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"Love love love this pushchair!!!…"
After searching high and low for a pushchair that me and my partner would both like I was beginning to lose faith. Then we came across the icandy range! We took the jogger for a test push and I loved it, It's so easy to push. Folding is simple (once you have done it a couple of times) and the pushchair just looks amazing. It's chunky and manly but also ticks all the practical boxes that I wanted (parent facing, car seat attaches to chassis, and I understood how to fold it). The carrycot can also be used overnight which is a bonus and was roomy enough untill LO was around 6 months. LO is now in the main seat unit now and she looks very comfy with plenty of room to grow (my friends daughter is 3 and she fits comfortably in the seat). We have had the icandy for 8 months now and I still love it. Hardly any signs of wear and it gets lugged in and out of our boot constantly. We have only had to pump the tires up once and as of yet have had no punctures. We use the pushchair on rough surfaces and uneven terrain and the suspension is fantastic. Overall I think this pushchair is an amazing travel system and will be used for another good couple of years.Read moreLess
"Gorgeous, and so practical…"
My little boy is 7 months and loves his jogger just as much as i do. I have it in blackberry and it is so easy to use, easy to fold and i can put it up in 5 minutes without faffing about at all. in the 7 months we've had this we've been everywhere and always get comments on how gorgeous it looks, it was fantastic in the snow and on the beach as well when we took Riley to cornwall a few weeks back.
As the wheels are filled with air, i thought i would be constantly pumping them up but they've been ok. This is great value for money and i would recommend it to anyone looking for a fashionable 3 wheeler for their little one.
Another thing is that its so small when folded that i can even fit it into the boot of my KA and fit the shopping in after!Read moreLess
5 people found this review helpful.
I have just purchased the icandy peach jogger and wondered if I can put an icandy peach carrycot on it?Read moreLess
3 people found this review helpful.
"What age to use the seat?…"
I have the peach jogger (glacier) and love it to bits! I purchased it along with adapters for my car seat, and then purchased a (nearly new) carrycot online. The carrycot is actually from a blossom/twin peach... So is slightly smaller than that of the one that should belong to the jogger. Any how, my baby is growing fast and at 3 months is getting too big for the carrycot. We like to go on long walks and I don't want her in the carseat for long periods. She loves to look around and be nosey too! Is it too soon to put her in the seat? I have bought a liner for the seat and sleeping bag to pad it out. Has anyone else used the seat before it's recommended age level?Read moreLess
1 person found this review helpful.
"Sure it will be great - when it finally gets here!…"
We ordered the peach jogger back in March from our local pram store. Delivery was expected in May, then June, then early July. I've now been told that it may not even be here for when baby is due in August.
My local store is very apologetic. iCandy customer service is vague and unhelpful - no apology for delays.
I spent a long time researching travel systems, so really don't want to cancel now. And I guess this is where iCandy is still making it's money. People have waited so long for their product it's too late to go elsewhere, so they are willing to put up with shoddy service.
Thoroughly disappointed so far. Hoping once it gets here I'll be delighted.Have based my ratings on the experience in-store.Read moreLess
"I currently own the iCandy Peach Jogger and am now…"
I currently own the iCandy Peach Jogger and am now able to give an honest long term tested review. My first impression as always is based on appearance - its shiny chrome finish and the single chunky wheel at the front make it appear both stylish, durable and worth every penny spent on it! My LO likes the 3-wheeler as it calls it his wheelbarrow... make of that what you will :p
I've used the jogger day-in-day-out. I'm not a keen runner so I can't honestly compare how it matches up to other joggers - but the fact I can jog with it, albeit short distance to the bus stop, or walking the dog proves its worth as a three wheeler. I have used it very regularly both parent-facing and forward facing. LO now prefers to look out and see the world so we tend to leave it that way, but it's fantastic to have the option of both directions.The basket is a great size, plenty of space to contain all baby necessities as well as extra room for shopping bags - God loves a bit of retail therapy too I'm sure! The ample basket is easily accessible at all times. It is amongst the best baskets I have used recently. Similarly, with the adjustable handlebar, being albe to alter the height makes it so straightforward to carry and move on escalators, on trains/buses, up and downstairs. Perfectly easy. I have a word of warning being that with all 3-wheelers you need to be careful going uphill in case the wheel veers off one way but... not an iCandy issue but a general point to look out for.
It's wheels are fantastically chunky, so no matter what terrain I've used it on - the beach, county fields, city pavements - it's faired equally well. The Hubby approves - the Peach Jogger's design is definitely a real draw for him, as is the adjustable handle and the whole 'chunky and robust' feel this pushchair has.
This is what I love the most - as well as being completely practical and manoeuvrable (it can turn on a sixpence) it's stylish chrome chassis is a real head turner and the number of compliments I have received makes me so smug and proud to be pushing such a fantastic system.
As you may expect, I am aware of lots of reports about the iCandy seat size. All I can say on this is that Harry fitted comfortably. When you buy the Peach Jogger, there is a seat insert zipped into the seat. This is designed for a younger child to make the seat more snug and comfortable. You can then remove it as your child grows. The seat is what I would describe as a 'hugging seat' and I like these. On wide seat units children can slide from left to right especially if you turn quickly.
To end my report, I need to emphasize just how easy the Peach Jogger is to fold and unfold. You may have read our initial review which commented on its merits but of course using it regularly really puts this aspect to the test. I have to put the pushchair in the car in order to leave the house - it is nigh impossible just to 'go for a quick walk' from home. The handle moved easily up and down with one hand, you press the handle button in and lower the handle to the ground, then simply pick up the carry strap. You can then carry the chassis easily over your shoulder - I like this as it leaves me with free hands - one for the seat unit and one for my toddler's hand. The wheels are simple to remove. As a rule I tend not to remove wheels as there is ample space in the boot of my car. However, after a rather muddy trip to the Lake District I decided to take them off to save some cleaning later!Read moreLess
"I was so excited to get my peach jogger, especially…"
I was so excited to get my peach jogger, especially as I never win competitions and because it isn't for sale till July. So as soon as I got home it was out to go for a stroll round the block. The colour I have is Cranberry and it is beautiful, I get so many comments from people in the street. The fabric has the feel of peach skin (hence the name I guess). I will be updating this on a monthly basis.
What you get
The jogger is sold with iCandy frame and main seat unit suitable from 6 months old
Rain cover for main seat unit
Large shopping basket
The RRP of this isRead moreLess
1 person found this review helpful.
"Chassis with Carrycot: In this set up it's easy to…"
Chassis with Carrycot:
In this set up it's easy to push, comfortable, the air tyres take bumps well and it seems to be a nice smooth ride. The carrycot is quite narrow. The mattress is ideal as you can change it easily and it doesn't get stained. Taking the hood up and down it 'clicks' which can be annoying if it wakes up the baby!
With the carrycot on it's extremely difficult to get things underneath. We often walk to tescos and it's a mission to get the shopping under even when not in bags and just putting singular items in. The narrowness is also added to by having studs which keep the base off the ground when using the carrycot freestanding so things get caught on them!
Another feature worth mentioning is that the carrycot is completely collapsible which is great if your short on space.
Chassis with car seat:
With the car seat on there is plenty of basket space underneath. The car seat is also higher and nearer to mum than the carrycot is. It's fiddly to get off too as you have to press small buttons either side and lift at the same time. It takes a bit of a knack or two pairs of hands. One lifting and one pressing. I do like that it's compatible for the car seat as it makes life so much easier if moo is asleep!
Chassis with seat unit:
The basket is large when the seat unit is in on, unlike when the carrycot is on, I've certainly had smaller! And with the seat on it means you can use that as a way of wedging more in so it can be quite ample. However I did notice after one particularly wet school run it took a while for the basket fabric to dry. With the seat unit on and laid flat it makes it quite awkward to get large shopping bags in, its better in the slightly reclined or upright mode.
Being a three wheeler the buggy can turn in a small gap which I love! Its really handy when in lifts, or tight shops! There haven't been many occasions when I have needed to lock the front wheel, even in the snow it coped fine having the wheel on swivel mode, if however you do need to lock it its easy to do with just a simple twist.
I do find the whole taking the seat unit off to fold a bit of a faff but I know in this day and age this is the case for most buggies. However it is one of the quickest folds, once the seat is off, that I've come across. It always amazes friends how quickly I can get it in the boot with it down and folded. I also really like the carry strap, makes it so much easier if I need to bring it into the flat for any reason. If you need to remove the tyres you can do so and this makes it even smaller in terms of boot space. The only time I have removed the tyres is if they are really muddy as otherwise the foam handlebar rubs them as it folds down.
Snow? The beach? No problem for this pushchair! This is where those chunky tyres come into their own. We didn't get much snow but we had enough that I decided to give it a test in the garden! It handled really well and you barely noticed you were pushing on snow! We also went to Brighton beach recently, a stony beach! I wasn't able to push the pram forwards but it dragged backwards across stones a hell of a lot easier than most do and meant we could take the pushchair right down near the sea!
Well we all need good looking pushchairs! the iCandy is no exception to that! Although I tend to use it in parent facing mode I have to admit I think it looks its best in forward facing mode although we never use that. Even in parent facing mode it looks great and I've received a lot of comments about it and been asked what its like as a pushchair. I love the black colouring although our foot muff is a grey colour.
Seat positioning for me is one of the only downsides. There are three positions which you adjust by pressing in the two circular buttons on the side of the seat unit. 'Flat' which looks like its further than flat although I'm pretty sure its not. An in-between one and 'Upright'. At the moment we still tend to use the in-between position. In the upright position and parent facing if the hood is down its quite hard to see bubs whereas its not if its in the middle position.
I am really impressed with the iCandy, it wasn't a brand I had ever heard of before I'd fallen pregnant with this baby and the quality of the pushchairs is fantastic. Overall this has been one of my favourite pushchairs and I have owned a few in my time, pramaholic comes to mind ;-)
A few of my favourite things are:
-How the iCandy handles all terrain so easily.
-Simple folding system.
-Height adjustable handlebar
-Its good looking!Read moreLess
"A few months ago I was lucky enough to win…"
A few months ago I was lucky enough to win an iCandy Peach Jogger. When I first the peach jogger in the flesh at the iCandy university, I was struck at how luxurious it looked but also that it looked very suitable for proper off-road walks - its like the Range Rover of the pushchair world. I got the glacier coloured one, there was only one of this colour there and it is a beautiful dove grey. The cranberry and black colours are also lovely, I hope iCandy do more colours as its nice to have plenty to choose from.
It is a joy to push - light to push for a travel system and very easy to steer. You wouldn't expect a 3 wheeler to go up and down curbs very easily but this one is no different to pushing a 4 wheeler up and down curbs. It's great for dodging around people on busy high streets especially if you are in a hurry! I've tried it out on sand, grass, rough footpaths and smooth pavements which it glides over. Locking the front wheel for sand is a doddle, you just turn a big knob above the wheel and I found I didn't need to lock it for footpaths or grass. The air tyres are fantastic, I'm not worried about them getting a puncture as they are soo solid.
I love the soft materials on the carrycot and seat unit, I don't know of any other pushchairs that have these, there is a trade off though as they aren't machine washable but you can sponge them clean and steam clean them.
My 11 week old baby falls asleep easily in the big carrycot, which is going to be great for sleeping in on holidays. I won't need to take a travel cot with me and the carrycot collapses down to make it more compact for travel. The mechanism is a little stiff though so I wouldn't recommend doing this for day to day use.
The car seat adapters (for maxicosi pebble and cabriofix) are very handy for nipping in and out of the supermarket. Using these means the baby is up high and you can get into the basket very easily. I would never leave a baby in a car seat for very long though as it is bad for their backs and impedes their breathing.
The telescopic, adjustable handlebar is great for tall and short parents. I'm 5ft 9 1/2 and have problems with many pushchairs as some don't even have a height adjustable handlebar.
Collapsing the pushchair is very easy once you learn the knack (this is perhaps why you have to buy them instore), you push down on the handle like a trumpet while pressing a button and you can do it with one hand. It's very easy to take the carrycot and seat unit on and off. The wheels can be removed very easily if need be and the foot plate on the chassis can even be pushed inwards with the aid of two buttons in order to make it even more compact.
I've tried my two and a half year old in the seat unit for size and he fits in there with room to spare. There was no need to unzip the hood and move it up as recommended for older children. It is still light to push with him in it!
The shopping basket is quite roomy, I just had to be careful when putting light objects in there on a windy day as they are liable to blow out of it.
Lets face it, there is never going to be a perfect pushchair, one that ticks every single box for every one (I guess that is why I have 6 between 2 children!). A travel system is never going to fold as compact as an umbrella fold, an umbrella fold is never going to have as nice a ride as a bigger pram or go over rough terrain like a 3 wheeler. The iCandy Peach Jogger however is perfect for lots of different scenarios unlike many prams/pushchairs and lovely to look at with it. It can go off-road, is one of the very few rear facing 3 wheelers (I only know of two other obscure ones), it is pretty nippy in towns, it has a proper carrycot for babies. I think it is just about the most perfect single pram for the UK, especially if you go on uk holidays.Read moreLess