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DOUBLE SEAT FIXED WHEEL JOGGING STROLLER
13-SC212, 13-SC215
OWNER’S MANUAL
This manual contains safety, assembly, use and maintenance
instructions. Read these instructions carefully before use and
keep them for future reference. Your child’s safety may be
affected if you do not follow these instructions. The Schwinn®
jogging stroller must be assembled by an adult who has read
and understands the instructions in this manual.
Keep the packaging away from children and dispose all
packaging before use. Do not return to store. Call toll free
1-800-242-6110 for assistance and replacement parts.
Keep instructions for future reference.
Thank You
For purchasing the Schwinn® jogging stroller. You will be sure to
enjoy hours of pleasurable exercise and family time. If you have
any questions or comments our customer service hours are:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday CST.
You may also reach us through the following:
Phone: 1-800-242-6110
The Web: www.schwinnbike.com
Email: info@instep.net
Address: 4730 East Radio Tower Lane, Olney, IL 62450
Important!
Do not return the product to the store. Please contact customer
service at 1-800-242-6110 for assistance and replacement parts.
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Contents
1 SAFETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Additional Warnings for Customers in the
European Union . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2 PARTS AND FEATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
3 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Unfold the Jogging Stroller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Attach the Rear Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Attach the Front Wheel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Calibrate the Front Brake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Attach the Front Fender. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Attach the Parent Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
4 SAFETY FEATURES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the 5-point Safety Harness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the Shoulder Strap Height. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Safety Wrist Strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 USING THE JOGGING STROLLER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Front Brake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Parking Brake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Reclining the Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Plugging in an MP3 Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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6 DISASSEMBLING AND STORING THE
JOGGING STROLLER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
7 MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
8 WARRANTY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
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1 Safety
WARNING!
• FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
LISTED BELOW MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR
DEATH. Always read and understand the information
and warnings in this manual before using the jogging
stroller.
• If you are unsure of any information in this manual or
have a question regarding assembly or use please call
customer service. Always keep this manual for
reference and include it with resale of the jogging
stroller.
ASSEMBLY
• An adult who has read and understands the information and
warnings in the manual shall assemble this product according
to manufacturer’s instructions.
• Do not use the product if there are any missing or damaged
parts. Do not return the product to the store. Please contact
customer service at 1-800-242-6110 for assistance and
replacement parts.
• Dispose of all plastic bags and wrapping material immediately.
• Check the assembly (i.e.: fasteners, wheels) before using the
product.
• Never allow children to assemble, fold, or disassemble the
jogging stroller.
CHILDREN
WARNING!
• Avoid serious injury from falling or sliding out. Always
use the 5-point safety harness.
• Never leave children unattended in or around the
jogging stroller.
• Excessive weight may cause a hazardous and unstable
condition to exist.
• The maximum weight capacity of the jogging stroller for one
child is 50 lb. The weight limit for two children is 100 lb.
• This jogging stroller is intended for children at least 6 months
old and weighing up to 50 lb.
• Never have more than two children in the jogging stroller at
any time.
• Never use with children that can not support their own head.
• Do not place a child in the jogging stroller with the back of
their head facing forward or their feet facing towards the rear.
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USE
WARNING!
• Any load attached to the handle affects the stability of
the stroller. Unstable hazardous conditions may exist
if package carrying accessories are added to the
product.
• Parcels or accessories placed on the jogging stroller
may cause the jogging stroller to become unstable. Do
not place items on the stroller. Hazardous conditions
may exist if package carrying accessories are added to
the product.
Before each use check:
• The jogging stroller for damage. Do not use if damaged.
• The tire pressure. If necessary inflate the tires to within the
range shown on the tire sidewall. Always use a foot or hand
pump to inflate the tires.
• The fasteners are tight. Tighten if necessary.
• Ensure the brakes work properly!
• All loose items are removed from the passenger compartment.
• Maximum weight that can be carried in the under seat basket
is 10 lb. The parent tray is 3 lb.
During use be sure to:
• Take proper steps (clothing, ventilation, hydration) to protect
the child from exposure hazards such as wind chill and heat
exhaustion. These hazards will have a greater impact on the
less active passenger.
• Only an adult who can physically control the vehicle should
use the jogging stroller. Never allow the jogging stroller to be
used by children as a toy.
• Do not place hot liquids in the parent tray.
• Do not use the jogging stroller with inline or roller skates.
• Always maintain a safe speed. Avoid quick, sharp changes in
direction, as tip-over may occur. The jogging stroller is not
intended for use at high speeds.
• Allow extra clearance for the jogging stroller when near
curbs, parked cars, and other obstacles. The jogging stroller
requires a wide turning radius. Do not turn sharply.
• Use caution when turning on loose or uneven surfaces and
when going downhill. Avoid braking suddenly.
• Always engage the parking brakes when stopping, releasing
the handle or loading / unloading children.
• Keep the safety wrist strap on until you are sure the jogging
stroller is completely stopped.
• Do not travel over curbs, bumps or holes.
• Do not pull or push the jogging stroller with a vehicle.
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• Do not use the jogging stroller in hazardous weather or
at night.
• Accessories not approved by the manufacturer shall not
be used.
STORAGE
• Use caution to avoid pinch points when folding or unfolding
the jogging stroller.
• Do not use cleaning solvents; clean only with mild soap
and water.
ADDITIONAL WARNINGS FOR CUSTOMERS
IN THE EUROPEAN UNION
WARNING!
• Use the harness as soon as your child can sit unaided.
• The seat unit is not suitable for children under 6
months old.
• This product is not suitable for running or skating.
• Check the stroller (pram) body or seat unit attachment
devices are correctly engaged before use.
• Always use the crotch strap in combination with the
waist belt.
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2 Parts and Features
Retractable canopy
Front brake lever
Parent tray
Two seats
with 5-point
safety harness
Frame folding
release triggers
MP3
speaker
with cord
Shoulder strap
height adjustment
anchors
Fender
(with screws)
Seat
adjustment
strap and
buckle
Frame
Shocks
Quick release Storage basket
front wheel
Rear wheels (2)
Parking brake levers
Figure 2.1
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3 Assembly
UNFOLD THE JOGGING STROLLER
WARNING!
• There are pinch points between the sidewalls and the
frame of the jogging stroller that may cause injury.
Fold or unfold the jogging stroller slowly using
caution. Keep children clear when folding and
unfolding the stroller.
• Ensure that all locking devices are engaged before use.
❶ Check the folding lock. If it is engaged, release it. Figure 3.1
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❷ Holding the frame handle, unfold the frame until the upper
half locks into the lower half. Note: Watch and ensure the
fabric does not get caught or pinched in between the frame
sections.
❸ Test that the frame halves are locked together by pressing
down on the handle and pulling up. If the halves stay
together they are locked into place.
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Figure 3.1
ATTACH THE REAR WHEELS
WARNING!
Rear wheels that are not securely locked in place may
fall off the jogging stroller and cause serious injury or
death. Always check the wheels are securely locked in
place before use.
❷ Push the wheel into the bracket until you hear the axle click
into place. Figure 3.3
❸ Pull firmly on the wheel to ensure the locking mechanism is
engaged. Repeat these steps on the opposite side.
❶ Place the rear wheel axle into the rear wheel bracket hole.
Figure 3.2
Click
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Figure 3.2
Figure 3.3
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ATTACH THE FRONT WHEEL
WARNING!
If the front wheel is not securely locked in place it may
fall off the jogging stroller and cause serious injury or
death. Always check the front wheel is securely locked in
place before use.
❶ Position the stroller so the handle rests on the ground, with
the front fork facing up. Figure 3.4
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❷ Move the quick release lever into the open position.
❸ Set wheel into the forks, ensure the axle is properly seated,
and hand tighten the cone nut.
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❹ Close the quick release lever to the fully closed locked
position. When closing the lever it should leave an imprint
on your hand. The lever should have firm but not
excessive pressure when closing.
❺ Pull on the wheel to ensure it is locked in place. If necessary
loosen the quick release lever and re-tighten the cone nut.
Re-check the wheel to be sure it is locked into place.
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Figure 3.4
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CALIBRATE THE FRONT BRAKE
WARNING!
Incorrect brake calibration or not having the brake
engaged may cause the stroller to fail to stop and result
in serious injury or death. Always check the brakes are
functioning properly before use.
Cable
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❶ Lower the brake quick release lever and close the front
brake. Figure 3.5
Quick
release
lever
❷ Spin the wheel and make sure the brake pads do not rub and
are correctly aligned.
❸ If the alignment is not correct then loosen the brake pad nut,
spin the wheel and align the brake pad. After correctly
aligning the brake, hold the brake pad in place and re-tighten
the brake pad nut.
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Brake
pads
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Brake
pad nut
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❹ If the brake pads are rubbing against the wheel, turn the
barrel adjuster a few turns.
❺ If the barrel adjuster has been turned all the way and the
pads still touch the wheel, the cable will have to be adjusted.
❻ Loosen the cable anchor nut. Using pliers, pull the loose
cable until taut and so the pads are at the correct distance.
Re-tighten the cable anchor nut
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Barrel adjuster
Figure 3.5
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ATTACH THE FRONT FENDER
ATTACH THE PARENT TRAY
❶ Place the front fender on the frame and over the front
wheel. Figure 3.6
❷ Align the mounting holes with the holes in the frame.
❸ Insert the screws through the holes in the frame and tighten
the front fender to the frame. Ensure the front wheel does
not rub against the front fender.
WARNING!
Unstable items (such as: hot fluids, tall bottles, metal
containers) placed in the parent tray may tip over and
seriously injure the passenger. Always remove items that
may tip over before using the jogging stroller.
❶ Align the slots in the parent tray with the large pegs on the
handle. Figure 3.7
❷ Lower the tray onto the pegs and snap into place.
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Insert screws (two places)
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Figure 3.6
Figure 3.7
4 Safety Features
USING THE 5-POINT SAFETY HARNESS
WARNING!
• Avoid serious injury from falling or sliding out. Always
properly secure the passenger with the 5-point safety
harness.
• It may be dangerous to leave your child unattended.
Never leave your child unattended in or near the
jogging stroller.
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❶ Unbuckle the shoulder straps from the center lap buckle.
Note: When not in use, keep the shoulder straps buckled to
the lap buckle at all times. Figure 4.1
If you need to adjust the height of the shoulder straps, you
should do so now. See Adjusting the Shoulder Strap Height
on the next page.
❷ Seat the child in the center of the passenger compartment.
❸ Place the shoulder straps over the child’s shoulders with the
waist belt under the child’s arms.
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❹ Place the lap belt buckle between the child’s legs.
❺ Clip the shoulder straps into the lap belt buckle, and adjust
the shoulder straps. Important! Adjust the shoulder straps
and lap buckle so they meet at the child’s stomach.
Figure 4.1
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ADJUSTING THE SHOULDER STRAP HEIGHT
WARNING!
Use these seat height slots to
properly adjust the height of
the shoulder straps to your
child’s height. To adjust the
shoulder strap height:
❶ Starting from the back of
the seat, pull the shoulder
strap anchor away from
the seat. Figure 4.2
❷ Insert the anchor through
the slot in the seat, pushing
it towards the front.
Figure 4.3
❸ Re-insert the anchor
through the slit in the front
of the seat at the desired
height. Figure 4.4
❹ Pull the strap and anchor
all the way through to the
back. Make sure the strap
is properly anchored on
the seat back. Repeat these
steps for the opposite
strap. Figure 4.5
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USING THE SAFETY WRIST STRAP
Figure 4.2
Using the jogging stroller without the safety wrist strap
may result in the user becoming separated from the
stroller and serious injury or death to the passenger.
Always use the safety wrist strap when using the jogging
stroller. Always engage the rear parking brakes before
removing the strap.
❶ Position the strap on the inside of the rear axle.
Figure 4.3
❷ Bring the two ends forward and slide the end with the large
loop through the small loop.
❸ Hold the large loop and pull the strap tight to the rear axle.
❹ Place your hand through the large loop so the strap is
comfortable and secure.
Figure 4.4
Figure 4.5
5 Using the Jogging Stroller
USING THE FRONT BRAKE
USING THE PARKING BRAKE
❶ Squeeze the lever on the handle to brake. Figure 5.1
❶ Step on the red levers next to the rear wheels until the cogs
in the brake and wheel engage. Do this with both wheels.
❷ To release the brakes, lift the levers up with the front of your
foot until the cogs are disengaged. Figure 5.3
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Figure 5.1
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❷ Release the lever to disengage the brake. Figure 5.2
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Figure 5.2
Figure 5.3
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RECLINING THE SEAT
PLUGGING IN AN MP3 PLAYER
WARNING!
Improper adjustment of the 5-point safety harness when
the seat is in the reclined position may result in the child
slipping into the leg openings and strangulation. Always
re-adjust the 5-point safety harness to the new position.
Connect an MP3 player (not included) to the cord attached to
the frame. Note: The connector on the stroller is a standard
male mini-plug. Female connector for the MP3 player is not
provided. Figure 5.5
❶ Unlatch the buckle on the back of the seat. Figure 5.4
❷ Pull the strap down until the seat is in the desired position.
❸ Lock the strap in place by re-latching the back buckle.
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MP3 cord
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Figure 5.4
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Figure 5.5
6 Disassembling and Storing the Jogging Stroller
WARNING!
• There are pinch points between the sidewalls and the
frame of the jogging stroller that may cause injury.
Always fold or unfold the jogging stroller slowly and
with caution. Keep children clear when folding or
unfolding the stroller.
• Children left in a folded stroller may incur serious
injury or death. Always remove children from the
passenger compartment before folding and storing
the jogging stroller.
❸ Pull the red folding release triggers on both sides of the
handle towards you.
❹ Push down on the middle of the handle. The stroller will
begin to fold.
❺ Close the folding lock.
❻ Store in a dry place. Important! If the storage area is hot,
release some air from the tires. This will help prevent
excessive expansion or popping.
For compact storage remove the wheels:
To remove the front wheel:
❶ Move the quick release lever into the open position.
❶ Position the seat completely forward.
❷ Press the folding release buttons on both sides of the frame.
Figure 6.1
❷ Loosen the cone nut.
❸ Remove the wheel.
To remove the rear wheels:
❹ Locate the release lever on the wheel bracket.
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❺ Pull the release lever straight up and hold.
❻ Remove the wheel.
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Figure 6.1
❼ Release the lever.
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7 Maintenance
Always check the following before and during use:
• Ensure there is no damage, missing parts and that all parts
are in good working condition.
• Check that all fasteners are tight.
• Check the tire pressure (psi) is correct (see rating on side of
the tire).
• Check the front wheel and brake are aligned (see Assembly:
Calibrate the Front Brake for calibration steps).
• Check the front wheel quick release is properly seated and
closed sufficiently tight.
• If you are unsure of the product’s condition or safety call
customer service before use.
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8 Warranty
Pacific Cycle warrants this product to be free of defective
materials and workmanship for 1 year from the date of original
purchase.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS THE ONLY WARRANTY APPLICABLE
TO THIS PRODUCT, AND IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER
WARRANTY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY
WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND WARRANTY OF
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IS LIMITED IN DURATION
TO THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY.
To make a claim under warranty, notification of such defect
must be given to Pacific Cycle, Inc. at the address stated on the
previous page. You will be instructed on how the product or part
needing replacement should be shipped postpaid to Pacific
Cycle, Inc.
This limited warranty give you specific legal rights and you may
also have other rights which may vary from state to state.
This warranty is extended only to the original consumer
purchaser for non-commercial use and does not cover tires or
tubes, grips, brake pads, or other wear parts, ordinary wear and
tear, abuse, misuse, neglect, theft, or damage due to accident.
PACIFIC CYCLE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES
NOT COVER ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DAMAGE TO OR, FAILURE
OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY OTHER LOSSES DUE TO ACCIDENT,
ABUSE, MISUSE, ALTERATION, NEGLECT, NORMAL WEAR AND
TEAR, IMPROPER ASSEMBLY, IMPROPER FIT, IMPROPER
MAINTENANCE OR USE OF UNAUTHORIZED REPLACEMENT
PARTS NOT DESIGNED FOR THE PRODUCT.
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Manufactured for Pacific Cycle, Inc (A Division of Dorel Industries)
Pacific Cycle, Inc.
4902 Hammersley Road
Madison, WI 53711
©2013 Pacific Cycle, Inc.
Schwinn® is a registered trademark of Pacific Cycle, Inc.
www.schwinnbike.com
Made in China · Printed 2013