NO, that's what NOT to do - then he'll be more wobbly. He needs to keep his speed up!GrahamG said:Not at all - you've just posted a similar theme thread to mine! At the end of the day he's being courteous and we have to just accept that there are some very timid road users for whom avoidance is always the default mode of preservation. Just make sure he keeps his speed down and watches out for emerging cars past the driveways.
Probably not. I'm anti pavement cycling mainly because it muddies the water over whether cyclists are legitimate road users (in the eyes of some drivers). But I think in this instance there is probably no real harm in getting someone started this way. Just make sure he eventually graduates to road use.Would anyone have advised him differently?
He needs some Dutch courage!GrahamG said:Awesome, a little part of me wants a Pashley or Dutch city bike - anything dead simple and reserved like that.
Sorry, I must be mistaken - did I just hear the words 'nowt wrong with' and 'dynamo' in the same paragraph?There's nowt wrong with it. It's brand new, and the hub dynamo and lights alone are worth paying what he did for the bike.
There's a little Center Parcs sticker on the seat tube, but he's not bothered about taking it off.