wagons

Little Red Story: My First Ride

December 23, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

Congratulations to Brian Clarke of Benicia, Calif., our November Little Red Stories contest winner.  Brian’s entry, “My First Ride,” features his 1-year-old son Jack at a friend’s birthday party enjoying his first wagon ride.  We love how the photo and story captures the joy and wonder of childhood and a memorable first.

Are You a Creative Genius?

December 19, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

We know we have some of the best brand fans in the world … and some of the most creative and imaginative.  That’s why we are inviting YOU, our most loyal fans, to tap into your inner inventor to create the next Radio Flyer wagon, trike, scooter, bike or ride-on.

Little Red Story Winner: Mama Sit!

December 09, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

Congratulations to Reesa Allee, our October Little Red Stories contest winner for her story, “Mama Sit.”  She and her husband, Tre, adopted a little boy from Ethiopia last year—Amare Dawit.   Reesa keeps her own blog about her family’s adventure into adoption, including anticipating the arrival of a little sister from Ethiopia soon! 

#GivingTuesday: How Radio Flyer Gives Back

December 03, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

On the National Day of Grassroots Philanthropy, #GivingTuesday, we wanted to highlight how Radio Flyer, and the Flyers who work here, give back to the communities in which we live and work. 

Through the company’s SMILE Squad, we identify opportunities for SMILE DAYS where Flyers can utilize one of their two paid days off to volunteer and spread smiles by donating our time and resources.  A few recent examples:

Halloween Fun: Cruising Costumes

October 28, 2013
Neighborhoods everywhere are bursting with decorations in anticipation of Halloween.  I love to see doorsteps lit by the glow of carved pumpkins and shrubs beset with spider webs.  Soon sidewalks will be overtaken by pirates and princesses sprinting from house to house. 
 
Trick-or-treating can be hard work, and sometimes little pumpkins need help keeping up with their older siblings' frantic candy gathering.
 

Best Friends Forever

October 14, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

Congratulations to Lois M., of Walled Lake, Michigan, the September 2013 winner in our Little Red Stories contest!  She shared the moving childhood story of her and her best friend Shawn, who grew up together in the mid-1960s in Redford.  Here’s her story:

Wagon Transformation: The Ultimate Trike

September 16, 2013
posted by Randy Sandlin

I have seen a lot of Radio Flyer wagon transformations since starting my blog in January.  Everything from wagon go-carts to revamped pickup trucks, but this is the first tricycle transformation. This cycle was designed and built by Mike Torre of West Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and it's a beauty.

KID CRAFTS: FLYERS ON PARADE

June 28, 2013

Parades are a key ingredient of American summers. As a kid, I loved decorating my parade bike. I happily spent whole mornings agonizing over the best proportions of stars to stripes.  Halfway through covering my bike in crepe paper, I always wished my bike was red, white or blue. That would be such an easier starting point! 

Wagon Transformation: King of the Road Part II

June 17, 2013
posted by Randy Sandlin

In my last blog I showed four different wagon inspired automobiles.  I decided to dig a little deeper into the one created by Fred Keller and Judy Foster from Wasilla, Alaska.  This wagon has created quite the buzz over the years and has been featured in numerous stories and in many media outlets such as NBC’s Today Show, the Canadian Discovery Channel, Popula

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