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Rediscovery of an original (or how I’ve learnt to love cycling)

Rach tell us how she’s fallen in love with cycling whilst taking her 7 year old son to school

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Flying pigs and dragon bikes at the Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade

We had a great day out at the Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade – there were lots of bikes involved, including Pegasus, flying pigs and dragon bikes!

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Sprog on Frog will be riding the Great Manchester Cycle!

We’ve had two very exciting arrivals in the Cycle Sprog house in the past week. Firstly, a huge box arrived in a delivery van, which got the boys very excited. They love boxes – the last big box to arrive was made into a ship, and is number one favourite toy of 4 year old…

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Father and son bonding time – it’s time to build a bike!

It’s half term, and Chris decides some quality time with his eldest is in order – time to head to loft and find a bike to build!

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The daily school run by bike and tagalong – a new era dawns

Every day, come rain or shine we do the daily commute to school by bike, heading up the hill to N’s school on two wheels. Well, truth be told three wheels actually, as 6 year old N sits astride his tagalong with flag bobbing around in the wind. Four year old T meanwhile, has pride…

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Injury! How do you cycle with your kids when the doctor says “No”?

“Take Ibuprofen 3 times a day for 10 days and don’t cycle for 2 weeks”. Not the words anyone wants to hear, but when cycling is the main way you get your kids around, it really isn’t good news. I’ve had a pain in my foot and ankle for a few weeks now, and I’ve not idea…

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Fixie bike

Building a Fixie Bike with my four year old son

Chris has been busy building up the Fixie that’s been in the loft for ages – with his little helper!

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Cyclilng to school on Red Nose Day Comic Relief

Cycling to school on Red Nose Day

Today (15th March) is Red Nose Day and I’ve just got back from dropping my eldest son at school – he was wearing a strange combination of red, white and red clothing. The playground was full of activity – kids with red dinosesaurs on their noses, kids with red hair, kids wearing red spotted clothes.…

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Family cycle ride on the Chester Greenway

Liz’s first family cycle ride of the year

Here at Cycle Sprog, we’re really pleased to welcome Liz as new contributor to our family cycling blog.  In her first article, Liz tells us about her first family cycle ride of the year – blisters and all! Our first family cycle ride of the year Having made the decision the week before to go…

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Kids Winter Cycling gloves in the snow

Kids winter cycling gloves are great for snowball fights

Our boys have been enjoying the snowy weather – with the help of their winter cycling gear

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