Thule Group

Thule Introduces Intuitive, Safe and Stylish Child Seat with Revolutionary Lockable Mounting Bracket as Part of the New Thule Active with Kids Product Line

Press Release   •   Jul 31, 2013 06:00 EDT

Bringing the kids along for a bike ride just got easier with the introduction of the new Thule RideAlong™ Child Seat. As part of Thule’s new Active with Kids line, this safe and stylish seat is available in three colors to complement any bike and installs or removes from the bike in under 30 seconds.

The new Thule RideAlong tilts to five different angles for a comfortable ride. The bracket can be locked to the bike using the Thule One Key System (sold separately). The seat is compatible with circular bicycle seat tubes (28-40mm) and oval tubes (max 40 x 55mm).

“We took a step back and asked how we can truly make a different child seat. One of the major issues with current models was the time to install or remove,” stated TJ Hanson of Thule. “Our new Thule RideAlong literally installs or removes in under 30 seconds making it one of the most consumer friendly seats on the market.”

Thule RideAlong (model 100100 Dark Grey / 100102 Zinnia)
Intuitive, safe and reliable child seat that is perfect for a day trip or family adventure.

  • Adjustable padded harness to provide maximum child comfort and a safe, custom fit
  • One-hand tilt function of up to 20 degrees, allows for five different reclining options
  • Single-hand adjustable foot straps and foot rests allow for convenience and flexibility as a child grows
  • Universal quick release bracket allows seat to mount/dismount from bike in seconds and is compatible with most bike frames (28-40mm diameter round frames and maximum 40x55mm oval frames)
  • Childproof safety buckle with large buttons quickly secures child
  • Protection wing safeguards child’s hands when bike is in the leaning position
  • Detachable, water-repellent padding is machine washable and reversible, offering two color options
  • Built-in reflector provides added visibility
  • Lockable with Thule One-Key System (sold separately)
  • Designed and tested for children from 9 months to 6 years old, up to 48.5 lbs/22 kg

MSRP $ 179.95
Available – March 2014

About Thule 

The Thule brand was established in Sweden in 1942. Thule is now a premium brand that is used around all over the world. Under With the motto Bring your life, Thule offers a wide assortment of accessories to simplify the transportation of your gear and equipment in a secure, safe and stylish way. Roof racks, bike and water sport equipment carriers, roof boxes, accessories for recreational vehicles, trailers for the an active life (horses, boats, etc.), snow chains as well as luggage bags and boxes are just a few examples of what Thule currently offers. Thule is the largest brand in the Thule Group.