Rooster have produced some great BMX bikes over the years and their latest model, the Rooster Big Daddy Spoke Boy’s BMX Bike has been another hit with customers on amazon this year. The low price and solid design seem to be the main contributing factors for the popularity of the Big Daddy, with most selling for under £200.
Putting the Rooster Big Daddy together is pretty straightforward with most users taking around 30-45 minutes to finish.It comes partially assembled and only the front wheel, saddle and pedals require assembly, all of which are easily done. If you are very unconfident about putting it together then there is always the option of taking it to your local bike shop where you may also get some good maintenance tips.
The Big Daddy comes equipped to run straight out of the box, with a sturdy oversize freestyle frame and chunky 48 spoke wheels, both of which will take a beating. As pointed out by customers who were surprised at how strong the bike was considering the rough treatment their kids gave it.
The stunt pegs are great fun in a variety of scenarios and can really be used to full effect for stunts and tricks by more experienced BMX riders. So if your kid has ambitions to master their BMX then make sure to invest in a good helmet and pads for safety.
Check out the Rooster No Mercy for a cheaper boy’s BMX than the Rooster Big Daddy.
As with most BMX bikes the handlebars can be spun 360°, an essential part of most jumps and other tricks. Just make sure when you setup this bike that you follow the instruction manual carefully to avoid any issues with the brake cables affecting this 360° feature.
Talking of brakes, the Rooster Big Daddy has a pair of alloy linear pull brakes that are mounted on the handlebar. They are standard in terms of brake technology but are perfectly suitable for the job. Just make sure to check they are properly configured before you test this bike for the first time after assembly.
Rooster Big Daddy – Summary
Overall the Rooster Big Daddy gives good value for money with a bike that is solidly built and has all the required components for fun times at the bike park.