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When your child is not ready for their own bike you may want to carry them on yours or tow them behind.
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?
Even for experienced riders, cycling with kids will be a new challenge. You’ll need new knowledge, skills, gear and, most importantly, attitude. This blog will help if you are uncertain and need convincing, help with motivation, or a compelling case to make to your partner. Read on to discover how riding a bike can benefit your health, your family and your community and what kids think about it. And the key benefit and reason to cycle? …...because it’s FUN!
Find out about the book that wasn't and what happens next.
Riding a bike is so much more than physical skill and coordination. Riding with your kids is a great chance to impart some life lessons too.
Do you need a bit of motivation, or some well reasoned selling points up your sleeve? Here are my top 10 answers to the question of "Why cycle with kids?
Children love bicycles. Help to get them riding more, with or without you. Source: Kids love bikes: here's why - Bikehub - http://www.bikehub.co.uk
Your child carrying options include trailers, baby bike seats and specially made bikes.
Answers to the questions I get asked frequently whilst out cycling on my big orange cargo bike