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Whats a good age to start teaching ur kids to ride a bike

My son is only 2 1/2 and i was thinking around age 3 1/2 we would get him a bike with training wheels does this sound like a good age or should i start now?

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Asked by martinsmom2008 at 12:46 PM on Apr. 28, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • My son is 2.5 and started riding a bike with training wheels at 2... he caught on fast... when ever you feel ready... his dad started early so he wanted his son to do the it worked

    Answer by jaksonsmommy at 12:48 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • I'm trying to teach my 4 yr old now...I wish I would have started sooner though cause she is just not getting it lol

    Answer by Lucky209 at 12:49 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • We did training wheels at 2.5 and they came off with the boy when he was 5 and the girl was 3.5.....he was scared and she was def

    Answer by macksmom716 at 12:54 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • My DD was riding a bike at age 2 (with training wheels).

    Answer by KairisMama at 12:56 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • My oldest son got his bike with training wheels at 2 1/2. He is now 4 1/2 and has taken off the training wheels. My other son, also got his bike with training wheels at 2 1/2 and now at 3 1/2 still doesn't get how to pedal. Every kid is different. He may be able to do it now, maybe not.

    Answer by JamieLK at 2:00 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • With dd I got her a trike at 2 1/2 (when her brother was born,lol) She pedaled that right away. Then I got her a bike with training wheels a year later, and the training wheels came off at 5 1/2. By that time, ds had already been playing with the trike since he was 1, so when he was 2ish I got him a bike with traingin wheels, and him seeing his sister and her friends riding around, made him want to do it too! So off they came, a few weeks before he turned 4. HE is now 5 almost 6 and a crazy boy on his bike! lol

    Answer by minimo77 at 2:34 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • LOL REALLY? My kids rode a bike with trainaing wheels by 2 and a 2 wheeler by 3.5 to 4! I thought all kids did that! Not trying to be mean, but i seems a liitle old at 3.5 to wait to teach thm evenon a training wheel bike!

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 3:01 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • yeah well every kid learns at a different rate so REALLY i did ask the question, i hate when people have to be RUDE on other peoples questions.....errrrr dont answer if u cant be NICE

    Comment by martinsmom2008 (original poster) at 3:43 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

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