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When did your kids learn to ride a bike?

 
mompam

Asked by mompam at 3:23 PM on Jun. 25, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • with training wheels 2-3 and without training wheels around 4 my youngest learned quicker because he wanted to keep up with his big brother; my oldest took a little longer but we found out he has equilibrium problems so that was why
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:40 AM on Sep. 1, 2011

  • With training wheels, at age 2 when she got one for her birthday.
    Without, still aren't there yet and she's 5 1/2. I'd give that one another year or two.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 3:24 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • My LO's just learned this summer. They just turned 3 and 4. Of course, they still use training wheels. Maybe next summer we'll try taking them off and see how they do.
    renea20

    Answer by renea20 at 3:25 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • My son was six when he finally went with no training wheels.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:27 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • With training wheels, they were both 2.5.

    DS learned to ride w/o training wheels at 5.5. DD just learned to ride w/o training wheels a couple of months ago and she will be 5 next week.
    motherofpearls

    Answer by motherofpearls at 3:28 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • 6 1/2 with my first son. my 2nd son now will not even try until he is 6!
    my 2 yo's can't even reach the pedals on their trikes!
    i am amazed by 2 yo's that can pedal...even with training wheels! wow!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 3:54 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Around 2 w/ training wheels, 4.5/5 without.
    LilyJaneC

    Answer by LilyJaneC at 4:15 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Mine got their bikes when they turned 3. My 6 year just took the training wheels off this summer!
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 5:46 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • My son turned 4 and a week later he was training wheel free! He was motivated from watching his sister and her friends ride all the time. My dd was 5. Though she has a friend who is almost 8 and she just is learning now and is very timid and unsure still.
    minimo77

    Answer by minimo77 at 6:25 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • without training wheels?
    My oldest was a couple weeks shy of 8. My son was 6 1/2 (he learned the day before his sister).
    My middle daughter was also 6 1/2. She learned last summer. Her friend taught her in 1 day without parental interference. I came out onto the porch to find her zipping up and down the street. I was so proud.
    My oldest daughter has a friend that is turning 11 and still can't ride a 2 wheeler because she never spends time outside.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 6:34 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

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