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Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike Ages 18 Months to 5 Years

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
9.4
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Review Summary - 363 recent, verified reviews

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For Kids
 179
loves, 2 year old, year old, grandson, loves this bike
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Good bike for the kids to learn one.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  My Grandson loves his bike!  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely love it and so does my son, he cruises around so good at age 3  ...  "
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" ...  I gave them to our twin granddaughters for their second birthday.  ...  "
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" ...  The seat appears nicely padded for a small child. ... I am very happy to have this bike for my children.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this balance bike for my kid!  ...  "
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" ...  This is the first thing my 2 1/2 year old son runs to.  ...  "
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Build Quality
 52
tires, bike, easy to put, adjustable, wheels
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I am not a fan of the foam tires, I was under the impression they were real rubber tires, but these are like compressed foam like a fishing bobber.  ...  "
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" ...  The description says 'padded seat' but it isn't. ... The classic bike his friend has does have a padded seat.  ...  "
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" ...  2 seats and adjustable heights was useful as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Also very durable - my kids just throw these down on concrete all the time and they look great.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the quick adjust seat (no tools required).  ...  "
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" ...  Adjustable seat for as he grows.  ...  "
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" ...  The wheels are great quality (something I was worried about), and the seat and handles are easy to adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  It is super lightweight and was fairly easy to put it together.  ...  "
Fit
 35
bike, adjustable, padded, height, year old
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Our grand daughter is in the 60th percentile in height and we were able to adjust the bike to fit her.  ...  "
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" ...  This is one of the lighter bikes on the market, and it makes it easy enough for her to hold up. ... We got it with the extra seat, but mainly we wanted it for the padded seat and handle bar.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice that the seat is adjustable .  ...  "
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" ...  The handlebars have a nice little padding on the middle that so far has held up to some chewing (from our younger son). ... The footrest pieces each have a bit of non-slip sticker on them that seem to work quite well. ... The seat appears nicely padded for a small child. ... I do love the edges on the handlebars that keep hands from slipping.  ...  "
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" ...  2 seats and adjustable heights was useful as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Seat and handle is adjustable is a plus!  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased for an average height 2 year old- fits him great now with plenty of room to grow into bike.  ...  "
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" ...  I set it up with the extended seat post and was surprised it fits him well.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 32
easy to put, put together, easy to assemble, well made, assembly
+100%
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" ...  Easy to put together  ...  "
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" ...  Very durable and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The wheels are great quality (something I was worried about), and the seat and handles are easy to adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy for him to pick up and get on all by himself.  ...  "
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" ...  It was really easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to move the seat and handle bars up and down.  ...  "
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" ...  Very simple assembly.  ...  "
For Running
 26
training wheels, riding, balance, teaching, loves
+96%
-4%
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" ...  My granddaughter jumped on the bike and knew just what to do .  ...  "
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" ...  Such a great way to get kids that are a little too young for a bike interested in riding.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an awesome bike!  ...  "
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" ...  While my daughter is still proving to be a little short for this, I am very pleased with the bike.  ...  "
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" ...  My son is in love with his strider bike.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for his 2nd birthday and he's learned so much about balance and riding in the house over the winter.  ...  "
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" ...  After a short time of using it my daughter could ride a regular bike without training wheels.  ...  "
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" ...  best bike ever!  ...  "
As Gift
 20
christmas, birthday, bike, 2 year old, present
+95%
-5%
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" ...  We reviewed this as a gift last year.  ...  "
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" ...  A gift for my grandson and he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  My 2 year old got this from my parents for Christmas and he absolutely loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  This has been a really great Christmas present so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Birthday present for my 2 year old Granddaughter.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift to my 18 month granddaughter.  ...  "
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" ...  I've given two as gifts in the past, and just got one for my own child.  ...  "
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" ...  This Bike was a birthday gift for my 2 year old grandson.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 20
year, old, 2 year old, year old, ride
+80%
-20%
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" ...  She just got it last week.  ...  "
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" ...  took close to three weeks, including a week past the original dates given.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for a 2 year old!  ...  "
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" ...  Edit: one year + later, he’s on skis and doing great!  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for my 2 year old.  ...  "
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" ...  We got it for his 3rd birthday 10 months ago and it still looks like new.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality at least as good as 5 years ago  ...  "
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" ...  My grandson (21 months) could not wait to get on and go.  ...  "
Comfort
 19
seat, bike, strider, knee, adjustable
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Adjustable seat for as he grows.  ...  "
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" ...  The foot rests are not to protruding which you'd think would be nice for more of a foot rest for your little one but I noticed my daughters legs would be hitting them if any wider.  ...  "
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" ...  The adjustable seat post is key.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s amazing how quickly little ones grasp the concept, and he’ll be able to ride it for a couple of years.  ...  "
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" ...  Tires are foam, but still look great.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very high quality lightweight balance bike.  ...  "
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" ...  The hand tight clamps make it easy to adjust quickly without having to get any tools out.  ...  "
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" ...  I got him gloves, elbow pads and knee pads (paw patrol) which he loves and they are proving their value when he tumbles.  ...  "
Size
 17
carry, light, perfect size, easy to put, bike
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It is light enough that he can carry it on his own.  ...  "
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" ...  It's lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to move the seat and handle bars up and down.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t belive how small it is- just adorable and lightweight when you need to pick it up and get home quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  they are solid, yet lightweight, adorable.  ...  "
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" ...  The size is perfect for him.  ...  "
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" ...  Bonus that it is very light for mom to carry home after too much riding.  ...  "
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" ...  It is great for working on balance and coordination and it keeps me from having to carry him!  ...  "
Price
 13
worth, money, bike, worth the price, well worth
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Worth the investment for sure.  ...  "
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" ...  Four stars because of the wheels and the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good luck finding a replacement wheel at a descent price.  ...  "
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" ...  In retrospect, I should have bought the Strider Classic without the extended seatpost and saved some money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the little extra compared to similar products.  ...  "
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" ...  I was skeptical about spending so much money on this thing, but my baby wants to ride it all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Have not compared to some of the more expensive balance bikes but honestly this one is great for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  They are worth every penny.  ...  "
Design
 13
design, cool, bike, well made, tires
+100%
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" ...  My grandson looks loves his bike.  ...  "
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" ...  It just looks really tiny.  ...  "
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" ...  it's cute and appears to be well made, but their age demographic is way off.  ...  "
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" ...  they are solid, yet lightweight, adorable.  ...  "
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" ...  Tires are foam, but still look great.  ...  "
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" ...  All-in-all, a very smart design.  ...  "
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" ...  The bike is beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased in all black, and he looks so cool riding it.  ...  "
Setup
 12
assembly, minutes, easy to assemble, super, put together
+100%
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" ...  It was really easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup & Built well!  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy for him to "get the hang of it" in a few minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy assembly though!  ...  "
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" ...  It's super easy to put together (about 5 minutes, including opening the box), and the only tool needed was the included Allen wrench.  ...  "
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" ...  No written instructions for assembling but the pictures are easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
Weight
 11
weight, weight and easy, toddler, likes, kid
+100%
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" ...  Light weight for her and easy for her to maneuver.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s pretty light weight and my daughter likes it.  ...  "
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" ...  Super light weight perfect for my toddler!  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and easy to put together.  ...  "
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" ...  light weight and super safe.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together, light weight & kid likes it.  ...  "
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" ...  Its steady yet light weight and easy on assembly!  ...  "
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" ...  This bike is built light weight and solid.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
arrived, together, promised, delivered, right
+100%
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" ...  Shipped quick and just right!  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome product, on time delivery, perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  I had it delivered to his house. ... It arrived well packaged and as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Product is of the highest quality and was delivered on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Box was taped up very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as promised  ...  "
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" ...  Received it exactly as pictured.  ...  "
For Fun
 7
bike, ride, little, riding, old grandson
+100%
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" ...  did not know teaching to balance can be fun  ...  "
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" ...  The bike is light and fun to ride. ... She's having so much fun, I'm a little hesitant to move her to a pedal bike soon .  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully when he is older it will be a fun toy.  ...  "
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" ...  Grandkids love to come to my house, so they can ride this fun little bike.  ...  "
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" ...  Great learning bike for the kiddos  ...  "
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" ...  Our 2 1/2 yr old grandson is having so much fun with this bike!  ...  "
Capacity
 5
outside, around, zips, walks, ride
+100%
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" ...  Plan to purchase another for my house.  ...  "
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" ...  He walks it around in our house as well as going outside with it.  ...  "
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" ...  He zips through the house on it and roars around outside.  ...  "
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" ...  I had it delivered to his house.  ...  "
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" ...  Since it is winter he now has to ride it everywhere in the house.  ...  "
Storage
 5
padded, yr old, year old, wheels, tall
+80%
-20%
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" ...  2 seats and adjustable heights was useful as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased for an average height 2 year old- fits him great now with plenty of room to grow into bike.  ...  "
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" ...  The seat appears nicely padded for a small child.  ...  "
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" ...  We got it with the extra seat, but mainly we wanted it for the padded seat and handle bar.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
balance, year old, year, road, ride
+100%
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" ...  Grandkids love to come to my house, so they can ride this fun little bike.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly and disassembly of the bike is relatively easy as I've packed the bike in our checked luggage for several flights.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent for balance, which is why we purchased it as we want to put him on snow skis during ski season this year.  ...  "
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" ...  My son has done so well with learning to balance and it's so light so we can pack it up and travel with it.  ...  "
Color
 3
color, favorite, bought, 2
+100%
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" ...  We just bought our 2 year old a brand new one of his own on his favorite color - orange.  ...  "
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" ...  Its the same one all his cousins have in other colors.  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
quick, promised
+100%
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" ...  Shipped quick and just right!  ...  "
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" ...  Just as promised  ...  "

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