1. Buy them a bike with training wheels 2. Make them ride it for at least 1.5 years 3. Don't give in to their pleas to take the training wheels off until you are sure they've been ready for at least 6 months. 4. Take off the training wheels and run with them for approximately 3.7 minutes. 5. Watch them ride off into the sunset, or harsh noon light, or even the frigid 9 AM air in early March, all of which will entice them out to ride their newly found obsession.