Kids & families

Family bike rides with kids can be a great way to get around or enjoy some fresh air. While the same laws and best practices detailed in rules of the road apply to biking with kids and families, there are some additional things you may want to consider. The guide below provides lots of great information and resources for biking with kids of all ages.

Family biking guide

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has put together a detailed Family Biking Guide. Descried as a "how-to manual for all stages of family biking," this is great resource provides everything you need to know about biking with kids and families. It includes topics like biking while pregnant, biking with kids, biking to school and teaching your kid how to bike. Check out this amazing resource here:

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Family Biking Guide 

Note: This guide includes reference to helmet law applicable only in California. Minnesota does not have a law requiring children to wear a helmet when biking.

Twin Cities Resources for kids & families

Free Bikes 4 Kidz
Venture North
Cycles for Change
Minnesota Safe Routes to Schools
Walk! Bike! Fun! Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Curriculum