Bike, helmet, and all that stuff

bicycle saddle Photo by PIRO4D

There is so much that children need to learn about bikes, besides just the skills to ride them. Cycling is a lifestyle and riding to school is about that. Extracts from the Ride and Walk to School program from the Physical Activity Foundation.

“The Physical Activity Foundation is a registered Health Promotion Charity based in the ACT and our goal is to reduce the incidence of sedentary lifestyle diseases in children.”

About Us, Physical Activity Foundation

Parts of a bike

Unless the kids know what the parts of the bike are called, they will not understand what you are talking about.

Parts of a bike, Ride and Walk to School program

How to put on your helmet

Helmets protect children in low-speed accidents but only if they are secured and fitted correctly. Quite often they are too loose and wobble around, or even worse, slip forward while riding.

How to put on your helmut, Ride and Walk to School program

Looking after a bike

The ABC TIGHT Bike Safety Check List for looking after your bike.

Looking after a bike, Ride and Walk to School program
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