Pish Posh Baby – Top Picks from ABC Kids Expo – Bumbleride Speed Running Stroller

October 27th, 2015

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“Bumbleride is a beloved stroller company so so many parents have come to love and trust. Their Indie strollers are designed beautifully as urban strollers that can take you everywhere. Their all-new Bumbleride Speed running stroller is a true jogging stroller with Bumbleride’s classic style. The stroller is really sleek-looking without seeming bulky.

From first glance, we’re able to tell that it has a large canopy with a pop-out visor, easily accessible big underseat storage basket, air tires and adjustable handlebar.”

Read their full Speed review here, http://site.pishposhbaby.com/blog/2015/09/10/new-bumbleride-speed-stroller-full-review/ .

Growing Your Baby – Bumbleride Debuts Their Speed Jogger – Video Preview

October 27th, 2015

Growing Your Baby – Bumbleride Debuts Their Speed Jogger – Video Preview

Lisa of Growing Your Baby stopped by our booth at the ABC Kids Expo to learn more about our new Speed running stroller, our updated fabrics and improvements to Indie and Indie Twin. Our very own Ryan in the marketing department is shown demoing Speed in Camp Green.

“Well known for creating gear for parents of all lifestyles, Bumbleride has announced they will be expanding their collection to include a jogger!….” – Lisa Arneill

Read the rest of the article at, http://www.growingyourbaby.com/2015/10/21/bumbleride-debuts-their-speed-jogger-video-preview/.

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Magic Beans Blog – Meet The New Bumbleride Speed Jogging Stroller!

October 27th, 2015

Magic Beans Blog – Meet The New Bumbleride Speed Jogging Stroller!

“The Bumbleride Indie, while not officially a jogging stroller, has long been a favorite of casual joggers, with a lockable wheel and big air-filled tires, along with a ton of other perks (all-terrain wheels, rear suspension, tons of storage, eco-friendly fabrics, a HUGE canopy, a near-flat recline, and more). This year, Bumbleride is adding another option for more dedicated joggers: the unique and lovely Bumbleride Speed Jogging Stroller, optimized to get you where you need to go, FAST!

In our video, Pati, the friendly voice at the other end of the line if you call us, demonstrates some of the cool new features on this exciting new jogger:

The most obvious innovation on this jogging stroller is the three swivel modes:

  • Full swiveling, for optimal maneuverability when you’re strolling the city or suburbs;
  • Locked in place, for running; and
  • A 30-degree swivel, which will help only-sometimes joggers handle corners, and will come in handy when you’re hiking!

The new fabrics are also absolutely fabulous – we love how they’ve made them even more eco-friendly while improving the quality even further. Everyone wins!”

Source article, http://mbeans.com/spillingthebeans/baby/strollers/pick-up-some-speed-with-bumbleride-in-2016-meet-the-new-bumbleride-speed-jogger/ .

LET’S NOT REINVENT THIS WHEEL.

September 29th, 2015

Lets Not Reinvent This Wheel Bumbleride Strollers Why Air Filled Tires

LET’S NOT REINVENT THIS WHEEL.

Call me old fashioned, but I’m pretty into air. And so is every single car manufacturer in the world. Not to mention, the most technologically-advanced car racing series in the world, Formula-1. So if all these guys are filling their tires with old-fashioned air, why do some strollers opt to fill their tires with foam?

But before I get into this earth-shattering air vs. foam debate, let me tell you where I’m coming from.

My first stroller was not a Bumbleride. It was a City Mini GT (foam-filled tires). I put a lot of thought into this purchase and admittedly, it has some legitimate strengths. In particular, it’s really easy to fold. I consider it the Honda Accord of strollers. It looks pretty good (although the styling is conservative), does everything pretty well and drives just as you would expect, nicely.

After getting a little tired of “nice,” however, I opted for a stroller that I could actually connect with on a deeper level. Like, say, a fine automobile. You see, the difference between a Honda and BMW, for example, has to do with the intangibles. Like how you feel when you’re behind the wheel, how it takes the corners as if it is simply interpreting and responding to your innermost desires and how it looks. Yes, looks are so very important.

To me, my Bumbleride feels like my car. I drive a BMW X5 diesel. Like my car, the stroller responds to me and to the road with confidence. The handling is spot on. The fabrics look and feel durable, yet luxurious and are equally good for the environment. It feels tight. And like a diesel BMW, it’s unique. If you’re a car lover, uniqueness is everything.

Most importantly, the tires on my Bumbleride are filled to the brim with good old-fashioned air.

Air is better. Air is nature’s shock absorber. Air is proven to deliver the most comfortable ride, while maintaining a high-level of performance. Air-filled tires can handle road elements far better than their foamy counterparts. Road elements that can jerk your precious baby awake from a happy slumber.

Air is not about off-roading or all-terrain. Air is about the terrain we experience on a daily basis. Air is about handling all the terrains with ease and comfort as well as cornering like a Formula-1 car when road is smooth.

This is why I’m sticking to air. Something that’s been pretty much the norm since a man named Dunlop decided to patent the idea in 1888. He’s long gone but his wheel remains the same. So let’s not reinvent it. – Graham Simon, Bumbleride Adventurer, Creative director. Daddy. Lover of anything with wheels. Learn more about Graham on his Adventurer profile, https://www.bumbleride.com/graham and follow him on Instagram at https://instagram.com/grahamsimon/ .

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Indie Stroller Review – Buyer’s Guide – Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

September 3rd, 2015

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Indie Stroller Review- Buyer’s Guide – Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

“Run Around. We love: that it’s easy to maneuver and has a large cargo basket. Lock the front wheel for jogging.” – P&N Magazine

Thank you Pregnancy & Newborn for featuring our Indie stroller in your 2015 Fall Buyer’s Guide!!

Read their Indie all terrain jogging stroller review here, http://www.pnmag.com/h-s/bumbleride-indie/ .

Subscribe to their magazine or check out their awesome website at, http://www.pnmag.com/ .

Good Housekeeping – Stroller Reviews – Indie 4 All Terrain Stroller – 4 of 5 stars

August 12th, 2015
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Pros

  • Shock absorbent
  • Adjustable handles
  • Easy to maneuver
  • Easy to clip in baby

Cons

  • Difficult to carry when folded
  • Tricky to assemble

Technical Specifications

  • Age Range: Birth to 55 pounds
GHI Rating 4 of 5 stars

“The Indie 4 from Bumbleride is a rugged traditional stroller. It features large air-filled tires perfect for off-road adventures…..”.”The stroller also comes with a bumper bar — an accessory that many companies sell separately. Sold in a variety of stylish colors!”- Read the whole review here, http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/childrens-products/baby-stroller-reviews/a32578/bumbleride-indie-4/ .

The Baby Cubby Blog – 5 Best Baby Strollers for Summer – Indie

July 24th, 2015

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The Baby Cubby Blog – 5 Best Baby Strollers for Summer – Indie

Thank you Baby Cubby for including our Indie! Here is an excerpt from their article…

#1) If you are a family that enjoys a wide array of activities you will probably want to consider the Bumbleride Indiealso available as a double. This stroller is the BMW of jogging strollers and is known for its all terrain capabilities. With its large air filled tires this stroller makes it easy to push while jogging and walking on sidewalks as well as rocky trails.  Featuring a deep recline and adjustable foot rest, this stroller is more suitable for small babies than other all terrain strollers because of its excellent recline. There is no need to store multiple strollers in your garage when you have an Indie since it will fill all of your stroller needs.  Cameron and his family (The Baby Cubby Founder) frequently use this stroller and they love that the seats recline almost completely flat and the canopy provides more shade than almost any other stroller.  The Bumbleride is great for all day trips to activities like theme parks.  We also love the fun and vibrant colors that are available including; Aquamarine, Fog Grey, Green Papyrus, Lotus Blue and Lotus Pink . TEST

You can find the entire article here, http://www.babycubby.com/baby-cubby-blog/5-best-baby-strollers-for-summer/ .


Natural Child World Magazine – Eco Excellence Awards – Best Stroller & Best Diaper Bag WIN!

July 24th, 2015

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Natural Child World Magazine – Eco Excellence Awards – Best Stroller & Diaper Bag WIN!

Thanks for your votes! We took 1st place in the NCW Eco Excellence awards for Stroller & Diaper Bag categories!

You can find the whole list of winners here, http://www.ecoexcellenceawards.com/#!categories/cee5 .

Natural Child World Magazine Eco Excellence Awards – We need your vote!

June 24th, 2015

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Natural Child World Magazine Eco Excellence Awards – We need your vote!

 

Our Strollers & Diaper Bags have been nominated Finalists for the Gear: Strollers, Gear: Diaper Bags and Fashion: Accessories for Dad categories in Natural Child World Magazine’s Eco-Excellence Awards! Vote for your favorite gear, fashion accessories, breastfeeding products, cleaning products, nursery products, eco-hotels & much more! We’ve included a few quick links below to help vote for Bumbleride. Thank you so much for your vote!!

Gear: Strollers and Diaper Bag voting, http://naturalchildworld.com/question_categories/gear-2/.

Fashion: Accessories for Dad voting, http://naturalchildworld.com/question_categories/fashion/.

Magic Beans – Spilling The Beans Blog- Bumbleride Indie 4 vs. UPPAbaby Cruz

June 17th, 2015

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Bumbleride Indie 4 vs. UPPAbaby Cruz

Magic beans recently highlighted the similarities and differences between our Indie 4 and the UPPAbaby Cruz. Here is an excerpt from that feature:

The Bumbleride Indie 4 and the UPPAbaby Cruz are very similar strollers on paper; they’re both close in weight, size, and longevity. But there are a few key things that can truly make a difference.

Before we get started, here are the basic specs on both of these popular stroller models:

Bumbleride Indie 4 Stroller

  • Weight (when empty): 22 pounds
  • Max Weight: 55 pounds
  • Tires: Air-filled
  • Included Accessories: Bassinet, bumper (belly) bar, universal car seat adapter, and cup holder
  • Price: $599
  • Longevity: birth to 5 years

UPPAbaby Cruz Stroller

  • Weight (when empty): 22 pounds (frame only: 16.5 pounds)
  • Max Weight: 50 pounds
  • Tires: Foam + air-filled
  • Included Accessories: Belly bar, rain cover
  • Price: $499 -$529
  • Longevity: 3 months (or birth if you purchase bassinet or Snug Seat) to 5 years

The Indie 4 (named after its older brother, the Indie, but with a fourth wheel) comes with almost everything you need in one box. It comes with the bassinet, so you can use your stroller from day one. Or, if you prefer to use your stroller like a travel system (it’s so convenient when you’re transferring your baby from the car to the stroller!), just use the universal car seat adapter* and pop your car seat right on there. Between the bassinet, the cupholder, and the adapter, it comes with absolutely everything you need except for a rain cover.

Ok, so we don’t love switching between the bassinet and the regular seat, and we don’t love removing the canopy – neither of these processes are as straightforward as they should be. However, these aren’t things you’ll be doing often. And if you need help, just drop by our store and we’ll do it for you – we’re the pros!

As for the push: those chunky air-filled tires give an incredibly smooth ride. When we took our all-terrain models out for our Winter Stroller Test Drive Challenge, the Indie 4 made a very good showing. Air-filled tires require some minimal maintenance, so you’ll just want to familiarize yourself with how they work and be prepared to pump tires and repair flats. A few tips:

  • DO NOT overinflate.
  • You’ll be able to feel when they’re getting low on air – pump them up as soon as you can.
  • Keep a spare inner tube on hand, because 9/10 times, that is what will need to be replaced if you have a flat. If you’re in a pinch, bike stores that sell kids’ bikes will have tires and inner tubes in the right size, though.

Another thing I love about Bumbleride is their customer service. While UPPAbaby is legendary for their customer service, Bumbleride may actually have them beat: I once emailed them about a broken piece, and got a response and a tracking number for the replacement piece in less than 5 minutes. I don’t think I can say that’s ever happened to me before, whether I’ve been on a personal or professional mission. This is a brand that really stands by their strollers and cares about their customers….

Price might be another consideration for you, although these two strollers are in roughly the same bracket. For the sake of comparison, let’s say you chose the Chicco Keyfit as your infant car seat. What would you spend on either stroller to get the same amount of stuff?

Indie 4 ($599) + rain cover ($34.99) = $633.99

Cruz ($499) + bassinet ($199) + adapter ($44.99) + cup holder ($24.99) = $767.98

I, personally, am an Indie 4 fan: it’s light, it rolls so smoothly, it’s compact with good tires, and it comes with just about everything you need. But the Cruz is a tough contender, with some serious advantages. Ultimately, you’re going to want to get your hands on both strollers and give them a push to see what you think. Come on in to any Magic Beans store and give them a try! -Chelsea, Magic Beans Brookline

Read the rest of the comparison at http://mbeans.com/spillingthebeans/baby/strollers/strolling-the-suburbs-the-bumbleride-indie-4-stroller-vs-the-uppababy-cruz-stroller/