One of the first tastes of true freedom a child gets is when they can ride a bicycle by themselves. A skill once learnt, with them for life.
How do I teach a child to ride?
Pick up some tips from Mr Sheldon Brown (dec.) read on.
Is your school involved in the Ride2School program?
Bicycle Victoria’s Ride2School program is working with hundreds of schools across our state, going through every aspect you can imagine about getting kids active on their way to and from school.
Bike Ed Developing students’ cycling skills
Bike Ed is a national bicycle education program provided for students aged 9- 13 years. As part of a health promoting or physical activity school strategy, Bike Ed can be a tool for achieving curriculum outcomes, building school community links, developing and embracing school ethos from health, environmental, personal and group safety perspectives. Contact the Boroondara Council to organise.
Kew Traffic School
Kew Traffic School is a fun and engaging space for children aged 2 to 10 to develop important road safety skills and gain confidence on their bicycle, tricycle or scooter. More information.
An easy ride to start a kids riding journey
The bike path under the Caulfield line from near Grange Road, Caulfield to Oakleigh is a great flat wide path to explore with kids on your bikes. Lots of activity stations, playgrounds and shops along the way to keep them keen.