Season 1 Episode 6: GETTING MORE KIDS ON BIKES MORE OFTEN IS THE PASSION BEHIND WOOM

Woom Bikes USA is an Austin based company that focusses only on providing high-quality bikes for children from 18 months through their teens.

In this episode, John has an in-depth conversation with Mathias Ihlenfeld not only about the company, but the science behind how kids learn to ride.

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Over the past decade or so teaching children how to ride a bike has fundamentally changed. No longer are training wheels considered best practice, instead, the balance bike is now considered to be the preferred, most effective way for kids to develop the skills and confidence necessary to ride.

Woom Bikes is an Austin based company that focusses only on providing high-quality bikes for children from 18 months through their teens.

In this episode, John has an in-depth conversation with Mathias Ihlenfeld not only about the company, but the science behind how kids learn to ride. You can clearly hear the passion for active living and getting more kids riding in Mathias’ voice. He is a true Activity Ambassador.

Helpful Links:

Buddy Pegs
Woom & Buddy Pegs Raise Riders Austin Marathon Event Video
Shoal Creek Blvd Protected Cycleway Celebration Video
Ghisallo Cycling Initiative
Yellow Bike
Pedal Power Kids
PeopleforBikes
Austin Angels
Bike Shop Girl Family Cyclery

Audio Production by Active Towns

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping communities create a Culture of Activity.

Creative Commons License: Attributions Non-Commercial No Derivatives 2020

Music: City of Kids by Emanuele Dentoni via AudioBlocks.com

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