Training wheels are a great way for your child to master the skills of pedalling, steering and braking without needing to focus on keeping the bike balanced and upright. Training wheels generally attach to the bolts that hold the rear wheel in place and a simple shifting spanner will most likely be the only tool required.


Once installed, the training wheels should sit just off the ground when the bike is being held upright meaning that the bike is only balancing on it’s two tyres. This will allow your child to work on their balance and the training wheels will only touch the ground should they lean too far in either direction.

As your child becomes more confident you can raise the height of the training wheels from the ground to allow them more room to lean from side to side. The training wheels can be completely removed once you feel your child has their balancing down pat.