The brochure describes strategies and ideas to teach children basic bike handling skills and support them to develop skills required for on-road riding.
More tips and ideas can be found via the frequently asked questions below.
You might also like to try some of the ideas in the student learning journal.
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There may be other families in your school or local community that are happy to sell at a minimum cost or give away children's bikes no longer in use. Talk to you school or friends. The Bicycle Institute of South Australia lists agencies that can donate safe second hand bikes to families in need. Alternatively you can contact Bike SA for information about free bike hire locations across Adelaide.
Click here to watch the 'Way2Go Bike Safety Check' video.
Youtube has some simple videos that can show you how to remove the pedals. Alternatively, you could ask a knowledgeable friend or the local bike shop mechanic for assistance.
When the rider gains confidence you may like to try:
The student learning journal also has a range of tasks and practical ideas to help develop an understanding of safe bike riding and hazard perception. View the intersection answer quiz for information on the safest way to manage common intersections.
Yes. Try the Cycle Instead Journey Planner. You can select the type of path you feel comfortable riding on as well as facilities you may need along the way such as toilets. Schools can also order Walking and Cycling maps and the ‘New and Rusty Riders Guide’. Ask your school for a copy. If you live in a regional area ask your local Council for advice.