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what's the best buggy to push and steer with one hand?

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duke Thu 19-Jul-07 22:31:35

I'm on 4th buggie in 3 years. I need to hold 3 year old's hand and push 1 year old. I also need to colapse it easily. Any ideas? iwas thinking of the quinny zap but is the non recline really annoying?

JoyS Fri 20-Jul-07 10:31:24

One of the midsized Maclarens, Triumph or Quest, is probably your best bet. You can put a buggy board on it too. Boring though.

The Baby Jogger City stroller folds down with one hand and 3 wheelers generally push really easily. I've been lusting after one but just got a new pushchair so can't justify it really.

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nearlythere Fri 20-Jul-07 10:34:11

zapp is also impossible to push with just one hand!

Look for a bar-handled buggy instead of an umbrella folding type of one with two handles- i love the graco citisport, and the combi dash/flash

Loopymumsy Fri 20-Jul-07 14:29:57

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WestCountryLass Fri 20-Jul-07 23:09:38

Graco very easy to push one handed, even the double is a breeze

NannyL Sat 21-Jul-07 12:13:13

can i add not anything with inflatable wheels and bar handle... cause the phil and teds, whilst lovely to push 2 handed i find V difficult to steer one handed and it goes wherever it likes to go on the pavement!

EscapeFrom Sat 21-Jul-07 12:46:58

My Unban Detour has 3 inflatable wheels and a bar handle, and I can push it one handed with a hefty 4 year old in it!

AnAngelWithin Sat 21-Jul-07 12:47:45

ive just sold my mamas and papas luna. was a dream to push with one hand.

AnAngelWithin Sat 21-Jul-07 12:48:38

oh but it had the bar handle. you will probably find that bar handles are the best to push with one hand.

babalon Sat 21-Jul-07 16:48:08

I've just got a micralite fastfold it is brill one handed you can also fold it one handed to!!

accessorizewithbabysick Sat 21-Jul-07 20:17:50

Mountain buggy urban absolute dream (I have 3.7 and 7mo olds). Collapses easily, but pita to lift/put in the car as it's quite heavy and awkward. Or what about a britax vigour3, they seem to fit the bill.

bigmouthstrikesagain Sat 21-Jul-07 20:22:44

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bigmouthstrikesagain Sat 21-Jul-07 20:27:59

sorry dd interfered with my keyboard! start again

i have 1yo and nearly 3yo the micralite is good for one hand steering and folding and it reclines a bit but it can tip over if too much shopping on it as quite light weight.

I have an urban detour which is good if you don't need to fold it up and i attach buggy board to allow ds a rest when required.

PigeonPie Sat 21-Jul-07 20:48:16

My Stokke Xplory is really easy to steer one handed and with a DS hanging on to it too!

bozza Sat 21-Jul-07 20:52:46

I found my 3yo very good at holding the pram.

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