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How old to ride out?

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Loopymumsy Wed 10-Aug-11 21:54:53

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Octaviapink Thu 11-Aug-11 11:53:43

Are you happy with it or not? What do other children of her age do? It sounds like you're not happy, in which case the answer is no. TBH I think 6 is a bit young to be riding off by herself. Why not get the whole family out on bikes? Easy enough to get attachments to adult bikes for the little ones.

Loopymumsy Thu 11-Aug-11 11:59:17

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Loopymumsy Thu 11-Aug-11 12:00:19

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LeMousquetaireAnonyme Thu 11-Aug-11 12:02:54

I think if she has just learnt to ride she won't have the proper reflexes in case something unexpected happen. So I wouldn't let her yet.
But then my first is 6.5 and may be I am a bit PFB too.

donteatyourteawithnoknickerson Thu 11-Aug-11 12:56:22

We live in a similar cul-de-sac and my two (almost 6 and 7) play out on their bikes, but they are not allowed past a certain house on the road, and they know that. I can always see them from my window/front door, and there are lots of similar age children playing out too, with equally vigilant parents. So it depends how happy you are with it, really; at first, no matter what age, you will be glued to the window, I guarantee it smile.

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