Monday, 07 March 2016 15:27

February Strider Calendar Contest Winners!

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February was another great month of Strider Calendar Contest entrants! The Strider HQ staff once again had a tough time picking their top 3 entrants. If you were selected for February you will receive an email with your gift certificate information.  Don't forget to keep snapping and capturing the cute, intense, and fun moments for your March entries! Without further ado... 1st Place - High Five!     2nd Place - Tunnel Pom-Pom   3rd Place - Dream Big
Friday, 19 February 2016 03:44

A Boy and His Bike

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We love hearing from Strider parents so when we got this letter and photo from Ryan's parents we knew we had to share it: Ryan is a beautiful, active, funny, smart, amazing child.  He is a six year old boy with diagnosed speech and motor Apraxia and ADHD.  Life, this far, has been difficult for Ryan – he has a hard time with speech, fine and gross motor activities – plus he cannot sit still!  He can understand everything you say but cannot always communicate with you understandably or effectively.  An easy-to-understand definition of apraxia is difficulty planning and producing. …
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.…
Thursday, 11 February 2016 05:18

January Strider Calendar Contest Winners!

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If the photos submitted for January are any indication, we're off to another great year of Strider Calendar Contest photos! We already know that Strider Riders are some of the coolest, cutest, and most photogenic kids on the planet...naturally this makes it very tough for the staff here at Strider HQ to narrow it down to the top 3. If you were selected for January you will receive an email with your gift certificate information.  Don't forget to keep snapping and capturing the cute, intense, and fun moments for your February entries! Without further ado... 1st Place - Striding in…
  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…
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…