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ERM... Ihateparties... am I going mad or did that thread just vanish?
My OH loved the Graco Candy Rock one but I'm not sure on it now for reasons you stated previous (I think it was you) I need it within the next week as well so not long left to find one. I don't mind him forward facing I just want him facing me for a while longer
The candy rock is the mirage (I think) slightly dressed up. Which has been one of Graco's biggest sellers for 20 plus years, it's still quite a big seller for them. I still see them fairly often. Round here there are loads and loads of evos, a good few that are now 2 years old. I haven't heard anything in passing, irl or online, about them breaking but then again I haven't sought that information out. You've seen the graco sky haven't you? I mention it because of the cup holders mainly!
I realise this has been a very graco heavy post. It wasn't supposed to be when I started it, that's just the way it went!
Toys r us do an organiser that velcrows on I was tempted to get the Candy Rock and the organiser too. Just hate how he won't be facing me for much longer. Please tell me it's nit as bad as I think, not seeing him haha
It's not as bad as you think . It isnt. But it is lovely to have. Dd2 zooms for the horizon on her scooter and she's only a year older give or take a few months. Enjoy it for as long as you can I reckon.
And yes, I think 10kg will feel noticeably lighter than 13.3. If you want something that is genuinely light it has to be under 7.5kg in my book,
The Mirage is a decent budget pushchair and is certainly light and easy to fold.
My friend has had one for her son from birth and loves it, she walks quite a lot on paths and it does well and 18 months on its still in fair condition although it does creak now but its fit for purpose.
I wouldn't put a car seat on with a heavier baby because its not the sturdiest thing but the hood has a massive window to peak through or the hood folds right back and your DS can still turn to see you. Parent facing is great but don't beat yourself up about not having it
My main pram doesn't have swivel wheels but big tyres so its a smooth ride small wheels would probably be rough.
I did borrow a friends Venezia years ago with my 2 year old, like the Mirus when rear facing the back wheels swivelled but when front facing the front wheels swivelled, I found it awkward to use and beyond useless for getting up kerbs as if you tipped the pram the wheels would turn in and buckle.
Can you lock the Mirus wheels so they don't swivel at all? It would be fine front facing though.
Yes you can lock them. I tested it out and found it hard to push so I thought I might have to try and get used to it. So stuck on on prams now. I loved the Quinny xtra 2 but I agree it isn't sat up enough