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#1 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:05 PM

Looking for pram/stroller (single) that has the one seat which converts from full recline or bassinet to upright/toddler seat.

I've come across the Childcare hola, Phil and Teds Promenade and Valco Rebel Q.

Any other suggestions? What would be your pick?

TIA

#2 littleladylove

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:11 PM

Mamas and Papas Urbo

#3 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:45 PM

sorry ETA- need something up to at least 20kg to accommodate large toddler.

#4 eachschoolholidays

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:51 PM

Maclaren vogue?

#5 Sif

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:52 PM

Bugaboo Bee.

#6 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:59 PM

whats the weight limit on bee?

#7 dae-gu

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:11 PM

Baby Jogger Versa?
http://www.babyjoggerstrollers.com.au/prod...gers/city-versa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKAnhKsc1Ik

#8 Soontobegran

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:17 PM

I am not 100% certain but I think many strollers, including Maclaren have an 18kg weight recommendation but the Silver Cross Dazzle does have a 25kg limit. It lies completely flat too.

#9 Soontobegran

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:20 PM

QUOTE (dorkalicious @ 03/02/2013, 04:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
whats the weight limit on bee?


17 kgs.

#10 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:22 PM

Versa doesn't go flat or it'd be perfect

thanks STBG I'll look at the silver cross dazzle.

#11 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:24 PM

silver cross doesn't seem to be reversible?

#12 Soontobegran

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:27 PM

QUOTE (dorkalicious @ 03/02/2013, 05:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Versa doesn't go flat or it'd be perfect

thanks STBG I'll look at the silver cross dazzle.



It is a little bit of a 'different' looking stroller but it is light and it's appeal is that it does take that extra weight. You can also get a bassinette attachment that sits in it.

#13 CherrySunday

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:30 PM

The Valco Zee Spark has a seat that starts as a bassinet, then turns into a full seat without having to pull anymany parts off/add anything.
http://www.valcobaby.com.au/product/zee_spark

I wish the BJCS had this feature - it would have mode it perfect!

edit: you do have to take the lining out of the bassinet, but it looks pretty simple!

Edited by HeroOfCanton, 03 February 2013 - 04:34 PM.


#14 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:37 PM

I looked at the zee spark as well but the rebel q is very similar with a roomier looking seat. Thanks!

Thanks STBG- but I'm looking to avoid the 'extra' bassinet attachments as stroller would be swapped between newborn and toddler regularly.

#15 FeralAlpacaWarrior

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:13 PM

I have a Rebel Q, it's great and takes a huge load as you can attach a toddler seat to the safety bar. I used it with DD2 from birth as its deep and you can flip up the foot area so it's all enclosing like a bassinet.

#16 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:18 PM

QUOTE (lovealpacas @ 03/02/2013, 07:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a Rebel Q, it's great and takes a huge load as you can attach a toddler seat to the safety bar. I used it with DD2 from birth as its deep and you can flip up the foot area so it's all enclosing like a bassinet.


I'm really leaning towards the Rebel Q. Is the seatback a decent height? My 2yr old is quite tall and I'm wondering if he will be comfortable in it?

#17 Not Escapin Xmas

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:23 PM

We have a Stokke. Easily reversible and the seat is like a car seat, moulded plastic - so your baby will be all snuggly and your toddler can sit up and see the world. It's a winner. It's rated to 20kg too.

#18 nik_klinger

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:28 PM

The Combi - a personal fave

http://www.combi.com.au/combi-urban-walker-stroller.html

#19 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:34 PM

QUOTE (Escapin @ 03/02/2013, 07:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We have a Stokke. Easily reversible and the seat is like a car seat, moulded plastic - so your baby will be all snuggly and your toddler can sit up and see the world. It's a winner. It's rated to 20kg too.


which one? I thought all Stokke were max 15kgs?

#20 Soontobegran

Posted 03 February 2013 - 07:42 PM

QUOTE (dorkalicious @ 03/02/2013, 08:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
which one? I thought all Stokke were max 15kgs?



Yes Stokke are only 15kgs in the seat insert.

Sorry I missed the reversible bit, I meant that with the bassinette fitted it is facing you :-)

#21 dorkalicious

Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:00 PM

QUOTE (soontobegran @ 03/02/2013, 08:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes Stokke are only 15kgs in the seat insert.

Sorry I missed the reversible bit, I meant that with the bassinette fitted it is facing you :-)


That's ok! I appreciate everyone's suggestions!

#22 Elk

Posted 05 February 2013 - 03:03 AM

I've got a Love'nCare Zooper. It can take up to 25kgs.

It has a reversible handle, lies completely flat and also upright.

The only problem it's a bit heavy and bulky.

http://www.dealsdirect.com.au/love-n-care-...ible-pram-nero/

ETA: It apparently weighs 8.5kgs.

Edited by EmmyLou86, 05 February 2013 - 03:07 AM.


#23 livingos

Posted 05 February 2013 - 03:19 AM

Hi
Sorry on my phone so can't give more detail but try peg perrego. I have had mine for 5 years and it is pretty much the only stroller used for 2 kids. Bbl with more info

#24 veggiepatchfamily

Posted 05 February 2013 - 05:00 AM

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Edited by veggiepatchfamily, 05 February 2013 - 11:50 AM.





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