Strider Bikes Announces 2016 Strider Cup® Racing Series for ToddlersTiny STRIDER® Bike Riders to Compete on Custom-Designed Tracks Rapid City, SD (January 19, 2016) —Strider Bikes, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer ofchildren’s no-pedal balance bikes, is pleased to announce three locations confirmed in its 2016 StriderCup, a national STRIDER Bike racing series for toddlers and children. These family-friendly races for thetiniest competitors will give small children a chance to put their STRIDER Balance Bike skills to the test atseveral stops across the country this spring and summer, as well as the final worldwide event in July, theStrider Cup…
  The first stop of the 2016 Strider Cup is Lincoln, Nebraska on June 11th!  Get your STRIDER Riders ready to race and meet us at The Railyard on Canopy Street!    Race Schedule: Time Ages/Class 9:00am - 10:00am 2 and Under 10:00am - 11:00am 3 Year Olds 11:00am -…
A special guest post by  Amy Heuston Special Education Teacher at Central High School in Rapid City, SD   I watched in awe and exhilaration as I cheered on two of our school’s Special Olympics athletes recently in the Special Needs Races at the Strider World Championship. Sweet, yet quite competitive, 13-year-old Ali led most of the race, agilely keeping just ahead of 19-year-old Grady. His longer legs and strong stature gave him a powerful push, and he edged past her at the finish. As we congratulated each other with hugs, I smiled with pride and pure joy. I could hardly…
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…
Sunday, 15 November 2015 03:30

Autism Research: STRIDER Improves Stability Scores

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New Research Shows Riding STRIDER® Bikes Significantly Improves Stability Scores in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Rapid City, SD (November 17, 2015) — Findings released last week show that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects one out of every 45 children in the United States. Many people with ASD never learn to ride a two-wheeled bike because of challenges with balance and coordination. New research by Dr. Andrew Shim, Chair of Briar Cliff University's Kinesiology and Human Performance Department, confirms that children with ASD show a significant improvement in Limit of Stability (LoS) outcomes after riding a STRIDER No-Pedal Balance…
If you love motorcycles and STRIDER Bikes then you should definitely head to one of the ten stops of the 2015/2016 International Motorcycle Shows! Portland, OR - Oct 31-Nov 1 Sacramento, CA - Nov 6-8 Long Beach, CA - Nov 20-22 New York City, NY - Dec 11-13 Miami, FL - Jan 8-10 Dallas, TX - Jan 22-24 Cleveland, OH - Jan 29-31 Minneapolis, MN - Feb 5-7 Chicago, IL - Feb 12-14 Phoenix, AZ - Feb 20-21 Come on out, bring your STRIDER Bike or ride one of our demo bikes! This will be a great chance to stoke…
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