Strider Sports Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Birthday Bash
Free Strider Festival to Take Over Main Street Square August 26th
Rapid City, SD (August 15, 2017) — Strider Sports Int’l., Inc, the world’s premier balance bike manufacturer and South Dakota company is planning to throw a party in its hometown of Rapid City, SD to celebrate ten years of success on Saturday, August 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The public is invited to help Strider celebrate at the Strider 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash! Strider has been teaching kids around the world how to balance and ride on its balance bike since 2007, and it all started here – in Rapid City. There will be a variety of toddler-focused, fun activities for young Strider riders and their parents, including traditional birthday celebration activities, fun riding courses and obstacles, contests, games, and more. No prior riding experience necessary. Families should be sure to bring their Strider bike and their toddler-aged rider. All FREE to the public.
Strider Sports was founded by Ryan McFarland in January 2007 and has sold over 1.7 million no-pedal balance bikes in over 75 countries since that time. Strider Balance Bikes are industry-leading training bikes that help children as young as 18 months learn to ride effectively on two wheels. Strider also manufactures balance bikes for individuals with physical disabilities. The patented Strider Balance Bikes focus on the fundamentals of balancing, leaning, and steering without the distractions and complications of pedals or training wheels.
About Strider Sports International, Inc.
Strider Sports designs efficient, no-pedal balance bikes for children age 18 months - 5, and for older riders with balance and coordination challenges. Strider’s mission is to simplify a bike, so proper size and weight combine to eliminate fear of riding and instill confidence. Strider Bikes allow riders to learn balance, leaning and steering; thus eliminating the need for tricycles or training wheels. Founded in 2007 in Rapid City, S.D., Strider has sold over 1.7 million bikes and is distributed in over 75 countries. It has donated over $850,000 through its Rider Fund. Visit www.StriderBikes.com, Facebook or Instagram.
It's Our Birthday! Come Celebrate With Us!
Come one, come all to the biggest Birthday Bash Strider has ever thrown! That’s right, we’re celebrating our 10th Birthday Bash on Saturday, August 26th in our hometown of Rapid City, SD. Join the party at Main Street Square from 10am to 2pm as we host this free event to the public! It’s our way of thanking the wonderful people who have supported us for that last 10 years, and we couldn’t think of a better way to do it than party!
Bring your rider! Bring their Strider Bike! Bring their helmet!
Be ready to party under the sun! Check out all the super cool activities we’ll have available:
- Starting Ramp
- Small Strider Cup Race Course
- Crazy Bike Course
- Pump Track
- Carnival Games
- Crazy Adventure Zone
- Rocker Base Row
- Strider Art Alley
- Time Race Course
- Photo Booths
- Face Painting
- Mall Track
- Cake Booth
- Tattoo Booth
- And More!
For the last 10 years, we’ve been teaching toddlers and children around the world how to ride bikes. Come help us celebrate in the town that started it all! We would love to see all the little Strider Riders out there who have the same enthusiasm and love of riding that we have at Strider.
In addition to all of the crazy, cool events we have planned, we’ll also have music, shopping, food, games, and more! So, come on down with your little one and celebrate the Strider way! Don't worry about parking! The city parking ramp next to Main Street Square is free on weekends.
Don't forget to bring your bike and your helmet!
Can’t join us in Rapid City for the party? Don’t worry! There are plenty of other ways to help us celebrate our 10th Birthday Bash. Be sure to check out our anniversary page to see how you can participate in this monumental milestone! From our Strider Calendar Contest to the Strider Challenge Contest, there are plenty of ways to show your Strider support and help share the Strider love.