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Bike stunts: Are they safe for your teen?

Even before I read the May 4, Wall Street Journal, I knew a little something about adventurous bicycle-related activities.
When I was a teenager, a neighbor kid (one of my brother’s classmates) rode over to the house for a visit. Before saying goodbye, he confided that he had always wondered what it would feel like to ride with a flat tire; so he plunged his pocket knife into his tires and went THUMP THUMP THUMP back home.
(Thankfully, the school librarian kept his curiosity away from books about pirate eye patches, blimps and eunuchs.)
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