Evolving tricycles are the most comfortable and versatile baby tricycles on the market. They are designed to grow with your child and adapt to each of their stages. By adding or removing items a trike can be transformed in a matter of seconds making it suitable for children between 10 months and 3 years old. Amazing, right? Additionally, evolving tricycles have been advancing and developing, implementing enormous amounts of innovation into their design so that they can be as easily used as a buggy.
If you want to know more about how these trikes adapt and evolve with your child, keep reading. We’ll tell you everything!
How do these children’s trikes adapt?
In essence, there are as many different types of evolving tricycles and as many different stages as you could possibly imagine. You can find 3-in-1 trikes adapting through 3 distinct stages, but you can also find 4-in-1 or 6-in-1 trikes too!
Although each model of evolving tricycle has its own unique features, we summarize the main stages below.
Stage 1. Evolving tricycles for babies under 2 years old
In this first stage, an evolving trike has all the functionalities and safety features that a buggy would have, alongside all the features necessary to make it comfortable for parents to use. During this stage, the wheel and handlebar systems are deactivated so that parents can push the trike using the steering bar wherever they want it to go. This bar is usually height adjustable and ergonomically designed, allowing it to adapt perfectly to your needs. And baby can still pretend to pedal and drive the trike enjoying themselves thoroughly.
And your little one will be perfectly comfy in their seat, even more so if you find a model with a padded seat, parasol or canopy. Safety is the most important thing when it comes to your baby. That is why, before buying an evolving tricycle, you must ensure your model has all the necessary safety features – safety bars, harnesses and seatbelts. Some trikes also incorporate other features such as rear-facing or reclining seats allowing baby to take a nap.
Stage 2. Ready to pedal!
The second stage of the evolving trike can be enjoyed once your baby has grown enough to reach the pedals. At the start, you can play pretend with the pedalling, but soon your tot will ready for you to activate the wheel and handlebar system. Before you know it, your child will be directing your adventures together! Of course, you can still help them get where they want to go using the push bar.
When you get to the park, your child will be able to make the most of the additional features of the trike, such as the tipper, the toy basket and the horn!
Stage 3. A traditional tricycle
Finally, when your little one is older, you can remove items such as the canopy or the parasol, the footrest and the push bar to make a traditional trike. This guarantees fun in the park with their friends. The time has come when they can start discovering the world on their own. Under your watchful eye, of course!
What types of evolving tricycles exist?
Now that you know how these tricycles work, we have collated some of the most common types you can find on the market. As you can see, the basic difference is in the level of features and functionalities. The most noteworthy being:
- Collapsible tricycles: Yes, evolving tricycles can also be collapsible. This will save you a lot of time when you want to transport it, but above all, it will make it easy to store the trike in the boot or at home. Some of these tricycles have a traditional folding system, others however, go even further and make the tricycle fold with the push of a button.
- Tricycles with reclining seats: essential if your little one likes to take a mini nap during the journey and you want to ensure that they are comfortable and safe.
- Tricycles with rear-facing seats: with a rotating seat, these tricycles are perfect to keep the child under control at all times.
Now that you know how evolving trikes adapt and the different models available, which one will you choose? Time to browse our catalogue!