Frequently Asked Questions
Training wheels have been used for years however using them can be more stressful and difficult for the learner and teacher compared to learning to glide without pedals first.
We forget skills we don’t practice. Modern neuroscience tells us that the more we practice a skill, the more automatic it becomes. Learning or remembering how to ride a bike is a matter of repetition in a learning environment that works for your unique circumstance.
You are not alone. Come to a workshop or class and learn the essential skills for confident and safe bicycling at your own pace before you ever get out on the road. You will learn the skills for yourself and ways to teach and assess others. You may find that the skills and confidence that come with practice make riding on the road easier to imagine. If and when you are ready, you can join us for a short neighborhood ride.