After buying a bicycle with training wheels for my 3 yr old and not being able to get the stabilisers off after almost a year( 2 yrs old when I bought it ), I decided to buy this based on amazon reviews. It has been worth it!! Because my son is quite tall, we have had to put the seat into the highest position but in 2 days he has got his balance and can now cruise short distances. It is easy to put together and lightweight so he can carry it down steps himself but very sturdy. I would definitely recommend this product rather than a tricycle or training wheels.