Friday, May 20, 2011

kinderbike :: a run bike you have to see! {giveaway}

If you have followed SIMPLE for any length of time now, you will know that my family and I LOVE to be outdoors. Anything outdoors. Anything! And biking is a top priority in this house. Our oldest was riding a two wheeler without training wheels by 3 years old - and my husband is hoping for the same with our little Adalynn.

I met KinderBike at Toy Fair this year and started a great relationship there. They are a great company with GREAT, quality products.

We were sent the Laufrad - it's awesome. It was totally simple to put together. Our little 2 year is all over it! She was very hesitant at first because this was the first "real" bike she has been on, but now when she gets on, her little feet just motor along and she has a blast! She is totally building her confidence and I know that by the end of this summer, she will be zooming fast like her big sister with her feet up in the air just gliding along.

"The top-rated run bike for the third consecutive year, the Laufrad is strong and durable, yet extremely lightweight. With a 6061 aluminum frame and alloy components, rear V-brake and industry-best limited lifetime warranty, it's no wonder the Laufrad was rated “The Best” by The New York Times in a recent review of top run bikes."

Laufrad :: $119

{ * GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED - CHECK THE SIMPLE WINNER'S TAB ABOVE TO SEE WHO IT WAS! * }

A SIMPLE GIVEAWAY!
One SIMPLE reader will win their choice of any trainer in stock. The winner may choose from the Laufrad, Mini or E Series in colors red, blue and green. Whatever is available on the US website (which can be accessed HERE). Here is how to enter:
  • Which bike looks like it will fit your child's style better, the Laufrad, Mini or E Series? (Required)
  • Facebook (Daily : Leave a link to your post in our comments) Post a status on your facebook hyper linking SIMPLE and this giveaway!
  • Tweet (Daily : Leave a link to your tweet in our comments) :: Do your kids like to ride? Enter the #giveaway on @simplereviews to #win a bike of choice: http://tiny.cc/glayh #contest Please RT!
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Winner will be randomly chosen on June 6, 2011. Please reference Giveaway Rules at the top of the page before entering.

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*I was provided the Laufrad shown above to conduct this review using personal experience. The opinions expressed are my own.*

404 comments:

  1. I had a hard time figuring out what the difference was between the Laufrad and the mini? The E series is smaller, too small for my boys! But the other two have identical descriptions...
    We'd like a red one I'm sure!
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  2. I already get the emails. :)
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  3. The Laufrad looks like it will fit my child's style better
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  9. My babe's not walking yet, so I'd start with the red E-series when he's ready- I can't wait to get him a push bike!

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  11. Would love this! My son is really small for his age so I would totally get the mini in red. Thanks!
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  12. I think my daughter would love a mini in green bike :)

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  13. The mini would be perfect to teach my son on when he gets a little older!! Love it in green!!!

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  14. I know my twin boys will be rolling everywhere as soon they can...I like the E-series (in blue)which will make it that much sooner!! These bikes are really cool. Thanks for introducing them!

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  16. The E Series would probably work best for my daughter, who just turned 1 :)
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  18. I publicly follow via GFC (as mrsoz)
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  19. I love the E-series, I think my older son would love it in blue and my younger one would love the red one.

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  20. I'd love the Laufrad because it looks just like a bike kid bike but no pedals! My boy will be needing one next year, maybe red or green?

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  21. I'm thinking the Mini in Blue. My little girl would love it!

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  22. I am sure my child's style is Laufrad.

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  25. My daughter is two, so I think the E Series would probably be the best for her since it sits low and is light weight.
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  29. I think the Laufrad would be best for my daughter.

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  31. http://twitter.com/#!/ambabya/status/71596742252052482

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  32. Visited the site and I think the Laufrad Mini-blue would suit my son best because he is still little and it has a low center of gravity and designed for small riders


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  33. I subscribe via email.

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  36. I voted for you today!

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  37. Tweeted

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  40. I think my little man would love the Laufrad in green!
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  41. I am signed up for daily emails.
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  42. I follow via Google Friend Connect.
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  43. And I voted for Simple on Top Mommy Blogs! Thanks for the giveaway!
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  44. I think the Mini serious would be the best for my son - he's only 2 1/2 and has those shorty legs. I love this bike, what a great giveaway. I hope to win!
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  45. I'm guessing the Laufrad. Age ranges for the bikes would be helpful in determining which would be more suitable or maybe height dimensions of the bikes. These bikes would be wonderful for our girls. They'd love them.

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  46. Needed to come back and say that I looked around the site a bit more and noticed a features button that lists more than the descriptions does and has dimensions. Why I didn't see that big green button before I don't know. The Laufrad would work best for my girls.

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  47. I think the Mini would be a good fit for our boy right now, from what I can tell. I'd love to see it in person! And my boy would be pleased with any of them, as long as it were green. ;)

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  48. The Red Laufrad would work best for my nephews--they love elmo!

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  50. I think the mini would be best
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  51. Would love the Laufrad for Punkin!

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  52. I publicly follow Simple on Google Friend Connect.

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  53. I think the Laufrad would be great for my daughter!

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  55. I shared on FB as sarah linette
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  56. http://twitter.com/#!/DuckyBunny/status/71770632404205568

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  57. Voted for you on Top Mommy blogs

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  58. the mini would suit my girls best. amypugmire@live.com

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  62. i voted for u. amypugmire@live.com

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  63. I think my little guy would prefer the E series.
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  64. I follow with gfc
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  65. My daughter will be thrilled to have the Red E Series bike. She recently went to a bike shop and tried on one of the balance bikes there and would not want to step down. E Series' size will be perfect for her.

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  66. ummm.... I think the Laufrad

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  69. A green laufrad would be a great addition to our garage:)

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  70. tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/SnowflakeDay/statuses/72337282681679873

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  73. The Laufrad would be perfect for my son!
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  75. I voted for you today. Thanks!
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  77. tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/SnowflakeDay/statuses/72754632337784832

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  78. The laufrad looks like the best fit for my long legged boy!

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  79. The Laufrad Mini looks perfect for my nephew!
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  80. Tweet! http://twitter.com/#!/ampaetka/status/72784032269733889
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  81. I follow SIMPLE via Google Friend Connect!
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  82. I voted for you on Top Mommy Blogs! (5/23)
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  83. The Laufraud Mini - My 2 year old daughter would love this!
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  84. The Laufraud would be awesome!!! We are just thinking of buying our 3 yr old a bike and this would be great to teach him on!!!
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  85. i voted for you for the top mommy blog!
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  89. I voted for you on Top Mommy Blogs! (5/24)
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  90. Your blog is very good,very novel,let I learned a lot from,thank you very much.if you have time also attention our website.
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  91. The Mini would work great!!
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  95. the mini would be best for us

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  105. I voted for you on Top Mommy Blogs! (5/25)
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  106. I think my daughter would enjoy a mini!

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  109. i voted for you for the top mommy blog!
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  110. My son would love the Mini!!!
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  113. I'm sure the Laufrad would be best for my boy!

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  114. tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/SnowflakeDay/statuses/74233770533847040

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  117. the laufrad would be awesome for my little grandson...loving the red!
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  119. the Laufrad looks perfect for my kids to fight over :)
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  120. I follow on GFC laura
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  121. tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/SnowflakeDay/statuses/74886489380618240

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  122. I think the Laufrad bike would be the best for my child, going by the seat range sizes, and the red green would be our choice of color. :-) creedamy[at] yahoo[dot]com

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  123. GFC Follower as ACMommy3. creedamy[at] yahoo[dot]com

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  124. 5/29, voted on Top Mommy for you! creedamy[at] yahoo[dot]com

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  125. My DD will love the Laufrad mini / Green. Voted on top mommy. 5/21. isaccamoon at gmail dot com.

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  126. My DD will love the Laufrad mini / Green. Voted on top mommy. 5/29 again. isaccamoon at gmail dot com.

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  127. the Laufrad would be the best fit for our guy in blue.

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  130. Publicly following SIMPLE via Google Friend Connect

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  131. Laufrad-Green
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  132. Tweeted
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  136. voted
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  137. Gosh, I dare say the new Morph coming out soon looks pretty sweet! Of the three, the boys would love the Laufrad because it's the 'highest rated'!

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  139. Following via google friend connect!

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  140. Wow - cool bikes - I have lots of grand kids that would LOVE to cruise the cal-de-sac on the Laufrad!

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  141. voted
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  144. shared on facebook-http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=229999543681298&id=100002394242718

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  145. I like the Laufrad in Green.
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  146. Tweeted

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  147. I follow on GFC (Steph).

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  148. https://twitter.com/#!/ambabya/status/75266473957928962

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  149. I voted for you today.

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  150. I think the mini would be perfect.

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  153. The Laufrad would fit my grandson's style the best - durable but lightweight!
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  154. shared on facebook
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  158. voted at top mommy blogs
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  159. I think the E-Series would fit my child better
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  160. tweeted
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  162. I follow you on gfc (hmaplesden)
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  164. I *think* the mini would most meet our needs. Our little one is only three, but she is very tall for her age. ceevegnashville [at] gmail [dot] com

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  165. I like the Laufrad in red.
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  167. I follow you on GFC(LInda G)
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  168. i voted for you for the top mommy blog!
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  169. I voted on Top Mommy for your blog, 5/31. creedamy[at] yahoo[dot]com

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  170. I think the Laufrad would be the best one,(but I'm not sure how you figure out the best size, it could be the Mini)

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  171. voted on top mommy blogs 5/31

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  173. shared on facebook 5/31
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  174. vote for 5/31
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  175. I'm with most others and am not completely sure about what's best. I would guess the Laufrad would suit us best and I would like the green. Thanks for the chance.

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  176. Shared on FB and tagged you.

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  180. Voted on TMB.

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