Friday, December 2, 2011

Introduce Bicycle and benefits for children

Not a little toddler who looked doubtful when introduced to the bike. Therefore, explain that the function of a bicycle is a vehicle that can bring it to move from one place to another. Ask him to sit with his feet on the support to avoid injury. If later her legs were strong, teach how to pedaling, also control the direction of the bike. Teach in stages. If the concept of cycling is not introduced from the beginning, it is feared the child one functioning bicycle. For example, children associate the bike with a big toy car that can only be played by pulling the rope pulled him wear without having to be climbed. And learn to ride correctly have great benefits, namely:
Especially gross motor skills of children. Foot and hand muscles honed control the bike. Besides accustomed to doing physical activity until his body always fit.

Children have new skills, which later can be increased even higher. Start a tricycle outlet, a tricycle, bicycle wheels with the addition of two small wheels, and so on.
Children easily explore from one place to another place with the help of parents. He will recognize the new environment, new people, and so on. Any interaction with the environment is increasing.
Children learn to recognize the left-right direction, slope, derivative, bend, spin, reverse, and so on. If you want to pass the street where a friend's house, what things are found, and so on. Early on, children are introduced to the mapping space.

Monday, November 7, 2011

How to know which size bike for your child

Age of children is paramount in choosing a child's bicycle. But the age factor should not be taken into consideration in the selection of standard bicycles. Child's posture as the length of the child's feet should also be considered, because the growth of every child is different.

Bicycle parts which can be used as a benchmark bicycle selection is the size of a bicycle rim.

Below is a table size of a bicycle rim is associated with the child's age.

  1. Rim size 12 inches (30cm) for children ages 2 to 4 years.
  2. Rim size 16 inches (40cm) for children ages 4 to 7 years.
  3. Rim size 18 inches (45 cm) for children ages 5 to 8 years.
  4. Rim size 20 inches (50 cm) for children age 8 through 12 years
  5. Rim size 24 inches (60 cm) and 26 inches (65 cm) for age over 12 years.
Rim size is obtained by measuring the diameter of the tire rim that has been installed.Example: The measurement results and the tire rim diameter of 30 cm showed a rim size is 12 inches.

Can also be seen on the side of the tire. Example: 16 x 1.75, number 16 shows that the size of the rim is 16 inches (40 cm). Numbers 1.75 shows the tire tread width is 1.75inches (4.45cm).

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Tips on how to Teach Children Age 6 Years Two Wheels Cycling

1. How to Start Peddling Bikes? Say: Begin to step on one pedal toward the handlebars.What You Need to Know: The position of more or less pedal in a clockwise direction at 2,which allows the rider can deliver a powerful swing pedals. Automatic also provide powerto the bike to glide while keeping the bike up the other foot found the pedal.

2. How does driving straight? Say: Forward sight. What You Need to Know: When the driver turned to the side, arm and shoulder may follow, making the bike sway. The following lesson: Keep your knees and elbows relaxed, and paddling with a smooth round.

3. How to Turn? Say: Slow road bicycle before turning. What You Need to Know: Slow down before turning to prevent the possibility of error in turn. Having self-confidenceincreases, your child will learn how to look at the bike turn.

4. How can driving on the highway? Say: Drive like a car. What You Need to Know: This is so that your child is not moving lane, red light violation, and driving on the wrong side of the road. This habit also kept him on the track when driving with his group.

5. How to Stop? Say: Squeeze both brakes simultaneously. What You Need to Know: This provides maximum control and brake. Using the front brake alone can make your childmotivated toward the handlebars and use the rear brake alone only provide 20-40% energy and makes possible the bike skidded.

Some Tips Buying Bicycles for children

Well, we as parents would want a bike that fits and is safe to drive our children.Choosing a bike for a child may be is something tricky to do. Besides price, brand and quality, here are some things that maybe we could be a reference to buy a bike that is appropriate for our children.

1. The size of the bike would be the first thing that must be considered. That needs to remember is, the size of the bike is not determined from the high and low bike, but from the size of a bicycle tire itself. A good bike is capable of providing comfort for the child, to make sure that when choosing your child feel comfortable sitting in the saddle while his feet can touch the ground. Similarly, when he was pedaling, make sure your knees do not touch our kids bicycle handlebars when he was pedaling a bicycle, because in addition to discomfort, this can be annoying when bikes are used.

2. The second thing to note is that when a child sits in the saddle, make sure that your child can reach the handlebars easily, not too far and not too close.

3. Next is to pay attention to the material Alloy Wheels. Good material for the wheels are made of mixed metal (metal alloy) or aluminum, because when wet, brake pads can be more gripping in the two materials.

4. It is no less important, test the brakes work before choosing. If it is not possible to drive a bike for a moment, you can test the brakes by turning the tires and do the braking. Make sure the brake is working properly and no sound came out.

5. One more thing to note is part of the bike frame. Order a bike is not to be missed. Apart from having strong, bicycles must have a framework that is straight from front to back. You can find out by looking at the frame alignment of the front tire (in a straight position) to the rear, if the front tire and rear tire looked straight then spelled out the bike was worth buying.

6. Last is the attention to whether the bike is there a protective chain or not. It is also important that we deem leg pants or your child is not involved in it, or at least the chain does not pollute the pants leg or earlier.