Training wheels or a balance bike? It’s a tale as old as time and a dilemma that many parents are facing today. Most adults learned how to ride a bike with stabilizers, but what if there was an easier way? A way that not only helped your child learn the fundamental skill of balance, but also helped them develop confidence, independence, and involved less crashes. The good news is that balance bikes do exactly that.
So grab your popcorn, sit back, and let’s take a deeper look at why training wheels don’t work and why balance bikes are the way to go!
The balance bike is the perfect beginning for children. Steering first, then balance, later pedaling. … This bike is perfect for us.
We read about this product on a blog as a great way to get your child riding faster without training wheels. Our first child learned with training wheeled bikes and our second with a Strider. Our second child definitely is advancing faster.
We bought the pedal kit last week and decided to put it on over the weekend thinking she’d take a few weeks to learn how to use the bike with the pedals. She was riding her bike with the pedals in 5 minutes.