Learning to ride a bicycle is an important developmental milestone for children, the physical benefits for fitness and core strength are well known but what is often overlooked is the role of bicycles in developing risk reward strategies and behaviour.
Mastering the basics of cycling demands a balancing of the risk of falling off and hurting yourself against the benefit of fun, freedom and independence.
WA is home to some outstanding cycling opportunities covering the full gamut from protected cycle paths to extreme mountain biking. Click on your preferred cycling style below for more information.
The peak body for cycling in Western Australia, Westcycle, provides an excellent resource to identify places to ride as well as a series of bike skills courses and workshops for all ages.