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Are kids learning to ride bikes (or taking off their training wheels) later?

UPDATE! Are Kids Learning to Ride Bikes Later?

rfznfybizh A confession: I learned to ride a bike when I was 9, probably the oldest of all my friends. Maybe I started a trend? Dear Free-Range Kids: I was recently visiting the Long Island town I moved away from several years ago, and was visiting some old friends. I have a 7-year-old daughter, and […]

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A Remote Control Brake for Your Kid’s Bike?

Readers — Add this to ykkybyzynr the ever-longer list of items that start from the assumption that kids are in constant danger so parents must be in constant control: \ \ Needless to say (perhaps) I am dismayed by this device, not only because it gives kids the wrong impression — “I don’t have to learn […]

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