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I am trying to put a list together of the pro's and cons of the main bassinet strollers:

UppaBaby (UB)
PRO:
so easy to push
great basket (HUGE)
the bassinet is easy to take on and off
the wheels are easy to remove if need be
folds in a sinch
handle bar is great for tall and short people
the rumble seat lets the kid sit like a human being (not slide down)
the break is easy to push and doesnt break easily
the lay back position is great for kids who need to sleep on the go
the sun visor is a life savor
option to use with car seat (need to purchase the adapter)
fantastic customer service

con:
its wide but still easy to push
it can be heavy for some
the lock to close the stroller (it broke on mine)

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #105 on: December 05, 2011, 10:02:32 AM »
Best new double stroller: Mountain Buggy Duet.

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Definitely not good for fitting in to trunk. City mini is great in terms of convenience (ease of folding, fitting in trunk, etc) and decent as a stroller (note: new 2011 version is much better).
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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #106 on: December 05, 2011, 11:46:58 AM »
UB Vista will fit fine in any trunk, but I have no experience with it as double stroller.
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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #107 on: December 05, 2011, 12:37:51 PM »
The BumbleRide Indie double is very easy to fold up and put in a trunk as well, IME.

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #108 on: December 05, 2011, 01:10:24 PM »
anyone know about this new city mini i think its called the city mini GT?

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #109 on: December 22, 2011, 12:12:05 AM »
Wow, this thread is getting complicated!

I have some hard feelings about the Bugaboo. First of all ,they have horrible costumer service, if any. I called them about 10 times and got a answer only once, and this wasn't after hours! this is on top of the multiple emails I sent them, which also went unanswered and unconfirmed. I don't need to be a part of an elitist company if they are so nasty.  I do not say elitist simply because they did not answer me, that is their mentality: When my chassis broke - and it broke because it's junk! - they made me (and all others) buy a new one - 399.00! Deal with them once and I doubt you'll deal with them again, they are simply h-o-r-r-i-b-l-e!!

With that said, you can always get the cameleon for 400.00 dollars or so on craigslist, but I don't know if your that kind of guy.

Enjoy your baby! (more than the stroller... :) )

Wow I m sorry u had such a bad experience with bugaboo CS. For me it was quite the opposite! I had my bugaboo cameleon for more than 3 years and a couple of weeks ago the brakes started to fail... They were not working at all - we couldnt even remove our hands from the stroller's handle for a sec... So i called CS and told them that it was dangerous for me to operate the stroller and the nice lady told me that I should receive a new $300+tax chassis within a week... B"H.

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #110 on: December 22, 2011, 12:49:25 AM »
The BumbleRide Indie double is very easy to fold up and put in a trunk as well, IME.
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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #111 on: December 28, 2011, 12:53:08 PM »
UB Vista will fit fine in any trunk, but I have no experience with it as double stroller.
I tried using it as a double with my 2 year old in the rumble seat.  He absolutely hated it.  They have no way of looking out.  Its like solitary confinement

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #112 on: January 02, 2012, 07:00:05 AM »
My wife's looking into the Britax B-Ready to use as a double. Does anyone know anything about it? We don't have to worry about fitting it into a trunk, egged buses have plenty of room.   :D 
Any info would be appreciated.

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #113 on: January 02, 2012, 07:05:41 AM »
My wife's looking into the Britax B-Ready to use as a double. Does anyone know anything about it? We don't have to worry about fitting it into a trunk, egged buses have plenty of room.   :D 
Any info would be appreciated.
ohh... so ur the one on the bus that always thinks theres enuf room to have ur double stroller in the aisle?

seems like a good choice.. but i dont have it and ive never seen it either- but from this clip it seems pretty good if ur lukin for a double seat in the back of ur stroller..

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #114 on: January 02, 2012, 07:14:18 AM »
ohh... so ur the one on the bus that always thinks theres enuf room to have ur double stroller in the aisle?

Not yet but soon.  ;D
But seriously, that's one of the reasons we were looking at a front to back rather than a side-by-side. Just watching people with the double city mini getting on buses, shopping at the makolet etc. it seems a front to back is a must.


seems like a good choice.. but i dont have it and ive never seen it either- but from this clip it seems pretty good if ur lukin for a double seat in the back of ur stroller..

My wife watched the clip, I was hoping someone has personal experience as we haven't seen it either. Thanx.

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #115 on: January 02, 2012, 12:19:03 PM »
Wow I m sorry u had such a bad experience with bugaboo CS. For me it was quite the opposite! I had my bugaboo cameleon for more than 3 years and a couple of weeks ago the brakes started to fail... They were not working at all - we couldnt even remove our hands from the stroller's handle for a sec... So i called CS and told them that it was dangerous for me to operate the stroller and the nice lady told me that I should receive a new $300+tax chassis within a week... B"H.

Do you need to send back the old one?

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #116 on: January 02, 2012, 12:51:37 PM »
Not yet but soon.  ;D
But seriously, that's one of the reasons we were looking at a front to back rather than a side-by-side. Just watching people with the double city mini getting on buses, shopping at the makolet etc. it seems a front to back is a must.
front to back is much harder to maneuver than the double city mini.  also it sucks for crossing streets... you have one of your kids sticking halfway into the street while you look for oncoming cars.        in terms of buses, i find that its the front/back strollers that clog up the aisle bec it's way too long.            also take into account that one of your kids (in the back) will have most of his vision blocked out by the seat in front of him,  as a baby it's not such a big deal but as they get bigger it's an issue. 

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Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #117 on: January 02, 2012, 01:10:05 PM »
front to back is much harder to maneuver than the double city mini.  also it sucks for crossing streets... you have one of your kids sticking halfway into the street while you look for oncoming cars.        in terms of buses, i find that its the front/back strollers that clog up the aisle bec it's way too long.            also take into account that one of your kids (in the back) will have most of his vision blocked out by the seat in front of him,  as a baby it's not such a big deal but as they get bigger it's an issue.
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It really boils to what you want. A proper double stroller is always the best as the kids are most comfortable and have a better view.
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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #118 on: January 03, 2012, 09:29:14 AM »
phil and ted

Includes Dash stroller, doubles kit, Cocoon and storm cover

great option if anyone is looking for a double stroller!!
and a ps... the last time i called them cuz 10% off coupon didnt work on a stroller they gave me 10% off onto store credit (33$ store credit towards the purchase) but this was a week ago b4 january so not sure if theres a 10% off... but in general the customer service is amazing and very accommodating!!

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Re: Stroller Reviews for all the newborns!!
« Reply #119 on: January 19, 2012, 03:17:38 PM »
Personally, I'm a big fan of the Phil and Ted's double. It has the smallest/narrowest footprint of any double I've seen and folds well. Te only annoyance is having to pop off the lower seat to fold it into the trunk.