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  Riding a bike used to be a favorite activity for kids.  Today though, between smartphones and tablets, video games and the Internet, kids just don’t seem to be riding bikes as much as they used to.  However, the younger you introduce your child to riding, the more apt they’ll be to continue enjoying their bike into their childhood and even into adulthood.  Hands down, Strider Balance Bikes for toddlers are the best way to teach them to ride.  In addition to being a great exercise  for kids, balance bikes for toddlers can help turn your child into a Rock…
  Tricycles Weren't Meant to Teach Bike Riding  The first version of the tricycle was invented in 1680 by a German man named Stephan Farffler.  This version was operated, not by pedaling the feet, but by a series of gears and hand cranks.  The tricycle as we know it today (operated by pedaling) was invented by two Frenchmen – Blanchard and Maguier – in 1789.  The tricycle introduced by Blanchard and Maguier has gone through relatively few changes since its inception. By contrast, modern commercial toilet paper was introduced in 1857 by Joseph Gayetty.  Watermarked with Gayetty’s name and packaged…
  Thank You Soooo much for coming out to the 2017 Strider Cup World Championship! Wow – what an amazing record/breaking day of international toddler Strider bike racing! Nearly 400 toddlers from 14 countries and 30 riders with special needs competed for the worlds fastest Strider bike rider in Saturday's races held at Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City. Little legs lined up behind the 24 foot start gate and strode over, through and around various obstacles along the 777 foot custom built race course. We all witnessed little Finn transfer up four times in the 3-year old category and…
  Strider Sports Int'l, Inc. was highlighted during the Global Innovation Forum at Google's offices in Washington D.C.!  "The Global Innovation Forum is a nonprofit effort to connect entrepreneur, small business, development, and university communities with policymakers and select corporations to explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging in the global marketplace. GIF serves as a hub for business, university and development communities around the world to communicate with officials and corporations, discover public and private resources to help them succeed, and improve the public policy landscape to enable global innovation. GIF is a project of the 501(c) (3) National Foreign…
Friday, 28 April 2017 20:22

SLC Museum Features Strider Adventure Zone

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To encourage younger children to ride on two wheels, Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah, set up a Strider Adventure Zone in conjunction with their new SkyCycle exhibit. Stop by and check out their fun activities if you’re in the Salt Lake City area this year, perhaps during the Strider Cup World Championship July 21-22. Strider caught up with the museum’s Marketing Coordinator, Kristin Jahne, to find out why they decided to incorporate the Strider Adventure Zone with the exhibit, and how everything went on the SkyCycle’s opening day. How did you first learn about Strider Balance Bikes? Our…
Strider Bikes Brings Two-Wheeled Toddler Fun to American Flat Track American Flat Track To Add Children’s Area For Eight Races Rapid City, SD (March 14, 2017) — Strider Bikes, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of children’s no-pedal balance bikes, is pleased to announce it is the official sponsor of the Children’s Area for eight of the 2017 American Flat Track races this season. The Strider activation in the Children’s Area will include a Strider Adventure Zone (ride and play area) where children as young as 18 months can learn to balance and ride on the pedal-less bikes. “It is…
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