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Whats the best pushchair for a long legged 3 year old ?

(7 Posts)
frumpet Thu 02-May-13 13:58:11

Looking for something to use occasionally , so will probably be buying secondhand as won't need it for much longer . DS seems to be tall for his age and looks scrumpled up in a lot of pushchairs , i have had a phil and teds , a mountain buggy urban and currently have a maclaren . Any suggestions ?

BikeRunSki Thu 02-May-13 14:02:06

Baby Jogger City Mini.

Fitted my tall DS to nearly 4, but so did my P&T Sport, so if your P&T is too small a BJCM might be too.

frumpet Thu 02-May-13 14:17:14

I had the old P&T e3 , so not sure if the sport is any bigger , will have a look at the bjcm , is it nice to push ?

Pootles2010 Thu 02-May-13 15:02:05

Ah see my ds (not even three till July) is already getting a bit long for his bjcm, definitly too long for the cosy toes!

Otherwise it's a brilliant buggy, but if they don't fit...

Tiggywunkle Thu 02-May-13 18:29:05

The Baby Jogger City Mini GT. I was writing measurements out for a MNter earlier and that has one of the longest knee to footrest measurements. The footrest is deeper and wider and longer than the BJCM and is worth the extra for a bigger child. Even better is the TFK Joggster Twist. The seat is enormous and will swallow even a tall toddler up easily smile

MiaowTheCat Thu 02-May-13 20:09:53

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Tiggywunkle Sun 05-May-13 22:36:18

To be honest, a child may look like they are too long / dont fit at 12 months old, but believe me 2 years later, they will still fit. Knees start to bend, feet sit better on the footrest and a good footmuff eg a Buggysnuggle has enough baggy-ness to accommodate bent knees - and even open at the bottom for muddy feet. P&Ts footmuffs are small.

Try Sock-ons for sock removers!! Expensive but worth it. In fact if you want a pair, PM me because I had a couple of pairs in my hand the other day and I was wondering what to do with them. One pair was new on the card.

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