Mountain bike vs road bike for 14-year-old boy to develop his cycling?

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On this edition of the Ask Coach Parry Cycling podcast a mother questions the best option for her 14-year old son to start with in developing his interest in cycling. Should he start out with a mountain bike or a road bike and what is the benefit he will gain from using them. He is currently an active youngster which puts him at an advantage with his fitness levels. Devlin Eyden gives some constructive advice on this issue.