Cycling with the family is a great way to get everyone out in the fresh air and away from screens and technology. Get ready to grab your bikes because you’re about to head off on a fantastic journey.
Route - Make sure everyone knows the route, this avoids anyone getting lost.
Lights - Lights are important, especially for late evenings in autumn and winter.
Rules - Make sure your kids know the rules of the road first before cycling.
Helmets - It’s key your kids know how important it is to wear a helmet.
Communication - Communicate on turnings and through the journey to ensure everyone stays safe.
Bell - This is a great way to ensure everyone stays safe, especially when your kids need to get your attention.
Hazards - If you see a hazard, make sure everyone knows in advance.
Braking - Make sure you tell everyone you’re planning to brake well in advance so everyone has time to stop slowly.
Short trips - Start with short trips to shops before you build-up to long journeys.
Bike - Make sure everyone’s bikes fit their age and height and if they don’t, get yourselves or your kids a new one!
They’re all the tips we have. Now, you only have to enjoy!