SDG JR PRO KIT
Shred in Good Company
Ready to take your children’s riding adventures to the next level? The industry’s first all-in-one premium youth components upgrade kit is here – skillfully engineered and manufactured for the little shredder in the family!
Since day one, SDG has been at the forefront of the MTB saddle game, supporting riders for over 20 years. While many are still onboard and riding today, they too are having children of their own, which has allowed us to see the need for quality youth components that were truly designed to fit smaller bodies.
“With SDG pretty much being the only saddles I’ve run my whole career, it’s the coolest thing ever to pass on that heritage and that authenticity to my kids. With the JR PRO KIT, she gets skinnier diameter bars and grips, matching pedals and an amazing SDG seat to match it all.” – Cam Zink
This next generation is starting earlier and progressing faster than ever before. With the new kit, they ultimately receive a full contact point upgrade with color coordinated parts (just like mom and dad) that raises their stoke factor. The traction grabbers and bottom loading replaceable mini steel pins in the small nylon pedals helps keep their feet from slipping, while thinner bar ends and smaller OD grips allow for increased control and overall confidence. To top it off, a proper size saddle with all the key features simply makes the ride more comfortable and enjoyable.
The junior line concept has been in the works for a couple years now. As a company originally invested in saddles, we started developing the Fly Jr in 2014. Higher end, kids mountain bikes were emerging, yet the options for smaller quality seats were limited — mostly just price point BMX saddles, which were far too large and heavy. We set out to solve that problem. The Fly Jr was the industry’s first branded performance saddle specifically designed for youth MTB riders. Soon thereafter, some of our OE partners such as Bergamont, Cube, Mondraker and especially Norco, were early adopters and used as an OEM part on their complete bikes. And with their insight, along with our riders, friends and their children, as well as our engineer having a 7 year old rider too, we started looking for other ways to improve upon this underserved segment.
Money doesn’t grow on trees around here either, so we’re fully aware that pricing is an issue for many parents, especially when determining whether to spend on youth components or not. However, we didn’t cut any corners when designing the JR PRO KIT from the ground up. Most children’s bike accessories are either mass produced as economically as possible or made in custom small batches that are incredibly expensive. We set out to offer the perfect balance — create parts that are of a similar quality to higher end adult componentry at a price that wouldn’t break the bank. We also made them as durable as possible, so they last as long as your child needs.
“Everything about this project just made sense. As SDG selectively enters new product categories, we must fill a void, while truly adding value. I just wish these parts existed 20 years ago. And to see the faces on these kids receiving a kit and getting pumped on riding has been rewarding in itself.” – Tyler Anspach – SDG