Strider Announces Custom Grindz Jr Protective Pants for Toddler Riders

Strider Announces Custom Grindz Jr Protective Pants for Toddler Riders

Durable Denims Perfect for STRIDER Riding

Rapid City, SD (September 29, 2015) — Strider Sports Intl., Inc., the world’s premier manufacturer and marketer of children’s STRIDER® no-pedal balance bikes, is pleased to announce that Grindz™ by Kevin Robinson –  the leading manufacturer of protective riding gear for teens and adults  –  has teamed up with Strider Sports to produce a Grindz Jr. denim pant for toddlers. The all-new Strider Grindz Jr. Pants for kids aged 2-5 are available for purchase on the E-commerce store and at Strider Championship Series events. The BMX/Freestyle pants with custom Strider graphics come in sizes 2T-5T for toddlers and retail for $39.99.


The new Grindz Jr. protective gear pants are a safe option for active kids who like to ride all day because pads have to be worn to be effective. These pants feature protective knee pads, an adjustable waist band for growing toddlers, blended outer fabric for durability and comfort, and they are machine washable. Parents will appreciate the protection from the inside out from these rider-designed toddler riding pants that will surely save on scrapes, bumps, and bruises while racing their STRIDER Bike.

“The Strider Grindz Jr. pants are the perfect fit for active toddler STRIDER riders,” said Ryan McFarland, CEO of Strider Sports International. “Parents have been asking us to offer riding gear for a long time. These pants really complement our lineup of gear and accessories for the active rider or racer. Grindz Jr. pants are sure to become an essential piece of gear for little riders.”


The Strider Grindz Jr. pants are available through the Strider website and onsite at national Strider racing events. To learn more about the pants and/or to purchase, visit

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About Strider Sports International, Inc.

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Rapid City, SD, Strider Sports designs efficient, no-pedal balance bikes for all ages and abilities. 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. To learn more and to find a retailer in your area, visit, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.


About Grindz

Grindz, founded in 2011, is a safety based, innovative padding company founded by 10 time X Games medalist and World Record Holder, Kevin Robinson, who saw an overwhelming need for higher safety standards in the action sports industry.  Grindz pants offer a low profile, stylish pant designed to replace traditional, bulky padding.  This innovative product marries style and function while eliminating the excuse of not wearing protection.  Feel secure in knowing that your little ones are safe and protected with Grindz Protective Apparel. Protection from the inside out. To learn more, please visit

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