UPPAbaby G-Lite 2018 Stroller Review

The UPPAbaby G-Lite 2018 is a light umbrella stroller that is a smaller and lighter version of the G-Luxe model. Weighing only 11 lbs, it’s perfect for running errands and public transit.

The narrow frame allows you easily navigate in narrow store aisles and small spaces. It’s very easy to push even with a heavy child in the seat.

It rolls on 4.7″ double plastic wheels that can tackle some of the mommy terrain like grass or mulch. While the all-wheel suspension absorbs some of the bumps, G-Lite is clearly designed for flat surfaces.

It has a roomy mesh seat that sits at a slight angle. For 2018 they’ve added a small zipper recline, but you still have to use it from 6 months. Honestly, I was very surprised to see a high 55 lbs weight limit. It should take you through all the toddler years without a problem. BTW, there is NO TRAVEL SYSTEM option which I didn’t expect to see on 11 lbs stroller.

The large basket underneath the seat (for an umbrella model) can fit a medium size diaper bag. Of course I wouldn’t go grocery shopping with it, but you can fit all of the baby essentials (up to 10 lbs).

I was also able to attach an organizer to the handle bars for small essentials and a cup holder. BTW, the cup holder is included, but it fills more secure and easier to access my coffee from the organizer. Anyways, if you take a 55 lbs child and add another 10 lbs for the stuff in the basket, this baby can carry a lot of stuff! Great for a day at the park when you are just too tired to carry all that crap. LOL.

Another feature that a love in G-Lite is a large updated UPF 50+ canopy with pop-out sunvisor. Because the canopy is not attached to the back of the seat, you can bring it forward making sure your child is shielded from every angle.

I gave it 5 out of 5 stars because although it has a very small recline, it’s a high quality umbrella stroller that is very inexpensive. You can get 2018 model in two colors for around $199. It comes with a cup holder.

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UPPAbaby G-Luxe 2018 Stroller Review

The UPPAbaby G-Luxe 2018 is a luxury umbrella stroller that is very light and compact. For 2018 it has been completely redesigned.

Now it has more robust sturdier frame with a plastic leg rest in the front making it much easier for your child to climb into the seat. Before, there was just a rubber leg rest that didn’t offer much support.

The canopy now has three panels with pop-out sunvisor instead of one panel. It looks a little more modern while providing the same great coverage.

The wheels are now made out of rubber and have slightly changed in size. The front wheels are single now and are 5.5″ while the rear wheels are still double and are 5.7″. Not a big difference there.

They’ve also updated the brake to two flip-flop-friendly pedals. No more shoe scratches! The basket stayed the same size, but is now easier to access from the back. They’ve moved the shoulder strap to the side so it doesn’t get in the way when you are trying to get into the basket.

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NEW! Baby Jogger City Tour Lux 2019 Stroller Review

The Baby Jogger City Tour Lux 2019 is an updated version of the City Tour model which is a lightweight compact travel stroller. The Lux stroller is still lightweight and compact, but has a reversible seat, travel system capability and can be used from birth unlike City Tour that has to be used from 6 months.

The reversible seat has a very deep one-hand lever recline (my favorite type of recline) that goes to almost a flat position suitable from 3 months and up to 45 lbs. The adjustable leg rest goes up and down providing more room to stretch.

The large canopy features three panels plus a large sunvisor that can be tucked away when not needed. The hand brake is super flip-flop-friendly! LOL. The large and easy-to-access basket can fit your large diaper bag.

But the main and the most impressive feature of Lux is its compact one-hand fold. You can hold a child in one hand and fold it with the other. The auto lock activates by itself without the need of pressing the stroller together (like on many other models). 

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Joolz Geo 2 2018 Stroller Review

The Joolz Geo 2 is a new convertible all-terrain stroller that can be used in a single or a double tandem mode. It can handle two toddler seats, two bassinets or two infant car seats. The ability to grow with the family make it great option for the modern family.

The Joolz Geo 2 2018 definitely stands out with its luxury fabrics, customizable accents and modern frame design. Aside from the design another unique feature is the second toddler seat that goes in place of the basket and reminds me of a lounging chair.

The large all-terrain wheels together with all-wheel suspension can handle a lot of different terrains like grass, mulch, or snow while providing a smooth ride. The narrow design (only 24″ wide) allows parents easily navigate busy streets.

It comes with the matching bassinet kit so you can start using it from birth. The roomy seat can handle a child up to 45 lbs. You can also convert it into a travel system with a popular car seat.

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Thule Urban Glide 2 2018 Jogger Review

Thule Urban Glide 2 2018 is a serious competition for the beloved BOB Revolution Flex/Pro which is the God of joggers. Both have a lot of amazing features and are very close in price.

The Thule Urban Glide 2 2018 is a mean machine designed for active parents who value performance and durability. It rolls on large air-filled tires that together with rear-wheel suspension provide a smooth ride and a great maneuverability.

The Glide 2 2018 offers plenty of storage including roomy basket with a cover, two mesh seat pockets, small zipper pocket on the back of the basket, and large pocket on the back of the seat.

For 2018 Glide 2 got bunch of great updated that made it even better! The canopy is now even bigger with an added zipped-in mesh panel that provides better air flow. A new hand brake on the handle bar allows parents to slow down or quickly stop the stroller.

The new auto lock makes it much easier to secure a folded stroller. To help stroller stand out in the dark, they’ve added new reflective features to the canopy and the wheels.

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Silver Cross Wave 2018 Stroller Review

The Silver Cross has been a pioneer in the stroller industry creating the FIRST baby carriage ever! They’ve been making strollers since 1877. This company has been very popular in Europe for a long time and they are finally entering US market. I am not sure why it took them that long.

Their latest model Silver Cross Wave combines timeless style with modern-day functionality adapting to the changing needs of the modern families.

The Silver Cross Wave is a reversible seat stroller that can be converted from single mode into a double mode and can handle twins or siblings close in age. It comes with all the adapters needed so you can use it as a double stroller right away.

This stylish looking buggy is very similar to the beloved UPPAbaby Vista model that also converts from single to double. It also comes with a bassinet and features: roomy seat with one-hand recline, large canopy with pop-out sunvisor, large basket, flip-flop-friendly brake, adjustable handle bar and leg rest and etc.

The cool thing about Wave is that you can use built-in adapters to position the main seat higher on the frame bringing your child closer to you and promoting better bonding experience.

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Thule Sleek 2018 Stroller Review

The Thule Sleek is a new convertible stroller that transforms from single into a double mode. It can handle twins or siblings close in age. You can buy it as a single model and than later on add the second seat or even a stroller board for an older child.

With 14 different seating arrangements, it grows with your family. It can handle two toddler seats, two bassinets, or two car seats. Both seats are reversible and have a deep recline. This model is very similar to the popular UPPAbaby Vista.

Since Sleek is still not out, I can’t tell you if it’s better than Vista. From what I’ve seen at the ABC Kids Expo where this model was first presented, it doesn’t have anything that makes it stand out except for the modern design and a lighter weight of 24 lbs which is a few pounds lighter than most convertible strollers.

Just like Vista it features large canopy, adjustable leg rest, swing-away bumper bar, adjustable handle bar, large basket, all-terrain wheels, all-wheel suspension and flip-flop-friendly brake.

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Cybex Eezy S Twist 2018 Stroller Review

The Eezy S Twist is a new lightweight stroller from Cybex with unique rotating seat and super compact fold. It’s designed for on-the-go parents who like to run errands and travel.

Navigating crowded city streets and tight spaces will be a breeze since the Eezy S Twist has a very narrow frame of only 18″ wide. This also allows it to have a compact one-hand fold that is close to a very popular carry-on compliant Babyzen Yoyo+ model. Now, I am not sure if Eezy S Twist is small enough to be on board. You will have to check with the airlines.

To reverse the seat all you need to do is twist it without disconnecting it from the frame. You can even have your child in the seat while doing so.

While weighing only 13 lbs, Eezy S Twist is car seat compatible and can be turned into a travel system with Cybex and GB car seats. The almost-flat recline allows for comfortable long naps and quick diaper changes.

For your newborn you can also get a newborn nest that goes right into the reclined seat. Despite the light weight, the stroller can accommodate a child up to 55 lbs.

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