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    Bikes for the little ones.

    I'm not a father yet (thank god) but I saw these on the Norco site and wondered what all of you thought of them? Seems like it could be pretty handy for teaching balance and such.

    http://www.norco.com/extras/videogallery.php?id=44

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    I'm not a parent, either, but I see these all over my neighborhood.
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    That little girl is SOOOOO cute!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    I'm not a father yet (thank god) but I saw these on the Norco site and wondered what all of you thought of them? Seems like it could be pretty handy for teaching balance and such.

    http://www.norco.com/extras/videogallery.php?id=44
    thank god???
    Just wait man, it's a blast.
    Unless you meant thankfully I have not had an accidental child.
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    What a great idea. I'm taking the cranks off of a dumpstered kids bike tonight.

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    We thank God that we are parents. Yes, that concept for teaching children to ride a bike works very effectively, but it's a waste of money. Just take the cranks off of their regular bike as we did. Marketing....
    Would rather be at 119.49079W, 37.76618N

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    Um, guys, let wethepeople graduate from high school first, ok?
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    Whoops, good call, I guess I should read profiles first.
    Would rather be at 119.49079W, 37.76618N

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    Quote Originally Posted by donnamb
    I'm not a parent, either, but I see these all over my neighborhood.
    I saw some little kid jumping one of these today and it reminded me of this thread.

    I don't know how he could do it, it must have hurt but he blasted down a hill, hit an X-Mart plastic ramp, flew, fell, got up and went at it again. it made me smile.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    I think these bikes are called kinder bikes in europe. Anyway, they are all over my neighborhood as well. I asked my neighbor where she got hers and she gave me this website: kinder bikes I've watched her little one ride around on hers every since she was barely 2 years. Since it seems to work, it's a pretty cool concept. Someone mentioned just removing the cranks and pedals of a standard bike and i think that effort is out of the capability of most parents (avid riders here excluded). Cheers!

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