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Shotgun Front Mounted Child Bike Seat Riding With Parent with Child Handlebars On Trail
Shotgun Front Mounted Child Bike Seat Riding With Parent with Child Handlebars On Trail

Shotgun Front Mounted Child Bike Seat

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 475 reviews
Regular price
€95,00 EUR
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€95,00 EUR
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The original Shotgun seat has helped raise thousands of mini mountain bikers around the world. With easy installation & removal, it’s the perfect mtb child seat for getting started riding with your little one.


  • Designed for children 2 – 5 years (up to 48lb / 22kg)
  • Frame mounted with full rubber protection (for alloy or carbon frames)
  • Easy installation and removal
  • Adjustable width and angle to fit all modern mountain bikes
  • Optional Shotgun kids handlebar accessory sold separately

"I’ve tried a few seats and this is by far the best. Plus my daughter absolutely loves getting out on the trails with me. Easy to get on and off with no problems on my carbon frame. I highly recommend." – Paul Greenwood

Will the shotgun seat fit my bike?

The shotgun seat fits all mountain bikes. However it will not fit hybrid, road or electric bikes. Learn more about fitting the shotgun seat.

Will my child fit the shotgun seat?

The shotgun seat is designed for kids 2 -5 years of age, and up to 22kg. Find out if your child is ready to ride shotgun on our shotgun seat sizing page.

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    Introducing the Shotgun Seat


    Adjustable width and angle to fit all mountain bikes

    The Shotgun seat is adjustable to fit all regular mountain bikes, no matter the shape of your frame. 

    Full rubber frame protection

    With moulded rubber protection for your bike, the Shotgun seat is suitable for use on alloy and carbon frames. 

    Easy installation and removal

    With no modification to your bike required, the Shotgun seat is simple to fit and remove.

    Will the Shotgun seat fit my bike?

    The Shotgun seat fits all modern mountain bikes – including bikes with steep, sloping or tapered top tubes.

    The Shotgun seat does not fit electric bikes, road/gravel bikes, cruiser & step through frame bikes, or older mountain bikes with cables along the top of the top tube.

    The shotgun seat has a range of adjustment to fit top tubes from 30 – 68mm wide, and down tubes from 30 – 100mm wide.

    Design & Innovation Award Winner

    We're stoked to have received a Design & Innovation Award for the Shotgun seat. This award is both a benchmark and a seal of approval for the most outstanding products within the cycling world.

    "The jury is unanimous. There’s no better first step into the world of mountain biking than the Kids Ride Shotgun child seat."

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    "What better way to spend time with your little one than by going for a bike ride? The Kids ride Shotgun Seat mounts to the top tube of your MTB so you can still enjoy the trails if your kid is not old enough to ride themselves!"

    – Neil Donoghue, GMBN

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    "If you want to fit more rides into your busy family schedule, bond with your child, and just have a heck of a lot of fun with your favorite little partner, getting the Shotgun seat is a no-brainer."

    – Kirsten, Rascal Rides

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    "Moving your child to the front of the bike helps keeps them safer, but it also keeps them more engaged on the bike. You can talk to your kid while riding, checking in to make sure they’re still having fun."

    – Terry McKall, Canadian MTB

    Which Shotgun seat is right for you? 

    Shotgun seatShotgun Pro seat
    Suitable for kids 2-5 years (48lb / 22kg)Suitable for kids 2-5 years (60lb / 27kg)
    Not suitable for E-bikesE-bike compatible
    Frame mounted Zero frame contact 
    No bike modification requiredStem spacer fitting required 
    Quick fitting and removalLightning fast fitting and removal
    Fixed leg lengthAdjustable leg length


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    Shotgun handlebars - the perfect partner for your shotgun seat


    Why choose Kids Ride Shotgun? 

    We’re on a mission to raise the next generation of mountain bikers!

    World-class safety

    Long before our products hit the market, they go through rigorous safety testing and quality control – in the factory, at accredited third party testing laboratories and on the trails.

    Designed in New Zealand

    Because we're from the outdoor mecca of New Zealand, a passion for nature and the outdoors flows through everything we do, and to protect the environment we love, we strive to make our packaging from 100% recycled materials wherever possible.

    From book to bike 

    We see our business as a vehicle for raising the next generation of mountain bikers, and re-invest all profits into product development. When you buy our products, you’re not only buying special time with your little one, you’re also buying into the future of the sport we all love.

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