A jogging stroller with adjustable handlebar is certainly what you need if you and your husband or wife are of different heights. It is very uncomfortable to push a jogger with a handlebar that reaches as high as your chest. Conversely, it is the same if you end up hunching over to push it the entire time.
That is why we have shortlisted the best jogging strollers for tall parents and short parents as well. These joggers do not only have adjustable handles, but they also have premium features making the ride comfortable for your little one.
Jogging Stroller With Adjustable Handlebar: The Best of 2017
|Thule Urban Glide|
|BOB 2016 Revolution Flex|
|Schwinn Turismo Swivel Single Jogger|
|Chicco TRE Performance|
|Mountain Buggy Terrain Premium|
This jogger can accommodate a child weighing up to 75 lbs. Even your 6-year-old kid will definitely fit comfortable on this jogger. You can also use Urban Glide as a travel system by easily converting it with a car seat adapter. There are a lot of car seats compatible including Chicco KeyFit, Graco SnugRide, etc.
Perhaps one of the neatest features you get with this jogger is the zippered storage basket. The water-resistant cover keeps your diaper bag and snacks free from dirt and mud during your off-road adventure.
If you’re looking for a jogger that can accommodate your kid up until she’s 5 or 6 years old, you can’t go wrong with Thule Urban Glide. It rides and pushes well, literally gliding the urban landscape.
BOB Revolution Flex 2016 accommodates a wide range of parent’s height. The handlebar can be adjusted to 9 different positions. You can set it to be as low as 34 inches from the ground or as high as 45 inches.
To make sure that you don’t get any occurrences of a runaway jogging stroller, a wrist strap is attached to the handlebar. This gives you added peace of mind, especially if you’re only pushing the jogger with one hand.
BOB Revolution Flex 2016 is one of the most popular joggers today. It is indeed a high-end brand with premium features. The seats are well padded, and like most of the other strollers, it comes with padded 5 point harness for your kid’s safety.
This jogger doesn’t come with a both parent and child tray, though.
To compensate for this shortcoming, there are two mesh pockets on either side of the seat for small toys, snacks or sippy cups. There’s also a large storage in the back seat, which offers larger storage space than a parent console.
If you want to base your buying decision on what is most trusted by a lot of active moms and dads, you can’t go wrong with BOB Revolution Flex 2016. This is your safest bet if you want premium functionalities for your jogging stroller.
Schwinn Turismo Swivel Single Jogger is exactly what you would expect from a popular bicycle brand. It handles well on rough, off-road terrains and uneven pavements. This is the preferred jogger by a lot of active parents.
The handlebar can be easily adjusted by simply pressing down the red button, conveniently located at the base of the handlebar. This makes the jogger comfortable to push by tall parents or even by your child’s older brother or sister.
Perhaps one of the best characteristics of this jogger is that it is very lightweight. Its frame is made of lightweight aluminum materials, allowing you to easily push it. You’ll also have no trouble getting it in and out of your vehicle’s trunk.
Compared to the BOB Revolution, Schwinn Turismo Swivel includes both a parent and child tray upon purchase. It also sells for almost half the price but has the same premium features.
It already a known fact that jogging strollers are quite bulky when folded. However, Schwinn Turismo Swivel Single Jogger tries to separate itself from the rest by being lightweight and easy to store. As one of the customers in Amazon has stated: “…it is the Cadillac of strollers.”
The handle is actually your command console, for lack of better term. It is where you can easily adjust, enable or disable, a lot of this jogger’s features.
You can lock or unlock the front wheel right from the handle bar. There is no need to bend over with the possibility of coming into contact with dirt from the front wheel. If you need to slow down, this jogger also comes with a handbrake. You also can activate your parking brake with your hands as well.
Snack tray is not included for your kid. If you need one, you’ll have to purchase this separately.
Like all other jogging strollers, Chicco Tre has three air-filled rubber tires for a smooth ride. The ride is further made comfy for your little one with the added suspension on both rear wheels.
If you want extreme convenience right from where you’re actually pushing the jogger, Chicco Tre Performance Jogging Stroller offers this right from the get-go.
The front wheel can be adjusted in three different ways, as opposed to just two with most of the other jogger models. You can set it to swivel, to lock forward, and to lock backward. This offers superior flexibility depending on every parent’s preferences and terrain
The handlebar also has an attached handbrake which offers you superior control when decelerating. Instead of a stepping on a bar as foot brake for full stops, this jogger actually has a pedal brake.
Although this jogger includes a bumper bar for your kid, it doesn’t necessarily function as a snack tray.
What makes Mountain Buggy Terrain really different from other models is that it gives you two sets of rear wheels. You can use the 16″ tires for off-road jogging or running, while the 12″ tires are best for an urban setting like parks or malls.
Wrapping It Up
While your priority is to give your child a comfy and smooth ride, it is also equally important that you’re comfortable pushing the jogger. Even if you’re the only one who’s going to push the jogger, your preferences on the height of the handle may change every now and then.
Jogging, running, or even just walking with a jogger is a lot better when you have a jogging stroller with adjustable handlebar. In fact, this becomes even more important if you’re using a double jogging stroller.