Like2Bike, nurtures early cycling development and has been in operation since 2012.
We are an events company that specializes in promoting and organizing kids cycling and running events, as well as children-specific skills clinics.
The Like2Bike event series consists of 6 events throughout the year.
There are great distances on offer for mountainbike and duathlon categories, on various trails in and around Gauteng.
The children can be entered into FUN categories: 2km, 5km, 10km and duathlon where mom/dad can run/ride for no extra cost other then the childs entry, and child's number board. The racing snakes will tackle the 10km and 15km routes solo.
The duathletes have 3 distances to choose from: POWER: 2km run, 10km MTB, 1km run. MID: 1km run, 5km MTB, 500m run and LITE: 500m run, 2km MTB, 250m run.
If your child completes 4 of the 6 events, they receive a series champ cycle top at the end of the series.
Our skills clinics and school extra murals skills clinics are great fun and confidence boosters. Your child will learn valuable handling skills both on, and off, the bike.
In addition to the Like2Bike events, we organise events for schools, estates and corporates and assist in event fund raisers such as The Beaulieu Challenge
Be belive in giving the child opportunities to learn and grow with confidence, getting outdoors and letting kids, be kids!
Join us and let your child be part of a new generation of athlete!
Get Jnr off to a great start by giving the gift of skill, confidence and a grounding in safety…
Our FUNdamental clinics are for ages: 4 - 84
This clinic is aimed at entrenching safety, bicycle control and hopefully respect and appreciation for the bike they’re on. Who knows, your little one could be the next superstar in SA MTBing…
This course will help you get around any mountain bike park with more speed and confidence! This course will see you progress to more advanced obstacle navigation as you learn new parameters of your bike.
After having progressed through the FUNdamentals and Intermediate skills courses, you are ready for the Advanced course.
When it comes to bikes, we pride ourselves in being able to offer LIKEaBIKE balance bikes, and LIKEtoBIKE pedal bikes
LIKEaBIKE is designed abd manufactured by Kokua Holzspielzeug GmbH in Roetgen, Germany. Kokua is a Hawaiian word meaning "harmony", and it is a family owned business run by Rolf, Alfred and Beate Mertens.
LIKEaBIKE are so well made that Kokua provides a two-year guarantee against defects - amazing for a wooden product designed for children.
The first step in picking a bike is getting the right size. Where adult bikes are sized by the frame (measured from the centre of the bottom bracket to the top of the seat tube), bikes for children are sized by their wheel diameter: 12”, 16”, 20” and 24”. The bike should fit the child. The rider should be able to dismount and comfortably straddle the bike flat footedly. And then with a slight lean of the bike, get their bottom back onto the seat, put their foot on the pedal and, when the skill is there, ride away. They shouldn’t be riding scrunched up with their knees hitting the handlebars and they shouldn’t be stretched out and unable to turn the handlebars easily. At the slow speeds that kids start out riding at, steering by turning the handlebars is much more of an element of riding than at faster speeds where steering is done largely by leaning. If there are training wheels on the bike, all of the steering is done with the handlebars.
Thandi, who is passionate about getting the kids who live in Soshanguve, off the streets and into healthy sports, has been bringing a group of between 10-20 kids to the Like2Bike events over the past 2 years. Like2Bike has part sponsored the entry fees for the team.
Kirsty Searle, Founder, Mom, Brain Child
Prior to founding EventActive, Kirsty was employed by 180 Degree Adventures, a company specializing in corporate team building and events. Prior to that, she was employed by Adventure Dynamics, an adventure company who guided mountaineering trips around the world. The vision was to set up a biking division, guiding cycling trips around the world. Kirsty has ridden many stage races including Croatia.
Smish, Mom, MC, Creative
Creative at heart with a passion for life and anything active, Smish completed her studies at the Michaelis School of Fine Arts. Her love for cycling started with the first Iron Kid in 1983, where Fourways Mall now stands. Enjoying every level of sport, from the relaxed to the competitive, Smish has done countless stage races and ridden across Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam as well as North Island, New Zealand. She has a deep love for children, fun, scuba diving, photography and woodwork.
Uvex is a real quality product from German and has decades of experience in developing bike helmets and is one of the major innovation drivers in this sector. With Uvex cycling helmets you are always well prepared. Like2Bike is an approved distributor of the Uvex product range
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