Kid’s Bicycle Safety Guide

It’s as easy as riding a bike! That’s an expression that has been used for decades, and it refers to the fact that once you learn how to ride a bike, it’s a skill that you will never forget. While riding a bike for the first time gives children a sense of excitement and adventure, to parents it can be a nervous experience. From the time that parents take off the training wheels, children are out of parents control and are subject to all the fun and dangers of biking in the outside world.

Once children are on their own and riding bikes to school, friends houses or to the local playground, parents and children still have a huge responsibility for safety. It is important for children at a young age to learn how to operate their bikes safely and not take risks by showing off or riding in an unsafe manner. It is also a good idea to teach children about the basic operation of the bicycle. And, parents need to ensure that children have proper safety equipment and use it correctly.

Bicycle Information

Whether it is a tricycle with three wheels or a mountain bike, bicycles all have similar functionality. Generally, since the early 1800’s the concept of the bicycle has remained the same. It consists of two wheels, a seat, brakes and pedals and a chain to propel the bicycle. Once you have the basic design of the bike, they can change in a variety of manners. The tires that are used on bicycles can range from small, thin tires for highway use to fatter tires with deep tread for mountain biking. Also through the system of chains, the number of gears can range from just one to twenty or more. While all bikes have differences, they are also similar.

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