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Strider Bikes Introduces New Purple 16” Strider Balance Bike


Strider Bikes Introduces New Purple 16” Strider Balance Bike

Rapid City, SD (May 11, 2016) — Strider Sports Intl., Inc., the world’s premier manufacturer and marketer of children’s No-Pedal Balance Bikes, has added purple to its lineup of 16” Strider Balance Bikes for riders age 6 and older.

The larger 16” balance bikes responsible for teaching children of all abilities how to balance and ride are available in six vibrant pearl colors: purple, red, green, blue, black and white. The Strider 16 Sport models allow individuals age 6 and over to ride in a simple, natural way. The lightweight design of the Strider 16 includes an easily adjustable seat and handlebars as well as configurable footrests, and adapts to nearly every rider size and ability, helping riders feel safe, comfortable, and confident.

“We believe these new models are the perfect balance of simplicity, safety, performance, and FUN, without the weight and complication of pedals,” says Ryan McFarland, CEO of Strider Sports International.

The sleek 16 Sport models feature a 4-way adjustable padded saddle, ergonomic hand lever v-brakes, removable footrests, an integrated kickstand, and pneumatic tires with alloy rims and hubs. The 16 Sport model is designed and safety tested for riders with an inseam of 52.1 – 67.3 cm (20.5 – 26.5 in) and weighing up to 85 kg/ 187 lbs. It retails for $249.99.

Strider Sports International, the leading manufacturer of No-Pedal, Balance Bikes, has sold over one million Strider Bikes since 2007. The Strider Bike line-up includes the 12” model for younger riders, and the 16” and 20” models, developed in the last couple of years for older children and adults with balance and coordination challenges. A 2015 research study confirmed that riding a Strider Bike improved stability scores of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

All Strider Bikes and accessories are available through the Strider website and at local Authorized Strider Dealers. To learn which Strider Bike is best for you, visit

About Strider Sports International, Inc.

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Rapid City, SD, Strider Sports designs efficient, no-pedal balance bikes for children as young as 18 months, as well as for older riders with special needs. Strider’s mission is to simplify a bike to its essence, so proper size, weight, and simplicity combine to eliminate any fear of riding and instill confidence in the rider. Strider No-Pedal 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 special needs and for seniors wanting to stay active later in life. The patented Strider Balance Bikes focus on the fundamentals of balancing, leaning, and steering without the distractions and complications of pedals or training wheels. Strider Bikes are now distributed in more than 75 countries worldwide. In 2015, Strider sold its one-millionth bike. Through its charitable Rider Fund, Strider Sports has donated over $250,000 in cash and over $350,000 in Strider products since 2008.To learn more and to find a retailer in your area, visit, like them on Facebook, and follow them on Twitter and Instagram