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106. Learning to Ride Bike
It was a hot summer day in Los
. The temperature for the day was about 95
Fahrenheit. Suzie, a little girl, loved sitting on
porch to watch the boys playing in the
. Today, her friends were riding their bikes up
down the street. The two boys were Joey
Bob, and they were trying to see who
ride their bikes faster. On one race, Bobby
out to a big lead, but Joey was
closer. Bobby was getting tired and Joey was
to pass him. Suzie was having fun watching
when her mother came outside and asked her
she was doing. “I’m watching the boys ride
bicycles, Mommy,” she said. Then Suzie asked her
if she could teach her how to ride.
mom thought about it for a while. She
thinking that Suzie might be too young to
how to ride, but in the end, she
it was time for her to learn.
only four years old at the time. She
a little scared at first, but she loved
bike her mother had bought her and was
excited. Her mom held onto the bike as
slowly started to peddle. She gained speed and
having fun when she fell on the sidewalk
her knee. Suzie began to cry from the
, but her mom told her she was okay.
a few minutes, Suzie stopped crying and got
on her bike and started peddling again. She
a few more times, but didn’t cry much
that. She just kept getting up and tried
and again. Suzie was learning how to keep
balance and was riding along when she noticed
her mother wasn’t holding the bike anymore. She
scared, but soon realized she could ride a
all by herself. Suzie was very happy.