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Old 04-17-2013, 11:12 AM   #31
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Re: Double stroller for almost 4 year old? Just for long walks? Suggestions?

Originally Posted by Dmpmercury View Post
My kids walked on their own on hikes that were a few miles long at that age. They also went on trails in their balance bikes or regular bikes at that age. They went a little ahead of me in the balance bike but I could always see them and they knew to stop if they were getting to far ahead. They were not going that much faster where I couldn't keep up. They loved riding their bikes on the trail.
It's not a trail I'm talking about though. It's a neighborhood with no sidewalks and cars coming every few minutes. My now 3 year old is simply not safe by himself being way ahead of me. He can't even hear me(or a car) when we go for a quick walk now and he is on his tricycle. He can bring his balance bike for a trail, he doesn't tire on that at all. Cars cannot see a 3/4 year old easily either.

Originally Posted by luvsviola View Post
We walk nightly. My 6 and 2 year olds ride in our Mountain Buggy Urban Double. The 4 year old has to ride separately because of his "issues" and either goes in a Baby Jogger City Mini or on my back in a Baby Hawk Oh Snap.

If I had it to do over, I'd get the City Mini GT double instead, though. The canopy and the fold on the Mountain Buggy suck.
Good note about the canopy. I will have to consider that. Best canopy ever was on a jogging stroller, by Kelty I belive. Unfolded into 3 sections, literally the kids bodies to their waist was covered if it was unfolded fully. Didn't love the fixed wheel though, so that was gone quickly.


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