Balance and Bellas – Oct.2017 Family Cycling Roundup

In this edition of our Family Cycling roundup, the focus is on teaching kids to ride bikes.  Its something I’m quite interested in learning about more as I’m working on teaching my daughter to ride a bicycle and giving her a bicycle for her 6th birthday tomorrow.

But before you should think about getting your kids on a bicycle, try out a balance bike.

Why you should buy your child a balance bike by Jeffrey Stern on September 7, 2017

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Once your kid has mastered their balance bicycle, at some point they’re going to want to move onto the real thing.  Here is a great rundown of some high quality kids bikes.

The Best Bikes for Kids: 9 Kids Bike Brands that Deliver by Kristen Bonkoski on September 10, 2017

Now once you’ve got your kid a bicycle, its time to teach them to ride it.  Here is a helpful guide for doing that.

7 Tips for Teaching Your Child to Ride a Bicycle by Marc Lindsay on September 26, 2017

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Here is a post and video about the inspiring project to teach girls to ride bikes.

IT’S JUST LIKE RIDING A BIKE on Little Bellas on September 18, 2017

With regular cycling, comes the need for some bicycle maintenance.

4 Tips to Get Your Kid’s Bike Ready for the New School Year (or Anytime) by Kristen Bonkoski on September 3, 2017

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Getting your kids on bicycles is fun.  But how about the next level of adventure, going mountain biking?

How To: Take Your Kid Mountain Biking by Helena Kotala on October 4, 2017

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Do you have any recent family cycling stories to share? We want to know.


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