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At what age did your child start?

riding a two-wheeler without training wheels?

 
Christmaslver68

Asked by Christmaslver68 at 11:30 AM on Mar. 25, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • My older 2 kids learned the same summer when they were 6 1/2 and just about to turn 8. They probably would have learned before that but we had no where for them to ride where we were living at the time. Once we moved they learned pretty quick. The next summer my 3rd child learned. She was also 6 1/2 and her friend taught her (not me or my husband). I took the training wheels off and her and her best friend (who learned the day before) rode up and down the sidewalk until she figured it out. My almost 5yo has never even been on a bike with training wheels.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:55 AM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • my neice started at age 4...but she hated it and refused to ride her bike (her father refused to keep training wheels on) but when she turned 5 she was okay with it. another little girl was 7. my kids still have training wheels.. at age 5.
    3HappylKidds

    Answer by 3HappylKidds at 11:33 AM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • whew....mine are 6 and 7 and we are hoping this year they both learn to ride. We stopped using training wheels when they outgrew their old bikes and they haven't yet 'mastered' their new ones.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 11:38 AM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • My 3.5-year-old won't ride a bike WITH training wheels; he hates how it wobbles, regardless of how often I assure him it's not going to fall.

    I remember starting when I was 6.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:39 AM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • My twins were 5, my daughter was 5, my youngest son wanted to keep up with the big guys so he was 2 1/2.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 11:41 AM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Mine's not old enough....but I never did. I can't ride a bike to this day. I tried several times over the years, but I'm lacking some necessary balance I guess. for the most part, I just fall over or run into things.
    FluffyMamaBunny

    Answer by FluffyMamaBunny at 11:42 AM on Mar. 25, 2011


  • My daughter was 4 when she started riding a bike without training wheels. Now she is 14 and loves it. I was 5 when I started riding a bike without training wheels.
    terep001

    Answer by terep001 at 11:45 AM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • Mine are 3 and 5 and we are still on training wheels. My oldest was 9 but still can't ride it very well.
    reaandiziesmama

    Answer by reaandiziesmama at 12:14 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • every child is different. there is no special age
    Donna1941

    Answer by Donna1941 at 12:55 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

  • lol. i'm still trying to teac my 3 year old to ride with training wheels
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 1:16 PM on Mar. 25, 2011

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