The perfect first step in learning to ride
Giving your child the time and freedom to focus on balancing in the saddle on our Rothan helps make the transition to a pedal bike seamless.
We’ve seen countless Rothan riders hop onto their first pedal bike and ride on their own in a matter of minutes.
Use our size guide to ensure the perfect fit
Weight and size greatly impact smaller riders
The Rothan frame is made from high-quality, lightweight, 7005 T6 aluminum, bringing the bike’s total weight down to just 7.7 pounds. We’ve designed the Rothan to fit riders with a minimum inseam length of 12 inches, enabling children to scoot along from the age of two. We know toddlers can be just as picky as older riders, therefore the Rothan comes in three beautiful colors.
Balance bikes are about control so we’ve kept it simple
The Rothan is equipped with an Islabikes aluminum stem and our custom, small-diameter aluminum handlebars. The bar, along with our exclusive slim grips, enable the smallest of hands to control the bike easily. The integrated steering limiter stops the bars from spinning all the way around, helping prevent an unnecessary fall.
Fast, fun, and equipped with a brake
Balance bike riders can be fast. The Rothan comes with a rear V-brake mounted underneath the frame, safely out of the way of scooting legs. Islabikes’ exclusive, micro brake lever, especially designed for the tiniest of hands, ensuring Rothan riders can easily operate the brake.
Little wheels with a lot of detail
The Rothan rolls on Islabikes’ exclusive 12-inch, aluminum rims and hubs with narrow axles and allen key bolts. Rounded bolts mean that a Rothan rider’s ankles won’t catch them painfully when their legs are outstretched, and parents’ ankles won’t be hurt when the bike is being carried. Pneumatic tires enable riders to enjoy the comfort of a real bike.
Not a bike saddle, a balance bike saddle
The Rothan’s low-slung, scoop-shaped seat has been purposely designed for our balance bike. The saddle is comfortable and sized perfectly so the rider’s feet touch on the floor, allowing them to make the most of this unique little machine.