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Maclaren-volo.1061811
8.8 out of 10

Maclaren Volo

Modern single position, easy to clean, self locking wheels, remo Read more

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Made for Mums
8 December 2010
  • Conclusion: As a second, occasional use buggy, the Maclaren Volo really does perform well, and the £80 price tag and its robustness compared to other lightweights do make it a decent value buy. However, its lack of a recline feature means it’s better suited to an older child who has outgrown their naps.
  • Pros: Lightweight, 5-second one-handed fold, The Maclaren Volo really can be folded up and down with one hand. As a mum of three this has been a crucial feature. To put up, you simply ‘shake it out’ and because the Volo is so light, this is as easy as opening an umbrella. Folding up the Volo takes slightly more co-ordination - you have to push down a lever with your foot and then the crossbar up. Once you’ve got the hang of it, it is possible to do while holding a squirming...
  • Cons: Seat does not recline, child-proof harness buckle is parent-proof at times, The buckle on the 5-point harness is tricky. It takes a lot of practise to get your wriggling child strapped in. We used this buggy when our third child, Alfie, reached the age that he preferred to walk, but would quickly tire. For a couple of months he spent his time jumping in and out, and the buckle system became very tiresome. For any parent struggling to get a reluctant toddler strapped i...
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Lightweight Strollers like the Maclaren Volo Stroller are a Top Choice for Urban Parents

The Best Baby Strollers
18 March 2009
  • Excerpt: If you are buying a Maclaren stroller, you already know that they win the prize for lightweight maneuverability. The Maclaren Volo embodies the award-winning design of Owen Maclaren’s original 1965 umbrella model. Its classic modern aluminum tubing construction is the basis for all the company’s lightweight strollers. The ergonomic handlebars are the secret to its maneuverability.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Product W0701013 Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarne... Guilty of stroller envy As a new mom, I eyed all the different strollers that were out in the market, and I had ... Two kids, five car seats and four strollers later, we have finally figured out what works. We own a Maclaren Techno and Maclaren Volo. I will not review the Techno, because the version we have is no longer available (ours is the 2001 model). A trip to Florida in Jan.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarness Points5-PointRecline Fea... Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarness Points5-PointRecline Fea... I bought this stroller a year ago and I love it. I feel like a SuperMom with it–I can steer it with one hand, toddler in tow, walking the dog with the other hand and talking on the phone. (I know, don’t try this at home).
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Product W0701013 Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarne... Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarness Points5-PointMax Weight ... As a new mom, I eyed all the different strollers that were out in the market, and I had mad stroller envy when I would see anyone walking by with a Maclaren.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarness Points5-PointWeight8.6 l... Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarness Points5-PointRecline Fea... As I wrestled the “plaid monster” out of the trunk at the mall while rain soaked my entire backside, I thought, this is ridiculous that a stroller commended for its ease of use was giving me such a struggle; and in the rain, no less.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: I bought this stroller a year ago and I love it. I feel like a SuperMom with it--I can steer it with one hand, to... I got this stroller for my son when he was 8 months old. It has been over a year and I still use it and it is in ... This is one of THE best purchases I have made for my daughter. Being an urban mom, I shuddered at the thought of purchasing a mini-van and adapted my turbo new beetle to being a “mommy mobile”.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Product W0701013 Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarne... I purchased the Volo (in orange) as a lightweight stroller for travel. My son was 4 1/2 when we purchased it. Ou... My 1 year old daughter was 32lbs and 33″ tall. We had definately outgrown her Graco travel system stroller and I was looking for an umbrella stroller that could handle our robust baby, plus I wanted something lighter. Another huge factor was I am 5′7″ and dad is 6′3″.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Product W0701013 Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarne... Two kids, five car seats and four strollers later, we have finally figured out what works. We own a Maclaren ... I’d suffered through over a year of our horrible stroller. The design was so poor that there was very little I liked about it, even though it was used every few weeks at most. Determined to find something better, I quickly came across strollers.
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Baby Stroller Show
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Product W0701013 Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarne... Key FeaturesStroller TypeUmbrellaNumber of SeatsSingle SeatHarness Points5-PointMax Weight ... Now that my daughter is getting older, her stroller needs are changing. At times she is more than willing to ride in a stroller, other times she rather just walk. I was finding that taking her stroller into and out of the car becoming more and more of a bother.
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