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Stevie Smith Community Bike Park

After the passing of a Canadian Downhill icon last May, the community of Nanaimo BC has rallied to break ground on a bike park that honours the legacy of Stevie Smith. With over a $400,000 budget, the park is likely to open late spring/early summer 2017. Featuring dirt jumps, a pump track and skills park, […]

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Pinkbike’s Share the Ride

Since 2013, Pinkbike’s Share the Ride Foundation has been giving under privileged kids the opportunity to own their own bike and feel the freedom we all love. From the Czech Republic, India, Poland, USA, Canada, UK, Australia, South Africa, Taiwan and NZ many smiles have been brought to little shredders in the making. Donate now […]

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Spawn Rokkusuta 20 inch Review

The Spawn Rokkusuta 20 inch was born to get more 5-8 year olds out in lift accessed bike park terrain. We had our 5 year old give it a go in the world famous Whistler Bike Park and the all mountain trails that surround our community bike park.  A  scaled down forward geometry trail ripper, […]

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EARLY RIDER TRAIL RUNNER XL REVIEW

Early Rider brings a trail slaying 14 inch diameter fat bike to the kindergarten masses.  Known for innovative and light weight bikes for kids, Early Rider provides something truly unique  in the balance bike market.  If your little one likes to get rowdy at the community bike park and rip single track, read on… Earl […]

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Get to Know WOOM Bikes- Ten Questions

Here at TheBikeDads.com we have tried a lot of quality kids bikes and one of our absolute favorite kids’ bike companies is WOOM bikes.  The weight, craftsmanship and attention to detail is outstanding. We spoke with WOOM co-founders Christian Bezdeka and Marcus Ihlenfeld from Vienna, Austria, along with the North American WOOM USA distributor Mathias […]

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Biking While Pregnant

As the Bike Dads, we know a lot about biking and we’re on a journey to get our kids into the biking lifestyle. You may be thinking, what on earth do we know about being pregnant? The short answer, nothing! That’s why we asked a few biker Mamas for their thoughts on riding while pregnant. […]

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Infant/ Baby/ Toddler Pre-Balance Bikes

Now I know the majority of the population are not thinking about bikes for kids before the age of two but here at theBikeDads.com we are not regular folk. My daughter is now approaching 12 months of age and I have had her on a bike since she was 8 months old.  No she is […]

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Woom 3 Review

It’s a good time to be a 4-6 year old bike rider. Woom has entered the European and North American markets with a line of fantastic bikes.  The attention to detail on these bikes is second to none.  They have really taken the time to design and manufacture bikes that we could only have dreamed […]

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Eight Questions with Brett Tippie

In the biking world you have probably heard his voice or experienced his passion and energy announcing events. He is known as the Director of Good times, one of the Godfathers and original member of the ‘Froriders’ and a Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee.  Pushing the limits of mountain biking for over twenty years, […]

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First Look: The Early Rider Trail Runner XL

Jack and I are mountain bikers.  Realizing there was a fat/plus size balance bike available from Early Rider made us smile and want one…really bad.  Thanks to the folks at NRG Enterprises, we have got our hands on this little beast of a bike for a couple months to shred the local trails and driveway. […]

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Reader Question: Spawn, Isla, Woom oh my!

With more and more manufacturers of quality kids bikes coming to market, it can be hard now to choose.  Nuances do exist so it’s worth your time to look at the details. This Question comes to us from Jaime Hello. Wondering if you could give me some help! Can’t decide on the Beinn 20, Woom […]

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It’s time for BMX

BMX Season is here…Sign up the kids now Spring is here and it’s time to think about outdoor activities for the kids.  If you are cyclists you have probably thought about introducing your kids to BMX racing.  Even if you are not a biker yourself perhaps flash backs of the 80’s movie RAD has been […]

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Getting Kids Motivated to Ride Bikes

Every Winter I wonder if my eldest will be as “stoked” to ride come Spring as he was the previous Fall. We are lucky enough to be able to ride all year round but the relentless rain and damp/cold days in the Pacific Northwest definitely cramp the desire to get on the bike. My kids […]