Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike

Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike - £599.99

As the appeal of cyclocross continues to grow, so more clubs and juniors are keen to have a go at this exciting discipline. But it’s not enough to simply scale down adult race bikes.

The Vitus Energie Kids is a ground-up rethink of how a bike should be built for growing bodies, smaller hands and new young riders who are keen to practise their handling and control. Cyclocross is a great way for kids to quickly improve their riding skills - the tight corners, hills, mud and obstacles - and doing it on a bike that fits and feels right will fast-track their progression and confidence.

Control is everything. The Energie Kids combines flat-mount disc brakes with short-reach shifters, ensuring that smaller hands always have their fingers in the right place for steering and braking. And for narrower shoulders, the handlebar is compact too, with a smaller drop and shorter reach to prevent the instability of over-stretching. 1.5-inch (38mm) Kenda tyres offer plenty of traction for wet days whether racing or simply enjoying a family ride, and bolt-thru axles really help to firm up the feel and efficiency of the bike. A single front chainring combines with a Microshift rear derailleur to keep the shifting light so that even when small hands are wrapped up in gloves on colder days, it’s easy for them to tap through the gears.

As adults, we know how awkward and inhibiting it can be to ride a bike that doesn’t fit properly. That’s why everything about the Energie Kids is optimised - from the narrower bottom bracket area to relieve pressure on young hips to the short stem to improve the responsive handling. To have the most fun on a bike, to get the most out of it, to fall in love with riding bikes even, it needs to feel great. The Energie Kids is a cyclocross bike with features that give it the versatility to help your kids grow as riders whether on or off the race circuit.

  • Lightweight 6061-T6 Aluminium frame
  • CX specific build with race ready performance
  • Huge mud clearance
  • Microshift R8 8 speed groupset
  • Disc brakes


CX Specific Build

Versatile & ready to tackle any surface

Frame Material

6061-T6 Aluminium

Wheel Size


Available Size

One Size


Blue Fade




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Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
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Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike
Vitus Energie 24 Youth CX Bike


FRAMEEnergie 24 Aluminium

6061-T6 Aluminium, Disc Brake, Internal Cable Routing, Mudguard Mounts, Flat Mount,12mm x 142mm Hub Spacing, Axle Specifcations: 160mm Length, 14mm Thread Length, M12xP1.5 Thread Pitch


M4ZR, 28 Hole, 6 Bolt, 142 x 12mm, HG Freehub

FORKSEnergie 24 Aluminium

6061-T6 Aluminium, 1 1/8” Steerer, Flat Mount, 100 x 12mm Axle


24", 6-Bolt Disc Brake, HG Freehub, 12mm x 100mm Front, 12mm x 142mm Rear


32T, Crank Length: 140mm

FRONT TYREKenda Small Block Eight

24" x 1.5"

BOTTOM BRACKETCartridge Square Taper

BSA Threaded, 68mm, English

REAR TYREKenda Small Block Eight

24" x 1.5"



BRAKESTektro MD-C510 Disc Brake

Flat Mount, Cable Actuated


RD-R43M for 8/9/10 Speed

BRAKE ROTORSTektro TR160 & TR140

Front: 160mm, Rear: 140mm



HANDLEBARSVitus 6061 Aluminium

Reach: 65mm, Drop: 100mm, Width: 340mm


SB-R480, 8 Speed

STEMVitus 6061 Aluminium

Bar Bore: 31.8mm, Length: 40mm

CASSETTEMicroshift R8

CS-H081, 8 Speed, 11-34T

HEADSETNeco Semi-Integrated Threadless Headset

1 1/8”, 44 / 28.6 – 44 / 30


8 Speed


EVA Cork

FRONT RIMVitus Shining

A-M5, 24", 28 Hole


Steel Rail

REAR RIMVitus Shining

A-M5, 24", 28 Hole

SEATPOSTVitus 6061 Aluminium

27.2mm x 350mm


XF1F-12, 28 Hole, 6 Bolt, 100 x 12mm

SEATCLAMPAluminium 31.8mm

Stainless Steel Bolt

Geometry & Sizing

Measurement instructions for Vitus Kids Road/CX range

Wheel Size 24" 26"
Rec. Rider Height (Imperial) 4' 4" - 4' 10" 5' 1" - 5' 4"
Rec. Rider Height (Metric) 133 - 148cm 156 - 162cm
Rec. Inside Leg (Imperial) 23" - 26" 25" - 28"
Rec. Inside Leg (Metric) 59 - 67cm 65 - 71cm
Seat Tube - CT 340mm 425mm
(A)Seat Tube - CC 300mm 385mm
(C)Virtual TT 474mm 492mm
Front Centre 532mm 561mm
(E)Wheelbase 914mm 962mm
(F)Headtube 95mm 100mm
Fork Rake 45mm 48mm
Fork Length 350mm 375mm
(I)HT Angle 70.5° 70.5°
(J)ST Angle 73° 74°
(K)Chainstay 385mm 405mm
BB Drop 35mm 45mm
Crank length 140mm 150mm
Max Tyre size 24x1.75" 26x1.75"
(B)Stack  438mm 476mm
(M)Reach 340mm 3356mm
Stem length 60mm 60mm
Handlebar Width 360mm 380mm


  • FAQs
  • Where can I buy Vitus Bikes?
  • You can buy Vitus bikes directly through our exclusive retailers Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles
  • Do your bikes come with Warranty?
  • We offer a 5-year warranty on all our frames. On top of that we also offer an extended 2-year warranty on all components excluding wear and tear items such as bearings, brake pads, chains & cassettes etc. Our Warranty policy applies to the original owner and processed by our exclusive retail partners.To see their warranty process check: CRC & Wiggle
  • Where can I buy touch up paint for my bike?
  • We have partnered up with paint specialist G-Paint to offer touch up paints for popular Vitus models. These can be bought direct from G-Paint's website HERE.