Balance is the portion that is challenging to everyone. Also everyone knows that balancing on the bicycle is a must before you start cycling. Now the question on everyone’s mind is, “what should I do to learn how to balance on a bicycle?”
Learning how to balance on a bicycle is not rocket science. All of us are too clouded with the fear of falling, which stops us from being able to learn something new. It does not matter if you are an adult trying to learn or you are trying to teach your child. You must forget about the fear of falling.
So now you are on your bicycle and you start to move. You notice that you’re getting wobbly or you feel like either you or the bicycle is going to fall on the side. You try again, you still feel like you are about to fall. Do not give up. What all of us fail to know is which part of the bicycle will help in balancing on a bicycle. Once you have figured out the main source of balancing, all the other portion of cycling comes naturally.
Apart from understanding the parts of a bicycle, you need to find a good practice space too. You wouldn’t want to start learning how to cycle in a crowded area with pedestrians walking back and forth. Or worse, start practicing in a narrow path such as the pedestrian walkway. Understand further through this article on Beginners Routes. If you are unsure on the best places for your practices, visit NParks Website to find out the best space for your cycling practices. Do avoid practicing at void decks due to the lack of open space and also the pillar will be a huge obstacle.
Words of encouragement will also help in the progress of you trying to balance on a bicycle. For some, a person coach will help do the trick. In Learn To Cycle Singapore, we tailor our classes according to the client’s needs. For total beginners, we have Private Cycling Classes and Group Cycling Classes where you will learn the fundamentals from A-Z. For those who have the fundamentals but are not too confident in cycling, we have our Refreshers Cycling Class just for you.
With our team of dedicated Coaches assigned to you during your classes, you do not have to worry about ending the class in a disappointing note. By the end of the class, you would be confident enough to cycle on your own around the park connectors and shared paths. All these are possible after you have mastered the art of balancing on a bicycle.