintaining the correct tyre pressure will help to extend the life of your tyres, improve safety and ensure a smooth ride. Both the front and back tyres on the Hornit Airo should be inflated to 20-30 PSI (1.5-2.0 BAR).
The Hornit AIRO has been toy safety tested for a child of 18 months+ and so the valve caps had to be removed in accordance with the EN71 toy regulations as they present a choking hazard.