Bicycles for Children of all Ages

May 3, 2012

Teaching children how to ride a bike can be a stressful yet exhilarating experience. They wibble, they wobble, they weave. You anxiously watch, coach, and encourage. Then they master the two-wheel roll—and everybody smiles with glee. Understanding the equipment options for the entire learning process, from beginning cyclist to expert speedster, can help foster a lifelong love for this fun, healthy activity. Here’s what you need to know

This column originally appeared in the April online edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here. 

 “Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.

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Equipped blogger Matt Heid is AMC's gear guru: He loves gear and he loves using it in the field. While researching several guidebooks, including AMC's Best Backpacking in New England, he has hiked thousands of miles across New England, California, and Alaska, among other wilderness destinations. He also cycles, climbs, and surfs.