Scene: Local cyclo-cross.
Course: Moto-cross course, absolute claggy mudfest.
Personnel: Ally, 7years old. With big (11) brother. Never even seen a bike race
Bikes: Seriously unsuitable
Afterwards:
Me: Was it horrible?
Ally (): It was fun - I slided on my bottom
Me: Was that bit horrid?
Ally: It was the best bit!
Big brother (also ): It was great (he was on a full sus mtb, lower end of the cost scale)

Me (thinks): Dad does not know what he's let himself in for