Volcon Launches “The Runt,” An All-Electric Motorbike For Little ones

What kid does not want a minibike, particularly if you grew up in the suburbs like me and a couple million others?

Today, Volcon introduces the Runt, a kid-friendly edition of the two-wheeled, entire-sizing product, the Grunt.

The Runt is an all-electric, two-wheeled mini bike that is able of checking out the outside in all-terrains. In addition to 3 riding modes, enabling a custom-made practical experience primarily based on the youthful riders’ capabilities, the Runt is outfitted with app-driven geo-fencing controls, distant monitoring, efficiency limiters and idea-over notifications, supplying dad and mom peace of intellect when their children are driving. Accessory Runt seats and handlebars with various heights enable the bicycle to improve with the youngster.

The Runt is capable of a 35-mile variety, with recharging feasible in only two hrs with any home outlet. Pricing will begin at $2,995 (MSRP).

“With the addition of the Runt, the whole household can experience off-highway powersports adventures by means of Volcon’s two and 4-wheeled styles,” said Andrew Leisner, Chief Executive Officer of Volcon Inc. “The no-clutch, one-pace, electric powertrain is much easier for younger riders to find out and the new application-primarily based controls will give mom and dad the capacity to watch their children and regulate the electric power of the bike. The Runt paired with our Grunt will convey new families into the liberty and exciting that off-street powersports supplies.”

The Runt comes geared up with application-driven geo-fencing controls, distant monitoring, general performance limiters and idea-about notifications to develop parental piece of thoughts.

The Volcon Runt is readily available for pre-buy now, with deliveries commencing Spring 2021. The whole-dimensions design, the Grunt, will also be shipped to prospects beginning in Spring. Four-wheeled Stag and Beast models will abide by in late 2021 into 2022. Technical specs and know-how aspects will be communicated in the near foreseeable future.

Beginning currently, the Runt can be pre-purchased at Volcon.com/runt-reservation.

The Runt is not the only child-friendly electric powered motorcycle out there, however. If you’re in the industry for a person, you should really think about a couple of factors, as with any invest in of a machine which, even in the finest of all conditions, carries with it the risk of injury or loss of life. (And buy your tyke a DOT-authorized helmet, remember to.)


It is not a case of “they’re all the identical, so I’ll go with the lowest priced one particular.” A popular brand will be far more road-analyzed, there really should be loads of purchaser reviews on Reddit or somewhere else, and you will get the true dope from those people who’ve paid out funds and had their kid on the unit. Consider the abovementioned Grunt, but also Razor and Burromax.


In the circumstance of grownup machines, costs can range widely. But in this market, it is not as excessive as the models are rather related in supplies, functions, features and assembly. You will pay more for more versatility these as adjustable suspension, different pace modes, and add-ons. Do your research.

Online critiques

I never know a solitary grownup rider who has examined a kid’s motorcycle, so head about to boards and identical to listen to from purchasers how promptly their youngster adjusted to the bike’s suit, ease of assembly if any, how extensive the battery lasts and, most importantly, any security features available.

Hard adequate?

These machines are heading to be revved, braked tricky, will likely fall a lot more than once, and fundamentally roughed up, and rightly so. Pay attention to what critiques say about hurt brought on by spills, how nicely the elements maintain up about hefty and recurring use, and irrespective of whether or not one particular portion had to be changed additional than as soon as.

Journey harmless.