The Merida Matts J24 Boys Bike is a fun and cool bike for 8-11 year olds who want to enjoy riding in comfort on two wheels with a fun kids bike. The lightweight alloy frame is much easier to handle and control than a steel frame which kids bikes usually use so that your kids can be in control. The Matts J24 is built specifically for kids with its lower standover height and 24×1.95″ Mountain Bike wheels for comfort and control. The 7 speed drivetrain is a good way to introduce kids to a bike with gears and allows them to ride up hills with ease. Combine that with the reliability and simplicity of the V-Brakes” and you have a fun and durable bike for your kids to ride and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it’s your kids first bike or just an upgrade once they have outgrown their old bike” the Merida Matts J24 is a great choice for your kids next bike.