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Cycling is a great way to get active. Learning to ride a bike for the first time is exhilarating and a brilliant bonding moment for you and your child - not to mention a great photo opportunity. But where do you get started with teaching your child to ride a bike?

Travel Telford have provided guides on learning to ride in 12 simple steps and how to get prepared for a bike ride.

Please select the following headings to reveal more information on each activity.

Travel Telford have provided a really useful guide to help you learn to ride your bike.

Take a look at the Bikeability website for information, tips and resources for all things cycling.

Delivered by our Road Safety Team, Bikeability is available to all schools in Telford and Wrekin and we also run sessions during the school holidays. We’ll soon be launching Bikeability Family training too! Keep an eye on our cycling activities page for upcoming details.

Use the following links to take a look at the short videos on YouTube for some top tips when getting ready to go for a ride:

Activities to help you get ready, get steady and ride!

Fun cycling games and activities for children. Download the fun pack from the Cycling UK website.

Watch Ray's bike skills videos on the Sustrans YouTube channel, a wealth of information and skills for you to try.

Information, videos and guidance on how to help your child to ride a bike without stabilisers in nine steps.

Last updated: 07/06/2021 10:37