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A compact, reversible from-birth stroller with an adjustable handle

Gabriel • 05 Nov 2023

Hi there,

We’ve having another child 8 years after our first (for whom we bought the original Uppababy Vista). We’ve since moved into central London, take public transit or drive a compact electric car (with a small boot), and travel a few times a year overseas.

I would love a pushchair that can work from birth (with an insert), has a reversible seat, adjustable height handlebar (must have - telescopic preferred), and could more often than not get away with taking onto an airplane cabin (though would understand if we got to the gate and they said they needed to check it).

Can you think of anything that would fit these needs? I feel like the closest I can find is the Baby Jogger City Sights. Any other (better) suggestions?

Many thanks!

Eli • 05 Nov 2023

Hey, Gabriel,

If you want a comfortable and only/ain stroller, I strongly advise going for a cabin-sized stroller,the features, wheels/suspension, and the space in it will simply be a too big of a compromise. Also, with reversible models that are super compact, it is a bit rare to have a telescopic handlebar. Just good to know.

The BJ City Sights is a nice model, however, for what you're describing, it feels a bit too large. I personally thought about the Cybex Mios which is truly light, nice suspension and push (even if smaller wheels), comfy lie-flat seat and an insert carrycot option. The whole I had in a similar situation with my third, and was truly happy with the stroller, so I can recommend that.

Another model I will mention is the Cybex Eezy S-Twist+² which is rather small but with the + (larger) wheels and a reversible seat, it could work nicely, too.

Lastly, check also the Joolz Hub+ which is a smaller model. I felt the seat is smaller because of how the canopy is, compared to the Mios, but still, a very nice, sturdy model.

Your -very berry- Eli.

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