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When is best to teach kids to ride a bike?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: 5-6 years old

3-4 years for tricycle (wear a helmet!).
5-6 for a bike with grainy wheels and assistance. Then progress...

In brief: 5-6 years old

3-4 years for tricycle (wear a helmet!).
5-6 for a bike with grainy wheels and assistance. Then progress...
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: Trikes at 3...

Many children will be able to ride a tricycle at 3 years and a bike with training wheels at 4.
Make sure you practice with them lots- this lets them feel comfortable with the pedaling motion and helps them to practice their balance. Bike to the park, take family bike rides- its a great outdoor activity!

In brief: Trikes at 3...

Many children will be able to ride a tricycle at 3 years and a bike with training wheels at 4.
Make sure you practice with them lots- this lets them feel comfortable with the pedaling motion and helps them to practice their balance. Bike to the park, take family bike rides- its a great outdoor activity!
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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