Don't live life behind a window, get on your bike and seek out sights you would never have seen by car. There's loads you can try from mud filled mountain biking in Robin Wood to whizzing round the National Standard BMX track in Alvaston Park.
If you want to introduce your kids to that winning feeling, there's lots of local competitions for cyclists with a competitive spirit. Search our Club Finder for local clubs that have signed up to British Cycling's Go Ride scheme for younger riders.
If you're unsure about riding with your young family, check out our top tips for family trips and advice on transporting young children on two wheels.