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off road travel system

(6 Posts)
becsbristol Wed 09-Jan-13 16:24:09

Hi, I'm researching lots of different systems..

I have 2 crazy spaniels that need lots of walking mainly off road, woods beaches etc...

So far I've been looking at the I candy Apple Jogger and the Uppababy vista

Does anyone have an reviews on either of these systems or know of anyothers that are suitabel from birth that has a carrycot/car seat???

Thank you

Tiggywunkle Thu 10-Jan-13 01:13:28

I can't say I would particularly head you towards either of these for serious offroad although the Apple would probably be better. Have a look at the Baby Jogger City Mini GT / Elite / Summit or the Mountain Buggy Swift / Urban Jungle, or the TFK Joggster Twist or an Easywalker Sky or similar.

becsbristol Fri 11-Jan-13 07:47:35

Thank you... I really like the look of the mountain buggy.. Do you know if there is a huge difference between the swift and the urban jungle?? I've checked the spec and there are some differences in wheel size suspension and price!! But I wondered if it's worth paying the extra for the urban jungle??
Cheers

Becs

Ihateparties Fri 11-Jan-13 10:18:35

The swift has a smaller frame than the uj as well as smaller wheels... i think? It always looked that way, I really don't know how much functional difference there is, for more off road the bigger wheels may be better, plus the larger seat for the longer term. I have a swift and my slightly taller then average almost 3yo fits okay but I can't imagine it would last beyond that for a bigger baby/child.

Tiggywunkle Sat 12-Jan-13 01:40:34

It depends really - to be honest mainly on your height! The Swift handlebar is low for me at 5ft 6 ins. Having had a Swift I had to sell it because of the handle height. Also the seat is relatively small. The wheels size you need depends on your terrain. Also I believe the Swift has no suspension wheras the UJ has. If size and money is no issue then get the UJ.

becsbristol Sat 12-Jan-13 15:10:08

Excellent, thank you for the replies
Sounds like the urban jungle might be a better choice...
Thanks again..
Becs

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