We have a collection of strollers accumulated (2nd hand, 3rd hand,found) over the years as we struggle with the challenges inherent in raising four children who are within 1 to 3 years of each other in age. We’ve seen them fall apart, fray, destroyed by airline luggage handlers, die ignobly under the wheels of our minivan. We know strollers.
This is my holy grail of strollers:
It folds up into this:
The whole thing weighs less than 20 pounds and folds up with one hand. It costs less than $200.00, free shipping and no sales tax in most states if you order it from amazon.
This Ferrari of kiddie movers maneuvers over the ground like a pro soccer player, one handed (leaving the other hand free for older sibling, shopping bag, leash, etc.), while built tough enough to suffer repeated throws into the trunk, rapid collapses and extensions, and squeezing into tight spaces for storage.
Its rated for 50 some odd pounds, which is good for child and diaper bag full of odds and ends for the full extent of your child’s stroller career, and did I mention it absolutely screams: “I cost alot!” But it doesn’t. Unless you want it in green. I’m serious. If you want this loud, nausea inducing, radioactive color option, they will charge you over $200 bucks. Go figure. I would give the green ones away just to get rid them. Hell, I’d just incinerate them and take the loss rather than associate my high quality product with such an evil, eye burning shade from the depths of the color abyss.
Black or red, trust me. That green will make other parents edge away from you at the park. Its that bad.