So you’ve got the cycling bug! What now? Do want to meet other families who cycle? Perhaps you would like to help make riding a bike safer and more accessible? Or are you keen to pursue cycling as a family or individual sport? This post will help you find ways to have a go, join up, get involved or get sporty.
Find out some simple secrets to ensure a happy family cycling adventure.
When you are ready for a multi-day adventure then half the fun is in the planning - where to go, how to organise it, how far you can go in one day when biking with kids, and how to handle the logistics like transport and accomodation.
Are you ready to try cycle touring as a family - check out our tips for deciding on when and how to embark on your first family biking holiday.
Whether it is to save time or money, get fresh air or exercise - an easy option is to add some biking into your everyday life. Find out how you can do that as a family.
Once you have your bikes you will need somewhere to ride them. This is where many dreams come unstuck resulting in bikes gathering dust and cobwebs. So how do you find where to ride?
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).