Ironman Bob double jogging stroller; 2018 review

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Product: Ironman double stroller

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Price: $599.99

Where to buy: Amazon

Specifications (summary)

  • Fixed front wheel
  • 16” semi slick wheels
  • Air filled tires
  • Lightweight aluminum alloy wheels
  • Hand activated front caliber brake
  • Adjustable padded multi position (9 positions) handlebar
  • State of the art suspension system
  • Travel system ready when compatible car seat and adapter are used.
  • One hand recline adjustment
  • Fully upright position
  • Large cargo basket under the seat
  • Padded seats with ventilation and five point harnesses
  • Integrated seat pockets
  • Large UPF 50+ canopy with a viewing window
  • Quick release front and back wheels
  • Adjustable front wheel tracking
  • Foot activated parking brake
  • Wrist strap
  • Weighs 33.1lbs.
  • Capacity of 8 weeks to 50lbs per seat for a total of 100 (occupant and cargo included).
  • Maximum occupant height is 44”

Ease of use

Stroller seat

The 2016 ironman double stroller has an ultra-padded seat.

It is equipped with a five point harness that is easy to use. The harness adjust for height and around the waist.

It reclines to a near flat position which is great for comfy outdoor naps and diaper changes.

Reclining is easy and can be done with one hand; it’s a simple push of a button.

You can put your stroller seat upright when your kids want to have a better view of their environment.

You should only use this stroller for jogging when the seat is in the upright position. This stroller is recommended for babies who can seat unsupported.

The stroller can become a travel system when the right adapter and a compatible car seat is used.

The ironman double stroller is compatible with select graco, chicco, maxi cosi, peg perego and bob/britax infant car seats.

This is not the best stroller for infant twins because it can only receive one infant car seat. It is great for a toddler and an infant or two toddlers.


The handlebar of the 2016 ironman double stroller adjust for height in 9 positions. With this feature, almost any parent; whether short or tall, can push this stroller comfortably.

The handlebar is padded for comfortable grasp.


Bob ironman double stroller has a big adjustable UPF 50+ canopy. The UPF 50+ feature ensures that your little ones will be protected from the harmful UV radiations from the sun.

The canopy extends to provide protection from the wind. It has a big viewing window for checking on your child as you jog.


The wheels are big 16” semi slick bicycle type wheels. The front wheel is fixed to provide additional stability to the stroller when jogging.

It can be hard to maneuver around corners with this stroller but leaning slightly on the handlebar and tilting does it.

This stroller is designed for jogging and thus has the fixed front wheel. The tires are air filled and require regular maintenance.

This stroller features true tracking and front wheel tracking adjustment to help keep your stroller riding straight.


Bob ironman double stroller has a nice big cargo boy under the seat. There is a strap that runs down from the base of the seats to the middle of the rear axle of the stroller. This strap can get in the way of the basket but it is generally easy to access from behind.

This basket can hold a big diaper bag, some snack and toys and have room for more.

Bob ironman has integrated seat pockets on each seat that are easy to access even when the seat is reclined.

These pockets can hold drinks, toys and snacks. There are two mesh seat back pockets that parents can use to keep their personal belongings and some essentials for the trip.

Folding and storage

The bob Ironman double stroller is relatively easy to fold and it folds in a little over two steps.

It is bulky when folded but you can make it smaller by popping off the wheels before folding.

The wheels are very easy to release. You will need an SUV to take this around. This stroller weighs 33.1 pounds; its heavy but not bad for a double stroller.

It measures 41.5” L x 19.5” H when folded with wheels on and 35” L x 13.5” H with wheels off.


Bob ironman is packed with safety features. First off, the seats have five point safety harnesses that are very effective ways of securing children to their seats without making them uncomfortable.

This kind of harness secures a child in five places, making sure they won’t slip out of their seat (when properly installed).

This stroller is great for hilly places because it has a hand activated front caliber brake. This brake slows down the stroller, thus giving you more control when going downhill. The hand brake is located conveniently close to the handlebar.

The ironman stroller has a foot activated rear parking brake. This brake is flip flop friendly. A wrist strap is available for you to use in order to keep your stroller close when jogging.

Suspension system

All Bob strollers have a state of the art suspension system that have two weight adjustment levels; one for 0-50 lbs. and the second for 50-100 lbs for double strollers. (occupant and cargo included).

This helps to make the ride smooth, even on rough terrain. This suspension provides 3 inches of wheel travel.

What are people saying?

The Bob 2016 Ironman stroller has a 3.5 out of 5 star rating on amazon. Below is a review from a verified amazon customer,


Final thoughts

For a double stroller, the Bob 2016 ironman double stroller is somewhat lean. It is great for the avid runner.

It has a state of the art suspension system that will keep the ride smooth for your kids even on rough terrains.

The wheels are big and semi slick, making it roll like a dream. It features a big UPF 50+ canopy, a height adjustable handlebar, a padded multi position reclining seat, hand and foot activated parking brakes and a big storage basket under the seat.

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