getting started

Welcome to Cycle Sprog – the home of family cycling!   We’re so glad you’ve found us, and hope you find our website useful and inspiring.

We realise it can be a bit overwhelming when you start out trying to find information about cycling with kids – what ever age they are (this was why we set up the website in the first place)

Here’s a selection of our best articles for each of the different stages of cycling with your child, to get you started.

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Here are some of the most common questions we get asked about family cycling:

Advice on buying a kids bike

Buying a kids bike can be quite a confusing experience – especially if it’s your first time.  Do you buy new or secondhand, or what about a long term lease?  Which brands will your child enjoy riding? And how much should you spend?

Cycle Sprog is here to help demystify the process for you – why not browse our advice articles and then take a look at our recommendations in the correct size bike for your child.

Take a moment to GRAB YOUR FREE KIDS BIKE BUYING CHECKLIST which will help you record all the information you need to find the perfect bike for your child. 

Pulling or carrying your child with you on your bike rides

If your child is too small to ride their own bike there’s a great range of options you can choose to get out cycling with them.

Whether you’re looking for a child’s bike seat, trailer, cargo bike or a way of pulling their bike behind yours we’ve got loads of advice to help you get out there and enjoy the ride.

Advice for families with additional needs

Cycling is a great activity for all families to enjoy together.  If your child has additional needs there are an increasing number of options available to help you on your way.

Spring cycling

Spring is just about here, but we’re at that time of the year where you still need to wrap up warm if you’re out on a family bike ride, or commuting with your kids.

Here’s our pick of article to help you get out on two wheels this time of year

Can you cycle whilst breastfeeding?

Advice on cycling while breastfeeding your baby

It’s National Breast Feeding Week, so here is our guide to getting out and about on two wheels if you’re feeding

Read more about Advice on cycling while breastfeeding your baby

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