Are Balance Bikes More Popular Than Training Wheels or Stabilisers?

When I was growing up, it was every child’s dream to get a bike for Christmas, or a birthday. These days, bikes face stiff competition on Christmas and birthday lists from mobile phones and gaming consoles, but they still remain hugely popular. In this post I’ll look back at the history of balance bikes and […]

kids bike and stabilisers aka training wheels

5 reasons NOT TO use stabilisers on your kids bike

I was recently down at the local BMX track when a couple of kids started whizzing about on their bikes…or at least one of them did. You see, one of them was on a traditional pedal bike and the other was on a balance bike.  While the guy on the balance bike had no trouble […]

LittleBig bike rider about to pedal for the first time

How to teach your child to ride a bike confidently & safely

Learning to ride a bike is one of life’s big milestones, something parent and child will remember forever. Kids these days are learning to ride younger than ever. I was 5 when I got my first bike and 6 when I took off my stabilisers (which was a scary experience), but that was before the […]

Balance Bike VS Stabilisers (Training Wheels). Which is Best?

Like most of you reading this, I learned to ride a pedal bike using stabilisers (a.k.a training wheels). I remember getting my first bike for my 5th birthday and the joy of taking it out on the path while I pedalled along. I also remember the day when my parents took the stabilisers off and […]

Little balance bike with brakes

Balance bike with brakes – Do you need them?

If you’ve been shopping around for balance bikes you’ll no doubt be dazzled by the array of shapes and sizes out there. Some balance bikes have no brakes, others just a rear brake and in the case of the LittleBig, both front and rear brakes. So, which is best? Brakes or no brakes on a […]

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