Chariot Carriers Releases Cougar and Cheetah Baby Joggers, Strollers and Bike Trailers

June 06, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Chariot Carriers by the Thule Group, parent company of Thule Racks, and ORS Racks Direct, a leading North American retailer and distributor of gear and equipment transportation solutions for vehicles, recently partnered to deliver and retail the all-new series of Chariot Cougar child carriers and Chariot Cheetah child carriers. These models add to the existing product line that include the Chariot CX 1 and CX 2 series. Also available is the entire line of Cheetah and Cougar CTS Conversion Kits, essential for use with the Cougar and Cheetah basic chassis systems, transforming them into high-performance baby joggers, baby strollers, child bike trailers, ski pulks and more. Also available is the complete line of Chariot Carrier accessories for enhanced comfort, ease of use and improved performance.

"As a division of Thule Group, we knew Chariot Carriers would be a great addition to our current product lines. As the owner of Thule Racks and Chariot Carriers, we needed no further assurances regarding Chariot product quality, integrity and overall trustworthiness between the brand and consumers. Furthermore, because we already concentrate on transportation solutions for vehicles, we felt we had a strong sense of symmetry in offering Chariot Carrier child transport systems alongside our wide selection of gear transport solutions for automobiles.", explains Catherine Case, ORS Racks Direct Consumer Relations and Sales Coordinator, "We've realized immediate sales success with the initial Chariot CX series, and we are very optimistic the addition of the Chariot Cougar 1, Cougar 2 and Cheetah 1, Cheetah 2 models will further bolster sales. These models are ideally positioned to serve the needs of an even larger array of consumers seeking the very best options for safe, reliable and high-performance child carriers."

The Chariot Cougar 1 basic chassis ( is a one-seat child carrier basic chassis system that includes many features and upgrades also found on the top-of-the-line CX series. The combination of plentiful premium features and affordable pricing strikes a resonating chord with consumers, and the Chariot Cougar is targeted to be the most popular series in the current lineup. Includes the innovative, proprietary VersaWings for quick attachment of any Chariot Cougar CTS Conversion Kits that convert the Cougar chassis into a multi-functioning transport system for infants and small children. Chariot CTS Conversion Kits are available for transforming the carrier into a baby stroller, baby jogger, ski pulk, child bike trailer and towable hiking trailer. Also available is the Chariot Cougar 2 chassis (, exactly the same as the Cougar 1 but with two seats for transporting one or two youngsters and using as a double baby jogger, stroller, bike trailer, ski pulk etc.

The one-seat Chariot Cheetah 1 basic chassis ( is a value-priced offering in the Chariot Carrier Sport Series. Featuring an amazing lightweight chassis that sheds some of the optional features found on the higher priced Cougar and CX models, the Cheetah is the choice for any parents prioritizing child carrier weight, efficiency and performance, as well as those opting for the legendary Chariot brand at economy pricing. The Cheetah also includes the unique, advanced VersaWing design that allows for attachment of the Chariot Cheetah CTS Conversion Kits. This child carrier can also be transformed for various modes of child transport, including a baby jogging stroller, ski pulk, towable hiking trailer and child bike trailer. Also available is the Chariot Cheetah 2 chassis (, exactly the same as the Cheetah 1 but with two seats for one or two child transport in double baby stroller-jogger, bike trailer, ski pulk and hiking trailer modes.

An assortment of accessories are also available for improving carrier performance and child comfort. Notable accessories include the Baby Bivy for infants 6 - 18 lbs; Infant Sling for babies 1 - 10 months old; Baby Supporter for babies 6 - 18 months old; All-Season Bunting Bag for keeping baby or child warm in cold weather; storage covers and rain covers for all carrier models; water bottle cages for attaching to the handlebars, and many more accessories.

About ORS Racks Direct
ORS Racks Direct is a closely held enterprise focusing on complete sales and service of car and truck rack systems. Representing the industry's most respected manufacturers, including Thule Racks, SportRack, TracRac, Inno, Yakima Racks and Whispbar, RockyMounts and Saris, the company provides high quality car and pickup truck rack, cargo box, ski-snowboard rack, kayak-canoe rack, surfboard-sailboard rack and bike rack solutions. Additional divisions include luggage by Thule and child carriers by Chariot and Croozer. The company has been offering consumer sales for over three decades to the U.S. market through multi-channel outlets that include store front, phone sales and internet. Their full line of Chariots and accessories is available for review at ORS Racks Direct - Chariot Carriers (