Thule Urban Glide Sport Stroller
One thing that is very clear about this stroller is that it is excellent for jogging and other strolling sports. This is greatly enhanced by its streamlined body, swiveling front wheel and lightweight. The handle bar too plays a huge role at enhancing its sporty side as it is well shaped to ensure you maintain good posture while jogging.
PROS
Great storage that is zip able
Easy use wheel locks
Easy reclining in many position
CONS
Both hands are needed for handling the harness
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As the name suggests, this is truly a sports stroller equipped for parents who are into sports activities such as jogging. To facilitate this, this stroller comes with some features such as an adjustable and well-shaped handle for good body posture especially when jogging. The rear wheels also have suspensions to further enhance this it’s performance as a sports stroller. The suspension are great for absorbing shock hence ensuring your child is safe even on rough terrains. It comes in a three wheel design with a front wheel that swivels to ensure that you can easily maneuver tight paths. You will also have an easy time jogging with this stroller as it comes in a weight of 22 pounds, light enough for pushing as well as lifting for storage and transportation. When it comes to safety, this stroller does a great job to ensuring your child’s safety comes first. For one, it comes with an easy wheel lock system that involves twisting action to lock and unlock the wheels. The canopy provided is also wide enough to protect your child from any rough weather and comes with a peek-a-boo window. This stroller also optimizes on storage as it comes with a huge under-seat basket that fully zips up providing privacy for your belongings. We are very impressed with the features that come with this stroller, as an in-depth review of it is going to prove.

FEATURES

 Three wheeled with front swivel wheel. The three wheeled style gives it excellent maneuverability due to the streamlined shape and the swivel front wheel. The rear wheels are equipped with great suspensions for absorbing shock directed at the stroller.

 Excellent brakes and wheel lock. The wheel locks on the Thule stroller are easy to use as they only require simple twisting action to set them. These do a great job preventing the stroller from rolling down steep paths. It also comes with a large wire peddle between the rear wheels that acts as the brakes, which puts the stroller at an immediate halt once engaged.

 Adjustable handle bar. The handle bar is well padded and comes in an ergonomic design that enhances jogging. It is also adjustable to accommodate individuals of different heights.

 Lightweight and foldable. The stroller is pretty lightweight with a weight of only 22 pounds making it easy to lift and transport. The weight also makes it easier to push while jogging. This stroller also has fast folding and unfolding action that allows ways storage.

 Canopy with peek-a-boo window. The canopy is considerable large and does a good job protecting your child from any harsh weather. It comes with a peek-a-boo window for looking through at your child.

 Great storage space. This is probably one of the best things about this stroller as it comes with an excellent storage basket that zips up. This unique feature allows for protection of your language from dirt and dust as while offering privacy. It also has two side compartments beside the seat for extra storage.

 Easily adjustable seat. The frame on the stroller is quite impressive as it allows the seat to recline in an infinite amount of positions. This will come in handy when your baby needs a nap and it gives you the freedom to find just the perfect angle.

 Padded seat harness. The harness is adjustable and well-padded to strap your baby on the seat without hurting them with the straps. It comes in the press to release design which allows fast fastening and unfastening.

CONS

 The canopy is smaller than in most strollers. This prevents full coverage against bad weather.

 The seat padding is not as impressive as should be. The seat is not heavily padded which may lead to discomforting the baby.

 You require both hands to use the harness.  This makes it a bit challenging to work with.

PROS

 Excellent for jogging. It comes with a couple of earlier mentioned features that make it ideal for jogging.

 Lightweight. A 22 pound weight is pretty lightweight to allow easy lifting, storage and strolling.

 Easy to fold.  This will help in storage and packing. The fact that it stays folded without re-opening is also a bonus.

 Easy to assemble.  It comes with an easy to assemble design such that all you will need is to place the wheels and you are good to go.

 Excellent storage.  The ability of the storage basket to zip up is an added advantage to the user. It also has compartments in the seat for extra storage.

 Great wheel lock system that’s easy to use.  The twist wheel lock system is a refreshing change that allows easy activation and deactivation of the locks.

Recline able seat in infinite positions. This is pretty helpful when it comes to enhancing your child’s comfort.

One thing that is very clear about this stroller is that it is excellent for jogging and other strolling sports. This is greatly enhanced by its streamlined body, swiveling front wheel and lightweight. The handle bar too plays a huge role at enhancing its sporty side as it is well shaped to ensure you maintain good posture while jogging. But sports is not all this stroller is good at. It also optimizes on your baby’s safety be taking certain measures such as installing great brakes, an easy use wheel lock system and a canopy for child protection. We love that it has gone an extra mile to ensure that the under seat storage bag zips up hence protecting your belongings from dust while enhancing privacy. Among the strollers rated so far, we believe this is the most maneuverable. The body it comes with allows you to incline the seat in as many angles as possible giving your child’s limitless possibilities when it comes to comfort.

 

Melissa

Editor, Baby Product Expert

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