Old 08-17-15, 06:54 AM
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Originally Posted by flyjimmy View Post
Just show him how to put the pedals in the 3 and 9 position when coasting. It will help him leverage the brake and help with pedal strikes.
That's good advice and probably easier to understand for a 3 year old then 'keep the inside pedal up'. We're working on riding on the 'right side' of the road which is confusing enough.

Originally Posted by flyjimmy View Post
Coasters brakes are better for kids then handbrakes. My son started when he turned 3. I don't think he would have had the hand strength to efficiently stop. Plus you can skid out with coasters.
His handbrake is either extra powerful (mini v-brake with extra small lever) or he has pretty strong hands as he can stop on a dime with just that brake.
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