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#WorldStriderDay Winners From Around the Globe!

The first annual #WorldStriderDay was a huge success with over 250 photos entered from all over the world! 

Ten winners from all those that entered were randomly selected. If you see your photo below make sure that you’re watching your inbox for your $100 gift card from your local distributor!

USA

USA2     USA1

 

Italy

Italy1     Italy2

 

Philippines

Philippines     Philippines2

 

Japan

Japan1     Japan2

 

Malaysia

Malaysia

 

Vietnam

Vietnam

See all of the photos entered over on our Flickr page HERE

 

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Happy STRIDERday: Italian Trials

What is the key to riding a bike? Balance! Vittorio Brumotti, from Italy, has plenty of it.

Check out this amazing video with your STRIDER Rider…it’s never too early to start inspiring them with the amazing things that can be done on two wheels.

Now get outside and ride!

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Happy STRIDERday From Team Trick Riders!

Has your child learned everything they need to know on a STRIDER already? Here’s a video to make you realize there is always more to learn!

The Japanese always have a strong showing at the World Championship Trick Competion. Check out this great video from Team Trick Riders…has your STRIDER rider perfected any of these moves?

Have a great Saturday!

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Happy STRIDERday: Super 16 South Africa Edition

 

The STRIDER Super 16 was developed for older kids still having balance issues, and playing around at the skate park. Chris, our South African distributor, is a big BMX rider and thought it would be fun to see what a local racer could do with it. The results are pretty cool! 

If you thought STRIDER Bikes were only for toddlers, think again.

Now get outside and have a great Saturday!

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Where In The World Is STRIDER?

 

People are constantly surprised to learn that the world-wide headquarters for Strider Sports International, Inc., is located in Rapid City, SD. Even people in Rapid City are surprised!! So where is Rapid City? It’s nestled in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, in the southwestern corner of the state, 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore.

Where in the World is STRIDER

We’re putting Rapid City on the map as we’re hosting our 2014 STRIDER World Championship Race here in September 2014 (Watch for more details. If you’ve never visited, what are you waiting for?? This place is awesome—no smog, no crazy traffic, low crimejust clean air, beautiful mountains, great biking trails,and friendly people! We have a strong presence in this region of the U.S. with lots of children riding STRIDERS! But our presence extends far beyond the central US! In fact, STRIDER™ Bikes are available all over the US, as well as in 70+ countries, through our awesome global network of STRIDER distributors, and countless sub-distributors and dealers! 

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In the next weeks and months, we’ll begin introducing each of our distributors to you (pictured above with Strider staff at the 2013 STRIDER World Championship in Sarasota, FL), and sharing more of our global Strider culture. Stay Tuned.

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Happy STRIDERday: Advanced STRIDER Riding Skills

Ashton was the 2012 UK STRIDER Champion and joined us for the STRIDER World Championship in Sarasota, FL. He even patented his now signature move, “The Fire Hydrant” (pictured below), during the STRIDER trick competition!

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The video below is a great example of STRIDER progression and balance. Did I mention that the video is shot in Sherwood Forest? If you didn’t think it could get any cooler than that, watch Ashton’s balance skills. This is one of the main reasons that we tell parents to hold on to their STRIDER bikes even after their children have started pedalling.

He goes through the enitre rhythm section standing on the Launchpad footrests. He also is able to balance and keep going through some slow going on top of the tabletop jumps.

Have a great Saturday…Now get outside and enjoy the day!

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Cool Gifts From Around the World

The STRIDER World Championships is always a fun event with a truly international contingency. This year we had participants from 11 countries including; Japan, Slovakia, & South Korea!

Not only do we have the unique privilege of hanging out and racing with them, but we also received unique gifts from their home countries.

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International team; James, Todd, Mary, & Ryan show off a hand hammered knife set from Japan

 

slovakia

Our European distributor, based in Slovakia, sent a local bottle of wine…it has since gone missing!

 

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South Korea sent a gift box including a mother of pearl inlaid jewelry box.

 

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STRIDER Bikes Coming to EICMA in Milan, November 7-10!

Hola!  Bonjour!  Ciao!  Hallo!  Ahoj!  Kaixo!  Γεια σας!  Dia duit!  Hello!

Calling all European motorcycling enthusiasts! Stop by booth #i85 in hall 10P of the 17th annual International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan to say, Ciao!

Whether you are a dealer looking to expand your sales or public that is coming out to check out the latest and greatest, we would love to see you. We are specifically looking to add some additional STRIDER sub-distributors throughout Europe.

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Happy STRIDERday: Greetings from Thailand!

We recently sold bike number 595,974 and it may have been sold in Thailand, one of our newer distributors. 

It doesn’t matter where you’re from, the STRIDER is cross-cultural!

Now get out and enjoy some time on your bike…no matter where you are!

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