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Bikes without pedals, generally but not exclusively for young children.

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Why are there no adult balance bikes?

After a decade of commuting and travelling by bike, I just learned about balance bikes. I get the sense that this is a fairly well-known technology, but for those like me who are just hearing of it ...
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How do I put a lower seat clamp on my Alinker walking aid?

I have a walking aid called an Alinker http://www.thealinker.com/ It looks like a bicycle but it has no pedals and any bike shop can service it. My issue is the seat it's a older style so has 2 ...
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Bearing failure and wheel offset on Chicco Red Bullet

Our 4yo is not yet fully comfortable on her next bike, so she's been riding her Chicco Red Bullet to school - until the bearing packed up on her back wheel today (has she been doing stunts or what?). ...
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Saddle height for toddler's balance bike

My toddler (two and a half years old) has just started scooting around on her balance bike. I'd like to ensure that the saddle is at the best height for her to learn to balance. I know the rules of ...
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Carrying a child and balance bike on my bike

I have a child who is 2 1/2 years old (28 months actually) and he is about 98cm tall and weighs about 15-16kg. He has an Islabikes Rothan balance bike which is 3.5kg (7.7 pounds). When we go to ride ...
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