Buying a bike this holiday?
Rules every parent should know and how to pick the right bike for the right child.
grandparents, those who love children — you might be thinking that now is a great time to buy a bike for the child you love. And you’re right. With Hanukkah starting tonight and Christmas 17 days away, today is a great day for bike shopping.
Before you put little Susie or Tommy on a bike, first know how to reduce bike accidents, rules every parent should enforce and how to pick a bike that’s right for the child.
Pick the right bike
Joyce Nugent, marketing director for Bicycle Sport Shop, says her sales team is trained to size kids based on their age if the child isn’t with a parent. Still, your best bet is to bring your child with you to test bikes out. You can even ride in the Bicycle Sport In
the race for Nielsen ratings, KVUE and KXAN continue to be Austin’s TV stations to beat.
In November, one of four “sweeps” months each year, ABC affiliate KVUE had the No. 1 newscasts at 4:30 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., middays and 10 p.m. NBC affiliate KXAN was the front-runner at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
“I am extremely proud of the work my staff is doing in providing quality journalism,” KVUE president and general manager Patti Smith told me. “The viewers’ recognition of
It’s a great time of year for giving kids bicycles, but it’s important to make sure the bikes are the correct size and that the kids learn to ride safely, wear helmets and abide by the rules of the road.
KVUE is once again home to the most-watched 10 p.m. newscast in Austin. Terri Gruca and Tyler Sieswerda anchor KVUE TV news at 6 and 10 p.m.