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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:55 pm 
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i got three 7 year old kids riding bikes without stabilizers for the first time. not a bad way to earn a crust :D


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:58 pm 
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Thats really good to hear.
While stabilizers do serve a purpose they can often be a hinderance. Nice one.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:59 pm 
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:D

stabilizers are fine, but they do teach bad habits.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:07 pm 
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Yeah thats what i meant, reliance upon something to stabilize you. Balance isnt that hard if you know how!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:08 pm 
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That's awesome 8) . When do wheelies start?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:09 pm 
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:D

taught 8 kids today. one of the 6 year old girls could bleeding track stand!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:10 pm 
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How can she track stand already?!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:14 pm 
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who knows! she just rode along, i asked her to stop at some cones, and she just stood up on the pedals and stopped! was balancing for a good 4-5 seconds.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:35 pm 
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nah...mines better... :wink:

i was teaching some year 4s this summer..id drawn a small chalk circle and got them to stop the front tyre in the middle.one lad kept doing it even when it was the size of a penny ...so i stood the chalk on end and said try to stop with the wheel touching the top without knocking it over...he did it first time...best stop i ever saw...i love my job too...rsca north norfolk,,,,, 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:50 pm 
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how the heck do you go about getting a job like this? i cant stand the pointless soul destroying job i do,any tips?


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