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Practising front wheel lifts on an Islabikes Creig 24 at The Track Bike Park, Portreath, Redruth, Cornwall

A family day out at The Track Bike Park, Redruth, Cornwall

This autumn half term we were lucky enough to visit Cornwall for a couple of days.  The weather forecast was lovely for the time of year, so we decided to take the bikes and get out and enjoy some family cycling, Cornish style.  A quick google search for “Mountain Biking with kids in Cornwall” brought…

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Puky LRM learner balance bike

Why do parents love Puky Balance Bikes?

Recently I was writing an article about the best balance bikes and asked a group of cycling parents for their recommendations.  I have to confess I was surprised by the number of people who recommended the Puky Balance Bikes. I had so many comments I couldn’t fit them into the original article! As I started looking…

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Early Rider Recycled 3-in-1 balance bike and trike at 2016 Cycle Show, NEC Birmingham

The 2016 Cycle Show was balance bike heaven!

It’s the one you’ve all been waiting for….. our annual round up of balance bikes from the Cycle Show

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Kiddimoto Karbon balance bike at the 2016 Cycle Show

Kiddimoto launch £1,000 carbon fibre balance bike at Cycle Show

It’s not often that balance bikes steal the show, but this year the Kiddimoto Karbon was causing quite a stir at the Cycle Show Trade Day in Birmingham.  Touted as one of the world’s lightest balance bikes, the stunning design of this carbon fibre balance bike was making loads of visitors stop, smile, get out their cameras and mutter…

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Early Rider Road Runner 14 balance bike

Are these the most desirable balance bikes ever?

Unless you’ve been living the life of a hermit for the past 5 or so years you can’t have failed to notice the rise in popularity of balance bikes.  A decade ago if you wanted a bike for your toddler you took the pedals off of a small kids bike. Then a few manufacturers realised this was…

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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

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The Toddlebike 2 is aimed at ages 18 month and over

New pre balance bike for 2 year old’s launched

The brains behind the popular Toddlebike have launched a new pre balance bike for 2 year old’s – the Toddlebike2 (which is also known as the Lena on the continent). Designed to help toddlers learn the basics of independent riding, the Toddlebike has been a really popular choice with cycling parents since it’s launch in…

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Adventure Zooom balance bike review

The Adventure Zooom is a lightweight balance bike, but will it get a 3 year old zooming quickly?

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Building a balance bike at the Bicycle Academy

Chris has been on a balance bike building course – lots of brazing and biscuits!

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I’m going on a balance bike building course!

Chris is very excited – he’s going to learn how to build a balance bike!

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