The distinctive egg like shape of the Ion stroller maximizes the interior seat area allowing your child to travel spaciously and comfortably while still providing strength to the superlight chassis (the entire stroller only weighs 18 lbs!). The Ion also has one of the easiest and fastest folds we've seen on an everyday stroller. Features of the Ion include: Lightweight aluminum frame. Multi-position EZ recline Ergonomic handle, adjustable to 6 positions Lockable swivel tubeless wheels Peek-a-boo window in hood Round extended sun canopy Reflective binding and harness Large storage basket "1 Twist" compact fold system Tether safety strap Car seat adaptable Weight limit: 44 lbs Valco Baby is a family owned and operated company that has been creating strollers and other baby products in Australia for the past 30 years. Everything Valco Baby produces is made with the busy parent in mind, with the intent of creating versatile, easy to use products that will withstand the test of time.
When my mom kindly offered to buy us our first real stroller, I agonized for months about whether to ask for a BJCM or the Ion. My sister has a BJCM and loves it. It has that neat-o fold. And it's a darn sight cheaper. I could not deny, though, that my heart wanted the Ion. Therefore, I was thrilled when the combination of an Albee 15% off coupon (that excluded Baby Jogger) plus some deft justification brought the prices within spitting distance of each other. After all, … more
High on the ION A famous verse in Ecclesiastes says: "There is nothing new under the sun." And so it was true in biblical times, so it is in the world of strollers. But leave it to the family-owned company Valco, who's always tryin', to develop the Ion.First of all, it is beautiful. Look at the lines, the way the frame flows. The design incorporates the new "egg shape", and, like musicians who "borrow" other's riffs, the handle is borrowed from the original … more