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"Waste of money…"
The only good thing about this stroller is that you can have it parent facing. Aside from that it is rubbish and certainly not worth £175. I wish I could get my money back, I should have returned it straight away.
It is cheap and flimsy and squeaks constantly. I always have to spray WD40 on the frame and wheels but it still squeaks.
Very bumpy ride for baby and not suitable for any surface other then flat, smooth shop floors. Not practical at all.
You cannot put any weight on pushchair, even one shopping bag and changing bag causes it to tip.
The basket is pointless and can only get in raincover. Also, the raincover is very fiddly to get on.
The straps are extremely hard to adjust and the seat is not padded at all. Also hard to adjust seat from upright to flat without disturbing baby and definitely need two hands. In addition, if this stroller is parent facing you have no where to store your changing bag as bag interferes with child's feet.
Also I purchased this when my son was about 4 months (now 1) but I had a heavily padded sleeping bag/foot muff which made pram comfy for baby. But I would seriously question the suitability of this pram for a newborn.
Overall, If you want a cheap basic stroller I would go and buy a £20 one, I would not recommend spending the amount of money I did for the benefit of a parent facing stroller. The cons outweigh this stroller's unique feature.Read moreLess
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"Fine but you'll wish you hadn't bothered, feels like a prototype…"
The first umbrella fold parent-facing buggy - that's what attracted us to it! We have a large pram too but this one was for using on public transport and holidays when we needed to put it in the boot of a hire car.
It's not as lightweight or small when folded as I anticipated. It doesn't adjust into different sitting positions easily (i.e. from sitting upright when lowering once baby has fallen asleep, it's not very smooth). For the price, it feels a bit thrown together, as we've only been using it around 6-8 months and a wheel is already squeaking and the whole thing rattles as it trundles along. There is no functional shopping basket - the netting at the bottom holds the raincover and a very compact nappy bag only. Speaking of the raincover, it's a real hassle.
Wish we'd not bothered sticking to our 'parent-facing' principles and just bought the top brand outward-facing buggy instead, would've been more suitable for our needs! I wouldn't recommend this buggy and I just hope we'll be able to sell it on.Read moreLess
"If you don't want to lose the parent facing but need a nip around - the ONLY choice!…"
I really like this pushchair, and LOVE that at 20 months I can still easily have my son facing me for a good chat while we are out and about.
The stroller is unique in that it is an umbrella folding stroller pretty similar to a maclaren, but has a parent facing option.
There is a forward facing option, without me needing to turn a seat unit around. I just take my son out and plonk him in front, or behind. This is much lighter and easier than my previous pram which I would attempt to lift and turn around whilst my son was strapped in on occasion!
As I don't often fold the buggy (it's small enough to leave up in my hallway and small enough that I rarely need to fold on public transport!) I am able to put a footmuff on one side, and a liner on the other, which perhaps would have been slightly irritating if I wasn't a buggy addict and didn't have several as you'd probably want to swap your liner over each time.
It comes with a raincover, and a shopping basket. The shopping basket appears ludicrously small and difficult to fit anything in, however I have managed nappies, wipes, shoes, raincover and change of clothes thanks to the zips on the basket which allow you to open it much wider to put things in. However, it's definitely not possible to "throw" something in the basket. It's pretty easy to attach a universal stroller bag though, or hang your changing bag on the handles.
I guess it's selling point is it's uniqueness, the only other pushchair that seems to be comparable is the Quinny Zapp Xtra and even that still doesn't fold (to my knowledge) in one piece or reverse without removing the seat unit.
I have had some problems with squeaky wheels which is where I feel it lets itself down as it's not quite the smoothness of a maclaren stroller, though WD40 solves this for the most part. In fairness, I have worked in a pram store previously and would reguarly tell customers of all brands of pushchairs to use WD40 to fix squeaky wheels so I can't really imply it's a unique issue with the Njoy Bubble.
Overall, I'd recommend this (and frequently do!, it gets a lot of comments) and can't bring myself yet to purchase any other umbrella fold stroller currently on the market despite being a buggy addict as I just can't give up the parent facing option this gives me.Read moreLess