[Parentsgroup-list] baby bike seats

heberlein at wjh.harvard.edu heberlein at wjh.harvard.edu
Sun Aug 10 12:32:19 EDT 2008


Seconding this recommendation-- my son is 3.5 and about 38 lbs. and he and
my husband are out right now on the bike (son in the WeeRide).  They both
adore it.

Andrea

> I LOVED the WeeRide seat -- it goes in the front, instead of the back.
>  My son and I had a wonderful experience with it.  (Now he's way too
> big for it, alas...)
>
> You have your body around the kid, you can talk with them, connect
> with them, and you can't do that nearly as easily with the back seat.
> You can also get on and off the bike more or less normally because you
> don't have to swing your leg over a back seat.
>
> You do have to ride in a sort of open-legged position because the kid
> is right there, but I didn't find this bad once I got used to it.
> Only issue was that my son started to want to shift gears for me! but
> we pretended the rivets on his front arm rest thing were shift buttons
> and that helped. : )
>
> See
> http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000FIH0EG?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&tag=nextag-sg-20&linkCode=asn
>
> I think you can buy it directly from the manufacturer too -- you'd
> have to Google them.  I LOVE this seat!!  They use front seats in
> Europe more than back ones, apparently -- here the front seats are
> still pretty new.
>
> --Christine
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 9:51 AM, michelle forman
> <michelle.forman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am looking for a bike seat for my 10 month old. Does anyone have
>> either
>> experience / advice re purchasing one OR one they'd like to sell?
>>
>> Thanks so much,
>>
>> Michelle
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 2:49 PM, Christine Wenc <christinewenc at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> In your searches, don't forget to check the student job listings, or
>>> try posting an ad there yourself -- undergrads at the College &
>>> Extension School who babysit/nanny can be found there, and I met two
>>> absolutely fantastic babysitters that way.
>>>
>>> http://www.seo.harvard.edu/
>>>
>>> Pickings might be slim right now because it's summer, but it's
>>> definitely worth trying.
>>>
>>> Another place to look: the childcare board with the Work Life office.
>>> Click on the link on the lower left side of the page.
>>>
>>> http://childcare.harvard.edu/
>>>
>>> Good luck!
>>> Christine
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 8/6/08, Maryann Shenoda <mshenoda at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
>>> > Dear all,
>>> > We're looking for a part time nanny for our three month old.  Does
>>> > anybody
>>> > have suggestions for a trusted nanny who is good with infants?
>>> > thanks,
>>> > Maryann
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