Giant launches new ARX lightweight kids’ bike range

Taiwanese heavyweight turns its attention to lightweight children's bikes

Giant ARX
New Giant ARX range: designed to be light and easy-to-use for future pros

Giant has just launched a new range of three kids’ bikes called ARX, which the Taiwanese brand is saying are the lightest in their category – a relief to cycling parents who are regularly dismayed to find that their six-year-old’s bike weighs more than theirs and who are frustrated by the lack of good-quality lightweight options.

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Simon Smythe

Simon Smythe is a hugely experienced cycling tech writer, who has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2003. Until recently he was our senior tech writer. In his cycling career Simon has mostly focused on time trialling with a national medal, a few open wins and his club's 30-mile record in his palmares. These days he spends most of his time testing road bikes, or on a tandem doing the school run with his younger son.