PRLog - Sep. 9, 2012 - RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Strider Sports International, developer of the patented STRIDER™ No-Pedal Balance Bikes, is bringing the Strider World Cup™ to Greenville, South Carolina for the USA BMX East Coast Nationals September 22nd at Donnie Ballew’s Ultimate Challenge BMX, 417 Baldwin Road, Simpsonville, SC 29681.
Strider World Cup Racers
The Strider World Cup race will drop the gate at 11:15am on Saturday, with registration from 7:30 to 9:30am. The whole family can enjoy the Strider experience at the Adventure Zone from 9am to 5pm Friday and Saturday. Toddlers can test ride their favorite Strider on the obstacle course while playing, learning, and socializing with peers on two wheels.
The season-long Strider World Cup™ series gives toddlers ages two to five the chance for friendly competition at events across the country. No prior experience needed! The Strider World Cup races are perfect for both beginners and more experienced riders alike.
USA BMX Strider memberships are available for $25. The membership includes the racer’s first Strider World Cup race and a USA BMX membership card. Participating in a race at any USA BMX National will qualify the racer for the Strider World Championship in Florida at Sarasota BMX October 12-13, 2012.
Strider Sports founder and CEO Ryan McFarland says, “At Strider Sports we are committed to supporting a fun, safe, and healthy lifestyle through bicycling. The USA BMX races are the perfect venue to showcase the Strider World Cup and the Strider Adventure Zone program which promote those goals. There is nothing quite like seeing a child overflow with confidence and self-esteem when they realize, ‘I did it!’ In that moment, you know they’ve found a love of cycling that will keep them fit and healthy for years to come.”
About the Strider World Cup™
The Strider Cup™ and Strider World Cup™ events are play experiences designed to let toddlers and young kids age 18 months to five years old explore the world on two wheels. Whether it is test riding a Strider™ No-Pedal Bike for the first time or racing Striders on a dirt track with other toddlers, Strider World Cup™ events have something for every family interested in giving their child a head start. Balance, coordination, and confidence all develop naturally when children experience group play and friendly competition on Striders. For more information, visit http://www.StriderLife.com.
About USA BMX
USA BMX was formed in 2011 by merging the ABA (American Bicycle Association)
About Strider Sports International, Inc.
Strider Sports International, Inc. designs efficient, no-pedal balance bikes that encourage toddlers to ride, learn, and explore the world on two wheels. Founded by Ryan McFarland in January 2007, Strider Sports is a company full of passionate riders of dirt, mountain, street, and road bikes. The goal of Strider Sports is to simplify a bike to its essence, so that proper size, lightweight and simplicity combine to eliminate any fear of riding and instill confidence in young new riders. The patented STRIDER™ No-Pedal Bike is now distributed in over 35 countries. To learn more and to find a retailer in your area, visit http://www.StriderSports.com.
About Strider™ No-Pedal Bikes
If your toddler can walk, your toddler can rider a STRIDER™. STRIDER No-Pedal Balance Bikes were developed specifically to help toddlers and young children learn balance and coordination BEFORE pedaling. The simple, no-pedal design allows toddlers to learn to ride on two wheels, avoiding tricycle tip-overs and training wheel wobbles, and instilling considerable confidence and stellar bike handling skills sure to last a lifetime. Strider No-Pedal Balance Bikes encourage the development of spatial awareness, balance and basic motor skills so that all children can reach their maximum riding potential faster, better and safer. Available at http://www.StriderSports.com.