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If you're stuck for something fun to do with
the family or with a loved one then going for a
day out on the bikes might just be the perfect
answer. Here's an activity that means you
get to see some scenery, get lots of fresh air,
get exercise, get a chance to bond with the
others on your trip and get to do something a bit
different that you might not have considered.
There are certainly things that can go wrong on
a bike trip though or detract from the
experience and if you want to make it as
enjoyable as possible then you need to observe
certain tips.
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Firstly, you need to think of a way to get all your bikes to the location and the
best way to do this is normally with one or several push bike racks for cars
You can always set off from your home and ride in your area, or ride to the
scenic area you want to drive in However for most of us who live in urban
areas this isn't always very scenic - it also probably means riding on the
road which can be dangerous and if you have children

Additionally you'll be cycling in single file which ruins the sociable nature
of the activity somewhat Then when you get to your actual location you might
be very tired Using one or several bike racks then can be a much better idea
as it enables you to store the bikes on top of the car and drive to your location

You can also store other items in the car such as picnic items, a torch if it
might get dark, a first aid kit etc etc This also means that you won't have
to be squashed in next to a large bicycle Another alternative is to rent bikes
when you arrive, which is fairly cost effective, though you risk being lumbered
with a bike that you're not comfortable with

And that's another point to consider - making sure that all the bikes are
in good condition and that they're suitable for the terrain you're
going to be riding on If you're riding on pavement then racing bikes are a
good idea as these are very quick and require the most minimal effort If
you're going to be riding up hills and across bumpy terrain however then
you're going to need to use a mountain bike

Make sure as well that all the bikes are in top condition - that all the gears
work and that the tyres fixies bikes are fully pumped up If you do not, then you
risk someone lagging behind at the back and having to put in a lot of extra
effort which can be unpleasant for them

By checking in advance you ensure this isn't the case and that everyone
can enjoy a smooth ride Obviously you may need to supply stabilisers or a
tricycle for some of the less confident cyclists

Similarly you should check the location you're heading to ahead of time
This way you can ensure that the place is safe and pleasant to ride around and
plot a route that will give you the best views etc

If you're planning a romantic day out, then you might want to look into
some routes that have romantic spots and views that you can enjoy together If
you time it well you might also be able to enjoy a sunset in some locations

Make sure you're routes aren't too long and taxing however and
that everyone on your journey will be able to enjoy them without feeling like
they've run a marathon