I am a former rider,.. (working on getting back on the track) with 3 kids,.. 2 of which I am letting explore BMX right now,.. having had to learn BMX with shallow pockets,.. I know what expenses are needed and what can wait,.. I am printing out a copy of this thread to put on my Trackside Toolbox,… to hand to other folks,. and be able to read it myself,.. as a reminder. Just like everyone else here that has done any time on a track,.. or a little league field ,…. parents are stupid,..