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?
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!
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.
An ode to the bicycle bell, a humble but useful wee accessory.
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?
Here's a great idea done well in Auckland. How about instead of driving to Saturday sport and fuming over the lack of parking, let's ride there instead. Cool idea huh? Yep, they call it "Bike to Soccer - the warm-up that frees up the streets!" In their blog post, Bike Auckland celebrate the success of … Continue reading Bike to Soccer – Warm Up, Stress Down
Everyday Cycling - transport choices can be just a matter of habit. Could you bike instead?