Sunday, September 11, 2011

Learning to Ride

I can't remember how long it's been since Wayne took Tyler's training wheels off his bike. None of us can remember whether it was last summer or the summer before. Suffice it to say, it's been a long time and Tyler has not ridden at all since then. Wayne had great intentions to teach Tyler to ride. But they never ended up giving it a try. (Likely at least in part due to the fact that Tyler resisted the idea of it - I think he was a little scared...not that he would admit that or anything...and not that he inherited that timidity from someone either).

In contrast to the unbearably hot summer temperatures, this last week has been beautiful. So, today we made a trip to the park to give it a try.
They started on the hill...

and practiced rolling...

And before long, he was pedaling alone. His seat was a bit it hadn't been adjusted since the last time he rode.

Aubrey and I watched.

But mostly, she ran all over the place.

When we got home, Wayne adjusted the seat and Tyler got a little more practice.



Rach said...

Go Tyler! :)

Kathy Beachy said...

It's always fun to see the excitement of their faces when they accomplish new things.

Carolyn Miller said...

so proud of Tyler