I was wondering who makes their kids pay for their bikes and what not? I'm 13 and I've paid for all my gear and bikes by yard work. I have to say, I'm pretty damn proud, 3 bikes later. I feel like (and my father insists) that the fact that I've paid she all the bikes and mods, I'm treat my machine much better then kids who have it handed to them. my friends thought I was crazy for changing my oil every ride, until one kid ran dry and ruined an entire top end and tranny. So, do you pay for your kids? If not, why?