Learning to ride a bike can be tough.  Lots of scrapped knees and elbows.  Or does it?  If your child has ever experienced a balance bike (i.e. Strider Bikes), you know that learning can be so much gentler, kinder, and fun.  A balance bike is a bike without peddles.  Balance bikes come in all shapes and sizes and can be jury rigged by taking the peddles off a traditional bike.  Balance bikes help kids learn one skill (balance) at a time without having to learn a second skill (peddling).  This group is dedicated to those who have children who either own a balance bike or would like to explore balance bikes.  We'll have occasional get-togethers and who knows, maybe even a race or two.  If you'd like to learn more about balance bikes check out these links:




Get a Strider Bike locally at: www.welovekidsndogs.com

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For families with kids who are learning to ride on a balance bike

  • May 2 · 10:00 AM

    Lake Lansing Balance Bike Day

    5 Bikers | 18 Photos

    This is our inaugural event.  Looking forward to meeting some other families who enjoy balance bikes with their kids.  Demo bikes will be available compliments of Kids... Learn more
  • February 2, 2014 · 11:00 AM


    2 Bikers

    Come join a bunch of losers at Sycamore Creek Church! Beginning February 2 and running for 12 weeks, Bod4God is a multifaceted opportunity at Sycamore Creek Church to... Learn more
  • January 27, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Burger Bash

    3 Bikers

    Burger Bash bring a friend, burgers on us Like burgers? Like FREE burgers? Then bring a friend on Monday, January 29th at 7PM to Church in a Diner at Jackie’s Diner (... Learn more

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