Nothing matches a day of mountain biking that adds to the fun of family vacation activities. It's a fantastic way to take the kids out on something fun and active while boosting their confidence as they make themselves more comfortable running up and down steep, uneven hills and taking on sharp turns. Here are some tips to help introduce your kids to the fun of second-hand e-bikes.
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Choose a bike
With a wide variety of bikes to choose from, quality is king. However, if your budget is limited, it is better to use higher quality frames and cheaper components, with the option to upgrade components at a later date after seeing if your child is riding a mountain bike and his skill level has improved.
Since many active family vacations involve cycling, we assume that the child has mastered basic driving skills such as balancing, braking, driving, pedaling, and simple starting skills before attempting mountain biking.
Before starting your kids on the bigger hills, get them to practice riding it through the different terrains to give them a feel for the terrain and to build the muscle and stamina needed for more aggressive mountain biking.
Drive around sharp turns
You have to make sure your kids are comfortable in the tight turns, which is common with mountain biking. You may want to create obstacles in the driveway or empty parking lots and ask your child to weave and pick up objects without dropping them.