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« What To Do With Kids This Weekend in Edmonton | June 23 – 24 | Main | Family Cycling Part 2: Self-propelled Kids »

Family Cycling Part 3: Resources

Biking and Cycling in Edmonton with Kids

Now that you've got your kid on your bike or riding along behind you, where do you go for more info? In the final post in this series we've collected the best online resources for family cycling in Edmonton.

Learn To Ride A Bike

There are several programs and classes available to help your child get more comfortable on a bike:

Pedalheads - Kids as young as 3 years old can learn cycling basics in these workshops offered throughout the summer all around Alberta.

Four wheelin' - This week-long City of Edmonton preschool daycamp is especially for kids on training wheels.

Pedal Pushers - Offered by the Alberta Safety council, his program teaches safe cycling to kids aged 5-8.

Explore Edmonton On A Bike

With over 160km of River Valley trails, and 390km of designated cycling routes, the sky's the limit! Use the maps below to plan a family bike outing:

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Check out some of our favourite bikey blogs!

Girls and Bicycles - Sarah Chan is a mom of two young children who believes that "bicycles aren't just for kids and hippies." She chronicles her Edmonton cycling adventures on her blog.

Loopframe Love - This group blog is authored by several ladies - from Edmonton and elsewhere - who talk about vintage bikes, family cycling, and more.

Totcycle - While not based in Edmonton, this is the ultimate resource for all things related to family cycling. Totcycle is a collection of posts, photos, and links about biking with your kids, especially having young children on your bike.

Pedal Powered Family - This family of four (including a toddler and a pre-schooler) just returned from a year-long 20,000km cycling tour around North America. How cool is that?!


Do you cycle in Edmonton with your family? What are your favourites routes? Let us know in the comments...


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