Friday, 22 April 2011 12:56

Balance Is Key!

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Here's a review from Stephanie.  We really like this review because it hits about every key point in a child's learning to ride.

"I just bought this bike for my 3 year old daughter (in pink of course). I found out about this bike from a friend who ordered them for her then 3 year old. At first I scoffed at the idea that a bike with no pedals and no training wheels would teach a little kid how to ride a bike. Well when her daughter was riding a pedal bike without training wheels I began to change my tune. Then, a year later her now 2 year old son was using the balance bike and going all over the place. I bet, had she let him, he would of been riding a regular pedal bike without training wheels. My daughter is now riding it all over our house, and I can't wait to get her outside with it.

It teaches her several things, one that bikes tip over and this is being learned while they are only inches off the ground vs being higher up. It also teaches them balance on the bike itself, and this is done slowly without them even knowing it.

After seeing this bike in action I now feel why would you ever teach a child to ride a bike with training wheels. It doesn't teach them the most important lesson in learning to ride a bike and thats BALANCE."     ~Stephanie Weaver

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