Ride2School

Parent's Place

Welcome to Ride2School's parent's place

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You can’t buy happiness but learning to ride a bike is pretty close!

We know that Aussie kids are far less physically active now than they were back in the 1970’s. We know you want to make sure that your child is happy and healthy, and we know how to help you do it!

No matter your age, riding a bike is an avenue for freedom and independence.Our parent’s place is the go-to spot for anyone with a child learning to ride a bike. Check out the resources below for handy-tips to get your child rolling on two-wheels.

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Get ready to ride

Our Ready to Ride section has all the information you need to get yourself and your child ready to ride a bike. Check out how to fit a helmet, complete a basic bike maintenance check and get all the answers to other frequently asked questions.

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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO RIDE - TIPS FOR PARENTS

Learn to ride

We have designed fun, interactive step-by-step videos to show you how! Learn how to teach your child to balance, pedal, use their brakes and start riding independently in six easy steps!

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Parents guide

We know every parent wants to see their child thrive, both mentally and physically! So how can you support your kids in becoming more active? Check out this list for helpful tips and tricks.   

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Blog

New to riding

The perfect page for anyone who is new to bike riding, with some handy resources to help get you rolling.

Riding with kids

There are plenty of ways to have fun as a family, but riding bikes together is one of the best (and cheapest).

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Melbourne’s top family friendly bike trails

Here are our top 6 family-friendly bike rides around Melbourne. Happy riding!

Get Kids riding

Resources

Teaching your kids to ride has never been easier with our downloadable bike riding resources. Check out our handy guides below for everything from learning-to-ride tips to pre-ride checklists before your kids start riding independently.  

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Ride ready checklist

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Learning to ride FAQs

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Teaching tips

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Where to ride

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Independent travel

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Colouring

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Colouring 2

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