There is a lot of bike gear available like Panniers, bike racks, cargo trailers, water packs, cycle clothing, tools, helmets, bells, lights, racks, pumps and how to store your bike. What are they and how are they useful?
When your child is not ready for their own bike you may want to carry them on yours or tow them behind.
Parents need bikes too - else how else will you keep up with the kids! There are a number of styles to choose from and it's important to get the right style, size and fit for your body.
There is something so exciting about buying your child their first bike. It evokes all kinds of memories from our own childhoods. For a child the gift of a bike is almost magical. Their first two wheeler represents another of childhood’s hurdles to be conquered and a link in the chain that brings them closer to that far-off world adults inhabit. Whether you are stripping rust off a junk shop find, or unveiling a sparkling new marvel from the bike shop, you will love the look on your child's face when they encounter a bike that is all theirs. So how do you go about making such magic happen?
Recently I was asked for three suggestions for Christmas gift ideas for biking kids. But how to stop at three! Here are some ideas for all budgets (including no-budget) that will put a smile on the face of all kind of biking kids (and the not so young).
A bike makes an awesome Xmas present. Here's your quick guide for choosing one that will give lasting joy.
An ode to the bicycle bell, a humble but useful wee accessory.
Despite the cold blast of recent days, there are plenty of signs that Spring is here. The days are getting longer, the weather is warming up, buds are on the trees and the blue sky beacons me to head outside. Has winter had you off your bike, enjoying some hibernation? If so your bike (and … Continue reading Spring into spring
When choosing how to carry your child on your bike consider flexibility, ease of use, safety, parking and cost.
Cycling in the hours of dusk, dawn or darkness requires lights. Here are some tips to light up your winter cycling.