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Respro hi-viz vest waistcoat for small children aged 4 and under to wear over their coat at night to be seen whilst cycling

High Viz Reflective kids vests for cycling in winter

A hi-viz reflective waistcoat is a quick and easy way to make your kids safer this winter

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Team Sky Frog kids saddle pack review

Perhaps the best accolade that a cycling accessory designed for kids can have is that it doesn’t reach the kids but gets used by the parents instead.  Cue the Team Sky kids saddle bag, made by Frog Bikes that arrived for review in the post recently. Over the years I’ve had a few different saddle bags, from huge…

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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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Rusty old kids 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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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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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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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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