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      16.09.2010 01:07
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      A great, light weight ideal buggy.

      I owned this pushchair when my middle son (who is now six) was about 8 months old. I had it in a khaki colour and it was probably the best pram I had ever bought. (we had about 10 prams in the house at one point.... pramaholic!!)

      I was in my local town centre one day, on a market day and there was a baby stall, now there had never been on before and has never been one since. I had a quick look and spotted this pram...... I had to have it! I had only gone down to pay a bill, so asked the stall holder to hold the pram for me whilst I went to get some cash... £30, brand new, still had tags and wrappers, I was so pleased.

      I was, luckily, in town without the kids so I didn't look like a fool pushing 2 prams! He showed me how to fold it down and flip it back up, OK easy I thought, he folded it with one hand. I could do that too!
      So I walked to the bus station and tried to collapse the pram... hmmm, how did he do it again?? I had to go back to the stall and he showed me again... how embarrassing!
      You simply had to push the button across with your thumb and twist and the pram collapsed down just like that. Once folded it was so compact and easy to store away, the hood folded in neatly too.

      There's also a carry strap, so you can sling the collapsed pram over your shoulder!
      I was lucky enough to have the foot muff with it too, and the rain cover.

      The pushchair is suitable from birth, but I would say that was a bit too young, and has a multi recline position backrest, this is operated via a toggle, like on a drawstring bag. It's very simple and easy, you pull it to loosen the straps and the chair lowers, tighten it to raise the chair into a sitting position.
      The handle for the pram is height adjustable too so thats another great feature... Im 5ft 1, everyone else I know is taller than me!!! Even my 13 year old brother!

      The seat covers are removable and washable and they washed excellently, they were also nicely padded and comfortable (not that I tried it!). I washed it pretty much twice a month as my son sufferered from awful eczema and he used to scratch and bleed, which would undoubtedly end up on the pram, so I used to whip it off and bung it in the washing machine on a 30degree cycle.

      It also had a parent tray on the handle which had a deep oblong part and a bottle holder, obviously you wouldn't put a hot drink in there but it was handy for his bottle.

      I used this pram everyday for the next year and half, if not a little longer untill one day, in the snow, I was walking from the doctors and the wheel fell off!! It just broke away completely and it couldn't be fixed, I was devestated by this but it wasn't so bad as he was due to come out of a pram anyway!

      In all I have to say that this is a fab, lightweight little buggy, that looks fantastic and I had no problems with it (untill the wheel fell off).

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      26.07.2008 22:28
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      A good value for money stroller.

      I bought this pushchair as a spare for at the grandparents house and was amazed at the size of the basket, you could fit your whole house in there which is great because lets face it, babies don't travel light!

      My son was around 18 months old when I purchased this pushchair and he fitted in it nicely, by the time he got to 2 it was a bit too snug for him and I felt the weight of my son made the pushchair quite flimsy, it seemed to bend and flex a bit too much for my liking and I got rid of it.

      It seemed too narrow for toddlers although my son quite happily slept in it.

      The pushchair is a nice lightweight stroller suitable from birth in a wide range of colours and it isn't badly priced either, around £60. It's the perfect pushchair for holidays or popping to the shop but not perfect for toddlers due to the size of it.

      The bumper bar allows an older baby to look around and helps them hold on, the handle is adjustable and there's also a carry handle for when the pushchair is folded. The pushchair can be folded one handed by using the handle so its easy to collapse.

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      12.06.2004 05:20
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      This is my third buggy review (and hopefully the last) as I do have a penchant for purchashing buggies. I purchased the Graco Citisport from BabiesRUs because it was on a special offer and after getting fed up with my Maclaren Daytripper, I fancied something a bit different. The Citisport definately has an interesting look about it, quite unique from other buggies in the same range. Graco call their lightweight buggies 'Superlites' but I think the Citisport is actually a cross between a pushchair and a folding buggy. The Citisport is available in loads of colour combinations which are continually being updated (there are about 10 choices in the 2004 range). The Citisport is a relatively light pushchair weighing in at 6.4kg but its bulky and compared to the Maclaren Volo is a bit of a beast. The seat is well padded and looks comfortable and is washable and comes with a 5 point harness. The seat can be reclined in a multitude of positions because it has a very unique reclining mechanism. There is basically a toggle at the back of the seat which tightens or loosens the seat making it upright or completely lying flat. However I found it very difficult to negotiate the toggle when the baby was already in the buggy especially if you are trying to return the seat to its upright position when the baby wakes up. Because the seat can be laid flat, this buggy is suitable from birth. The height is adjustable (94cm-105cm) because the handlebar height can be changed using buttons on the side. I dont think the handlebar is great. Its supposed to be made with an ergonomically designed soft grip handle but its not very comfortable to push and I found that between me and my husband changing the height, we made the handlebar really loose and it joggled as you pushed it. This also made it awkward going up and down pavements and stairs. This is one of the reasons why I can't give it 5 stars. The Citisport comes with a canopy which is permentaly a
      ttached to the pushchair. However the canopy is retractable and will also disappear into the frame when the buggy is folded. Graco boast that the Citisport has an easy to fold 'one-handed' mechanism but I'm not convinced. I found it really difficult and fiddly to do and I noticed that anyone giving me a hand with the buggy could not do it either. The folding mechanism is not instinctive to use but once you've got the knack, its quite quick. I think the mechanism got more and more difficult to operate over time. Once the buggy is folded up, its actually quite compact. The stats are folded length 88cm, folded width 48cm and folded height 26cm. The great thing about the Citisport is that its freestanding once folded. This is ideal for standing at bus stops or storing it in the hallway etc. It also comes with an adjustable shoulder carry strap although its not the most comfortable thing to carry on your shoulder, it helps. The Citisport is relatively easy to unfold. It fitted in our Ford Focus without any problems but you couldn't get much else in the boot with it. This is not really a buggy to choose for travelling on holiday with but perfectly suitable for shopping trips and getting on and off buses. The Citisport is quite nice to push and glides over bumps and lumps in the pavement. It feels very light and easy to push and manouvre even one handed. The steering is effortless. The front wheels are lockable swivel new EVA (don't know what that is) but the locks would never stay on and were pretty useless especially over surfaces such as sand. However the one great thing about the Citisport is its breaking system. Very easy to use pushdown a bar on the back wheels with your foot but even with the breaks on, the buggy did look like it could topple. Other features on the Citisport are a plastic footrest, large shopping basket and the trademark rubber bumper bar. The shopping basket is good and easy to reach things. Because this pushchair d
      oes not umbrella fold, you can leave stuff in the basket but its likely to fall out. The baby's bumper bar is not removable and makes it quite difficult to get a tantruming toddler in and out. Graco say this buggy is suitable up to age 3 but my son grew out of it before he turned two. However I would still use this buggy on a young baby. One of the things I liked about the bumper bar was that I felt like it protected my son in his buggy. The seat is also much higher than other buggies so I found that less people actually tripped over the buggy (beleive me this happens a lot!). I had to purchase a rain cover seperately. In summary, the Graco Citisport does seem to be quite plasticky and not very sturdy. I wouldn't expect it to last through more than one child. Ours has been relegated to the garage for now but might get another outing if we have another baby. But its quite good value for money and makes a nice alternative if you don't fancy a tiny buggy.

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        05.01.2003 18:29
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        I bought the Graco Citi-Sport about a month ago for my 4 month old daughter. I'd been using a sling and felt that it was time to move onto a buggy of some sort as my back was starting to complain and I craved fast walking again! I did extensive research. I don't drive, live in a one-bedroomed, second floor flat and need to use buses and trains in London every day. I needed something light and nippy, foldable and generally hefatble. Because my daughter was still quite young I also wanted something that wasn't too flimsy and open. I thought that I'd found the perfect pushchair with the Graco Citi-Sport. It is extremely light. I can easily carry the puchchair and my daughter up the two flights of stairs to my flat and can, without too much difficulty, leg it up and down steps at railway stations and it is very libertaing not to have to rely on the grudging help of strangers. Also, the fact that it is quite compacy means that I can usually quite easily park it on buses, even if there isn't room in the dedicated pushchair space which other passengers seem so often intent on occupying. The pushcair is comfortable and feels not too exposed. The parent trays which attach to the handle are sometimes useful although I find them quite funny. They seem perfectly designed for waltzing around a party with your peanuts in one and a can of beer in the other rather than anything else! The one hand folding mechanism is a bit optimistic I think. Once you get the hang of it its ok, but, I have found very little reason to fold it up. I use a cosy-toes which means that folded the buggy is bulky and if I ever have anything in the spacious and very handy under basket thing folding becomes impossible. And, of course trying to fold a pushchair whilst carrying your baby and your shopping/bag/newspaper is nigh on impossible. I really thought that the foldability of the pushchair would be very important especially as I travel so much on
        buses but this hasn't been the case at all. Most buses seem to have pushchair friendly doors and dedicated pushchair spaces and if they don't I generally find that I can barge on anyway (if the driver will let me and it isn't too busy) and park the buggy in the slightly wider front seat (which is usually a "priority seat" for the elderly or infirm). The major disavantage with this buggy is probably due to its lightness. It is really quite flimsy and already the axis for my back wheels is bent out of shape and I'm sure its about to sheer off at any moment. I haven't been too rough with it but I think that the fact that I have to heft it around London, on and off buses, up and down kerbs and up and down steps has a lot to do with its current condidtion. The other thing I find EXTREMELY annoying is the front wheels which seem to stick in a sideways position mid swivel so that I feel as though I am actually trying to push a chair rather than operate a push chair. I would say that this pushchair isn't really suitable for the purpose its name suggests - ie City use. I still think that its very handy and would recommend it as a good buggy for people with cars - it is light and can be hefted in and out of the boot quite easily I should think, but if you need something that will take a bit more welly I'd say that this buggy definitely isn't the one for you. I'm hoping that mine will last a couple of months longer (fingers crossed) but even if it does it won't have been much of a bargain. I will be looking for a new pushchair when I can afford it and will look for something that is better made and not worry too much about the folding possibilities. I'd even go for something heavier if I thought it would mean that sturdiness was assured and look at the hefting that will necessarily be a conseqence as part of a new year's fitness regime!

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        24.08.2002 17:13

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        good product - Advantages: smart looking, easy to push - Disadvantages: may be alittle light

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        09.07.2002 21:11
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        I purchased the graco city-sport in January of this year and have only used it for infrequent trips to the city, shopping. I have always found it very difficult to manouvre, either in the locked or unlocked wheel position but I just accepted this for the convenience of having a pushchair that was easy to lift and get in and out of my car. I also very much appreciate the lie-back facility which is brilliant when the little one falls asleep. However, the real test came when we took it holiday this year and was using every day. Rather than flow, we ended up having to lift and lunge the pushchair in order to get it round corners or guide it in a different direction and it got to the pont that we feared one of the back wheels was on the verge of coming off. We actually made enquiries about hiring a buggy but didn't have to go so far as we resorted to lifting the buggy up and down kerbs (husband in front, me holding back). After our holiday we returned it to the shop and it has been sent back for repair. I am hoping that this is not a basic fault of the buggy in its design and rather it is the particular buggy I purchased, but when I spoke to another woman who had purchased same buggy she too expressed problems with the back axle and feared buggy was lopping to one side. I have never overloaded the buggy as I have a much sturdier pram for heavy shopping. Anyhow, we shall soon see but it appears that some citysports fare better than others. Another disadvantage is that sometimes I find it very difficult to get child out of buggy. When I unfasten the harness he slips between the front bar and the seat.

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          16.05.2002 05:37
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          I bought my Graco Citi-Sport about 6 months ago when I discovered that the luxurious and very trendy ATP that I had bought earlier in the year for my unborn child, while perfect for long country walks, was pretty useless for anything else. The main attractions of the Citi-Sport are that it is very compact and incredibly light. I can easily fit it into my Corsa and I can lift it in and out of the boot with one hand. I have even been known to carry it up really awkward steps with the baby still in it with minimal effort! I often walk around the supermarket steering with one hand while carrying a basket with the other Another plus is the one-handed fold mechanism. I admit that it does take a little getting used to but once you have the knack all it takes is a flick of the wrist to fold the buggy. Other features that I like are the recline adjustment, which is easy to get at and smooth enough not to wake a sleeping baby, and the basket which is a generous size. I have had many envious comments from other mums about this buggy and its portability especially in places such as the crèche and the supermarket where other mums struggle with their travel systems and heavy pushchairs. At the end of the day I bought this buggy to be my "car/public transport/shopping buggy" and it does the job perfectly but if you want a buggy for long walks then perhaps this is not the one to get.

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            02.05.2002 22:38
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            I purchased the Metro Sport, which from what I can gather is the slightly more jazzy but fundamentally the same Graco P/C as this. I find it astonishing that anybody recommends this shoddy triumph of bad design and can only think they have never tried anything else to form a real comparison. As mentioned by someone else, the folding system is not one handed as stated in the blurb, the plastic latch on the swivel wheels goes after about 10 hours use (requiring tape to keep them locked). The seat angle adjustment is very fiddly and although the basket is generous in size, it is very difficult to get to (with access for large items only being possible when the child is removed). After little use, the folding system went very stiff and is like a bear trap when trying to open. Worst of all though is the overall build quality, which is cheap and natty. The wheels are like that of a dolls pushchair and have no off road potential at all. The weight everyone trumpets about is not that impressive either. For city use (catching the bus etc. you would require Herculean strength to drag this monstrosity of a thing. The only thing I could praise is was the colour, which in my case was the (rare to find in baby circles un-twee) esprit grey – I say 'was', as since we purchased this off the internet about a year ago, it has become the most ubiquitous pushchair in history. It was a happy day when I gave this pile of junk to my mum and dad and purchased a Maclaren Techno – an example to Graco of how a pushchair should be designed and a real city use P/C. Be warned, Graco and pushchairs don’t mix.

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              04.07.2001 08:04
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              I bought this pram when it was first sold. 4 other mothers I know were impressed that they too went and got one. people stopped me in the street to ask where we got the pram. Therefore the first star is for its looks. The citisport comes in various colours including yellow/black, blue/navy, red/black depending on the stockist. The Pram was quick and easy to assemble. It is basically the wheels that need to be attached and the instructions that accompany it are very straight forward. The hood is detachable and adjustable. It comes with a very compact raincover that has a pocket in the tray for safe keeping. The 5 point safety harness will ensure that your child will not climb through the restraint. The brake lever is on the rear wheels and is a basic push down and lift up. The multi position reclining seat lowers to a comfortable resting position for your child and it can also be adjusted so it reclines further although this is not explained in the instructions. The front wheels are lockable for use on uneven surfaces or unlock easily at a click. The covers are all removable by snaps and hooks for washing. It is folded easily by sliding a button on the handel and twisting a grip and then colapsing it with your foot. It will even stand on its own. The Basket is very large and fairly strong. Its ultra lightweight chassis weighing only 5kg makes it easy to carry with its attached sholder strap. It is recommended for children aged 3 months to 3 years. Its price is now under £90 and it is available from Mothercare, Toysrus, Bentalls, John Lewis.

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                I have had this stroller since my child was born. For an infant it helped to eliminate the use for cumbersome baby equipment or a pram. (My son never complained he was uncomfortable.) I was happy. Its sturdiness & durability made me feel he was safe & secure. It folds easily for a large size stroller. The handles on this stroller are at a perfect height for a tall, as well as, a short person. When he weighed very little it was perfect. But for use with a toddler, I am finding this once lifesaving baby product has outgrown its usefulness. It has become cumbersome to push, very heavy. This makes our long walks unenjoyable with this stroller. Looking back, I would have gotten a pram for his infant years & invested in a higher quality stroller for the toddler years. I highly recomend going this route. Its positive & negative attributes leave me with mixed feelings with this model.

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                  27.01.2001 15:30
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                  I have just purchased the Graco citisport in the new Esprit colourway, which is the pale monochrome greys, nicer than it sounds! I bought this model as I had read all the great reviews of it here on dooyoo and also as I wanted something small and lightweight of getting into the car, on the bus etc. The new model has improved suspension and larger wheels. It was easy to asssemble, took only minutes to do. The pushchair, although unbelievably light is very sturdy, with no movement of joints on the frame what so ever. The seat is adequate for my son and it is easy to get him in and out of the pushchair. The harness is strong and easy to adjust. I also like the fact that the seat unit moves forward just a little so that my son can hold onto the front bar without the need to loosen his straps. The handle hsight it good but may be too high for some people. Folding this puschair is easy, simply push the button on the handle, twist the handle whilst pushing down with your foot on the basket and presto it is folded. It has a nice carry strap which you can alter or remove if desired. Downsides are, the way you put the seat unit up or down is fiddly as it has two rucksack style strings you pull. The paint on the frame seems to scratch easily for example where I have moved the carry strap and also where the brake bar touches the frame. And my biggest gripe is that this model no longer comes with a raincover - you have to buy that separately, which at the time of writing this is not available as production has not started due to the definate design being approved! The fact that you have to buy the raincover separately means that it is not such good value, especially as to buy the new colourway you pay more than you would for last seasons colours. However it is a great little stroller which is a dream to push, get up and down kerbs etc.

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                    I have recently purchased the Graco CitiSport and it’s amazing, it’s the best purchase I have made in a long time. I was really fed up with lumping a much larger buggy round London with me which was really difficult to carry up and down all the steps on the tubes. It was also very cumbersome to carry when folded and getting on and off the buses was very difficult. My original purchase was a Graco Mirage Plus, a brilliant pushchair, which I cannot fault, however as my son grew, despite this pushchair being only 10.5kg it was too heavy and too bulky to get around London with the ease that I would have liked. Enter the Graco CitiSport… The CitiSport is a fantastic, super lightweight little buggy, it’s really smart and practical for city life and not overly expensive. I have the Urban chic model which comes in black, silver and orange. I have also heard that there is a new colourway for the Urban chic in black & grey. There are several Graco CitiSport buggies on the market. I have seen several of them advertised on the web, so if choosing a CitiSport please be aware that some of the specifications between these buggies are very different despite being called a "CitiSport". For instance the CitiSport "Star dust" model has a much shorter handle height and the "Nautica" model as well as having a very drab colour scheme is quite a bit heavier (a few kg) than the "Urban chic" model. So have a good look at the details before you make a purchase. In my opinion the "Urban Chic" is the best model. It has the most features, it has a good handle height (98cm), it is the lightest and it looks the smartest. IN THIS OPINION ALL THE REMARKS I NOW MAKE WILL BE REFERRING TO THE "URBAN CHIC" MODEL. The Urban Chic CitiSport comes in a smart black, silver and orange colourway, it really is a good looking as well as practical buggy. I particularly wanted something
                    that looked good as well as being practical - I don’t like dull boring looking buggies, so this buggy was perfect. It is ultra lightweight and ultra practical for city life. I will go through all over it’s features in detail below. WEIGHT The small, light aluminium frame makes the buggy weigh only 5.6kg - I checked this by weighing myself on digital scales with and without holding it, so I know it’s true! It really is the lightest buggy on the market that I could find, It’s even lighter than the umbrella fold type buggies. I tested some of these in Mothercare and I was shocked by the sheer weight of them, their frames seemed to be made of steel rather than aluminium which made them very heavy. I wanted the lightest buggy that I could get hold of due to the sheer number of stairs on the London Underground system (& the ignorance of other passengers who often walk by you while you practically collapse round the 50th stair!) This buggy is so light that recently I managed to run up the stairs to catch a tube while carrying my son in it - now I could never have done that before. What also must be said, is it that although this buggy is very light, the construction of it is very solid - it may be light but it isn’t flimsy. It feels very well made. As I said previously, I had a Graco buggy before and Graco products seem to be very well made and well designed. It is definitely a make that can be relied on for quality and practicality. HANDLE HEIGHT The handle height is 98cm which I saw described as "small" in a parenting magazine, this made me worry a little as to whether it would be ok for me or not as I am 5ft 10" and often wear platform type shoes, However, I am very happy to report that the handle height was fine and I don’t find it too low at all, but I wouldn’t like it any shorter! (If you are taller than 5ft 10" and wear heels then it may be a little too short for you! Also chec
                    k the handle height with your partner too, as if he is very tall it may be a problem.) The handle is a single bar which is very comfortable. I prefer to use a bar to push rather than handles as I find it much more comfortable and easier to steer. I also find it a doddle to get up and down kerbs by pushing down on the bar with minimal effort. STEERING, SUSPENSION & WHEELS The steering of this buggy is really good, it has front swivel wheels which are really easy to guide and you can go round tight corners or do a 180 degree turn really easily. The wheels are very similar to those used on the larger Graco prams, they are fairly large with a silver hub. (Large wheels are good as they require less effort to push!) The wheels run really smoothly and are aided by the suspension for a very smooth ride. I pushed the pram over a cobbled street and the handling and suspension were excellent! It seems to tackle all urban surfaces really well. There is also a handy feature that if you are going over rough terrain you can lock the swivel wheels by pushing up a locking device to temporarily disable the swivel feature - it keeps the wheels going in a straight line. Then when you don’t need it, if you push it down again the wheels unlock and swivel as before. BRAKES The brakes are very good and hold well. You can apply them with either one of the levers over the wheels and you can kick them off quickly with the foot bar. THE SEAT & HARNESS This buggy is only suitable for babies from 3 or 4 months old as it does not lie back completely flat. It does have a multi-positioning seat mechanism though, so you can find the most comfortable position for your baby. You change the position by pulling the cords at the back of the seat and it has a handy quick release mechanism that can be used to let the seat down to the lowest setting easily if your child falls asleep. The seat coverings can be removed and washed on a 40 degree delicates cycle
                    if they should get dirty, which is brilliant as babies can be very messy! The harness is very good as the top straps are secured at the top of the buggy which means that they won’t slip off your baby (this was the problem with my last buggy, however, newer models of my previous buggy have had this fault corrected) The harness has bright orange straps which makes them very easy to spot if your baby is sitting on it and it holds the baby very securely. I like the harness clips as they are very rounded and slot into the top of the securing bit so they can’t catch my fingers like the last one did occasionally. FOLDING, THE CARRY STRAP AND CARRYING THE BUGGY Folding the buggy is very simple, you push in the button on the handle and twist it, you also need to push a clip on the right hand side of the buggy and put your foot on the back of the basket. Although I was told that it can be done with one hand, I think that it will take a bit of practice and until I’ve mastered it I will continue to pick on some poor unsuspecting person at the bus stop and ask them to hold my baby! Once folded the buggy can be clicked and locked so that it stays together for easy carrying. To unlock it all you have to do is push the button that says "push" on it! The buggy is free standing when folded and it can be thrown on to your back and carried with the attached carry strap. This carry strap is a touch of genius allowing you to have both hands free to hold the baby and pay the driver when boarding the bus. Also being so light and compact means that it doesn’t hurt my back and it doesn’t take up much room once on the bus. On low floor buses I don’t have to fold it, but it takes up less space than my pervious buggy. This buggy also has a front bar which as well as being nice for the baby to hold on to, it makes it very easy to carry the buggy up and down stairs with the baby in it. RAINCOVER & HOOD It has a ho
                    od which is brilliant to shield the baby from the sun or rain and it is really easily opened and shut with a small clip. It doesn’t keep shutting like my last one did as the clip holds it in place securely. The CitiSport comes complete with a raincover which is very good as I had to pay £20 extra for my last one on top of the buggy price. Having it included makes it very good value for money. It’s a really nice cover too, it’s lined with a bright silver trim and you also have side access to your baby while using it. The original design of this buggy had a zip on raincover which went from the hood downwards, but the all over one that Graco now do is much better as it covers your all your shopping basket too, not just the baby. BASKET It also comes with a large handy basket underneath to put all your shopping in. ONE POSSIBLE FLAW The seat looks a bit compact and as my son is only 8 months old, I have yet to see how long it will last him. I was told that it lasts babies up to 36 months. However, whatever happens in the future, it’s still definitely worth paying for the present convenience and preserving my back! WHERE TO GET IT If you like the sound of the Urban Chic CitiSport then Babies r us online are selling it at the moment for only £67.99 plus £3.50 postage & packing. This makes a total of £71.49, which is nearly £20 cheaper than it is being sold for elsewhere. The normal price is £89.99 (It’s available for this price in Mothercare.) I have written full details in my "TOYS R US/ BABIES R US" opinion which contains a full description of online ordering from them. I highly recommend that you read this if you want to order the CitiSport, it will save you a lot of time as the babies r us section isn’t immediately obvious. Altogether this buggy has been very well designed, it’s very practical for city life, it was great value for money and it comes with my hig
                    hest recommendation.

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                      08.09.2000 21:07

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                      We bought the CitiSport a week or so ago and it has been fantastic. It gets through doors, on the tube and around London very easily. Our daughter loves it and sits comfortably. It was also easy to assemble as the wheels just clicked into place. A shoulder strap makes it very transportable also. We bought ours in Paris as our local stores in London did not have the stock. It was extremely easy to bring back on the Eurostar and walking around Paris a breeze. Highly recommended.

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                      25.08.2000 17:24
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                      I bought the Graco CitiSport last week, because I was sick of wheeling around a huge heavy buggy, which limited where I was able to go. Until recently, it’s not been a problem as I always went out and about on buses and trains with my sling, but now that my little girl is getting bigger, not to mention heavier, I was putting off going out on big trips. I saw this advertised on the back cover of Mother and Baby magazine, and promptly went to Mothercare World in Oxford Street for a demonstration. It’s so easy to use, and so light that it even has a shoulder strap! It comes with a hood and a rain cover, and since Mothercare price match, I got it for £5 less than anywhere else! It’s very compact, easy to manouver, easy to put together, open and close, and the seat can be removed and washed in the washing machine (cause you know what kids are like!) It’s suitable from 6 months to 4 years, depending on your child’s weight of course! A brilliant buy!

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                      10.08.2000 20:50
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                      Other people seem to like this pushchair but I have just gor rid of mine because I hated it. The seat recline was fiddly, the folding was not one handed as advertised, the seat was small and most importantly the back seat unit used to move independantly from the frame thus offering little or no support to the child whilst on the move. I am in the process of complaining about the design of this product. The staff in the shop I bought it from agreed it didn't look safe but that was the way they are made!!! Hopefully mine was a one off but to be sure I would have a good look in the shop to see if the seat moves a lot. UPDATE Since time of writing I have received £50.oo in compensation from the shop concerned. I am still awaiting the results of tests from Graco. I have also heard of people with similar experiences to mine. Oh, and its on sale in toys 'r' us for £45, if anyone is still interested in buying it!!

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                      Ultra light, can be folded with one hand. This pushchair comes with its own carrying strap. Suitable from 3 months