GB Pockit Stroller, Dragonfire Red ポキット ストローラー 2016年新製品 アメリカ/ヨーロッパ人気上昇中！ [並行輸入品]
- GB Pockit Stroller, Dragonfire Red
Folding champion: With its innovative two-step folding technique, you can switch from pushing to carrying in seconds;Self-standing when folded: Cleverly designed to stand alone when folded, it can be conveniently put aside at your favorite cafe or restaurant;Small but strong: Built using durable materials and expertly designed, it might be small, but the Pockit is built to last;One-hand push: Convenient pushing and steering;Adjustable harness system: The secure safety belt with protective comfort pads can be set at different heights and fastened or loosened for a cozy and secure fit
That being said, there's two features that they could have added and should add for the future model that would not have gotten in the way of the ultra compact fold and drastically increase function. There are many umbrella strollers that allow for a slight recline by using two zippers on either side of the seat back. This slight recline would add tremendously to the function of the stroller. Second thing I would add is two triangles of the same stretch fabric that the sun shade is made out of on either side of shade with an elastic loop at the end of each that would connect to the bolts that the seat fabric is already attached to. The sunshade as is is fairly ineffective and blows back in the slightest wind.
So to GB: three notes that would transform the stroller making it a 10 star product… Increasing the strength of the telescoping handles, Zippers on either side of seat allowing for a slight recline, triangles of fabric on either side of sunshade that would loop two bolts on side rails making it a more effective shade and allowing it to be held down in wind (by adding one more layer of the stretch fabric not sewn down on sides to the sunshade creating a pocket on either side, the two triangles of fabric can be stored inside of this pocket).
For starters, this stroller is tiny, it's thin, and it's light. This is not a heavy item which is awesome for traveling! Secondly, it folds to the perfect size and yes, I took it on the plane as a carry-on. It slide right under the seat. Literally. Right underneath. When we were getting off the plane in Grand Cayman, my husband was holding my daughter, I was holding my son's hand, we walked down the ramp off the plane and in a total of 6 seconds, I opened two strollers and strapped my kids in to walk through the air port with them. This right here...this was gold. I was able to get us through immigration and customs with my kids securely strapped down so I didn't have to worry about them running a muck. I had moms coming up to me asking me where I got this stroller. They were in awe of the size and the fact that it folded.
Before I bought this stroller, I read through the comments. I wanted to see what people were saying about the stroller. I want to say that the comments about this stroller not being or not feeling sturdy are true. I experienced this first hand. However, it's a travel stroller. It's not built with sturdiness in mind and I'm sorry but if you expect BOB type sturdiness from something that weighs 9lbs and folds up like a piece of origami, then you're delusional. This stroller was epic on our trip. We went for walks all over the place and the stroller did it's job. I'm so thankful that I had this stroller on my trip and when we head to Mexico in October, this stroller will be right by our side.
One thing I want to point out because I also saw a lot of people asking does it come with a bag or does it have straps. It does not come with a bag and it does not have straps. However, I bought my own and I fastened the straps to the handles so I could carry the stroller over my arm which worked out perfectly. I realized that if it was in a bag, you would need to take it in and out of the bag which would be ridiculously annoying and then you would need to do something with the bag when the stroller wasn't in it. I highly suggest buying a strap and leaving it on the handles.
1. Buy a luggage strap and clip it around the frame under the handlebars so you have a shoulder strap to carry it.
2. Buy a sunshade like this one because the one it comes with is literally useless. This one looks a little silly, but is cheap and gets the job done: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008J3UD4S/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_UMB3yb8RFVFWQ
Last winter we bought a cheap, $20 umbrella stroller for our annual, holiday grandparents tour. It sucked. It didn‘t have good traction indoors. It was awkward to pack because ot how long it was, and the handlebars were 6 inches too short. My dad bought us this as a replacement, and boy, do we love it!
The height is just right for me. a 5'8“ dude, (if you're much taller. you probably won't like pushing this.)
The tires are solid (rubber?), so steering is smooth and easy with our 30 pound son.
Folding it has a bit of a learning curve, but with like 15 minutes of practice you can figure out how to fold it in 20 seconds. VERY easy once you know the drill.
It‘s sturdy! There's a small bit of flex to the frame since it has lots of joints, but this just serves to absorb some of the bumps in the road.
The stroller is well-balanced and feels very stable.
OH MY GOSH it folds so small! It's incredible. I‘m excited to take it on a plane! It makes road trips in our hatchback so much easier!
1. Not a ton of room for your feet to walk behind the wheels. l just push it with one hand by the middle bar and then it's far enough in front of my feet that I don't have any problems.
2. The sun shade is very useless. Basically its only purpose is to hold up an attachable sun shade.