Overall the GIANT STP 20 FS bike is amazing for a rider of this age and size! Our 7-year-old at 4’ tall had a great season of riding thanks in part to this bike. It can be hard to find smaller bikes that are built for the trail and this bike delivered. I would recommend the STP 20 FS to all with smaller riders that are on the trail and ripping.
Fit our 7-year-old at 4’ perfectly
The matte finish looked great
No issues and rode amazing
Great feature and we could not have ridden our trails without it. Never used the lockout.
The size was great and fit perfectly with no issues
Perfect fit for his 4′ body size
No issues with adjustments
No issues with comfort. Our children all ride wearing bike shorts so cannot comment if you are riding without pads.
Worked fine for the entire year
This is the one area I would have changed. It is difficult for children to grip and shift especially on climbs. We have swapped this out for thumb shifters and riding is easier and more fun now.
Didn’t run into any issues for the season. The largest issue we had was the chain falling off the front ring on faster downhills with bumps.
Excellent!!! From flying downhills to sharp hair pin corners never had an issue.
The only issue here is the size. The brakes stand a little far off the handlebars and it is tough for a young child to grip the brakes and the handlebars. Brake levers closer to the bars could allow for one or two-finger braking.
Great!!! By mid-season, our child was able to use all the gears and make it up most all hill.
The size was a perfect fit for our 4’ child
No issues and performed fine
No issues, didn’t have to straighten out at all during the season
This was one of the best things on this bike. These tires gripped the terrain and allowed for a soft ride because of the width. I would compare them to riding on our 29” tubeless tires.