FAQ

Here you will find answers to common questions

  • We want to use our child bike seat on two bikes. How can we do this?

    If you buy an additional fastening bracket, then you will be able to move the child bike seat between the two bikes. Additional fastening brackets can be bought from your nearest Hamax dealer.

  • The child bike seat comes into contact with the wheel/luggage carrier. What can I do?

    Hamax supplies additional fastening bars for smaller frame sizes. We also supply bars that allow the angle of the seat to be adjusted forwards and backwards and that allow the seat to be lowered. Contact your nearest Hamax dealer to order a hoop which is suitable for your bike. The bars can be viewed under accessories.

  • Can any of Hamax’s seats be reclined?

    Yes. Hamax Caress, Hamax Sleepy-  and Hamax Siesta- models can be reclined to 12.5 and 20 degrees respectively.

  • Can I lock my child bike seat to my bike?

    Yes. Hamax supplies a bracket with a lock which will reduce the risk of your seat being stolen.

  • Can Hamax child bike seats be fitted to luggage carriers?

    Caress with carrier adapter may be fitted to luggage carriers. The other seats can be attached to the frame using a bracket.

  • I have worn out/lost a part for my Hamax child bike seat. Can I obtain a new one?

    Most parts can be replaced. Please contact your nearest Hamax dealer.

  • I have lost my assembly instructions, what can I do?

    Assembly instructions can be downloaded under each product.

  • How do I fit my Hamax child bike seat?

    Hamax is focussed on ensuring that you and your child enjoy a safe bike ride. We recommend following the assembly instructions when fitting your child bike seat. Assembly instructions can be downloaded under each product.

  • Which bikes are the child bike seats designed for?

    Hamax child bike seats can be fitted to most bikes with a frame size of 28-40 mm. Download the instructions for more information. Instructions can be found under each product.

  • Which age groups are the seats designed for?

    Hamax child bike seats are designed for children from 9 months to 22 kg and are designed and produced in accordance with relevant standards. The seats have adjustable footrests and harness straps so that the seat can be adapted to your child’s growth. More information is available under each product.

  • The regular hitch on the bicycle trailer does not fit my bike. I need a 12 mm thru-axle.

    12 mm thru axles

    Hamax supply two different 12 mm thru-axles:

    12 mm axle, 1,0 mm tread HAM490010
    12 mm axle, 1,5 mm tread HAM490011

    Should you need other models or want to learn more about 12 mm axles, please visit https://robertaxleproject.com/cargo-child-trailers/

  • Should one use a helmet when sledding?

    Hamax always recommend wearing a helmet when sledding, for both children and adults.

  • I have worn out/lost parts on my Hamax sledge, can I get replacements?

    Most parts can be replaced, please contact your nearest Hamax dealer.

  • Does Hamax have a sled for me?

    Hamax have snow racing sleds for all ages and levels. We refer to our product description for details re recommended age, weight and level.