Archive for January, 2019

The best 20" wheel road bikes for kids aged 6 and over

The best 20" wheel road bikes for kids aged 6 and over

We look at what 20" wheel kids road bikes are available, for budding Geraint Thomas's and Lizzy Armisteads!

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The best road bikes for kids aged 8 and over - 24" wheels

The best road bikes for kids aged 8 and over - 24" wheels

Does your child want a bike like they ride in the Tour de France? Check these out!

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The best 24" wheel all purpose kids bikes for ages 7 - 10 years

The best 24" wheel all purpose kids bikes for ages 7 - 10 years

If you're looking for a bike for a child aged between 7 and 10 years of age, the number of choices is increasing!  By this age most children are able to pedal and change gear by themselves, and are starting to want to explore further afield on their bike.  Buying a well made, correctly proportioned...

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Best 26" wheel kids bikes for ages 9 and over - 2019

Best 26" wheel kids bikes for ages 9 and over - 2019

What happens when your child has grown out of a 24" wheel kids bike, but isn't big enough to move up to an adult bike. These junior sized 26" wheel hybrid will fill that gap.

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The best bike for a 1 year old

The best bike for a 1 year old

From 12 months there are some exciting options for getting toddlers onto two wheels.

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10 things to consider when buying a balance bike for your child

10 things to consider when buying a balance bike for your child

Here's 10 helpful questions to ask yourself when you're buying a balance bike

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Best girls bikes - as recommended by girls who ride bikes

Best girls bikes - as recommended by girls who ride bikes

Is there such a thing as a best girls bike?  And should we even be asking the question as a bike is a bike, and surely it should be good for either a boy or a girl? The problem however is that if you're looking to buy a bike for a girl and don't know...

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The best children's books about cycling 4: non-fiction and biographies

The best children's books about cycling 4: non-fiction and biographies

Does your child love cycling?  If so, then they're going to really enjoy these entralling children's books about cycling, bikes and famous cyclists.  In this post, the final one in my series on the best children's books about cycling, I'm looking at non-fiction and biographies.  There's life stories of inspirational cyclists from the 1890's through...

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The best children's books about cycling 3: characters who ride bikes

The best children's books about cycling 3: characters who ride bikes

It's great when you find a book where you can relate to what the characters are doing, especially if you're a child.  If you're part of a family who prefer to cycle places, rather than drive, it can be quite difficult to find children's books that reflect this lifestyle choice. I've been trying to find...

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The best children's books about cycling 2 - fiction books

The best children's books about cycling 2 - fiction books

If you've got a cycle mad youngster who is learning to read, then picking story books about cycling can be a great way to get them enthusiastic about literature as well as keeping them interested in riding their bike.  In this article (the second in the series) I've selected some of the best children's books...

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let's cycle
England, let's cycle, Scotland

Riding Lands end to John O'Groats when you're 12 years old

Riding Lands end to John O'Groats when you're 12 years old

12 year old Hannah is riding LEJOG in her Easter holidays. We caught up with her to find out how it's going

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front seats

Kids Ride Shotgun – a front seat for mountain biking with your child

Kids Ride Shotgun – a front seat for mountain biking with your child

A front bike seat for mountain biking with kids aged between 2 and 5 years of age

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April 5th
2019 blog

Breaking news - kids don't melt in the rain

Breaking news - kids don't melt in the rain

Startling new pictures show that children actually enjoying going to school in the rain.

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April 2nd
2019 blog

Cycle licences - a great way to improve safety for our kids?

Cycle licences - a great way to improve safety for our kids?

I've got some great news about cycling safety for you today!  In case you've missed ...

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event reviews

London Bike Show 2019 - family cycling roundup

London Bike Show 2019 - family cycling roundup

This weekend we made the journey south from Cumbria to the hustle and bustle of ...

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kids bikes
bike reviews, kids bikes, reviews, Starter Bikes

Review of the Frog 43 14" wheel kids bike - a first pedal bike for ages 3+

Review of the Frog 43 14" wheel kids bike - a first pedal bike for ages 3+

The Frog 43 is the smallest pedal bike in the Frog Pond. How will our young testers get on putting it through its paces?

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March 27th
2019 blog

Come and hear me talk at the London Bike Show 2019 - Family Cycling 101

Come and hear me talk at the London Bike Show 2019 - Family Cycling 101

UPDATED - MY TALK HAS NOW BEEN CONFIRMED AT 11:00AM AT THE CASQUETTE LIVE STAND ...

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kids bikes
bike advice, Hybrid bikes, kids bikes

Best bikes for a 10 year old boy - 2019

Best bikes for a 10 year old boy - 2019

There's some great bikes out there for 10 year old boys - we take a look!

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March 19th
2019 blog

Girls on bicycles

Girls on bicycles

I don't know about you, but I get sad when I hear about girls who ...

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kit reviews, reviews

Mini Hornit kids cycle helmet review

Mini Hornit kids cycle helmet review

Will these helmets make helmet wearing fun? Our two reviewers put them to the test

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