How did you learn to ride a bike? Your funny real-life stories

Embarrassing crashes, injured relatives and even broken bones didn't put you off learning to ride a bike

Learning to ride a bike

(Image credit: Chris Catchpole)

For some, learning to ride a bike was a breeze: they just got on and pedalled away. For the other 99.9 per cent of us, we've got the physical and mental scars to prove that conquering two wheels was something slightly more tricky to master.

We recently asked Cycling Weekly readers to recount their formative moments in the saddle, and you came up with some absolute gems.

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