With the back-to-school countdown ticking away, chances are you’ve already got your kid’s lunch boxes, clothes and supplies all prepped. But what about their bicycles?

Step 1: Protect your asset. Bikes are expensive so get a lock to prevent bike thiefs from stealing your kid’s bike.

Step 2: Protect young heads. Bike helmets should be replaced every three years to ensure ultimate skull protection.

Step 3: Pump up the tyres: For easy, care-free riding to and from school, pump up the tyres.