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…
Strider Announces Custom Grindz Jr Protective Pants for Toddler Riders Durable Denims Perfect for STRIDER Riding Rapid City, SD (September 29, 2015) — Strider Sports Intl., Inc., the world’s premier manufacturer and marketer of children’s STRIDER® no-pedal balance bikes, is pleased to announce that Grindz™ by Kevin Robinson -  the leading manufacturer of protective riding gear for teens and adults  -  has teamed up with Strider Sports to produce a Grindz Jr. denim pant for toddlers. The all-new Strider Grindz Jr. Pants for kids aged 2-5 are available for purchase on the E-commerce store and at Strider Championship Series…
Sunday, 26 July 2015 22:04

STRIDER Bikes Rule - Video Contest Winners!

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With 62 entries from 16 countries we had a very tough time narrowing it down to the top 10 winners! There were two categories, Strider Staff Pick and People's Choice, with 5 winners in each. With over $20,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs we had a tough time picking the top 5 for the Staff Picks from all of the amazing videos. The film makers did a great job getting the word out as well! There were over 48,000 views on YouTube in less than one week. The winners for the People's Choice were chosen based on the quality and quantity of comments…
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 02:46

Special Needs Racers Train for Florida Event

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On April 15, Anthony Allred from WFLA-NBC 8 covered the Special Olympics-Hillsborough County athletes training for the April 25 event.   WTVT-FOX 13 covered the April 15 training session as well, highlighting the athletes as some experienced two wheels for the first time.   On April 25, WWSB-ABC 7 came out and filmed the action from the 3-year-old race and Special Needs Races.