Wednesday, August 25, 2010

training wheels

Bugman's "big kid bike" makes him fast, lightning fast - if you ask him.  Poor Bitty was still riding his little trike this summer, pedaling as fast as he could and going, well, nowhere fast.  I scoured Craigslist looking for a bike for the little guy, but didn't find what I was looking for.  The Bugs' Daddy mentioned that maybe, the kid who never gets anything new, deserved a brand new bike for once in his poor, hand-me-down life. 




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As we were doing a weekly cruise through Target I noticed they had a perfect little 12" bike.  It was yellow and blue, and matched our already owned dinosaur bike helmet.  Buying it ensured that we would spend at least $80, when all we really went in for was, well, nothing in particular.  Does this happen to anyone else at Target??  That's what I thought. 

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It took a total of about 30 seconds before he was comfortable.  His mommy, well, it took her a good 15 minutes of running next to him, barefoot, with a baby in one arm and holding his handlebars with the other, until she calmed down.  Meanwhile, the neighborhood had a good chuckle.

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"Adex!  Adex! Wait for me Adex!"  Now when he pedals he actually goes somewhere, even if he still isn't as fast as his big brother.

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And yes, he is wearing yet another backwards shirt.  Sigh.

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1 comment:

  1. But his shoes are on the right feet!!

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