Leading children’s bike brand halts production in ‘turbulent and difficult time’ for cycling industry

The company says 'there are still lots of models available to buy while remaining stocks last'

(Image credit: Islabike)

Leading children’s bike brand Islabikes has announced it will run down its current stock and stop producing bikes.

In a statement released on Thursday, the company cited a “turbulent and difficult time for the cycle industry”, which has left the directors unwilling to continue. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.