People are constantly surprised to learn that the world-wide headquarters for Strider Sports International, Inc., is located in Rapid City, SD. Even people in Rapid City are surprised!! So where is Rapid City? It’s nestled in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, in the southwestern corner of the state, 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore. We’re putting Rapid City on the map as we’re hosting our 2014 STRIDER World Championship Race here in September 2014 (Watch for more details. If you’ve never visited, what are you waiting for?? This place is awesome—no smog, no crazy traffic, low crime—just clean air,…
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Saturday, 07 December 2013 07:00 Written by Joel Hagan
Ashton was the 2012 UK STRIDER Champion and joined us for the STRIDER World Championship in Sarasota, FL. He even patented his now signature move, "The Fire Hydrant" (pictured below), during the STRIDER trick competition! The video below is a great example of STRIDER progression and balance. Did I mention that the video is shot in Sherwood Forest? If you didn't think it could get any cooler than that, watch Ashton's balance skills. This is one of the main reasons that we tell parents to hold on to their STRIDER bikes even after their children have started pedalling. He goes…
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The STRIDER World Championships is always a fun event with a truly international contingency. This year we had participants from 11 countries including; Japan, Slovakia, & South Korea! Not only do we have the unique privilege of hanging out and racing with them, but we also received unique gifts from their home countries. International team; James, Todd, Mary, & Ryan show off a hand hammered knife set from Japan Our European distributor, based in Slovakia, sent a local bottle of wine...it has since gone missing! South Korea sent a gift box including a mother of pearl inlaid jewelry…
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Thursday, 17 October 2013 19:50 Written by Joel Hagan
Hola! Bonjour! Ciao! Hallo! Ahoj! Kaixo! Γεια σας! Dia duit! Hello! Calling all European motorcycling enthusiasts! Stop by booth #i85 in hall 10P of the 17th annual International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan to say, Ciao! Whether you are a dealer looking to expand your sales or public that is coming out to check out the latest and greatest, we would love to see you. We are specifically looking to add some additional STRIDER sub-distributors throughout Europe. Share your Strider success stories, photos, video and interact with other Strider enthusiasts by joining the Strider conversation on our Facebook wall! Do you tweet? We Do!
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We recently sold bike number 595,974 and it may have been sold in Thailand, one of our newer distributors. It doesn't matter where you're from, the STRIDER is cross-cultural! Now get out and enjoy some time on your bike...no matter where you are! Share your Strider success stories, photos, video and interact with other Strider enthusiasts by joining the Strider conversation on our Facebook wall! Do you tweet? We Do!
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Tuesday, 01 January 2013 05:19 Written by
It has been another Amazing year at Strider Sports International! The 2013 STRIDER ST-3 was full of cool new improvements on an already (in our opinion) cool little bike. The STRIDER calendar contest was a huge hit! Look for them on the walls of STRIDER dealers all over the country, you can also order one for yourself HERE. Another highlight was the 2012 STRIDER World Championships. With racers ranging from 18 months to 5 years old from as far away as Japan and Slovakia, the 2nd annual racing weekend at Sarasota BMX was a huge success! With almost 100,000 new…
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