Waiting till your child is 4 or 5 years old to teach them how to ride a bike is no longer necessary with a Boot Scoot balance bike. First of all this is a balance bike so it has no pedals, instead your child scoots along pushing the bike until they gain balance. A Boot Scoot comes with everything necessary for your child to jump out of the gate. The seats have a quick release to adjust the seat up and down on the fly, the handle bars are adjustable and the assembly is simple. What else could you ask for? Boot Scoots come in three colors green, blue and pink. But an added bonus is that they have a Boot Scoot bike for old children also. Check out what Boot Scoot has to offer and I am sure you will be amazed.
The Zoomer is designed for the smallest riders. Most children can start riding a Zoomer on or soon after their second birthday. If your child’s inseam is at least 14″ and he or she can walk without assistance, then they are ready to ride. The adjustable seat and handlebars allow the bike to grow with your child until they are 5 or 6 years old.
So what is a balance bike? It’s a regular bike that has the pedals removed. This bikes are not made for older children who already know how to ride a bike….they are intended for younger children around 3 years old or older. The balance bike helps them to learn how to balance a bike without having them to worry about peddling the bike. A lot of the time when a child is learning to ride a bike, they are too focused on the peddles that they don’t get a chance to learn the importance of balancing the bike.
“Why would you want your son or daughter to learn to ride on a balance bike? The number one reason for starting your son or daughter on a balance bike is safety. The one flaw that normal bikes have is that children have to bring their feet up to get out of the way of the pedals. When they bring their feet up they are in danger of falling off the bike or falling to the side and scraping their knees of worse. They are not concentrated on the balance activity.”
Putting the Boot Scoot Zoomer together was extremely easy. I didn’t want to wait for my husband to do it, so I pulled out the parts and got to work. The instructions were easy to follow (with pictures & simple directions). The hardest part was keeping Logan away while I assembled the bike. (See the progression of the bike in the photos to the right.)
Logan was a little hesitant riding a bike vs. his tricycle or 3-wheeled scooter…but with the support of Mommy & Daddy he was willing to try. His first attempt was to ride his Boot Scoot Balance Bike in our driveway. It was easy! He just sat on the bike and began walking around. (See video clip below.)
A couple of days later we took Logan to the school down the street so he would have more room to ride. On his second try, he was going so much faster! I know with a little more practice and working on balancing he will be gliding on his bike very soon. (See the second video clip below.)
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