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Biking for kids in Des Moines, IA

May is Bike Month in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Riding your own two wheels around town is one of the great joys of being a kid. Des Moines is very bike friendly, and since May is Bike Month, there’s no better time for families to go for a bike ride. Throughout the month, the Des Moines Bike Collective organizes and sponsors several family friendly activities and events to celebrate the bicycle. So, get geared up, don the helmets and pedal on over to one of these bike related events happening in the Des Moines area. Continue Reading…

Go on a Family Bike Ride in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Summertime is the perfect time to “saddle up” and go for a family bike ride.  We are known for our great trails here in Central Iowa, so get out and take advantage of them. If your kids aren’t old enough to peddle a two-wheeler yet, that shouldn’t curb your fun.  Pop them into a trailer, strap them into a bike seat or attach a tag-a-long to your bike. Not only are family bike rides a great way to keep fit; it’s great family bonding time and you get to take in some great Iowa scenery.  However, when you go biking with kids there are a few things to keep in mind to make it an enjoyable experience for everyone.  Continue Reading…