The phil&teds Navigator is a full-sized luxury inline stroller that can carry one or two children in comfort and style. It's practically perfect.
I have a long history with phil&teds strollers. I was expecting my second child a few years ago and I had been bewailing the lack of options...didn't want a double-wide stroller, didn't want a double-long stroller, and didn't want a ride-behind, where my toddler would have to be counted on to stand up and hold on. But THIS! This strolller was genius. It was exactly what I was looking for. And if I didn't always *need* a double stroller, then I could just pop off the back seat and convert my double stroller back to a single stroller....perfect!
I saw this brilliant design at the playground and started researching it when I got home. It was the phil&teds e3 Buggy with a Doubles Kit attached. I immediately ordered one, tested it, and yes, it was awesome.
phil&teds kept coming out with upgrades, changes and improvements to that e3 model, and I kept upgrading along with them. I have tried the Classic, the Dash, versions 1 and 2 of the Sport Buggy, the Explorer, and now the Navigator.
Out of all of them, the Navigator is the absolute best. It strikes a perfect balance of reasonable price and sweet features. Doubly amazing with the Doubles Kit. There are certainly more expensive strollers out there, but you'd be hard-pressed to find one that does everything that this one does. It's pure genius.
If you like the Navigator but need a smaller version, the phil&teds Dot is almost exactly the same, but 15% smaller. Full-sized seat, but the frame and wheels are scaled down to be more compact. Great for apartments!
My preferred configuration for walks with two kids:
Doubles Kit seat tucked into cargo bin, ready for use. If my big kid gets tired of riding, I attach the Doubles Kit seat and he can either ride with the bike on his lap, or he can walk and put the bike by itself in the Doubles Kit seat.
Lastly, I have my baby carrier of choice in the cargo bin as well, just in case Mr. Baby gets fed up with riding and wants to be on my back
This system works GREAT, we can go as far as we like and everyone has a comfortable alternative way of riding.
If your big kid is really big (over 33 pounds), you will need to switch seats and put the big kid in the main seat, with your little one riding behind. And don't waste your time pitying the backseat rider, trust me...it is the "cool" seat and if anything, kids will fight over who gets to sit back there.
Adjustable crotch restraints on both seats
One touch quick release wheels
Solid steel axles
Pouch in canopy for cell phone, etc.
Reclining seat on the doubles kit (sold separately)
Locking straps to hold stroller closed
Easy on & off grab bar
Lightweight frame weighing only 24lbs
Swivel or fixed front wheel, change just by pushing a button
Single action, dual-rear brake
Tough, washable, & waterproof fabrics
Max load: Single position, 55lbs; single & toddler, 88lbs (33lbs in doubles kit rear seat)
Dimensions: 23" / 59cm wide; Folded: 30" x 23" x 11.8" / 76 x 59 x 30cm
These pannier bags fold flat when not in use, then expand for lots of handy extra cargo space when you need them. Yet another way to customize your buggy!
Single Sun/Insect Mesh
Indispensible in a hot or tropical climate. Keeps out the sun and heat, shades children inside, protects from UV, biting mosquitoes and pestering flies. This is the SINGLE version. It just covers the front seat of the stroller, for when you just have one child on board. Note: Shown on Explorer, not included.
Double Sun/Insect Mesh
Indispensible in a hot or tropical climate. Keeps out the sun and heat, shades children inside, protects from UV, biting mosquitoes and pestering flies. This is the DOUBLE version. It just covers both seats of the stroller, for when you have two chldren on board. Note: Shown on Explorer, not included.
Single Stormy Weather Rain Cover
Great for misty, rainy or windy weather. Wonderful rain cover, breathable and doesn't fog. Children stay dry and cozy inside, even in a downpour! This is the SINGLE version. It just covers the front seat of the stroller, for when you just have one child on board. Note: Shown on Explorer, not included.
Double Stormy Weather Rain Cover
Great for misty, rainy or windy weather. Wonderful rain cover, breathable and doesn't fog. Children stay dry and cozy inside, even in a downpour! This is the DOUBLE version. This is the DOUBLE version. It just covers both seats of the stroller, for when you have two chldren on board. Note: Shown on Explorer, not included.
I have sold through almost all my stock, but there are still some great deals on my remaining Navigators.
phil&teds Navigator Single Stroller in Golden Kiwi $499SALE $350
phil&teds Navigator Double Stroller in Black
This is my floor model Navigator. It has some slight fading on the sunshade from being on display in the sun, but otherwise is in new condition. Comes with manual, all parts and accessories as with a boxed new stroller. $648SALE $375
One Buggy System, from a Newborn to Two Toddlers!
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