May 19, 2024

TDmonthly Magazine


Toys in Motion: Ride-Ons

By TDmonthly Staff

If Mr. TOYDIRECTORY had feet, he´d pedal up these latest ride-ons. Get a good look underneath and give the tires a kick with these new videos.

Roller RacerŪ 5000i by MASON CORPORATION

Roller RacerŪ 5000i by MASON CORPORATIONOf superior institutional quality construction, this scooter is used in schools, day care centers, and roller rinks. It features the "rams-horn" design handlebars with buffer wheels. Used indoors and out, with no motor or batteries, it is a perennial favorite with kids. (Watch the Roller Racer® 5000i Video Watch Video) 10/19/2005 (MSRP: $79.95)


PlasmaCarŪ by PLASMART INC.The Original PlasmaCar continues to intrigue and fascinate. Powered by kid power; no batteries, gears, or pedals needed. Just sit, put your feet up, and turn the steering wheel to propel yourself forward. The patented safety seat design places riders in a safe, comfortable position and minimizes tipping. Moves up to 6 mph on any smooth, flat surface. Supports up to 220 lbs. Visit to see all the wonderful colors available.
— In a March 2015 survey, two out of 10 retailers told TDmonthly that Plasmacar is a best-selling outdoor toy.
—  As of 05/13/2011 this product had 4.5 out of 5 stars from 122 reviews on Cons: Does not work well on surfaces that aren't completely smooth.
— This top-seller in specialty stores earned a TDmonthly Top Toy 2007 award for its distinctive aerodynamic design and ease-of-use. TDmonthly believes it has the potential to become a classic due to its fresh, contemporary appeal and application in a child’s formative years.
Awards: 2012 Parents Choice Awards Recommended, 2009 Green Parents List Check Mark, 2009 Top Action Figures and Toys for Toddlers, 2009+2008+2005 The National Parenting Centre Seal of Approval, 2008 iParenting Media Toy Award, 2008 Fat Brain Toy Award Active Play, 2006 TIA Outdoor Toy of the Year - Specialty Toy of the Year, 2006 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, 2005 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award, 2005 Dr. Toy Best Vacation Products, 2005 Creative Child Seal of Excellence, 2001 International Patent Fair, Hong Kong Gold Medal 6/28/2005 (MSRP: $69.99; Age: 3 and Up)

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