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First time riding kids cyclocross race

The boys try out Cyclocross

A couple of weeks ago, Karen was browsing on the British Cycling website for events in our area and noticed a Winter Go Ride Cyclo-cross event within striking distance. Now, since reading an article on this very website about a boy who tried out cyclo-cross for the first time, my boys have taken to tearing…

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Cyclo-cross for kids – let the mud fly!

What’s it like to ride cyclo-cross for the first time when you’re 7 years old?

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Cheering on the Tour de France

Guide to taking kids to watch the Tour de France

Going to see the Tour de France with the kids? Here is our guide to keeping them happy and safe

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Traffic Jam

Tackling the problem of dangerous parking outside school

Parking outside schools is a perennial problem. For those who drive, the problem is how to get a space close enough to the school to make it worthwhile getting the kids into the car in the first place. For those whose children cycle, walk or scoot to school the problem is how to safely negotiate…

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Cycling whilst pregnant: a mum’s story and top tips

Top tips for cycling with a bump, from mum Dawn, who cycled up until the 39th week of her pregnancy

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Thule roof mounted FreeRide bike carrier

Q&A: Help! I need a bike carrier for a VW Touran

Today’s request for help has come from Sarah, a mum of two from London, who needs a bike carrier for a VW Touran.  Sarah tells us: “We’re going away in Wales with two kids (aged 4 & 1) and our dog in our VW Touran. We want to bring our bikes: hubby’s is a standard…

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Little girl in a rear bike seat

Help! I’d like to cycle with my toddler in a child seat on the back of my bike

Are you a parent with a baby or toddler? Have you started to think about riding a bike with your son or daughter in a child seat attached to the back of your bike? If so, you’ve come to the right place to find out loads more information about getting started. Here at Cycle Sprog…

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Lance Armstrong doping – a difficult conversation

As the Lance Armstrong doping allegations hit the headlines again, it’s a difficult time for us parents who need to explain the actions of a former hero

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The tables (and wheels) have turned

After a summer on the sofa, it’s time for the inspired generation to get their own back!

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Telling your kids about Lance Armstrong and drug use – the impact on an inspired generation

It’s been a difficult weekend, explaining why a former hero has been stripped of glory

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