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4 Tips for a Successful Family Bike Ride

What do you think of when you envision riding with your entire family? The dream is that you will all be in a state of family bliss, riding along together at the same pace, wind at your back, kids smiling, and lots of family bonding. The reality is that while that can happen, you need to plan and work at it. And don’t be discouraged…

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Balance Bike Session

Balance Bike Session in Oundle, England

Over the weekend a friend/follower on Twitter mentioned that he was headed to a balance bike session. Quickly, I asked him to take some photos to share! A quick blurb on the day from Mat Trying to get nippers riding bikes in a rural area of England…lots of issues here with kids in villages not riding/not starting to ride, for no good reason. Loads of mums starting to…

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Family Bike Camping

Pathless Pedaled has a great quick, motivating, video to get out with your kids on the bicycles this summer!

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Burley D'Lite Child Trailer

Review: Burley D’Lite Child Trailer

I’ll keep you from reading my rant of why I feel that child bike seats are unsafe and can lead to danger for the child and adult. That will be saved for another day. Earlier in the summer Burley sent out a D’Lite Child Trailer for review purposes. Walking into the review I knew from my experience in the past with Burley, their trailers and…

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My Evolution from Biking Girl to Biking Mom

Being a first-time mom comes with its challenges, but integrating your family with your biking hobby doesn’t have to be.  This weeks guest post is from Megan of BikeShopHub.com where she talks about her steps from being a bicycling girl to a bicycling mom.

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Open Forum : Balance Bicycles for Kids

Over at Bike Shop Hub, a site supporter and a darn near close name, the talk of balance bikes was brought back up.  Many thoughts are racing between my ears currently, but before I say anything outlandish or make claims I can’t support by test data, I want to ask you all some questions.

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Burley Travoy : For Women and Parents

Over at Commute By Bike I have been reviewing a Burley Travoy, a cargo trailer system.    While we are still going through the review process and haven’t put it fully through its paces, I can the trailer does all it says it does and more.

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nuun : A Hydration Review

Nutrition is an under used term for the novice cyclist or athlete.  For the professional, it is the way of life.  They run their engine like NASCAR builds their cars, with precision.  For the past few months I’ve put my family in some sort of science experiment with various types of nutrition supplements and varieties. nuun is a electrolyte replacement, with a little flare.  These…

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Do You Wear Sunscreen When You Ride?

A valid question was asked over on Twitter, “Do You Wear Sunscreen When You Ride?” My answer is yes, and well… no.  Up until this year I have always worn short sleeve jerseys when riding.  Maybe it is the roadie in me where sleeveless jerseys are banned from racing.  I often have freaky tan lines from gloves, helmet strap and short sleeve jerseys. At the…

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