My Baby Loves The Tour


I don’t mean to strap you down and force our Loving the Bike Family home movies on you….but I just couldn’t resist on this one.  My 16 month old Baby Boy, River is obsessed with bikes.  Yeah, being a cycling Dad….this is a nice problem to have.  He’s constantly all over one of my bikes and although he isn’t talking too many words right now, there is no mistaking what he means when he shouts out “Bah”.

Not only does he love the bikes we have around the house, but with us having coverage of the Tour de France on each day we’ve found out that he loves watching this as well.  Have a look at this cute little video I put together of River and his love for The Tour…and the “Bah”.


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14 Responses to “ My Baby Loves The Tour ”

  1. Jim (@bikerly) on July 16, 2011 at 2:07 am

    I’ll bet he’s been drinking out of a water bottle for months now. 

  2. Trimon29 on July 15, 2011 at 2:49 pm


  3. Clive Chapman on July 14, 2011 at 6:49 am

    Haha! very cool!

  4. Constancegail on July 13, 2011 at 11:40 pm

    Hilarious, adorable and obviously genetic!

  5. Dave Krentz on July 13, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    Ha! Everyone loves Uncle Phil!

  6. Joel Phillips on July 13, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    Give yourself a bit more credit here Darryl.  You spoke of families on Make it Happen Monday and asked, “Take a minute and give yourself credit for all you have achieved in your family”.  What I see River doing is a reaction to watching his family go for a bike ride on the TV.  I see the positive influence having a father share his passions with his son.  I see the beginnings of a child that will be passionate about life and whatever he does.  I see you providing your son with a tremendous advantage in life.  Thank you for sharing such an intimate glimpse into your life…….and I still think it is cute.

    • Amanda Gale Kotyk on July 13, 2011 at 7:44 pm

      Wow….what a beautiful comment, Joel!!  This brought tears to my eyes as I read it.  

  7. Daniela on July 13, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    If only they knew, the bikers, what an ardent supporter they have, they’d put even more heart into it :-). So very cute!

    • Darryl is Loving the Bike on July 13, 2011 at 3:32 pm

      Great comment…..thanks for this, Daniela.  It would be very cool if the riders could see his obsession for what they do.

  8. Krissy Nelson on July 13, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    That is just awesome, Darryl!  Little River sure has good taste in what hobbies and tv shows he likes 🙂  I hope when I have kids someday that they want to ride and watch the TDF with their mom and dad the way River does.  Thanks for sharing!  And thanks to River for already Loving the “Bah” 😉

    • Darryl is Loving the Bike on July 13, 2011 at 3:33 pm

      I’ll tell River you liked it.  Yes, it’s very cool to see him so excited about “Bah’s” and The Tour.

  9. Joel Phillips on July 13, 2011 at 2:25 pm


  10. Anonymous on July 13, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Like Tim said, that’s awesome.

  11. Tim Starry on July 13, 2011 at 11:57 am

    that is awesome


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