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2016 has been a great year for kids bikes and family cycling

2016 hasn’t been all bad! In fact it’s been a bumper year for family cycling

Zigo Leader

How I managed to carry on cycling when I became a mum

All parents know and love(!) the joy of getting their child around and about. From those nervous early trips to the doctors, via the shops, playgroups and swimming pool to the nursery/school run, it’s a daily ritual that we all go through.  What about trying to do all this without a car?  Keen cyclist and mum-to-be Dawn decided she would invest…

Family cycling at Kielder Forest

Heady fun during a family cycle ride at Kielder Forest

When my (now) husband Chris and I were much, much younger, we used to love going to Kielder Forest for a long weekend. We’d pack up our tent and the mountain bikes, and spend several days camping and cycling. Depending on how late we’d stayed in the local pub the night before, we’d either ride…

Bradley Wiggins Kids Bike Launch

New Sir Bradley Wiggins kids bike range – balance and first pedal bikes

A new range of kids bikes is launched by Sir Bradley Wiggins. We take a look at the smaller bikes in the range

Wiggins Junior road bike 700c

Taking a look at Sir Bradley Wiggins Rouen kids road bike range

King of the road, Sir Bradley Wiggins has launched the Rouen kids road bike range – we take a closer look

Impact of EU referendum on family cycling

Imagine if family cycling was part of the EU referendum debate

Imagine a world where the cost of family cycling holidays was part of the Brexit argument

Tour de France kids activities

Some great ideas on how to keep the kids interested during the TdF – i-spy anyone?

It’s not always easy getting ready for a family bike ride

Getting ready for a family bike ride can be stressful, especially when the weather keeps changing!

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…

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?