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Baby Jogger Doubles(5 Posts)
I have a 2 and a 1 year old and I'm looking at changing my buggy from a flimsy double umbrella which I'm hating.
I really like the look of the baby jogger city select because it means I can also use it as a single with a buggy board for my eldest (late walker and very clumsy, not able to walk for very long). I also like the fact it has an extendable handle which will make it easier for using the buggy board (dh and I are tall).
Only problem is - and I KNOW no double pushchairs are perfect! - I've been reading a couple of things about it and people say it is very very heavy to push especially as the kids get older. Obviously at 1 and 2 they are heavy to push anyway. I saw someone using one in Tesco's once (before this even became an option) with a buggy board attached and I wish I'd known then I was going to think about one then because I would have stopped and asked her what it was like. I don't think I've seen one since.
Other than that I'm thinking a baby jogger city mini double, but I hate having a side by side because of getting by on pavements and round shops and getting in doors. But I must agree they are easier to push.
Please someone give me some advice! I'm really stuck on what to do
Have you considered the mountain buggy duet? It is only 63cm so fits though average doorways light a single. The baby jogger select is apparently 65cm wide, so wider than the side by side.
You can change one seat to a storage basket if not needed by eldest, and can add a board scooter thing to the back also.
I haven't personally got one but I know 3 people with one who say it is very heavy and hard to get on and off pavements. Sorry not overly helpful!
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