Todd has a dream that Big Brother will be riding a real bike (without training wheels) before he turns three. Thanks to the Strider balance bike, I actually think it’s possible. He’s got two more months left to practice. Learning on the Strider Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Surrounding the lake, we found a great trail for the kids to practice their mountain biking skills. Even Baby Brother took his little Strider out for a spin.
He’s had his Strider Run Bike for four months now. He started off slow, then a couple months later, he started making some noticeable progress. But it was when we took his bike out to the Over the Hump Mountain Bike Race that he really took it. I think it was all the other awesome [...]
After struggling to teach Pumpkin how to ride a two-wheel bike using the traditional “training wheels” route and then finding almost immediate success with a homemade pedal-less bike, we knew we would never see another set of training wheels around our house. For Baby Brother’s second birthday we knew we wanted to get him his [...]
Three neighborhood kids (including Pumpkin) have learned how to ride their “two-wheel” bikes in the last month no thanks to training wheels which, I now realize, actually hinder the “learning how to ride a bike” process. All the kids practiced their balance on the same homemade, pedal-less, “run bike” for about a week. Then they [...]