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?
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.
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!
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).
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?
Riding the Hauraki Rail Trail as a family, from Thames to Te Aroha via Wahi. Part 1 - Planning our adventure.
"There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing. Don't let a bit of winter weather put you off getting out on your bike.
Why we loved our cycle trailer
The sandwich technique is a handy recipe for riding with your kids in a way that will help you model, observe, coach and connect.
How to get into the right mindset when cycling with kids.