Having owned an Uppa Baby Vista when my son was born, I honestly believed there was no way I would find a double (or any type of stroller for that matter) that could compete with the Uppa. Rest assured, for all of you parents needing a double stroller, this is as close as you're going to get to the handling and quality of the Uppa. While I know the Uppa has the option of the tandem 'jump' seat, I actually didn't like how the stroller maneuvered in the city with the second seat attached. My son also didn't like his new position in the Uppa tandem seat and much prefered to face outward. Alas we began the extensive search for a side by side double stroller and all of our needs and hopes were answered with the City Mini. First and foremost, the stroller's patented folding mechanism is worth every penny and more that you will spend. Hauling around two young kids and all their gear, leaves you with very little time and very few hands when loading and unloading. The fact that I can literally fold and stow this stroller in five seconds is amazing. And it is far lighter, without feeling cheap, than any other double stroller we've tried. The quality is great, the handling is smooth, and living in the city I can attest that it fits through every door we've tried. I can't say enough great things about this stroller, and while I will always miss using the Uppa, I couldn't be happier. If there are any shortcomings, some parents may wish the undercarriage basket were bigger, and that the reclining mechanism worked as simply as the Uppa, but those are very minor features that I have adjusted to. City Mini/Baby Jogger also offers a great parent console, belly bar and snack bar that all work well with the stroller. I also have to commend the stroller for it's great canopies - they expand further than you would imagine, almost covering my infant daughter completely if she's reclined and sleeping. And there are two parent 'windows' whicih allow you the ability to peek in regardless of how far the shade is expanded. My 2 month old and 22 month old are both equally comfortable and happy in this stroller, and the parents are even happier!
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Review 2 for Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double Stroller
Age:36 - 49
Date:May 21, 2013
Great Stroller for Twins!
The best two things about this stroller are how easy it is to fold and how easy it is to push!!!! I can push both kids in it with one hand. The downside is the severely limited storage. The basket is hard to get to and doesn't hold much. But, overall, way worth it!