Learning to ride a bike is a joyful rite of passage for kids around the world. There are few moments quite as special as letting go of the bike seat and watching a child pedaling steadily ahead for the first time. Pride is often quickly followed by panic. “Stop before the alley!”
Bike safety for kids is about more than wearing a helmet and looking both ways at intersections. But most adults lack the knowledge to teach more than the basics. Check out our tips and resources for helping children gain the understandings and skills needed for a lifetime of safe, confident, and fun bicycling.