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BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie

*Est. $590
Reviewed
January 2011
by ConsumerSearch
BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie

A mini-me of a Best Reviewed jogging stroller; it's smaller but nearly as mighty

Pros
  • Excellent maneuverability
  • Large, dual canopies
  • Smooth ride
  • Compact Fold
Cons
  • Expensive
  • No parental tray
  • Feels heavy
  • Fixed Handle Height

The BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie (*Est. $590) is a take off of the top rated BOB Revolution Duallie. The stroller features the same lightweight and tough welded aluminum frame as its sister model, and the seats are nearly identical. The 12-inch AW Duallie differs, however, in its wheel size. Where the original Revolution Duallie featured 16-inch back wheels, this stroller features 12-inch back wheels. This allows for better maneuverability around urban sidewalks and while running errands. The smaller wheels also mean that the stroller folds more compactly than the basic Revolution Duallie. In general, reviewers give rave reviews to the BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie. They praise the versatility, light weight, and durability that the stroller offers. Owners note that the stroller, while expensive, will last through most of their children's stroller years. They also say that the excellent maneuverability, extra-large sun canopies, and superior suspension system make the stroller  comfortable for children. The only real criticisms are that the stroller lacks many accessories -- particularly a parent console -- and that the handle height is not adjustable.

The BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie is highly rated on several parenting websites, including BabyGizmo and Celebrity Baby Blog. However, the similar BOB Revolution Duallie receives more attention as a top-rated stroller from major publications.  BabyGizmo gives the most in-depth review of the stroller and gives it 5 out of 5stars. User-generated reviews are also plentiful, with the most coming from Amazon.com.

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Our Sources

1. Amazon.com

Amazon.com features 33 user-generated reviews of the BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie. The stroller performs well with parents, with almost all ranking it 5 out of 5 stars. One reviewer calls the stroller "masterfully designed." Users praise the stroller's large canopies, smooth ride, and suspension system. Despite the large price tag, several parents note that the stroller was durable enough to last throughout their stroller years and that the investment was well worth the price.

Review: BOB Revolution 12" AW Duallie, Contributors to Amazon.com

2. BabyGizmo.com

BabyGizmo offers detailed reviews of many of the top-selling strollers on the market. Senior editors give the BOB Revolution Duallie 12-inch AW stroller high marks in this comprehensive review. Reviewers say the stroller impresses with its uber-smooth ride, oversize sunshades and comfortable seats. They also say that the fold is quick, and the stroller can be quite compact if the wheels are removed. The reviewer does note, however, that the stroller lacks a parental tray -- though it can be purchased separately. They also say that the stroller's one real drawback is that it can feel heavy when pushing two children, even though it's only 32 pounds.

Review: Editor Review: BOB Revolution Duallie 12in AW Stroller, BabyGizmo senior editors

3. JoggingStroller.com

Like other user-generated reviews, the contributors of JoggingStroller.com give the BOB Revolution 12-inch AW Duallie Stroller rave remarks. There is little criticism outside of a slight slouch in the seat, which one reviewer says was uncomfortable for the rider. Editors of the retail site also give the stroller high praise, but note that it is not suited for high-impact or long-distance running.

Review: BOB Revolution 12" AW Duallie Stroller, Contributors and editors of JoggingStroller.com

4. Celebrity Baby Blog

This mother-of-two tester calls the BOB Revolution Duallie 12-inch AW "incredible." She hails the stroller for its excellent maneuverability, tight turn radius and superior durability. She also says that the stroller is comfortable even for slightly older children and that the individual canopies are a welcome addition.

Review: BOB Revolution Duallie 12" AW: This Stroller Takes Two!, "Stephanie", Oct. 23, 2008

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