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Balance Bikes or Trikes – Which is best?

There is a great deal of similarities between this new breed and a tricycle. They are not physically alike, but rather similar in concept. Many parents swear by the old tried and true method of the tricycle. Newer parents are starting to give more thoughts to this new …

Schwinn Balance Bike Review

Learning how to ride a bike is quick and fun with the Schwinn Balance Bike. With this type of bike your child will be able to master all the skills needed to ride the right way. It is pedal free and teaches children to ride without needing training …

Metal vs Wooden Balance Bikes

When you look at any balance bike website on the web (including our website), you will more than likely see two different types of balance bikes: those made from wooden products and those made from metal. So what are the differences? Is one better than the other? We …

Strider ST-4 Balance Bike Review

Welcome to our Strider ST-4 review. The Strider ST-4 is the latest no-pedal balance bike offered by the popular U.S. based company, Strider. Its predecessors were Strider ST-2 and ST-3. The Strider no-pedal balance bikes are intended to help young children – those who already know how to …

A new buyers guide for balance bikes

Balance bikes are the newest innovation used to teach children to ride a bike. They are meant to be transitional in that they prepare the rider for regular bikes by teaching them how to stabilize themselves and steer first. However, with more and more options and modifications being …

Strider ST-3 Balance Bike Review

Prior to the release of the Strider ST4 model in 2013, Strider’s ST3 balance bike model was a well-received, versatile balance bike in 2012. This page is dedicated to our Strider ST-3 review. Its weight of 6.7 pounds, combined with its durable frame design made the ST3 easy …

Pros and Cons for Going with a Balance Bike

You’ve probably heard quite a bit of chatter around the newest growing trend in toddler bicycles, and hence why you landed on this page. Of course there are many benefits to these new bikes and they claim to help teach children to ride faster. However, just like anything …