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Old 26 October 2015, 11:55   #1
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Kids Quad 50cc

looking at getting my 6yo an upgrade to his electric quad. Budget around 300.00

I know there is lots of stuff on ebay for that price although I imagine its pretty shite. Any ideas?

Or does anyone have a S/H Suzuki LT50 they are looking to part with ?

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An LT for 300? Be very careful in that price range. They hold their money like Land Rovers and for obvious reason, they are a very good bike.

My lad has had a few bikes now, his first one was a Kazuma 50. They aren't one of the "big" names but it was a cracking little tool, great little four stroke engine, it never let us down and I'd have another. I sold it to my pal who's young lad uses it nearly every weekend and its still going strong. Spares are easy to come by.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kazuma-Mee...cAAOSwwbdWKrwm

His next bike was an "eBay" job, a Chinese cheapy and you could tell. Soft metal, flimsy plastics and the engine had a bit of a personality. I wouldn't buy another.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-2015-5...92kEsLVFY08Hzw

His latest bike is an Adly Moto, it is a 100cc 2 stroke autolube, electric and kick start, semi auto box and is just a little smaller than a full sized quad. It's EXTREMELY fast and able, I'm 17st and it flys with me on it. Not really suitable for your needs.

The Kazuma gets my vote.
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My lad had an LT50 at around 4/5yo.

Proceed with care. It's not the speed or power that's the issue, it's the grip/traction.

He had a Kwacker battery quad prior. It went like stink on tarmac, but had little grip. He could slide it around bends, but the lack of grip meant that it wouldn't turn over or climb banks and hedges. The LT was a whole different story. He ended up with it on top of him twice and they're not light.
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Had an LT 70 and it was fast as **** it's was big enough for me with one of the kids. It wanted to tip over in a tight corner.

I'd buy another LT tomorrow
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Had the LT 50 for my kids 850 new sold it after 5 years for 500 on eBay and could have sold more. They hold their value well.
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Yep all noted would certainly be keeping the governor set to slowest setting until he's got the hang of it...

The Kazuma looks interesting what age will it take him up to (average 6yo at the moment)
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Kids Quad 50cc

My lad was about 9 when we flogged it on, the problem was the front end was starting to lift as he put the power on as he was sitting quite far back on the seat.

The Kazuma was quite good as it has an adjustable throttle and a parents kill cord at the rear of the bike that I used to attach one of those retractable dog leads to, if he got too fast I pressed the button on the lead locking it and in turn it whipped the kill cord out. Good for when they are starting off.
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an adjustable throttle and a parents kill cord at the rear of the bike .
As does the LT.
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As does the LT.
Come to think about it his present bike has one too but he's long past that stage.
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Come to think about it his present bike has one too...
What's that, a Yam R1?
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