Mountain biking with children: this is how the tour with the family succeeds

More and more families are drawn to mountain biking in the mountains. But how do children come along on the tour? The instructor Petra Spießl on choosing the right bike, how you learn to keep your balance and how accidents can be prevented.

Interview by

Felix Reek

Cycling has experienced another boom due to the corona pandemic. More and more people are drawn to the mountains for mountain biking, including many families. Petra Spießl from the Happytrails bike school teaches children how to use bicycles correctly and is a trainer in the Kids on Bike team of the German Mountain Bike Initiative. She explains what is important when buying a bike, what children should be able to do before their first ride and how parents can plan the perfect tour for the whole family.


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