Soon to be an easy rider

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Child on a bike in downtown Brussels/

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – A Christmas bike and racing up and down the sidewalk.

“It was a Christmas gift and the first day we took him out in the courtyard, he just pedalled. He had a balance bike for 18 months and was out all the time, so I suppose he will be out on this in the future.”

Photographer’s notes: I was entertained by the attention paid to this bike by the parents. They were looking for something lighter than the usual fare. “It’s light,” said the father. “Weight is a big difference for a kid. A bike of 10kg is like a 40kg bike for us.” Personally, I loved the “early rider” branding.

Turns out, there is a website for the bike
http://earlyrider.com/pages/life-is-an-adventure-start-early-really-early

 

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