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Bugaboo Bee5 or...?

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TeddyIsaHe Tue 10-Oct-17 08:44:26

I’m looking for a lightweight buggy that can either parent-face or forward face. I’ve found the Bugaboo bee which fits all criteria, but is there anything else similar out there? Does anyone have any experience with the Bee? Good/bad? Thanks.

PineappleScrunchie Tue 10-Oct-17 08:50:17

I really like my bee but it's an original one so not sure how similar to the bee5. I got it second hand and have used it will all 3 kids so definitely built to last!

TeddyIsaHe Tue 10-Oct-17 09:40:55

Oh that’s pretty much sold it for me then if it’s lasted you so well! Is it easy to manovere and fold?

PineappleScrunchie Tue 10-Oct-17 14:37:38

Definitely easy to manoeuvre. It's really nifty.

It folds pretty easily when forward facing but it's a bit more fiddly on mine when parent facing but they might have changed that in the newer models.

user1476714330 Thu 12-Oct-17 10:31:52

I;m using the strawberry currently, but looking to switch to the lighter Raspberry from icandy, can't see in the shops yet though.

TeddyIsaHe Thu 12-Oct-17 10:34:33

Yeah I’ve got the Strawberry at the minute too! It’s just so heavy now dd is bigger, and it’s terrible for public transport. Will have a look at the raspberry as I do like iCandy

boredofmyoldname Thu 12-Oct-17 10:57:47

The Jane Minnum looks really cool, I saw it in a local store window the other day too and it's got a huge seat but folds small.

beansbananas Thu 12-Oct-17 12:57:14

I have the bee 3 which I bought second hand and have no complaints whatsoever. The yo yo is also extremely light weight and good for use in town and is cheaper than a bugaboo.

twoundertwowillbefun Mon 16-Oct-17 14:21:29

Love the Bee in urban settings....didn’t find it great in the park or rougher terrain

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