Posted July 27, 2015

3 Indispensible Resources for Biking With Kids

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There are many ways to get your kids around town, but we think parents who are willing and able to bike with their children are doing such a cool thing. After all, Kimpton is a company whose chief operating officer is a dedicated cyclist — not to mention every hotel offers the use of free PUBLIC Bikes.

Starting the day off biking with your child shows that it’s a feasible and safe means of transportation. Plus, it’s a great way to create a fun, shared experience with your child while squeezing in a bit of exercise. Biking with your kids might at first seem overwhelming, though. How do I convert my bike to accommodate a child? What safety items will I need? What rules of the road should I follow? Here are three resources for those considering biking with kids.

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San Francisco Bike Coalition’s Family Bike Guide

This thorough guide by the SFBC on biking with your family is sure to answer any and all of your biking + kid-related questions.

Safekids.org

The website has a great bike safety guide with tips that range from how to properly fit your child with a helmet to helpful road-rule reminders.

Momentum Magazine’s Family Biking Articles

Momentum Magazine offers this compendium of family biking articles with loads of ideas for transporting kids by bike and making family biking a part of your everyday routine.

Photos: PUBLIC Bikes

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