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Tom A.



Lansing, MI

Organizer since:

January 7, 2014


Tell us a little about your kids.

I've got two boys about 2.5 years apart.

What kind of balance bike do you have?

An orange Strider Bike. We've got the longer seat rod for my older son.

How long have your kids been learning on a balance bike?

Many summers now.

What do you like most about your balance bike?

Learning on a balance bike was pain free. My oldest learned without a tear. My youngest is just now beginning to glide long distances.

Where do your kids like to ride their balance bike?

We love Rainy Park in Frandor and the Skate Park in Holt. Otherwise we just bike around the neighborhood. I brought it with us to Petoskey and he loved the Bear River Trail and the Little Traverse Trail around the bay.


I grew up in Indianapolis, went to school at Wheaton College outside of Chicago where I met my wife and moved to Northern Michigan. I'm the pastor of Sycamore Creek Church. I love reading, hiking, spending time with my kids, & dating my wife.

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