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Bike Skills Resources

Learn to Ride a Bike Using the Balance Method

 

This video from REI is a comprehensive and step-by-step explanation of how to teach children how to ride using the pedal removal method.  Splitting up the skills of balancing and pedaling helps children master the hardest part of bicycling, which is balance.  Once you have established their balancing skills, pedaling is fairly easy to master.

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Parent's Guide (and how to order more)

 The Parent's Guide to Safe Bicycling Essentials is a valuable resource for parents and educators who want to help children become competent and confident (and safe) bicyclists. 

 

If you just want one copy of the guide, please download the guide here. 

 

 If you want more than one copy, fill out this form: Parent's Guide to Safe Bicycling Essentials Order Form.

 

We will ship the guides free of charge anywhere in Vermont.  If you are outside of Vermont and would like a copy of the guide, please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Many thanks to the Vermont Agency of Transportation for generously providing the funding for the Parent's Guide to Safe Bicycling.

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