Kids Learn Street Safety on Strider Bikes at Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center Last year, the City of Hammond, Louisiana bought eight Strider Bikes to use with its Safety City exhibit, which it operates in partnership with the Louisiana Children's Discovery Center. The exhibit teaches kids about street safety and how to travel and walk safely from their house to school or around the city. The center hosts field trips almost every day with between 40 and 100 kids ages 3 to 11. In just four months, more than 2,000 kids have ridden their 12” and 16” STRIDER models. Check out the…
The Tanaka family is traveling over 500 miles to race in the first Strider Cup race of the season! The first Strider Cup entrants for the Lincoln, NE, race on June 11 are 4-year-old Shugo Tanaka (pictured at left) and his 2-year-old brother Moriya, signed up by their dad Mitsuo.…
  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…
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