Title Sponsor Strider Presents Inspiration Award at Sturgis Hall of Fame Breakfast Announces Strider Education Foundation Rapid City, SD (August 23, 2017) — Strider Bikes, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of children’s balance bikes, was the presenting sponsor for the 2017 Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame induction ceremonies held on August 9 in conjunction with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. To kick off the ceremonies, its founder, Ryan McFarland, presented the Strider Inspiration Award to David Drolc, age 10. Despite having Down syndrome, David learned to balance and ride on a Strider 12” balance bike, and most recently, on…
Toddlers as young as 18 months enjoy Strider Adventure Zones and Strider Races Rapid City, SD (May 5, 2016) — Colorado is consistently highlighted as one of the healthiest states in the U.S. and currently ranks No. 1 in physical activity*. Many parents seek out healthy activities for kids over the summer, and Strider Bikes is meeting that demand with state-wide opportunities to introduce toddlers as young as 18 months old to bicycling. Strider Sports International is the leading manufacturer of no-pedal balance bikes, which has sold over one million Strider Bikes since 2007. Strider Balance Bikes break down the…
Monday, 07 December 2015 06:05

Autism Doesn’t Keep Our Family from Riding Bikes

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Tanis on his STRIDER 16 Sport Guest blog post by Patricia Fox (Tanis and Aiden's Mom!) - My husband Rhys is a mountain unicyclist and avid rider. When we got pregnant with my oldest son Tanis, we had hoped he would be Rhys’ sidekick as I do not ride unicycles. However, that has not happened due to some of the symptoms of Tanis’ autism. Our second son, Aiden, also has autism, so we weren’t sure we would ever be able to ride bikes together as a family. How wrong we were! Now we ride around the neighborhood and even take the…
Friday, 27 December 2013 00:00

Riding A Bike = Better Grades!

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  Riding a bike is fun! Strider Balance bikes are fun! Riding a bike is a healthy habit that can increase physical activity in kids, and help combat rising childhood obesity rates! I am sure you can easily believe and understand these statements. However, here is an entirely new reason to get your toddler on a balance bike perfecting those skills: The development of balance in toddlers leads to better cognitive learning! Strider Balance bikes are scientifically proven to increase balance in toddlers. But balance is not just a physical skill. Marjorie Woollacott, Ph.D., a professor of human physiology states,…
Monday, 29 July 2013 16:35

STRIDER ST vs SS

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Take the guess work out of determining what model STRIDER Bike is right for your child. Both the ST (STRIDER No-Pedal Balance Bike ST-1, 2, 3, & 4) and the SS (STRIDER Super 16 No-Pedal Balance Bikes) have very different features that are made specificaly for children in the age range suggested for those bikes. Please see the chart below to find the right bike for you.    
We hear it all the time, "Our neighbor's son has training wheels and he can't keep up with our STRIDER Riders." or "Little Susie was riding in a 4th of July parade on her STRIDER and was doing laps around all the other kids on training wheels and tricycles."  This is where YOU come in! Send in a 1-3 minute video featuring a STRIDER Vs. Training Wheels and/or Tricycles. We want to see the versatility and maneuverability of your STRIDER: Faster Acceleration, Easier Turns, and rideability on diverse terrain. Lets see how creative you can be.  We will be giving away…
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