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Help - micralite creaking under the weight - what next?
Prob easist if I list what I have/like baout it and hopefully someone can advise.
DS is 2.5 and 102cm - so too tall for loads of buggies - and I really don't want a stroller. It's for doing the school/nursery run that will hopefully have 4 wheels and air tyres as will be pushed one handed whilst the other hand corralls other two DCs (or all 3 DCs walk and LO has his hand held). Will need to take rucksack and 2 school bags - fold small(ish - pref 1 piece) and bump up stairs easily as have them to the house.
Micralite fab for all of these but DS plus stuff seems to be too heavy and it creaks alarmingly and basked drags along floor, is v temperatmental in the unfolding stakes (so poss a new Superlite the answer) - but it is a few years old.
A rear-facer would be good too to talk to DS2 on said outings
Not asking much am I?
PS - Macs and Baby Jogger Cities are both out thanks
Thanks - BJ are out as I find them really awkward to push, don't like the handlebars at all. I've got an Urban Detour too but it's just so huge when folded - we're going camping this summer and no way could we fit it and all our stuff in the car - I also find they tip alarmingly going round corners one handed
I've had MBs but again don't find the seat that big and really big folded
Think it's just a newer Micralite tbh but as I'm out of touch I've seem there's all sorts of new ones I've never heard of (NOa, Mimi etc!) and there might be a cheap spiffy one that ticks all my boxes.
I'd recommend a Nipper 360. Again it is a 3 wheeler which you don't seem too keen on, but it has a 50lb weight limit, it is very lightweight (7kg I think) and it folds pretty flat, much smaller than the urban detour, even smaller again if you take the wheels off. I have one and it is fab sometimes when ds2 wants to walk ds1 who is 6 sits in it and it's still a dream to push even one handed.
Not air tyres but uppababy Vista has 4 large wheels. It has suspension. Seat is big enough for my 3y old with growing room. Seat can face either way. Basket beneath is huge and strong! You will easily get school bags and rucksack in basket. The wheels have really slick and quick ball bearing units which make them roll really easily. It's extremely manouverable if pushing one handed too. It folds away v neatly when not in use. Can be folded in one piece too.
Ooh I would live a vista but think DH would actually divorce me if I got one. I think it's a toss up between a new nipper (Tesco totally sold out now ) or a new micralite - hmmm - feel a comparison coming on
No the brake wasn't on, and the hood was up. But I rarely put a brake on especially on a level surface. I was in front taking a photo so it didn't go anywhere but was a tad disconcerting when it wasn't particularly windy - just blowy!