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Ways To Teach Your Children To Ride A Bicycle

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When Turkish playwright and novelist Mehmet Murat ildan said “Every time you miss your childhood, ride on a bicycle!”, he could not have mirrored the thoughts of millions the world over in a better way. After all, no childhood memory is complete without tales of zipping down the road on one’s bicycle accompanied by the feeling of complete bliss. This, along with the physical benefits of riding a bicycle, makes it a joyful experience.

But, unlike other activities including swimming, riding a bicycle does not come naturally. It must be learnt. And, when the person pestering for a bicycle is your child in question, it becomes necessary to know the ways to help your child ride a bicycle.

According to an article published in in 2017, the upgrade to a bicycle from a tricycle is a huge and memorable occasion in every child’s life. To make this moment a joyful and safe one, parents should follow certain tips such as: ensuring a safe riding gear that include properly fitting helmets, kneepads and elbow pads; adjusting the seat height so the child’s feet touch the ground; holding the bicycle while the child pedals and making the child learn to ride on twists and turns and curves and turns. says learning how to ride a bike is a classic rite of passage and a skill that, once acquired, is never forgotten. How true!.

To know about the best ways to teach your little one the joys of riding a bicycle, please flip through the pages of this ClipBook.


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