Monday, October 26

Turbospoke - Review & GIVEAWAY!






As part of my Biker Days feature, we will be trying out some of the best gadgets and toys for family biking and it's so exciting to see what the world on two wheels has to offer. There is so much available now that we would have killed for as kids, it's a far cry from digging in the cereal box to find the freebie to clip on your spokes!

As part of this feature, we were offered to review a brilliantly fun gadget called the Turbospoke from Tobar. Turbospoke is an exhaust system for bikes - that makes your bike sound just like a motorbike! The idea is so simple and it looks very very cool too. We were so excited for this to arrive and to get it fitted to A's little bike. A loves making noise and loves riding his bike - this is the perfect solution.

You can also win one for yourself! Details on the competition below this review.




At speed, our Turbospoke was torn from Mr. Postman's arms and opened for A who was bouncing up and down after the promise of something 'cool' for his bike. He loves looking at engines and motorbikes so he greeted it with a great big 'WOW' and promised to be on his best behavior in order to have it fitted and try it out that weekend.



Time to unbox!

I recommend unboxing this when your child is either asleep or distracted somehow, as it is very exciting to look at! A's bike frame is a little smaller than the recommended age six plus sizes, this wasn't a problem though, it just meant not using spacers to fit and the cards needed slightly adapting. Otherwise it fitted on well and once on the bike it sat perfectly - a whopping exhaust for a small excited boy that loves making noise and going fast!


Features

Bicycle exhaust sound system
Makes authentic motorbike noises
Three interchangeable sound cards
Activates as bike is pedalled
Does not require batteries
Modern take on a classic
Includes stick-on decals



"Makes your bike look and sound like a motorbike!".
Turbospoke attaches to the back of a pedal bike and makes the most amazing and realistic engine noises. Remember when you were a kid and you stuck something like a playing card in your wheel to make it 'sound cool'? This is a similar idea but it's amazing, innovative, sounds brilliantly lifelike and looks awesome too! I can't imagine any child not loving this. If you have a child that loves their bike like mine - this would be a brilliant present! The kit includes an exhaust pipe that attaches to the rear frame of the bike and includes tools to fix on. Once in place you can insert one of three interchangeable sound cards that will then move between the spokes making a loud (but actually nice to listen to) engine noise, guaranteed to put a smile on anyones face, even us parents! We absolutely love this product and A (nearly 4) was in pure heaven riding his new 'motorbike' and do you know what? I think it even made him pedal faster! He certainly didn't notice the hills as much as normal. We loved the stickers included to add onto the exhaust, but he preferred it simple and wanted the stickers on his helmet instead, they look really cool too.




The three sound cards are double ended, meaning you can try out up to six different engine sounds. This was a really cool feature and although A was happy with any, it was a nice touch and the boys had great fun swapping them around. The noise was great, really authentic and A has the biggest smile every time we use it.




Before saying any more, it's best to see the Turbospoke in action. You can watch their official video here but here is a little clip of A trying his out on the first day! SOUND UP!




The Turbospoke is just brilliant, I have to try it on my own bike some time and I know my husband want's to try it too! This is a modern twist on a classic childhood favourite.



If you'd like to buy one of your own, you can get one here and read all about them on the Turbospoke website too. You can also enter the Rafflecopter below to WIN one of your very own! Such a great competition and prize!



Competition time...




Disclosure - we were sent a sample of the Turbospoke for an honest review. All thoughts are our own. Prize to be sent our from PR agency following competition close. UK only.

28 comments:

  1. My son would love this Turbospoke for his bike!

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  2. my grandaughter has asked for a motorbike for christmas lol she would love this x

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  3. my son has been asking for one of these for xmas

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  4. My son would love one of these. He is learning to ride and gets quite despondent about how hard he finds it, so anything to make it more entertaining would encourage him.

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  5. My son would think this is awesome.

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  6. My godson would love this Turbospoke for his bike!

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  7. My little nephew would love this!

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  8. I would really love this for my son for Christmas as he just learned to ride his bike this year and noone around us has one of these so it would make him feel so cool.

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  9. My son would love to put this on his bike x

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  10. It looks better than the bit of cardboard and the clothes peg that we had to make do with, and i am sure my daughter would love this on her bike

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  11. My son would love this on his new bike thanks

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  12. forget the kids I want one on my bike...................... maybe the teenagers in the park would get off the cycle path if they herd me coming........

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  13. Aaaw! The children have all had their eye on these for ages but I want one even more!

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  14. My little boy would love this for his bike. He's only just learnt to ride it. He fell off the last time he rode and as knocked his confidence. One of these might just persuade him to get back on

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  15. my son would love this :)

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  16. So my son can pimp his bike to his satisfaction!

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  17. Looks great for my sisters child

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  18. I would adore to win this for my little boy. Thank you.

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  19. My son would love this, we getting him a bike for Christmas, so this would be great for him

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  20. My boy would go crazy for this!

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  21. my daughter would love me forever!

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