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Originally Posted by cplager View Post
Definitely balance bike.

But if you want to get a pedal bike and take off the pedals (or, realistically, not put on the pedals), that works (almost) as well. Yes, it's a little heavier, but not so much to avoid it.

(I have balance bikes for both of my kids, but I like buying bicycles a little too much.)

The common wisdom now is to avoid training wheels and I agree with it.
+ a billion. Balance bike or little pedal bike w/o pedals. Got my 4 y.o. up and riding in short order doing the balance bike (really a little pedal bike w/o pedals) method.
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