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    Default When did your child learn to ride a bike

    Without training wheels? Just wanting to get an idea of average ages- DS is 3.5 and rides well with training wheels and I think we should leave them for a while longer but DH thinks the sooner we get them off the less he will rely on them? I know there is no "right" age but just curious as to what others do?

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    I think DS was about 6.

    DD is going to take longer. She's such a tiny, petite little thing. She has a little bike with trainer wheels but doesn't have the strength to push them so she prefers to scooter to the park instead (she's 3.5).

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    DD got a bike with training wheels for her third birthday. DH taught her to ride though the training wheels when she was six.

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    *without, not though

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    7 , just turned 4 and just before turning 4.

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    Just before my 4th birthday. My Dad took me to a giant park, took the training wheels off and just let me go for it.

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    My niece was 6 (just turned)

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    My DS just learnt during the xmas holidays. He took to it straight away so I think he could of done it earlier but I never thought to try it until he asked. he was 5

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    I took the training wheels off my DS's bike a couple of months ago and to my surprise he was off and going fine within about 15 minutes. He just turned 4 yesterday.

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    DS was 7. He's pretty cautious so wasn't keen to get the training wheels off before that. Once he was ready it literally took 10 minutes.

    DD is nearly 5. I think her training wheels will be off within the next year.


 

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