BMX Bikes


Frequently Asked Questions About BMX Bikes

Standard BMX bikes use a 20” diameter wheel, this is the most true size to BMX, however they come in a range of sizes (12" to 24") to suit different rider heights. Kids BMX bikes use a smaller wheel size to allow for a smaller bike while maintaining that classic BMX bike feel, with race bikes all the wheels are 20” in diameter but the smaller bikes use a thinner tyre for less drag and weight savings. To help find the perfect BMX for you, take our quick and simple bike quiz.

The best BMX bike for street riding will depend on your personal preference and riding style. However, there are some key factors to consider. A strong and durable frame to withstand the impact of drops and tricks, chromoly frames are a popular choice among BMX street riders. Additionally a short wheelbase, steep head angle and a low bottom bracket height will make it easier to maneuver and spin. To help find the perfect BMX for you, take our quick and simple bike quiz.

The best BMX bike for park and freestyle riding depends your personal preference and riding style. Look for a bike with a frame that is both strong and lightweight, the bike's geometry should be designed specifically for park and freestyle riding, with a shorter top tube and for a more responsive feel. To help find the perfect BMX for you, take our quick and simple bike quiz.

BMX bikes and mountain bikes are designed for different styles of riding and have significant differences in their geometry, design and components. BMX bikes have smaller wheels and built for tricks while MTB are designed for off-road riding on rugged terrain with the help of suspension.

Here at SourceBMX, we carry a vast range of BMX bikes for sale, catering to every rider level, size and style. Whether you're after an Entry level bike or moving onto BMX race bikes, we’ve got you covered with our huge variety of the Best BMX bikes around. Shop in confidence knowing that we only stock the best BMX brands including Sunday, WeThePeople, Stay Strong, Jet BMX and many more.

If choosing the perfect BMX has got you stuck, check out our BMX Bike Buyers Guide or take our Bike Quiz, simply let us know a little bit about the rider and we can point you in the right direction to the most suitable BMX Bikes.

Thinking of building your dream BMX bike? Head over to our Custom Bike Builder, pick all your favourite parts and watch your custom creation come to life.  

Our team of BMX riders are always on hand to help with any queries and offer advice through our 24hr live chat service. We offer free shipping throughout the UK on BMX Bikes, for more information check out our delivery page

SourceBMX is a rider-owned and run BMX company founded in 2003 to offer real BMX products with second to none service and knowledge whilst always supporting the BMX scene through promotion, competitions, and events, you can read more about our story here.

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