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I want a reversible stroller, but I'm not sure which one to get, and I'm not even sure I should splurge and get one. Maybe it's just this thing I'm stuck on getting... Feel free to try to talk me out of it.<br><br>
I have a Graco Metrolite. I didn't use it too often, but lately we've been walking to the chiropractor with it a few times a week (hard to get adjusted with DD in a carrier and she can't crawl all around his office). When I use it I bemoan not being able to see DD. I'm short (4ft 10in), so the parent windows do me very little good. I even pull it from the front just to kinda be able to see her. It's not the easiest to fold, but I can do it. It's not too heavy, and I can fit the stroller with a weeks worth of groceries in the trunk of my civic. I HATED putting the Snugride in the stroller and only did it so I could see DD. We NEVER used the car seat as a carrier, but we did use it as a stroller insert for the first 5-6 months (not that we used the stroller too often then).<br><br>
We have a Mei Tai. We use it daily. I will continue to use it for grocery shopping and the like. DD is getting heavier, and it's getting hot. We're spending more time outside now <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">, but I find myself getting hot very quickly in the MT<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> . In south TX, it's going to get really hot come summer. DD is also getting more independent. I'm thinking a good stroller would be nice to have for walks, trips to the zoo and to our Ren Fest, perhaps even the mall...<br><br>
Any suggestions?
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bump.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="bump"> I know lots of you have reversible strollers... can I have some recommendations please?
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">price range? a used bugaboo might be an option (craigslist or ebay). love ours for when we use a stroller.</div>
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I was thinking under $150, but that might be a pipe dream. Anyone have experience with the Kolcraft Options strollers (<a href="http://www.kolcraft.com/product.aspx?id=148&&shopby=category)?" target="_blank">http://www.kolcraft.com/product.aspx...pby=category)?</a>
 

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I had a Zooper when I just had one child and the seat is reversible. I got mine on ebay for $125.
 

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I have this one that I use for walks and when I'm not using my MT or Moby...it is as heavy as the Graco travel system strollers and about as big...not as small/light as the metrolites...I bought it for the color and for the revesible handle...it was $299 at BBB.<br><br><a href="http://www.bumbleride.com/collection2007/flyer.php" target="_blank">http://www.bumbleride.com/collection2007/flyer.php</a>
 

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I don't have one, but my neighbor has teh prego venzia, has used it daily for 2 kids, and it really holds up well. The handle reverses easily, the sun shade goes all the way down, and it folds up not huge.<br><br><a href="http://www.specialtybaby.com/pegpe20vemts1.html" target="_blank">http://www.specialtybaby.com/pegpe20vemts1.html</a><br><br>
We had a prego double inthat same color and it was nicer looking in person. There are other colors which are more expensive.<br><br>
HTH<br>
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I originally wanted the Venezia...it is as heavy as what I have but folds much easier...it is $100 dollars more though
 

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I have an Aprica. It's really lightweight (I think 12 or 13 lbs.) and super easy to fold up, I can do it with one hand. I'm on the short side as well and find it perfect for me. You can even lower the handle bar to make it more comfortable for shorter people.
 

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I have the PP Venizia - I love it. The reversible handle & 4 swivel wheels are great. I also wanted it for the infant options, it lies flat & has a zip off cover to make it like a bassinet (we used it as one when dd was a newborn)<br><br>
I saw the excact same stroller at the park recently with a different brand name, something with an M . . .<br><br>
I know a lady who's using her on her 3rd kid, it still works like new. I say stalk ebay, they've been on the market long enough and are sturdy enough, you might find a good deal.
 

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Ooops--double post.
 

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I second Zooper. Most of their 3-wheeled strollers are reversible and have nice extras with them, too. Check Craigslist (if you're in/near a biggish town) or Ebay.
 
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