When seven 12-inch tall custom balance bikes crossed the auction block in Las Vegas on Wednesday, January 23rd they stopped the show! Built in 2018 by a Flying Piston program that benefits new ridership and career-path jobs for veterans, the bikes were donated by Strider Sports, Int’l. and sent to custom motorcycle builders who’d agreed to modify them. The inaugural class of Strider customs were unveiled at the 4th annual Flying Piston Benefit Builders Breakfast held at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip on August 5th, 2018.            Stepping up to customize the first ever Strider customs were: Rick Fairless, Strokers…
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 22:55

Stocking Stuffer Ideas from Strider Bikes

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas from Strider Bikes One of the best parts of owning a bike is making it unique to you.  The customization process is fun.  Putting our little creative spin on something we own helps us to express ourselves beyond the original design of the product.  One of the best parts about having a bike (Strider Bike, mountain bike, motorbike, etc.) is customizing it to fit our needs and match our personality.  Kids love personalizing their bikes, and our accessories make great stocking stuffers for Strider riders at any age!  Snow Skis These are by far our most popular accessory. …
There’s always one more person to shop for, one more must-have gift, one perfect present that will make your Holiday season memorable for years to come.  We want to make sure that everyone who asked for a Strider Balance Bike this year, gets theirs by the right day.  December 11th is the last day that we can guarantee holiday shipping for any of our Strider Balance Bikes or accessories. Still not sure what to get? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Strider 14x Sport Balance Bike – Welcome the newest addition to the Strider Balance Bike family.  The Strider 14x…
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 to continue enjoying their bike into their childhood and even into adulthood.  Hands down, Strider Balance Bikes for toddlers are the best way to teach them to ride.  In addition to being a great exercise for kids, balance bikes for toddlers can help turn your child into a Rock Star!…
  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 (operated by pedaling) was invented by two Frenchmen – Blanchard and Maguier – in 1789.  The tricycle introduced by Blanchard and Maguier has gone through relatively few changes since its inception. By contrast, modern commercial toilet paper was introduced in 1857 by Joseph Gayetty.  Watermarked with Gayetty’s name and packaged…
  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 races held at Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City. Little legs lined up behind the 24 foot start gate and strode over, through and around various obstacles along the 777 foot custom built race course. We all witnessed little Finn transfer up four times in the 3-year old category and…
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