+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 18
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    NSW
    Posts
    1,432
    Thanks
    29
    Thanked
    392
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Bike with toddler seat?

    Hi all,
    I have a 14.5 month old, would anyone recommend getting a toddler seat for the back?
    Did anyone NOT like their seat?
    Pros/cons?
    Thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    The 'Gong, NSW
    Posts
    2,624
    Thanks
    1,671
    Thanked
    374
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I don't like my seat. I wish I'd opted for a trailer. DD just wiggles and so it makes it really hard to ride.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    NSW
    Posts
    1,432
    Thanks
    29
    Thanked
    392
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Oh thank you, I've always thought the trailers look dangerous, I don't know why?!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    The 'Gong, NSW
    Posts
    2,624
    Thanks
    1,671
    Thanked
    374
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I always thought the same, was worried about having an extra "bit" but I mostly ride on the cycleway so thats not an issue. Most of the newer trailers have reinforcement and ant-tip technology, so if you do happen to roll it, there is a roll bar.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    3,334
    Thanks
    1,187
    Thanked
    906
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    You can get a toddler seat to sit in front of you; DH has been raving about one for a while now...

    This is what I found, I think it is it...

    http://www.amazon.com/WeeRide-Kangar.../dp/B000FIH0EG

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    442
    Thanks
    58
    Thanked
    87
    Reviews
    3
    We have a Yepp which is similar to the wee rider but (IMO) better and less bulky. DD (14 mths) loves being up front and waves and toots her horn at everyone. It's great because I can point and show her things as we ride along. It's clicks on and off easily so we can put it on either mine or DF's bike.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    NSW
    Posts
    1,432
    Thanks
    29
    Thanked
    392
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    In that model does the baby face you or away from you?

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    perth SOR
    Posts
    2,265
    Thanks
    50
    Thanked
    199
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I dont like using the child seat behind me as I am always looking around to check on bubs and much the same with the trailer ,plus bubs always trys to climb out of the trailer while we are riding and thats with her strapped in securely but she gets out anyway but they dont tip with the bike and mine has even come off the attachment bolt and the saftey strap worked well and didnt affect the stability. Those infront seats look great but they dont fit all bikes so you would have to check its compatible first. Zigos look great too pity about the price tho http://www.myzigo.com.au/ but they do look nicet I have seen a few at the park. Oh yeh and the seat behind bugs me when I stop and have to balance the bike and remove bubs helmet before I can get the seat belt off and the seat didnt have much room for bubs helmet. heres the link for the wee ride too http://weeride.com.au/Product_detail.php?product=19.
    Last edited by lulu 2; 01-01-2012 at 18:18.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    3,334
    Thanks
    1,187
    Thanked
    906
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by lulu 2 View Post
    I dont like using the child seat behind me as I am always looking around to check on bubs and much the same with the trailer ,plus bubs always trys to climb out of the trailer while we are riding and thats with her strapped in securely but she gets out anyway but they dont tip with the bike and mine has even come off the attachment bolt and the saftey strap worked well and didnt affect the stability. Those infront seats look great but they dont fit all bikes so you would have to check its compatible first. Zigos look great too pity about the price tho http://www.myzigo.com.au/ but they do look nicet I have seen a few at the park. Oh yeh and the seat behind bugs me when I stop and have to balance the bike and remove bubs helmet before I can get the seat belt off and the seat didnt have much room for bubs helmet. heres the link for the wee ride too http://weeride.com.au/Product_detail.php?product=19.
    That's what we thought too that they don't fit all bikes... but apparently they all come with a bar, that attaches to your bike, if it doesn't have the straight bar, if that makes sense... that's what I understand anyway, I could be so wrong, LOL...

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    perth SOR
    Posts
    2,265
    Thanks
    50
    Thanked
    199
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by babylove81 View Post
    That's what we thought too that they don't fit all bikes... but apparently they all come with a bar, that attaches to your bike, if it doesn't have the straight bar, if that makes sense... that's what I understand anyway, I could be so wrong, LOL...
    There was one I looked at that wouldnt fit my bike but the wee rider is supposed to fit all bikes like you said ,theres other front riders too that adapt to most bikes like these http://www.squidoo.com/kids_bike_seats lol this post has got me going shopping for one now.
    Last edited by lulu 2; 01-01-2012 at 19:01.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Baby bike seat
    By pisang in forum Product Recommendations & Questions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-11-2012, 22:42
  2. Bike seat for DD! Need advice/tips pls
    By babybumblebee in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-08-2012, 19:23
  3. Help with baby bike seat please.
    By AndrewTheEmu in forum General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-06-2012, 15:09

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Billington StreetFor stationery as unique as you are! ♥ Handmade, custom designed stationery for all of life's celebrations WINNER ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›