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Why you shouldn't buy a really cheap kids bike

Why you shouldn't buy a really cheap kids bike

There's a good reason we don't recommend really cheap kids bikes. This is it.

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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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E-bikes and child bike seats - all your questions answered

E-bikes and child bike seats - all your questions answered

There's no escaping it - e-bikes (or electric bikes) are becoming more and more popular. There's a good reason for this - the battery on an e-bike makes cycling easier and more accessible.  For families with young children, an e-bike can make cycling with a front or rear bike seat a possibility.  The extra weight...

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How to take kids and bikes on a plane

How to take kids and bikes on a plane

It's difficult, but it can be done! Mum of two Kathryn explains how she's managed 2 kids, 4 bikes and a trailer

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Kids cyclocross bikes for the 2018/9 season

Kids cyclocross bikes for the 2018/9 season

Cross season is here - time for a new bike!

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The best kids bikes - Spring 2019

The best kids bikes - Spring 2019

Is it possible to pick the best kids bike?  I certainly wouldn't like to have to select just one bike, as what's the best bike for a 4 year old is going to be very different to what's best for a 12 year old mountain biker, or a 9 year old cyclocross racer!  H0wever, I'm...

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Should my child wear a bike helmet?

Should my child wear a bike helmet?

If you haven't decided whether your family will wear helmets or not, here are some pointers to help you decide

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How to start cycling with a small child in a bike seat, cargo bike or trailer

How to start cycling with a small child in a bike seat, cargo bike or trailer

Setting out on your first ride with your little one can be nerve wracking so here are some tips to help you wheel away confidently

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How to prepare a kids bike for selling second hand in just 9 steps

How to prepare a kids bike for selling second hand in just 9 steps

There comes a time when every child's bike has done it's duty and is outgrown by it's original owner, siblings, cousins and friends.  This is the time to sell it on and recoup some of the original cost. If you want to get the best price, you're going to need to know how to prepare a kids bike for...

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Inspire your Cycle Sprog with a kids size yellow jersey

Inspire your Cycle Sprog with a kids size yellow jersey

These are going to sell out fast!!

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advice & guides, Discounts, E-bikes

Deals on e-bikes: pick up a cheap electric bike for 2019

Deals on e-bikes: pick up a cheap electric bike for 2019

E-bikes (also known as electric bikes or e-assist) are becoming increasingly popular, especially for family ...

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advice & guides, bike advice, carrying kids, getting started, kids bikes

Cycling with older kids who have a disability or special needs

Cycling with older kids who have a disability or special needs

There are lots of options for children who don't use a two wheeled bike. From balance bikes to adapted trikes, we take a look at what's available

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advice & guides, cycling with kids, sprog blog

8 tips for starting to use bike rollers

8 tips for starting to use bike rollers

Our 12 year old Cycle Sprog has been learning to ride on rollers - here's his top tips for getting started

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advice & guides, cycling with kids

Family Cycling Safety for Winter

Family Cycling Safety for Winter

Winter cycling is great fun - here's some tips on keeping safe and warm

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cyclo-cross, sprog blog

My second U14's cyclocross race - Sprog Blog

My second U14's cyclocross race - Sprog Blog

Corners, steep hills, obstacles. All words that relate to cyclocross! I rode my second U14's ...

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advice & guides, kids clothing & gloves

How to keep your child's head warm under their cycle helmet

How to keep your child's head warm under their cycle helmet

During a particularly cold spell of weather little heads and ears can get very cold ...

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advice & guides, kids clothing & gloves

The best children's winter cycling gloves - 2019

The best children's winter cycling gloves - 2019

It's that time of year again - cold fingers! We bring you the best of this seasons kids sized winter cycling gloves

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advice & guides, cycling with kids

Why you should get outside with your child in January

Why you should get outside with your child in January

January is a long, bleak month for most of us. Christmas and New Year is ...

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cycling to school, cycling with kids

The best bike lights for kids - Winter 2019

The best bike lights for kids - Winter 2019

Now the nights are drawing in it's important to make sure your child is visible in the dark

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advice & guides, cycling to school

How to get more children cycling safely to your school

How to get more children cycling safely to your school

The UK is fast becoming a nation full of obsese children living in polluted cities. Cycling ...

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