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ZippyRooz Kids Bike GlovesReview

ZippyRooz Kids Bike Gloves Review

I’m not sure what it is about bike gloves, but kids love them.  I hear it from parents time and time again—a simple pair of bike gloves has motivated their kids to ride.  My...

Biking Sun Valley with Kids

Biking Sun Valley with Kids

Sun Valley, ID was the very first place we ever took our son mountain biking.  He was a few weeks shy of his first birthday, and we couldn’t wait any longer to share our...

BicycleBungee Review

BicycleBungee Review

If you’ve ever gone for a bike ride with a young child on their own bike, you’ve experience the HELL known as hills.  Specifically, UPhills.  Some days my 3 year old will surprise us...

Life as a Car-Free Family

Life as a Car-Free Family

If you are anything like me, you’ve spent time fantasizing about going car-free–no more time spent in traffic!  no car payment!  no gas budget!  I’d be so green!–but have never actually taken the leap. ...

Family bikepacking on the Mickelson Trail in South Dakota

Family Bikepacking on the Mickelson Trail

This guest post is from Matt Armstrong, a super impressive dad, cyclist, and fellow Salt Lake City resident. After I wrote about my family’s experience bike camping, Matt one-upped me with the story of...

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Where to Buy a Kids Bike

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions from parents on where to buy kids bikes. Is it better to shop online or at a local bike shop? The answer is, it depends. If...

Bike Touring with kids

Bicycle Touring with Kids

Our family loves biking and camping, so what better activity than bike camping? The weekend of June 3 was Adventure Cycling’s National Bike Travel Weekend, so we figured it was a good time to...