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5 tips for gifting your child’s first bike

Words by Cycle King on 08/12/2021 11:22:42

With Christmas quickly approaching, we wanted to share our top tips for gifting your child their first bike. Read on for more information and, remember to check out our amazing range of kids’ bikes here.

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1. Keep it a surprise!

They may have seen our latest Christmas advert and be begging for a new, flash cycle. To keep the excitement for the big day, ask neighbours or family and friends to help hide the bike away. If this isn’t possible, keep the bike in a box in a shed or garage if you have one.

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2. Christmas club:

Our Christmas Club is another fantastic way to keep their bike a surprise! Reserve a bike today by ordering for Click & Collect and, your local store will call you to handle the rest! We’ll hide your bike in one of our stores until closer to the big day.

Shop our range of kids’ bikes here. Whether you’re buying online or in one of our 23 local stores, you’ll receive the same friendly, expert service we pride ourselves on. We prioritise ensuring that you have total confidence in us and that we’re always here to help.

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3. Stocking fillers:

Don’t forget fun stocking fillers such as helmets, clothing and baskets! These are a lot easier to hide and can be selected in a range of colours to meet your child’s Christmas wishes. You can shop stocking fillers from £20 here.

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4. Check out our blogs for riding in the dark and winter:

We’re sure they’ll want to rush out on their bike straight away, so ensure you’re prepared for taking your child out in the dark and winter. It’s important that your bikes are well lit, you are wearing protective and bright clothing, and you’re familiar with the route and any complications along the way. You can find more tips for keeping your child safe on their first bike by clicking here.

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5. Building their confidence:

Take your child out for several bike rides to build their confidence on their new bike. Ensure they know basic road safety and are in your eye-sight for the whole journey. Always wear a helmet and protective clothing. For our top tips for teaching your child to ride a bike, click here.

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