United Recruit 16/18" Complete Bikes


The Recruit is United's entry-level complete, broken down into four key sizes to ensure that they are available for a wide range of riders. Including the 16" and 18” wheel size for those who are not quite ready for a 20” wheel. All sizes of the Recruit feature’s a sealed mid-BB, sealed cassette hub and completed with United premium aftermarket parts.

Key Features:
• Smaller 16" Wheels - Perfect for 5-8 Year olds (3ft - 3ft 6" / 90cm - 105cm)
• Small 18" Wheels - Perfect for 8-11 Year Olds (3ft 7" - 4ft 7')
• Specifically designed for the smaller rider, just starting out in BMX
• Sealed Rear Cassette
• Sealed Mid BB
• Strong HI Ten Steel Frame
• 3pc Cranks (Stronger than 1pc, 2pc)
• Aftermarket United Direct Tyres
• United Stem
• Adjustable Railed Seat
• Aftermarket United JR Grips

Geometry (16INCH):
Wheel Size: 16"
TopTube: 16", Headtube 75˚, Chainstay: 11",
Standover: 7.5", BB Height: 10.75", Seattube: 71˚

Geometry (18 INCH):
Wheel Size: 18"
TopTube: 18", Headtube 75˚, Chainstay: 12.25",
Standover: 7.5", BB Height: 10.75", Seattube: 71˚

Frame Material: 1020 Hi-Ten
Forks: Cromo Steerer Tube, 1020 Hi-Tensile Steel Legs
Bars: 7/7.75" x 22.5" 2pc 1020 Hi-Tensile Steel, 1.5° Up Sweep 11° Back Sweep
Stem: United 40mm Reach Top Load Stem
Headset: 1-1/8"
Brake Mounts: Welded
Brakes: 990 U brake
Front Hub: 10mm Axle loose ball
Front Rim: Alloy 20h Single Wall
Rear Hub: Sealed Cassette Hub w/ 10mm Cromo axle
Rear Rim: Alloy 20h Single Wall
Tyres: United Direct 16/18" x 2.10"
Sprocket: 25t Steel
Cranks: Tubular 127/140mm 3pc, 8 Spline w/ Printed
BB Type: Sealed Mid BB
Pedals JR Size Plastic
Seat: United Recruit JR Railed seat w/ United sewn patch on rear
Gearing: 25/9
Weight: TBC