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Kids & schools cycling links

See also our page of Spokes factsheets and downloads on cycling with and for young people.

Cycling with or for young people – useful links

Company of Cyclists – Range of interesting initiatives on family cycling, including…

Edinburgh/Lothian school cycling initiatives 

Useful research or articles

Suppliers of relevant equipment

Please note that products are constantly changing and suppliers come and go.  Inclusion of any particular supplier does not imply endorsement by Spokes.  For online suppliers we only list a limited number of specialists.

  • ———- Local suppliers ———
  • LaidBack Bikes – Circe Helios tandem, Edinburgh based – contact to ask about test-runs
  • Edinburgh Bicycle – kids’ bikes, tag-along, trailers, etc
  • Veloecosse – Kids’ bikes, trailers and tag-alongs
  • Alpine Bikes – kids’ bikes, tag-alongs, etc.  Also the Weehoo i-Go: “a child pedal-trailer”
  • ———- Online, outside Edinburgh/Lothians ———-
  • Velorution – Christiana trikes, Taga buggy conversion bikes.  Also a useful advice web page: school run by bike.
  • Power-to-the-Pedal – supplier of bikes and equipment that offer a realistic and practical replacement for the family car
  • Dutchbike – Bakfiets, trikes etc
  • BretonBikes – Cycling holidays with extensive family equipment
  • CycleSense - see Child Transportation section of their website
  • Kids and Family Cycles – they have 4 children and have experimented with ‘every type of pedal powered transport’