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    Strider bikin'

    No pedals, no problem!



    PSA: This is rather boring unedited footage that I shot mostly for the enjoyment of my out-of-state parents, for whom the little guy's commentary is half the fun.
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    Is a GoPro on his Christmas list?

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    next thing you know...

    My daughter used the strider (she's 4 now) for a year and quite literally learned to ride a pedal bike on her own. I hollared "put your feet on the pedals" and she did and then took off.

    That strider bike is genius.

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    Pretty proud of the little guy. He loves to ride those trails.
    Many times he begs to ride his bike. I take it pretty much everywhere we go.
    Probably going to get a pedal bike for him in the fall and just see how it goes...

    The other day he got pretty upset when he was "fixing" his bike and didn't have the "right" tool.
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    you sketchy character, you

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    Ha! To be fair I've been there too.

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    awesome! my little girl just left her strider for her pedal bike. We are lucky enough to live in a mountain bike-centric town (Durango) where the youth mountain bike program even has Strider group rides. There is nothing cooler than watching a crew of 2-4 year old's riding trails together. Now both of my kids ride singletrack a couple days a week. My 7.5 year old is effn' good.

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    Good Job.

    Is he even 3 yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tech Tonics View Post
    We are lucky enough to live in a mountain bike-centric town (Durango) where the youth mountain bike program even has Strider group rides. There is nothing cooler than watching a crew of 2-4 year old's riding trails together.
    That's awesome. There's enough UT mags with kids now they'll have their own little riding posse in no time.


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    Is he even 3 yet?
    He'll be 2.5 in 8 days. So proud of the little guy.

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    This thread gets me excited to have kids, though not for a long time.
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    i did not start my kids on a strider bike, but my oldest was pedaling before he was 3, little sam seems to be killing it and i am sure he'll adapt quickly to the pedals. My youngest is 3.5 and doesn't have the interest to ride anything but the trailer bike.
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ID:	118056 my kid started on a Strider. he was under 3 when he switched to pedals. here he is at 4 in the 4th parade. he rips long rides on pavement and is just starting single track.

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    This boy seems to have no fear when it comes to stuff like this. Week by week he seems to get better and better on his bike!
    Proud parents for sure
    (2 yrs 9months old)
    you sketchy character, you

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    Time to get that boy some pedals!
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    Quote Originally Posted by systemoverblow'd View Post
    Time to get that boy some pedals!
    Predicting Pedals and first trip to the ER at 3
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    Follow up vid for the win. Pretty fun to see the kid shredding the skinnies. And I don't like kids.

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    No longer stridering.


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    Did you ever get him the foot brake for the Strider? The neighbor kid has one but still just drags his feet so I'm not sure I'd get her to use it.

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    YES!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by concretejungle View Post
    Did you ever get him the foot brake for the Strider?
    Never bothered getting the brake.

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    This thread rules. Pretty sure your kid took that turn in the last video better than I could have. The picture of him when he didn't have the right tool should totally be used in a Park Tools ad or something.

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    We just got one for our nephew. So excited to go play in the dirt with him!
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    Wow. Glad I checked this thread. The wrong tool pic is hysterical.
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    nothing on earth beats living through your kids and pushing them so that they are the next Jackson Goldstone.

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    My boy got a KTM version Stryder bike for his 2nd birthday. He likes it a lot, and we're not a big biking family. Every time he gets on it he's better than the day before. These things are freakin' cool.

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