Bicycling with Children: A Complete How-to Guide / Edition 1

Bicycling with Children: A Complete How-to Guide / Edition 1

by Trudy E. Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0898865891

ISBN-13: 9780898865899

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The

In this guide, a veteran bicycle touring instructor and her young daughter share years of experience and research on everything parents need to know about bicycling and children, from toddler to teen. From selecting a child's first bike to teaching kids about street safety and basic bike maintenance; from planning family excursions to bicycling with special needs…  See more details below

Overview

In this guide, a veteran bicycle touring instructor and her young daughter share years of experience and research on everything parents need to know about bicycling and children, from toddler to teen. From selecting a child's first bike to teaching kids about street safety and basic bike maintenance; from planning family excursions to bicycling with special needs children: the Bells cover it all!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898865899
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Let's Discover Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 8.89(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction9
Chapter 1Bicycles and Accessories for Parents and Teens13
Chapter 2Bringing Along Baby: Toddlers and Preschoolers as Passengers24
Chapter 3Tandem Cycling: Parent-Child Teamwork41
Chapter 4Buying and Caring for Children's Bicycles59
Chapter 5Learning to Ride: Ready, Set, Balance!82
Chapter 6Teaching Traffic Safety to Children105
Chapter 7Family and Group Rides: Where to Go, What to Take133
Chapter 8An Ounce of Prevention154
Appendix 1For Kids Only: Bicycling for Fun and Profit174
Appendix 2Bicycling for Challenged Children186
Appendix 3Recommended Resources for Parents and Kids194
Appendix 4State Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinators206
Acknowledgments214
Index217

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