Family Guide

Introducing BikePGH’s first-ever Family Guide!

With the needs of families and caregivers in mind, BikePGH educators created a comprehensive resource for anyone who wants to be able to carry a child on their bicycle at any stage of development and teach a child to ride a bike. Riding with children can feel like a daunting task but with BikePGH family guide in hand, you’ll be able to enjoy family bike rides for years to come.

BikePGH’s Family Guide covers the following topics and more!

BikePGH’s Family Guide covers a wide range of topics in hopes to answer some of those tough questions that families that are new to biking may run into. 

  • Choosing Your Family Bike
  • Biking Best Practices
  • Biking with Babies
  • Biking with Toddlers (1-3 years old)
  • Biking with Preschoolers (3-5 years old)
  • Teaching Your Child to Ride & Riding with Children
  • Riding to School
  • Resources for Families

Looking to pick up this resource for your family or share it with friends?

This Family Guide is a free resource for families who are new to biking with children or who want to learn more. With the information we’ve provided in the guide,  you’ll be able to teach your children a skill that will benefit their wellbeing and mobility for many years to come.

Click here to download the pdf to print the guide at home or contact us to find out where you can pick up a printed copy of your own. 

If you have any questions that we didn’t cover in this guide, email us at

Happy riding! 

Thank you

This guide would not have been possible without the financial support of the Berkowitz Family Foundation, The Grable Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, the Helen Ruth Gordon Charitable Trust, and our supporters.