BMX bikes are the heart and soul of many riders over the world. However, choosing their first bike may not be easy, especially when there are thousands of brands out there.

Today, we will go through the top 10 BMX bike brands with their pros and cons. This post wants to help you know what the best choices are and which brand is most suitable for your needs. Wait no longer and let’s check them out right now!

Mongoose

The Legion BMX
The Legion BMX Bikes

Mongoose is the leading authoritative source in the BMX bike world. They are most well-known for the Legion BMX series. The collection has super cool BMX bikes of different sizes. You can choose the L20 if you’re small or the L100 if you’re a big rider.

Folks love Mongoose bikes because they feature durable, strong Cr-Mo frame. Keep in mind, though, that the assembling process might be a bit of a nightmare. So, if you’re a beginner, we recommend getting someone to help you or professional assembly. But overall, from beginners to advanced riders, you can trust the quality of Mongoose BMX bikes.

Kink

Kink was created by a team of professional BMX riders and enthusiasts. They are passionate about making the best BMX bikes and the quality of the bikes speaks for itself. You can get a good BMX bike from 12” to 26”. Kink bikes are awesome for big guys as well.

If you want to upgrade your bikes, Kink also provides high-quality parts and frames that will take your riding to the next level. A drawback of this brand is probably the price. A Kink BMX bike is somewhere around $300 or over. But other than that, this is a brand name to keep in mind when shopping for your BMX machine!

Redline

The FatBoy Mini BMX PRO Model 3pc Crank
The FatBoy Mini BMX PRO Model 3pc Crank

Redline is too famous in the BMX world already. If you’re new to this sport, you should definitely take note of this name. Redline carries an excellent line of racing BMX bikes. Love freestyling? They’ve got just the right bikes for that purpose, too!

From kids to folks over 6’, you’re going to have a great time with your Redline bikes. Their bikes offer great value for your money. Be sure to check the size chart carefully before choosing. Because some riders find the seat and seat post too short for them. Other than that, Redline freestyle and race bikes might just be your next favorite toys!

Rocker

Rocker makes the most adorable mini BMX bikes for little ones. You can check out their iROK or Splatter models. What sets Rocker apart is their durable structure and ease of use. They recommend using their bikes off road because the bikes don’t usually have brakes.

Even though they make bikes for kids, adults can use their bikes too if they want to. However, it may not be the best idea. Other than that, this brand is suitable for young riders and affordable for the parents. Check it out if this is what you’re looking for.

Elite Bicycle

The Title Elite Pro XL BMX bikes
The Title Elite Pro XL BMX bikes

Elite BMX is also great for daredevils and adventurous guys. You can check out their CMNDR, Destro or Stealth versions. Those bikes look awesome, do well on the street, and offer great value. You can also join their BMX club to get exclusive deals and advice from professional riders.

The downside to Elite BMX may be the paint coat. Some riders find that it blemishes. The chain is not well-made according to some users’ experience. So, you definitely should check that before riding. In sum, Elite is another cool brand that offers dope BMX bikes. Check them out if you’re interested!

Odyssey

Odyssey has everything you need for BMXing. From small parts to pegs and shirts, you will be fully equipped for your next BMX experience. They have shops everywhere around the world. You can find them in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, Thailand, and more.

These guys are professional when it comes to BMX parts. Their products give you great performance for a very long time. They don’t usually sell complete BMX bikes, so you might need to look for another brand for that. Other than that, this is a great brand to take note of.

GT Bicycles

The Dynacraft Magna Throttle Boys BMX StreetDirt Bike 20
The Dynacraft Magna Throttle Boys BMX StreetDirt Bike 20

GT is another brand name for kids’ BMX bikes. Kidding, they are not limited to making bikes for children. They also carry the Pro Performer collection that can be good bikes for cruising and doing tricks as well.

You can check out some of their Team BMX bikes that are great for performing if you have a great BMX team to practice with. For individuals, the Air model is great to sharpen your skills and just have fun. Well, the price for GT bikes is not cheap. So, that’s the only downside. In summary, GT makes awesome bikes that are good for kids, teenagers, and adults.

Framed Bikes

Born in Minnesota, Framed Bikes inherits all of the good bits of this region’s diverse cycling community. They make simple, affordable, and functional BMX bikes. Compared to the other brands, Framed Bikes are super affordable but they still deliver a great deal of performance and quality.

From 20, 22, 26 to 29, they have BMX bikes of all sizes. Choose the 20-inch full size bike if you’re a small rider. Get the 29er if you’re bigger and want a smoother ride. Framed Team bikes can be quite expensive. In any case, definitely a worthy name in our top 10 list.

Colony

Colony makes great BMX bikes for newbies and advanced riders. If you’re new, check out their Apprentice or Inception models. If you’re a pro, check out their Tradition or Bloody Oath Pro.

Colony also has a collection of great BMX parts and tools. You can check those out too if you want to upgrade your bikes. We don’t have much to complain about Colony. Pro riders like Chris James or Jayden Fuller enjoy riding Colony bikes as well. So, have a look at these guys!

Fitbikeco

The Gary Young Soundwave BMX Bikes
The Gary Young Soundwave BMX Bikes

If you want cool, easy-to-ride BMX bikes that you can play along with your friends, then Fitbikeco bikes may be the right one for you. Their bikes are lightweight and durable. The frames of the bikes are made of full Cr-Mo.

Some of the best models you can check out are Phantom, Augie, Scumbag, or Sleeper. Compared to the average price, Fitbikeco bikes are not cheap. However, they do make high-quality bikes that can take abuse well. Check ‘em out!

Honorable Mention: Cult Crew

Cult Crew has some good options for cruisers and young riders as well. You only need to do some partial assembly because the bike ships pre-assembled. They do have some very cute models for girls with pink colors. Definitely a good choice if you have young girls that love BMXing!

They also offer other goods like T-shirts or bike parts to make your BMX experience a cool one. Compared to other brands’ bikes, their bikes may not look as dope. However, they still perform well and can handle your abuse. The last name in the game we have for you so take note of them also.

Conclusion

And there you have it, the top 10 best BMX bike brands for the money and many other purposes today! If you’re shopping for kids, check out Rocker and some GT models. If you love race or freestyle bikes, check out Redline. For many other purposes, check out all the other brands we have mentioned here. Now you know their pros and cons. Have fun & stay awesome!

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