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Globber Evo Comfort Scooter Lifestyle

We are so excited to say that we’re now stocking Globber Scooters in our store.

We’ve been testing out our demo models and are pretty impressed with the handling and functionality of them.

Founded in 2014 by experts with more than 20 years of experience in the riding & scooter industry, Globber has quickly established itself as a key player in the scooter market.

They produce the whole range of scooters for all ages but we’re only stocking those for toddlers and younger kids. Globber transforms the conventional scooter with its reliable, sleek and innovative design, and unmatched functionality. Globber encourages a fun and healthy lifestyle, while making everyday life a whole lot easier (and stylish)!

Globber scooters are available in over 73 countries worldwide and we’re thrilled to be able to offer them to you.

Why we love the Globber Scooter

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  • Patented Steering Lock

    Globber’s scooters offer the only product on the market with a patented steering lock button which helps young children learn to ride.

    You can lock out the wheels with a single button press so that the scooter only goes forwards or backwards. This is ideal for when your kids are learning to use their scooter and figuring out their balance.

    When they get more proficient at handling their scooter, simply unlock the steering lock. They can then start learning to turn the wheels and steer by leaning.

    This lock is on all the Globber 3 Wheel Scooters.

    Globber Scooter Steering Lock

  • Foldable 3 Wheel Scooter

    The Primo Foldable can be folded with a push of the button. It makes it a cinch to store on a coat rack, garage or in the car boot.

    Globber Primo Foldable Scooter

  • Wide Robust Anti-Slip Deck Design

    Reinforced metal body frame with anti slip decking provided a stable platform and can handle kids up to 50kg so you’ll get years of use out of it.

    Globber Primo Foldable Scooter Wide Base

  • Zinc Coated Fittings

    The metal fittings on the scooters are zinc coated for extra rust prevention which makes them last longer.

  • High Safety Rating

    In recent safety testing, the Globber Primo 3 Wheel Scooter was the only brand of the 15 brands tested to pass all the safety tests.

    Globber PRIMO scooter was classed No.1 for not containing high-levels of PAH (Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) set by the German & European Safety standards, which can lead to an increased risk in cancer as well as skin irritation and dermatitis—inflammation of the skin.

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  • Award Winning

    EVO COMFORT all-in-one 3-wheel scooter for kids was voted best outdoor product by more than 22,000 parents during the Excellence Awards 2018 by My Child, a renowned Australian magazine which aims to help parents by providing parenting tips and product information.

    My Child Excellence Award 2018 Globber Evo Comfort

Check out the 2 Globber Scooter models we’re stocking

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It’s a pushchair.  It’s a ride-on.  It’s a scooter.  Get ready, steady, and ride! 

The Globber Evo Comfort is a three-wheel scooter which has a split personality. You get three versatile uses in this product. It’s perfect for your kids from the ages of 15 months to 9+ years.

Price: £89.99

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Globber Evo Comfort Scooter
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Hard wearing PU wheels with quality bearings

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Removable footrest

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Covered rear step-on brake

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Comfy seat with height adjustments

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Adjustable handle bars to grow with your child






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The NEW Globber Primo Foldable Scooter, for children over 3 years, is ideal for young riders and first time scooting experiences.

It’s simple foldability system means that it can be easily stored or carried – a fab feature!

Price: £54.99


Globber Primo Foldable Scooter Deep Pink Trolley



We’ll have our demo Globber Scooters down at our Bike events so you can come and find us and give them a spin!

Our next community event is at LED Exmouth Leisure Centre in Exmouth on Sunday 1st December. Check out our Events page for other future dates.

Keep your eyes peeled for some great deals on these products as part of our celebration of INDIE WEEK from 25th November – 2nd December 2019. Supporting makers, creators, independents and small businesses.

That’s all from me for this time, happy to give any advice if you have questions about these great scooters or any other product we stock.  Contact Us.

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Solvej Baby Toddler Taupe Swing Lifestyle Mother Daughter

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We are so excited to be one of only a handfull of U.K. stockists of the lovingly crafted Solvej Baby & Toddler Swing.

The swings are designed and made by Thomas Mortimer (Sweden) and Jenny Etherington (New Zealand), you can spot the scandi feel to this gorgeous product. They travelled between Sweden and New Zealand for many years until settling in rural New Zealand in Jenny’s home village Matiere, a few months before their daughter Solvej (pronounced Sool-vay) was born.

Thomas, previously a cabinet maker and teacher, wanted to share the wonderful memories he had of swings in this own childhood with his young daughter, and designed the first Solvej Swing for their daughter in 1993.

Solvej Baby Toddler Smokey Grey Swing Bedroom Lifestyle

Both are particularly passionate about design, and environmental and social responsibility, values imbued in every aspect of the business. Twenty-five years later production remains in Matiere, NZ. Their daughter Solvej, studying architecture, is now also continuing the family legacy in the business.

The big benefits of these Solvej Baby & Toddler swings are:

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With stainless steel fittings and rot proof canvas, these swings can be set up both indoors or outdoors. Plus, you can have two different locations with screw eyes set up and move the swing easily between the two places.

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These swings are brilliant for babies who can sit up unaided from around 6 months up to a maxiumum weight of 40kg/88lbs which could be 6 ,7 or 8 years old.

Solvej Baby Toddler Swing Taupe Outdoor Lifestyle

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When your child gets a little older, you simply remove the leg divider and adjust the height of the swing. Your child can then get into the swing unaided by sliding the front bar up, slipping into the seat and off they go.

Solvej Baby Toddler Soft Linen Swing Lifestyle

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Swinging is a relaxing and soothing motion for any young child. It also helps with eye focus development. As they swing backwards and forwards, their eyes have to adjust to the changing depth of focus.

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Swinging stimulates the inner ear (vestibular system) in a forward and backwards direction which is essential for building effective balance.

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Use of a swing enhances co-ordination when the child gets a little older and can start to swing by themselves. You need to use arms and legs in a co-ordinated way to get the swing to start moving!

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We’re offering these Solvej Baby & Toddler Swings for sale at a fabulous introductory price of £145.95 (RRP £159.95) for the month of March so check them out in our store.

Which Wheel Size

I was chatting with some parents at a Bike Circuit Event that I was running on the weekend in Devon and several of them were asking which bike size would be best for their children to start riding on? It’s a common question so hopefully this article gives you some pointers. I certainly recommend starting with a balance bike of some description and not using a bike with stabilizers if you can help it.  See my post on the reasons why Stabilizers teach your children bad habits.

Kid’s bikes are sized by their wheel diameter in inches rather than frame size.

Be careful when looking at just age ranges for bikes as children vary hugely in height so they might be too small or too tall for that specific bike. Measuring your child’s height or their inside leg is a much better indicator.

You want your child to be able to sit comfortably on the seat with their feet on the ground and a slight leg bend. They should be able to reach and manoeuvre the handle bars with ease.

It’s always tempting to buy a bike that your child will grow into but be wary of this as a bike that is too big and unwieldy is potentially quite dangerous for your child. You want their first biking experiences to be positive ones!

Also remember that different brands of Balance Bike have different size frames even though they may have the same size wheels.  For example, with 12″ wheels, the Strider 12 Sport or Pro models are suitable for a small to average size child.

If your child is on the higher height percentiles, the Wishbone brand bikes have a larger frame size.

Or you may want to consider a 14″ wheel size and look at the Strider 14X Sport Balance Bike/Pedal Bike or Wishbone Cruise.

See my post Which Balance Bike is Best for my Child? if you want to find out more about the differences between bikes.

The table below gives you an indication of which size to start with and move onto as your child grows and develops their biking skill.

Bike Size for Kids

Generally you would look for them to start on a 12″ wheel Balance Bike although if you have a 5 year old or tall 4 year old that is just starting out on their biking adventure, you’d probably be looking at the 14″ wheel size as their starting point.

Once they’ve mastered the balance bike and have been confidently biking around on that for a a few years or have outgrown that frame size, the next step would be to look for a 14″ or 16″ pedal bike depending on what age and height they are when ready to make that transition. Some children are ready to make the move to a pedal bike at 3 years old, others need more time and practice and aren’t ready to progress until they are 6 or 7 years old. Don’t be too much of a rush for them to move onto pedals. They can be very speedy on a balance bike!

12″ Wheel Bikes 

Wishbone Balance Bike Recycled Edition

Wishbone 3in1 Original

Wishbone 3in1 Recycled Edition

Strider 12 Sport

Strider 12 Pro

14″ Wheel Bikes

Wishbone Balance Bike Cruise

STRIDER 14X Sport Balance Bike/Pedal Bike

Combined Balance Bike and Pedal Bikes are about to launch in the UK.

Some exciting news about developments in the Strider and Wishbone brands of balance bikes is that they are both bringing out bikes in the next few months that have a pedal attachment.  This means that your chosen balance bike can now be their first pedal bike too so will last for longer.  A bonus for your child and your pocket!

The Strider 14X Sport Balance Bike/Pedal bike is now our web shop to pre-order for delivery at the end of August 2018.

Check out some action of the Strider 14X Sport below which is the new combined Balance Bike/Pedal Bike from Strider.  The UK version will have hand brakes fitted too.