Thule Urban Glide – Double Jogging Stroller

OVERALL SCORE

79.4

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The Thule Urban Glide Double Jogging Stroller is a high performance stroller that seems to hit the mark in almost every category. Jogging with 2 of your little ones has never been easier with the Urban Glides large rubber wheels and easy maneuverability. The rear suspension also allows for smooth strolls on tougher terrain. All the thoughtful features in this build are what makes this stroller such a great buy. This stroller packs a massive underhand storage compartment, adjustable handlebar, and  one-handed fold capability. The weight and folded size of this item is nothing to brag about but definitely not significant negatives either.

HOW THE STROLLERS ARE REVIEWED:

The following chart rates the stroller for the most important stroller criteria for product specifications, effectiveness, parent preferences, and child comfort.

RATING (SCORE):

   Poor (1-2)   Fair (3-4)   Good (5-6)   Very Good (7-8)   Excellent (9-10)
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Durability
Weight
 EFFECTIVENESS
Brakes
Compact
Ease of Use
Folding
Grip
Maneuverability
Rough Terrain
PARENT PREFERENCES
Accessories
Easy to Assemble
Easy to Clean
Storage
COMFORT
Child Comfort
Sun Canopy
Suspension

DURABILITY

Excellent – 8/10

The stroller receives a 8 for overall durability.  The Thule Urban Glide Double Jogging Stroller  a tough stroller with a durable. The large inflatable wheels allow it to tackle the toughest terrain, while still keeping your baby safe.

WEIGHT

Very Good – 9/10

This stroller is lighter than most other double strollers similar to it weighing in at 31 Ibs. Its fairly light frame allows for easy use and maneuverability.

BRAKES

Very Good – 7/10

This double jogging stroller contains easy to use single action parking brakes in addition to a drum hand brake allowing for maximum safety.

COMPACT

Fair – 7/10

This stroller, when folded, comes out to be 35″ x 14″ x 30.75″. This is a fair size when compared to other strollers in its category.

“A very smooth run, with a very sleek profile. Everything I wanted with a dual jogging stroller and more. Oh, and did I mention the storage basket is HUGE!? Well, it is! And my very intelligent problem solving 2.5 year old can’t figure out the child safety locks on the harness, so that makes me happy too!”
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EASE OF USE

Excellent – 9/10

This stroller is hassle-free. Its intuitive design will leave you setting up and ready to roll in a moments notice.  It’s easy to push, easy to to fold, and easy to maneuver.

FOLDING

Excellent – 8/10

Parents can be happy with the strollers one handed folding capability. Unfolding the stroller does take 2 hands however. The stroller does stand while folded which can be very handy when packing up.

GRIP

Very Good – 6/10

The Thule Urban Glide Double Jogging Stroller has an ergonomic handlebar which can be height adjusted between 30.9″ and 45.1″ from the ground. The handlebar moves at a pivot point well and has a smaller diameter leaving a really good feeling in the hand.

MANEUVERABILITY

Excellent – 8/10

Maneuvering your little one in this stroller will be effortless.  The large wheels are rubber and air-filled with the front wheel having the option to swivel or lock in place when jogging.

“It is very light and easy to push, maneuvers well, and so far we haven’t had any problems fitting through doorways (which is impressive for a tandem stroller!).”
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ROUGH TERRAIN

Excellent – 9/10

The stroller receives a high rating of 9 for its ability to traverse rough terrain. Thanks to the large inflatable wheels.  The BOB Revolution Flex has 12″ front wheels and , 16″ rear for a smooth ride on any surface.

ACCESSORIES

Very Good – 6/10

This stroller does lack some accessories that are available but must be bought separately. There are 2 side mesh cup holders but a lack of a parents tray, snack tray, or a rain cover will be missed.

EASY TO ASSEMBLE

Very Good – 9/10

This stroller gets another 9 for easy to assemble due to it being just that. Assembly can be complete in roughly 5 minutes with no tools required and easy to interpret instructions.

EASY TO CLEAN

Excellent – 7/10

The stroller fabric is high quality and the fame contains little fasteners, making cleaning easy.  A quick wipe down should resolve any dirtiness.  The fabric is light and breathable.

“The canopy covers very well but it’s not attached at the back which at first I thought was annoying but then when the 7 month old diva dropped her paci for the 10th time, I could just reach in and get it instead of having to stop and go around to the front. Clever people those Swedes are.”
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STORAGE

Very Good – 10/10

The Thule Urban Glide Double Jogging Stroller receives the highest score of 10 for storage. The stroller basket is fairly large and is veiled by a weather resistant cover that zips closed. Parents will find they can fit large diaper bags, blankets, water bottles, or whatever else they need for long trips.

CHILD COMFORT

Excellent – 7/10

This stroller will ensure a comfortable ride for your little ones with a thick seat padding rear-wheel suspension and rubber tires. A near flat recline will help put you child right to sleep and enjoy the ride.

SUN CANOPY

Excellent – 7/10

The sun canopies on this stroller are medium length but provide good coverage from the sun. They have good ventilation and a large peak-a-boo window with magnetic closures allowing you to keep an eye on your little ones.

SUSPENSION

Excellent – 8/10

The Double Jogging Stroller only contains rear-wheel suspensions however still does a good job of stabilizing the ride.


WHAT DO EXPERTS SAY?

“This stroller is a top mover that is easy to push and turn no matter how rough the road.” – Baby Gear Lab 


SPECIFICATIONS

BassinetsNo
Car Seat CompatibilityYes
Child’s Age Range10 Months – 5 Years
Dimension25x 14 x 30.75 inches (Folded)
Forward/Rear FacingForward
Handlebar HeightAdjustable
JoggingYes
Passenger Capacity1-2
ReclineCustom
Weight31 lbs
Wheel Sizes12″ Front, 16″ Rear

WHERE TO BUY?

Amazon$649.95
Target$649.99
Bed Bath & Beyond$649.99

OUR RATING PROCESS:

Our team has read through thousands of customer and expert reviews to understand what consumers like, or dislike, about them.  We gather information about the stroller and it’s attributes that you can’t find by doing a traditional google search and present them to you.  Because each stroller is unique and has its own set of features, the search process can be strenuous.  In the end, you need to find a stroller that is meant for your needs.  By rating them on the most important criteria, we can help you find the stroller that will be the best fit for you and your growing family.  We also reach out to real moms to find out what they’re looking for.  After all, they’re the one’s who know what’s best.

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