These days when children have the television and computers to entice them to stay indoors, wise parents make sure that they have other interesting things to get them outside and active. One of the best things that a family can actually do together is to go cycling. Even in the cities there are usually many cycle tracks that provide a safe way to enjoy cycling together and see a few attractions at the same time.

Bicycle shops in Melbourne will be able to fit out the whole family with the right bicycles for their needs. In fact, once the kids get used to cycling, they may well decide to get into dirt bike competitions or may even want a mountain bike Melbourne. They can have a great deal of fun and get fit by following such active pursuits.

Naturally, there will come a time when something on your bicycles break, and then it is time to head off to the nearest Essendon bike repairs shop for some professional advice and spare parts. By getting gear from shops selling Essendon bikes you can be sure that you will get the best for your needs and plenty of advice if you need it.

In fact, your kids might even end up racing their Essendon cycles as they get older – it could become more than a hobby to them. You never know – they may even bring home a gold medal one day. But even if they don't, they will be fit and strong because you bought them bicycles Melbourne just to get them out of the house.

Keeping obesity at bay is the best reason for getting kids into the cycling habit and good health and strength is the best gold medal. And when you think back on all the fun times you had cycling with your family you will realise it was one of the best decisions you ever made.

Professional Cycler is a fitness expert and a regular participant at the different cycling events across Australia.