advice & guides

Choosing the best cargo bike for your family

Choosing the best cargo bike for your family

I’ve been test riding some of the best cargo bikes for transporting a family – here’s how I got on

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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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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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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 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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Buying a second hand kids bike

Buying a second hand kids bike

Are you thinking of buying a second hand kids bike? It can be a brilliant way to get hold of a good quality kids bike without having to pay the full retail price. However, you do need to know what to look for, to avoid being sold a dud. Here, Cycle Sprog’s technical editor Chris (who has bought more than his…

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4 questions to answer before selling your kid’s old bike

4 questions to answer before selling your kid’s old bike

Are you thinking of selling your kid’s old bike? Read this first….

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How to sell a kids bike on Ebay

How to sell a kids bike on Ebay

If you’re thinking of selling your kids bike on ebay, check out our step by step guide to getting it right first time

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advice & guides, bike advice

Why you should support your local bike shop

Why you should support your local bike shop

It's Local Bike Shop Day 2020!

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clothing reviews, reviews, Tour de France

Kids Tour de France yellow jersey review (and KoM!)

Kids Tour de France yellow jersey review (and KoM!)

Our Cycle Sprogs have loved their Tour de France jerseys - and they've lasted years!

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advice & guides
advice & guides, cycling with kids

10 ways to keep your kids safe when cycling on a hot day

10 ways to keep your kids safe when cycling on a hot day

Summer is here! Check this out before you set of cycling in the sun

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advice & guides
advice & guides, cycling with kids, E-bikes

Four ways in which e-bikes are revolutionising family cycling

Four ways in which e-bikes are revolutionising family cycling

Have you ever considered how e-assist can help your family?

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advice & guides
advice & guides, kids clothing & gloves

The best kids packable waterproof cycling jackets

The best kids packable waterproof cycling jackets

Keep your child dry on their next cycle ride with an easy to carry, packable waterproof cycling jacket

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advice & guides
advice & guides, kids clothing & gloves

The best kids summer cycling gloves

The best kids summer cycling gloves

Small hands deserve protecting from scraps and blisters. These are the best summer kids gloves around

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April 26th
2020 advice & guides, news

Coronavirus: Is it OK for my family to be riding their bikes?

Coronavirus: Is it OK for my family to be riding their bikes?

Cycling is one of the few activities still allowed during the Covid-19 outbreak - but what exactly is allowed?

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advice & guides

My 11 year old daughter wants an old fashioned city bike with basket

My 11 year old daughter wants an old fashioned city bike with basket

The other day I received a message via the Cycle Sprog Facebook page asking for ...

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advice & guides
advice & guides

Indoor activities for kids who would rather be riding their bikes

Indoor activities for kids who would rather be riding their bikes

If you're struggling to keep your Sprog occupied inside here's a few cycling themed ideas to keep them busy

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carrying kids, cycling with kids, getting started

6 ways to get your daily cycle ride with a young child or baby

6 ways to get your daily cycle ride with a young child or baby

At the moment socially distanced cycling is one of the few permitted modes of daily ...

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