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  • 5 Ways Strider Balance Bikes Help Toddlers Become Rock Stars
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    Riding a bike used to be a favorite activity for kids.  Today though, between smartphones and tablets, video games and the Internet, kids just don’t seem to be riding bikes as much as they used to.  However, the younger you introduce your child to riding, the more apt they’ll be…
  • Tricycles Are Older than Toilet Paper and Haven’t Evolved. Why Are We Still Using Them?
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      Tricycles Weren't Meant to Teach Bike Riding  The first version of the tricycle was invented in 1680 by a German man named Stephan Farffler.  This version was operated, not by pedaling the feet, but by a series of gears and hand cranks.  The tricycle as we know it today…
  • Japanese Toddlers Dominate the Strider Cup World Championship
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    Rapid City, SD (July 22, 2017) — As the Tour de France ends, the next generation of cycling pros from around the world competed in the country’s cutest sport – toddler balance bike racing. Strider Bikes, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of children’s no-pedal balance bikes, hosted the event…
  • Results, and Photos from the 2017 Strider Cup World Championship Presented by Dannon - Salt Lake City
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      Thank You Soooo much for coming out to the 2017 Strider Cup World Championship! Wow – what an amazing record/breaking day of international toddler Strider bike racing! Nearly 400 toddlers from 14 countries and 30 riders with special needs competed for the worlds fastest Strider bike rider in Saturday's…
  • Strider Announces Education Foundation
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      Strider Announces Education Foundation Nonprofit To Donate Pedal-less Bikes to Organizations Serving Children Rapid City, SD (July 12, 2017) — More than 74 million kids in the U.S. ride bicycles. Unfortunately, some children never experience the joy and independence of riding a bike. To inspire a love for riding…
  • News and Prep for Strider Cup World Championship
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      Are you ready for the 2017 Strider Cup World Championship on July 21-22 in Salt Lake City? Below are some news and tips for last-minute prep! Racers are coming from across the U.S., as well as more than 40 competitors from nine countries; China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Japan, Russia,…