I made a video to show you step-by-step how to build a Paul’s Yard Boomer kids bike.
Paul’s Yard 2 in 1 Boomer balance bike is made of steel, has a front and rear coaster brake, adjustable handle bars and seat. With it’s tough as nails stainless steel frame it transforms from a balance bike to a complete 12 inch children’s bicycle which they recommend from 3 years of age or for the child to have an inside leg measurement of at least 40 cm to ensure the firm footing and safety.
It comes in four different colours: Red, Pink, Blue and Green.
The Boomer allows the child to master balancing, and when ready for pedalling, the bike allows for a simple attachment of pedals and chain on a bike they are already comfortable riding on. This avoids the purchase of the “next stage” bike which can often be too cumbersome and heavy resulting in a confidence dip and possible requirement of stabilisers. The Boomer therefore is unique to the “ordinary” balance bike as it speeds up the learning process, has a longer life span (pedals can be removed again for younger siblings) and is therefore very economical.
1. Frame plus handlebar
3. Allen key
Step 1 – Fixing the Handlebar
1. Remove the plastic cover from the bottom end of the handlebar stem.
2. Insert the stem into the mounting tube of the frame.
3. Take note of the minimum insertion point as marked on the stem.
4. Tighten the nut using your allen key.
Step 2 – Adjust the saddle
1. Insert the saddle below the minimum insertion mark on the post.
2. Tighten the quick release to fix the saddle post to the right position.
Step 3 – Adjust the front brake
1. Loosen the brake cable tightening nut, squeeze the two brake shoes to 3 – 4 mm away from the rim of the front wheel. Pull the brake cable and tighten the nut.
Lastly, remove both protective covers at the back of the wheels. This is my video:
12″ Kids Bike
To build a 12″ Kids bike, you need:
1. Balance bike
3. Pedal crank and chain case
5. Allen keys
6. Soft mallet/hammer
7. 4 Black protective covers
Step 1- Remove the back wheel
1. Flip the bike over so that it stands on the handlebar and saddle.
2. Remove the screw and washer on the rear brake support on the left side of the bike.
3. Undo the nuts and washers on the rear wheel axle.
4. Remove the rear wheel.
Step 2 – Insert pedal assembly
1. Remove the plastic cap from the bottom of the seat tube under the frame. [Tip: Use a bread knife to lift up the cap]
2. Remove bolt from the pedal assembly. [Tip: use a soft mallet or hammer to get it out]
3. Insert the pedal assembly into the seat tube and tighten with the bolt.
4. Only install the left pedal into the pedal axle and tighten the pedals securely.
Step 3 – Attach chain and rear wheel
1. Place the chain on the larger front cog.
2.Clip the chain cases together before installing the right pedal into the pedal axle and tighten the pedal securely.
3. Then place the chain on the smaller rear wheel cog.
4. Fit the rear wheel axle into the lower position mountings.
5. Pull the rear wheel back to tighten the chain stack and fix the rear wheel washer and nut to secure the rear wheel to the frame.
6. Tighten the screw on the rear brake support (found on the lefthand side of the bike)
7. Tighten the screw on the right rear casing.
This is my video:
Disclosure: We have received this product to do a guide.