Ultimate Gift Guide For Mountain Bikers
Here is our Ultimate Gift Guide for mountain bikers. We have pages of gifts for all the bike lovers you know.
10 Ways Mountain Biking Prepares Kids To Be Successful In Life
Mountain biking is a dynamic sport that can teach important lessons and build character and skills that can be applied to real life.
Woodward Park City
Woodward Park City has it all. No matter what time of year you visit, your family will have a epic time at this Utah action sports park.
Kids’ Mountain Bikes
Start at this page to find the best mountain bikes for kids for two year olds through teenagers
Go On A Family Bike Ride
What’s on your bucket list for family mountain bike rides? How about Whistler’s Lord Of The Squirrels?
Have A Good Laugh – Or Cry
Find out how much that mountain bike really cost you with our mountain bike real cost calculator
Bike Helmets For Kids
Choose the best mtb helmets for kids, full-face helmets for kids, or enduro helmets for kids.
Eight Reasons Why You Should Not Go To Whistler During Crankworx
Every year, thousands descend on the mountain biking mecca of Whistler to enjoy pristine trail conditions, inexpensive accommodations and short lift lines. Sarcasm off.
Best 26-inch Mountain Bikes for Kids
In our opinion, these are the best mountain bikes for 8-11 year olds. There are full-suspension, front suspension, and rigid options.
Best 24-inch Mountain Bikes for Kids
In our opinion, these are the best 24inch mountain bikes for 8-11 year olds. There are full-suspension, front suspension, and rigid options.
Best 20-inch Mountain Bikes for Kids
Our picks for the best 20-inch mountain bikes for your 5-8 year old kid.
Father’s Day Gifts For Mountain Bike Dads
Keep dad out of the office and out on the trails with some of our gift ideas for the old man.
Mountain Biking Knee Pads For Kids
After your kid has a bike, helmet, and gloves; you should consider youth-sized kneed pads. Here are our picks for trail riding and racing.
The Best Enduro Helmets For Kids
Is your young mountain biker ready to go full enduro? Keep her/him safe and comfortable with our selections of the best enduro helmets for kids.
Full Face Mountain Biking Helmets For Kids
Full face mountain biking helmets will help protect your kids' cute grills as well as your investment in advanced orthodontics.
The Best Mountain Biking Shorts And Pants For Kids
Depending on terrain and weather, mountain biking shorts or pants for kids should be comfortable and offer the right amount of protection.
VelociRAX Bike Rack Review
Take a look at the vertically oriented VelociRAX bike rack. Depending on your needs, they can carry 3-7 bikes.
Prevelo Alpha One Review
The Prevelo Alpha One just may be your child's first pedal bike. It has 14inch wheels, handbrakes and a freewheel option.
10 Things To Know Before Buying A Kid’s Mountain Bike
Buying your kid's next mountain bike can be a lot easier if you do your research and work with your local bike shop to obtain a proper fitting bike.
Ten Great Mountain Bikes For NICA Kids
Young mountain bikers can join a NICA team as early as 7th grade. Here's are 10 mountain bikes that will help them enjoy cross country racing.
The Best Mountain Bike Helmets For Kids
Here are our picks for the best mountain bike helmets for kids. Protect your little one's noggin with a helmet designed to fit right and be comfortable.
Mountain Biking Gloves For Kids
Mountain biking gloves for kids are affordable and they come in many sizes/colors. Here are our choices you should consider when your kids are out riding.
Neck Braces For MTB Kids
Neck braces are worn when your child needs that extra level of protection when freeriding, smashing technical terrain, or riding bmx.
Best Mountain Bikes for 8-11 Year Old Kids
In our opinion, these are the best mountain bikes for 8-11 year olds. There are full-suspension, front suspension, and rigid options.
Tim McChesney Interview
Tim McChesney isn't just one of your favorite pro freeskiers. He also shreds on a mountain bike.
Meet Kat Sweet – Sweetlines Coaching And Junior Racing
Kat Sweet is a mountain biking coach and mentor who runs clinics, a junior racing program, and promotes inclusivity in the mtb community.
Transition Scout Review
Junior gravity enthusiast/mountain biker Teagan Heap helps us review the Transition Scout.
Riding Bootleg Canyon with Kids
Our family is a fan of Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park because it's a wonderful way to escape the snow and cold during our local winter months.
Make Tonight Free Mountain Bike Movie Night
Start the popcorn and roll into the evening with some of our free movie picks. Most are mountain biking. One's from snowboarder Jeremy Jones.
Bontrager Avert Women’s Mountain Bike Rain Jacket Review
This Avert Stormshell women's rain jacket from Bontrager is one of my favorite mtb garments.
Camelbak Flow Belt And Podium Bottle Review
This hydration and storage solution from Camelbak is comfy and light. It's agreat for kids and adults who embark on trail rides.
Introducing The Specialized Carbon Hotwalk
Specialized has created the most expensive balance we have ever seen. Take a look at the Hotwalk Carbon.
15yo Aiden And 17yo Wyatt Ride Kong
A couple of kids took the banana from Kong on Thanksgiving weekend, 2020. Many thank to Aiden Parish for the video.
Prevelo Alpha Zero Review
The Prevelo Alpha Zero is a balance bike designed to fit kids as young as 1.5 years old. See if it's a good fit for your little ones.
Shred Til Bed Book – From Kids Ride Shotgun
This book from the Kids Ride Shotgun bike seat group, features animals and the alphabet.
Mountain Biking In Bellingham With Kids
Bellingham, WA has a lot to offer your mountain biking family. We visit the waterfront pump track, Galbraith Mountain, Chuckanut, and more.
Six Mountain Bike Maintenance Tasks You Can Do Yourself
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Pictures From Virgin, Utah – October, 2020
Here's a small photo essay of riding bikes with the kids in Virgin, Utah.
1x Drivetrain Upgrade On Our Kid’s Mountain Bike
Tyge upgraded his mountain bike to a 1x drivetrain. It was a good learning experience for both of us. Watch the video to see how he did it.
Bontrager Ion Pro RT/Flare RT Light Set Review
The Bontrager Ion Pro RT/Flare RT light set is composed of two rechargeable LED lamps. Read our review and become enlightened.
Moab Mountain Bike Trails For Families, Kids And Beginners
Here are some mountain bike rides in Moab for beginners. You and your whole family can increase your mountain bike skills on these easier trails.
Kids Bikes Available Now – October, 2020
Here is a list of kids' bikes available for purchase online. We have everything from balance bikes through 29ers. All in stock and ready to roll!
PNW Components Loam Grips Review
Mom and Tyge have been using these PNW Components grips since early spring. Learn more about them in our review.
Bontrager Rhythm Women’s Mountain Bike Jersey Review
When mom's ready to ride, she needs proper clothing like the comfortable and good looking Bontrager Rhythm jersey.
Camping Gear For Your Family Mountain Biking Road Trips
When we hit the road and camp, we're sure to bring these essentials. See the tent, sleeping bags, stove and other items we use.
Trek Fuel EX 8 Review
Read how the Trek Fuel EX 8 performed across a variety of settings including cross-country NICA races and the old Rampage site.
Bontrager Quantum MIPS Mountain Bike Helmet Review
This Bontrager helmet is being used by our young teen this season. It has been broken-in and in use for months. Get the details and read the review.
Family Friendly Mountain Biking Trails In Park City, Utah
Our list of family friendly mountain bike trails in Park City, Utah is suitable for kids on balance bikes through xc and dh shredders.
PNW Components Range Stem With Accessory Mount Review
This stem is a clever item that allows you to attach a light, action camera or whatever else you can figure out. Parents will enjoy using it, too.
10 people could win a sticker set comprised of 6 Mountain Biking With Kids decals.
Bontrager Cycling Socks Review
A Bontrager sock review? Sure. Your tweens and teens need socks without holes in them when you get new shoes.
Prevelo Zulu Four Heir Preview
Here's a preview for the Prevelo Zulu Four Heir. It's a great 24-inch mountain bike for kids with an air fork.
Family Mountain Biking In Jackson, Wyoming
Mountain biking with kids in the Jackson Hole area should be on your bucket list.
Father’s Day Bike Checks – 2020 Edition
Rad dads from all over tell us how mountain biking has influenced their lives.
Bontrager Flatline MTB Shoes Review
Our youngest gets his Bontrager on and demos a pair of Flatline shoes. Read on to see how things went.
Das Optics Sunglasses Review
Das Optics wants your kids to have stylish eye protection that's fun to wear and reasonably priced. There are a couple more perks, too. Read on, ride on!
Rocky Mountain Reaper 27.5 Review
Don't fear the Reaper 2.75 - embrace it. Our kid rode this rock-stomper for a couple of months so he could put it through its paces in several locales.
Rocky Mountain Reaper 27.5 Preview
Take a quick spin across the local university campus on the Rocky Mountain Reaper 27.5. This bike features RockShox suspension and a SRAM drivetrain.
Mother’s Day Bike Checks – 2020 Edition
Mountain biking moms from all over the world tell us why they love mountain biking and show off their bikes.
Mother’s Day Gifts For Mountain Biking Moms
Choose a gift that fits mom's mountain bike lifestyle. We have apparel, accessories, bikes and maintenance items to help you keep mom's ride running smooth!
Oakley DRT5 Mountain Bike Helmet Review
The Oakley DRT5 is a trail helmet our mtb son actually likes wearing. It features MIPS and nifty clips that keep sunglasses in place when not shredding.
TAIR Ripper Review
Born and raised in Golden, Colorado – the TAIR Ripper is a front-suspension carbon frame mountain bike for kids. Learn more about this bike in our review.
Mountain Biking (most of) The Whole Enchilada With Kids
We rode most of The Whole Enchilada in Moab with our 10 year old. Like all our family bike rides, it was world-class.
Norco Sight 27.5 Review
The Norco Sight 27.5 is ready for your grom to take to the hills! It's an all-mountain, full-suspension shredder with 150mm front and 140mm rear travel.
Trax MTB Towing Device Review
The Trax MTB towing device is affordable, compact, and easy to use. Designed in Spain, the device is available for international delivery.
Meet Allen Tran – Registered Dietician And High Performance Chef
Read on to see what Allen Tran, a Registered Dietician and foodie has to say about healthy foods and eating habits for your mountain biking family.
Elbow Pads For MTB Kids
Crashing on the elbows and forearms hurts. You can help limit bumps and bruises by picking a pair of elbow pads for your young mountain bikers.
Norco Sight 27.5 Preview
We got our just barely washed hands on a Norco Sight 27.5 and couldn't wait to share this preview. Sign up for our emails and follow us on Instagram to stay in-the-loop for everything MTB With Kids.
Goggles For MTB Kids
Googles go well with full-face helmets. Want to go full enduro with goggles and trail helmet? Be our guest. We look at a couple of safety glasses too.
Whistler’s Lord Of The Squirrels, An Epic Family Mountain Bike Ride
See what to expect when taking on Into The Mystic, On The Rocks, and Lord Of The Squirrels. These three trails make for a mountain bike ride you will never forget.
Hydration Packs For MTB Kids
If your young mountain biker is ready to carry their own hydration pack - congratulations! They are getting bigger and stronger.
Mountain Biking Chest Protectors For Kids
Following a nasty crash a couple weeks ago, we upgraded one of our mtb kid's chest protection. Take a look at these options from trusted brands.
Isabella Naughton Interview
We spoke with American enduro racer Isabella Naughton about her roots in racing, highlights from 2019 and what lies ahead.
The Steadyrack allows you to store your family's bikes vertically. It's a practical, space-saving design at a reasonable price.
Mountain Bike Deals for NICA Racers – Spring 2020
If you have a teen or pre-teen, this is the time to upgrade your kid's mountain bike. Here are some great spring 2019 deals for NICA athletes.
Downhill Bikes For Kids
Downhill bikes for kids are purpose-built and full-suspension. Here are several picks with 20-inch wheels, 24-inch wheels and small adult size bikes.
Trailcraft Timber 26 Review
Trailcraft makes mountain bikes in a variety of sizes and configurations. Read about their light-weight hardtail with 26 inch wheels.
Anna Newkirk Interview
American downhill mountain biker Anna Newkirk is ready to launch into the 2020 UCI World Cup and enduro season.
The Best 24″ Wheel Mountain Bikes For Under $500
Want to get your kiddo on the trail without breaking the bank? We've created a list of our favorite 24" wheel kids mountain bikes for less than $500.
Tyler McCaul Interview
We sat down with mtb freerider Tyler McCaul while he recovers from an ankle injury.
Best Seattle Mountain Bike Trails for Kids
If you're passing through the Seattle area with your mountain biking family or getting into the sport with children, check out these family-friendly areas.
Deals On Mountain Bikes For Big Kids – January 2020
Take a look at these great deals on six big mountain bikes for big kids. Get one now before they're gone.
Visiting Sprockids Mountain Bike Park In Gibsons British Columbia
Ready to go farther on your family's next mountain bike excursion? Take a look at the Sprockids Park near Gibsons on BC's Sunshine Coast.
Woom Off 5 Review
Learn about Woom's new mountain bikes as we take a look at the Woom Off 5. It's a 24 inch wheel bike for kids with hydraulic brakes and a carbon fork.
Mountain Biking Experiences Are The Best Gifts
Although experiences are fleeting, they tend to deliver more-lasting happiness than things.
2020 Norco Fluid FS 1 24 Review
The Norco Fluid FS 1 24 is redesigned for 2020. In addition to its improved suspension mechanics, it features a dropper post, SDG components, and Maxxis tires.
Woom Off 5 Giveaway 2019
Join our email list for a chance to win a Woom Off 5 mountain bike. The bike has 24 inch wheels and is designed to fit kids 49" to 57" tall and approximately 7-11 years old.
Woom Off 5 Preview
A full review and video summary is on the way. The Woom Off series is a group of kids mountain bikes with disc brakes, great tires and a carbon fork.
Cyber Monday 2019
T-G-I-M. It's the only day of the year you get to say that! Jump to the head of the virtual line with this summary of brands for your mountain biking needs.
Fezzari Solitude Review
The Fezzari Solitude is a race-ready mountain bike featuring a carbon frame and several build options with SRAM drivetrains.
Fox Youth Ranger Shorts Review
We have a hard time finding mountain biking shorts that fit our skinny kids’ waists while not being too short. The Fox Youth Ranger shorts are spec...
Create A Free MTB Achievement Certificate
Create a free MTB achievement certificate in PDF format. Once your certificate is created, it will be delivered via email.
MyMedic First Aid Kit Review
Do you carry a first aid kit with you when you ride with your family? The MyMedic MyFAK is worth a look for parents, NICA coaches, and hikers.
The Best Mountain Bikes for Kids 11-14 Years Old
Here are 10 of the best mountain bikes for kids 11-14 years old. Our choices feature many of the components available on full-sized bikes.
Enduro Bikes For Kids
Over the last few years, enduro races have started to allow kids aged 12 and younger to participate. Here are some of the full-suspension mountain bikes for kids that allow for technical descending and pedaling the transitions.
Demon United Hyper X Knee Pads For Kids Review
Demon United is well established in the protective gear market for mtb kids. See how their Hyper X knee pads hold up over a summer of riding.
Commencal Clash Jr. Review
The 27.5 wheel Commencal Clash Jr. has an appetite for gravity. Our review features a couple of Utah kids who know how to put this bike through its paces.
Shotgun Kids Mountain Bike Seat Review
This crafty accessory from Kids Ride Shotgun allows your little one to get front-and-center on your mountain bike. Watch our video and read the review.
Maui Wowee: Mountain Biking Maui With Kids
Here's a simple guide to mountain biking two great zones on Maui. Take a break from the ocean to ride some of the island's popular dirt waves.
MTB Stuff We Love – Summer 2019
These are smaller accessories that can help almost everyone in your MTB family avoid flats, store gear, and get the most out of your next ride.
Pivot LES 27.5 Review
The Pivot LES 27.5 is a cross-country race specialist. Its carbon frame and wheels are key elements for this high school usable mtb machine.
Father’s Day 2019 – Mountain Bike Dads’ Bike Checks
Dads from across the mtb plains tell us about their families and bikes. Thanks to all of you who took the time to share the mtb love. This one's ferda-dads!
We Choose The Best Locks For Mountain Bikes
Here are our three choices for the best mountain bike locks. We also include some tips for keeping your bikes safe from modern day horse thieves.
Mother’s Day 2019 – Mom Bike Checks
Moms give their take on why they like the mountain bikes they chose. Happy Mother's Day to all the #mtbmoms who ride and encourage their kids to ride.
LittleBig Bike Review
Parents who excel in planning ahead will want to maximize the potential this bike has to offer as their child builds fundamental bike riding skills.
Little Rider Co Jersey Review
Your rad kid needs appropriate, rad clothing. Little Rider Co has stepped up and created great looking quality jerseys for young mountain bikers.
Marin Hawk Hill Jr. Review
A young YouTubing mountain biker created a video featuring his Marin Hawk Hill Jr.
Pivot Mach 6 Carbon Review
It the mountain biking term "quiver-killer" just a term? Or, is it an achievable end with the acquisition of the Pivot Mach 6 Carbon? Our kid pushed this bike to the brink.
Easter Gift Ideas for Mountain Biking Kids
Easter is right around the corner! If you do an Easter basket or an egg hunt for your kids, why not include some MTB goodies?
Aaron Gwin Is Race Ready For 2019
Aaron tells us about life on two wheels and what he puts in his oatmeal. He even offers a little advice to parents with young mountain bike racers.
Meet Hannah Finchamp – Pro Mountain Biker, NICA Alumna
Hannah's path to becoming a pro mountain biker stemmed from a different sport. Read our interview to learn more about this globe-trotting NICA alumna.
Giro Disciple Helmet Review
The Giro Disciple with MIPS full-face helmet is a good looking lid for kids. It also sports a couple of nifty features for your tech-minded mountain biker.
Tips For Selling Your Used Mountain Bikes
Selling a used bike doesn't have to be frustrating. Invest a little time and money, follow our tips and you will sell your used mountain bikes faster.
Kids’ Mountain Bikes
Kids' mountain bikes vary by cost, size and features. This page will help you find your kid's next bike no matter how old they are.
Rocky Mountain Reaper Review
The Rocky Mountain Reaper is at home on the rough stuff. Read our review featuring this 26 inch wheel full-suspension mountain bike for kids.
Coast Gravity Park with Kids
Coast Gravity Park is a mountain bike park near Sechelt, BC. It's open 12 months out of the year and a great detination on the Sunshine Coast.
Prevelo Bikes – Our Chat With Jacob Rheuban
We had a short conversation with Jacob Rheuban of Prevelo Bikes. Read about how 2018 went for this kids' bike company from the perspective of its owner – a dad and entrepreneur.
Th Best Chair for Mountain Bikers: Helinox
We have used the Helinox camping chairs for several years and they're great. Whenever we road-trip with the bikes, we're always sure to bring these along.
Prevelo Zulu One Review
The Prevelo Zulu One is a rigid single-speed bike with 14-inch wheels. And, we think it will be many 3-5 year old's first off-road bike.
Sunday Funday V1
We're introducing a new segment where we will share videos we hope your family find interesting and fun. Maybe they'll have bikes in them – maybe not. Perhaps you've seen these before – perhaps not.
Trailside Mountain Bike Park
Trailside is a free mountain bike skills park with something for riders of all skill levels.
The Snake Hollow Bike Park in St. George, Utah
The Snake Hollow Bike Park is located in St. George, Utah. It has skills areas and jumps for the entire family. A NICA race course is also planned for the venue.
Woom Bike Helmet Review
The designers at Woom have made a unique kids' helmet with the safety features and functionality you need to know about.
Five Big Deals On Mountain Bikes For Big Kids
Take a look at these great deals on five big mountain bikes for big kids. Get one now before they're gone.
Gooseberry Mesa – Big Loop
Gooseberry Mesa is an amazing mesa-top trail with a fun combination of sandstone and dirt singletrack with intermediate and advanced technical features. You’ll be treated to amazing views of Zion National Park and stunning desert landscapes from the cliff edges of the mesa.
Church Rocks Trail
Church Rocks is a fun intermediate ride on slickrock and a little clay with the added adventure of riding through a fun/spooky tunnel. Church Rocks can be linked with Prospector or Dino Cliffs for a longer ride.
Thunder Mountain Trail
Thunder mountain is an advanced technical trail with seriously amazing views. The trail is mostly hard packed clay, with some slickrock and loose, steep switchbacks.
Trailcraft Maxwell 26 Review
Is the full-suspension Trailcraft Maxwell 26 a do-it-all kids' mountain bike? Read the words. Look at the photos. Then, choose a color.
The Best Mountain Bike Racks For Families
Here are our picks for bike racks. They are not cheap, but they will ensure your family's mountain bikes arrive at the trail head undamaged.
Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Bag Review
These Patagonia duffel bags hold more than the average daypack or medium sized suitcase. But are they a good option for your family on the go?
Woom 5 Review
The Woom 5 was designed in Vienna, Austria – just like Beethoven's 5th symphony. Is this a coincidence? Is this a cycling masterpiece? Read on!
Mountain Bike Real Cost Calculator
You can't put a price on fun, but you can determine the overall cost of your kid's last mountain bike. Plug in the numbers and see the results.
Alta Racks, Alta Six GPR Bike Rack Review
We tried out the Alta Racks, Alta Six GPR bike rack system. This bike rack holds up to six mountain bikes and it's made in America.
Bell Super 3r Helmet With MIPS For Kids – Review
A removable chin bar for the Bell Super 3r provides another level of protection for your kid's cute face when trail conditions get rowdy.
Mountain Biking Trail Etiquette Refresher
Let's face it. The world is getting smaller every day and many of our beloved trails are multi-use. Exhibiting proper trail etiquette with children helps ensure mountain biking's growth and sustainability.
Five Ten Freerider Contact Mountain Bike Shoes for Kids – Review
Kids grow out of stuff fast. That means our 11 year old got to try out a pair of Five Ten Freerider Contact mountain biking shoes for the season.
The Best Beginner Mountain Bike Trails for Kids in Whistler
Think Whistler is nothing but gnar and expert trails? Think again! We identify several beginner mountain bike trails that are great for kids in one of the world's best riding areas
Video: Wyatt Rides Whistler’s Cheap Thrills
Pop in one of your favorite Nickelback tunes and enjoy as Wyatt takes on a rowdy Whistler trail. Cheap Thrills features loam, woodwork, rock rolls and cagey turns.
Pro Mountain Biker Haley Batten Tells Us About Little Bellas
Park City professional mountain biker Haley Batten tells us about mentoring young ladies through her partnership with the Little Bellas program.
Trailcraft Maxwell 24 Review
The Trailcraft Maxwell 24 is a premium full-suspension mountain bike for kids. The model we review in this article featured a Shimano XT components and Stan's No Tubes wheels.
Mountain Biking Dads – Father’s Day 2018
Dads from Hong Kong, Venezuela, Italy, and Canada tell us what they enjoy most about riding bikes with their kids. Happy Father's Day to all the MTB dads out there.
Summer 2018 Audiobooks For Families
It's finally road trip time! Before you load up the mountain bikes, load up your smartphone or cd player with these audiobooks we've enjoyed over the years.
The Outlaw Bike Team
The Outlaw Bike Team is a group of young Utah gravity mountain bikers led by a dedicated coach. Learn a little about the team and what they have in store for the upcoming season of riding fast and free.
Here’s To The Mountain Biking Moms
We reached out to a few moms around the world to see why they enjoy mountain biking with their kids. All of these little stories and comments are lovely and demonstrate why mountain biking is so much fun for families of all ages.
Never Having To Say “Just Me” – Why I Joined A NICA Mountain Bike Team
This feature was written by high school mountain biker Chiana Rossiter. Read on as she shares some of her NICA mountain biking experiences.
The Captain Ahab Trail In Moab, Utah
If your family has a couple years of mountain biking experience and everyone's up for a challenge, consider the Captain Ahab trail in Moab.
Spawn Yoji 14 Review
We got our hands on a Spawn Yoji 14. This highly adjustable kids' bike for riders aged 2.5 and up features 14 inch wheels, hand brakes and a fab saddle.
Mountain Bike SkyPark At Santa’s Village
Ready for something new in southern California? Spend a day at the renovated and revitalized SkyPark At Santa's Village. The bike park offers several fun trails and there's plenty of other activities at this winter-themed park.
Orbea MX 24 Trail Mountain Bike Review
This 24 inch wheeled mountain bike was put through its paces by a young girl who has raced and jumped the bike. Read what she says about this front-suspension option from Orbea.
Boys Bikes VS Girls Bikes – What Is The Difference?
Some bike manufacturers classify their bikes as Boys Bikes or Girls Bikes. We take a quick look at how this came to be and question if it's still necessary.
Prevelo Alpha Two – Kids’ Bike Review
If your 4-6 year old biker is ready to transition to their first pedal bike from a balance bike or bike with training wheels, you should look at this 16-inch wheel offering from Prevelo.
Planada – Planning your Family Mountain Biking Trip to Canada
Want to plan a summer trip to Canada from the U.S. so your can mountain bike with your kids? We're sharing some of the things we've learned over the years.
A Bike-Minded Family Heads Norte
The non-profit youth bike club Norte gets more kids on bikes by showing them what can be gained for the community when they participate and join this unique club.
Red Bull Rampage with Kids
The Mallen family attends Red Bull Rampage 2017 in southern Utah. Read about how to get tickets, where to stay, and the Fanpage for the groms.
5 Mountain Biking Shorts For Kids
We've tried a few different brands of mountain biking shorts for our kids over the years. These shorts from popular brands are built for fit, comfort and function.
Leatt DBX 5.5 Junior Neck Brace Review
The Leatt DBX 5.5 Junior neck brace can be partnered with a one piece full-face helmet to provide your aggressive grom an additional level of protection.
5 Tips For Mountain Biking With Kids In Colder Weather
The Soley family lives in Pennsylvania. They make the most of riding season by being well-prepared for the upcoming cold weather.
Scott Scale RC JR 24 Mountain Bike Review
The Scott Scale RC JR 24 is a race ready cross country mountain bike designed specifically for kids. Find out if this frame and build is a good fit for your young rider.
October Audiobooks for Family Road Trips
We've chosen three seasonal favorites for October's audiobooks. Bring these along so your young mountain bikers look forward to the next long drive.
Video – Horsethief Bench Drop-In, Mountain Biking With Kids
The Horsethief Bench Drop-In near Loma, Colorado is unique. Thankfully, it has remained one of the most accessible and difficult sections of trail in the western U.S.
5 Family Friendly Mountain Bike Rides In Colorado
Fall is here and Colorado offers great mountain biking for families. Out of a ga-jillion possibilities, we chose five trails/areas we hope you will explore with your kids.
Video – Evolution, Mountain Biking With Kids
Bellingham, Washington is a lot of fun for mountain bikers of all ages and skill levels. Here is our 14 year-old taking a lap down one of the area's best trails.
Five Ten Freerider Mountain Bike Shoes for Kids – Review
These mountain biking shoes for kids are a wonderful accessory if your kids like to ride with flat pedals and get rowdy.
Whistler’s Summer Gravity Camps – Mountain Biking With Kids
Whistler's Summer Gravity Camps offer week-long mountain biking clinics for young riders. Here's a summary of our kid's experience.
Video – Dirt Merchant, Whistler Bike Park With Kids
Our 14 year-old mountain biker takes a lap on Dirt Merchant in the Whistler Bike Park. This was part of his week with SGC in July, 2017.
Three Audiobooks You May Enjoy On Your Next Mountain Biking Trip With Kids
A story about audiobooks on a mountain biking with kids website? Abso-freakin’-lutely! Audiobooks are the reason why our mountain biking kids don’t mind long trips in the car.
Trek Fuel Ex Jr. Review
Our youngest has been on this ride for a few months. Find out if the full-suspension Trek Fuel Ex Jr. irons out the bumps while keeping the weight low enough to do the job as an all-mountain/enduro kid's bike.
A Short Interview With Andrew Shandro From SGC – Whistler Summer Gravity Camps
Andrew Shandro is keeping the kids stoked in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park with his week-long clinics dedicated to riders who want to progress.
Video – Lower A Line, Whistler Bike Park
Wyatt tekes a POV lap on the world famous A Line trail in the Whistler Bike Park.
Our Family Mountain Bikes In The McCall Idaho Area For The First Time
We took off for a quick weekend mountain biking trip to McCall, Idaho with the entire family. You could easily spend a week there.
A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Kidsworx Rotorua With Marcello Ojerio
Read about the family-friendly fun that is a growing part of Crankworx Rotorua.
Trikes To Trails Is A Great Way To Get Your Young Rider Mountain Biking
This is a program for young riders in the Salt Lake City area. It's professionally designed to transition kids from the early stages of riding a bike to mountain biking.
Bell Super 2r Helmet Review
Has your kid crashed and hit his/her face on a cross-country mountain bike ride? Read our review or the Bell Super 2r to see what we think about these after a season of riding.
Meet A Daughter-Father Mountain Biking Duo from Pisgah Forest
Hannah Dickson and her dad Wes are two mountain bikers whose local riding choices include the beautiful Bracken Mountain Preserve in North Carolina.
Sea Otter Classic with Kids
A family of mountain biking enthusiasts make the trip out to California so their twin boys can test their mettle against some of the best riders on the continent.
How To Ride Better: Choose The Right Mountain Bike
Having the right bike for the right trail applies to riders of all ages and abilities. Former mountain biking world champ, Cecilia Potts, tells us why.
Crankworx Rotorua 2017 – Keeping Up With The Griffins
This is not the look of fear. It's concentration. And, it took place at Crankworx Rotorua in New Zealand on the first stop of this year's world tour.
This NICA League Is The Product Of A Family Riding Bikes
One the Wisconsin NICA Founding Chairs tells her story of how mountain biking with her toddler lead to the creation of state's high school MTB league.
Mistakes Were Made – Volume 01
Not everything goes as planned. We thought it would be a good idea to share some of our sharable "Oh crap!" moments.
Video – Blue Velvet
This is a glimpse of what happened when we took our youngest son on Blue Velvet in Whistler BC for the first time. This trail is in the Garbanzo ...
My Trek Dirt Series Experience
I attended the Trek Dirt Series during the summer of 2016 in Park City, Utah. If you're considering this clinic to improve your mountain biking skills, here's a synopsis of my weekend.
The Glory of Balance Bikes for Kids
The title says it all. But, if you are considering training wheels for your kid's first bike, read on.
Get Your Kid A Mountain Bike That Fits
A bike that fits will help your child be safe and have a good mountain biking experience.
Video – Somewhere Over There
This trail is amazing. It features rock rolls, roots, hairpin turns and an elaborate section of wood work.
Kids Mountain Bikes And More
We offer resources and stories for mountain biking families. Here, you may find your child’s next bike with our kids’ mountain bikes database. You can also get tips for mountain biking with your kids, read gear reviews, and see some great places to ride your bikes.
Your MTB Family Is Awesome
Do you have a story to share? Tell us about your family’s latest-and-greatest adventures while mountain biking. Did you get a new mountain bike for your young girl or boy? Did they ride a new trail or join a NICA team?