Best glider board for city mini GT stroller

Best glider board for city mini GT stroller review (2020)

Are you having a hard time finding the best glider board for city mini GT stroller? Well, you are not alone. The city mini GT handlebar makes it difficult to use most stroller boards out there since it gets in the way of your kid’s standing position.

Fortunately, after thorough research based on information from manufacturers and customer reviews, we found some universal glider boards that come with connectors. These connectors allow them to attach to nearly all strollers including the city mini GT and you adjust the walking space to suit your needs.

Here are our top 3 recommendations

1. Lascal BuggyBoard Maxi with a universal adapter/connector kits

2. Englacha 2-in-1 cozy x rider with universal connector

3. Baby Stroller glider board with dismountable sponge seat

Reviews of the best glider board for city mini GT stroller

1. Lascal BuggyBoard Maxi with universal connector kits

The Lascal Buggyboard Maxi is designed to fit over 95% of stroller brands. This is made possible through the universal connector kit that helps to attach the glider board to any stroller.

In addition, the board can be adjusted at different positions along the width and length so it can fit the city mini GT stroller quite well.

Moreover, it rides about 6.25 inches from the ground, which provides higher clearance. This gives your feet enough room so you can walk normally.

Majority of other strollers tend to be too low such that most users complain of their feet bumping on the board and being forced to walk with long strides.

Also, the bigger wheels and built-in suspension make this stroller board easier to push and more comfortable to ride since you do not have to bend.

It can hold children from 2 years up to around 66 lbs. (about 5 years old).

If going for long walks and you feel that your child may get tired standing on the board, you can attach the BuggyBoard Saddle by Lascal. With this saddle, your kid can decide whether to sit or stand.

Most importantly, this saddle seat works great for a city mini gt stroller since your kid can decide to sit if the handlebar is making it hard for him or her to stand straight.

However, you have to buy it separately unless you choose to purchase the Lascal BuggyBoard Maxi plus, which comes complete with a board and saddle.

Pros

  • Very sturdy
  • Compatible with city mini GT and many other strollers like BOB strollers
  • Comes with the connector kit
  • The board can be latched up and out of the way when not in use
  • The wheels are high quality and long-lasting rubber
  • It glides smoothly on the ground
  • Your child has an option to sit or stand when a saddle is added
  • Sits quite high off the ground so you don’t kick it when strolling

Cons

  • You might find it a bit heavy to maneuver during your first try.

3. Englacha 2-in-1 cozy x rider- with universal connector

This glider board is loved by many parents due to its versatility. It comes with a saddle so your kid can choose to sit or stand.

The saddle seat is well cushioned and has a soft-grip handlebar that a toddler can hold on to while the standing platform has a non-slip surface for safety. Most importantly, the seat has a safety belt that helps to secure the child when seated during the ride.

It has a universal fit thanks to the universal connectors that make it easy to attach to different kinds of strollers including the city mini GT. It can attach to any stroller or pram that has a frame on its rear structure.

In addition, this board is has a strap that helps to hold it up and keep it out of the way when not in use.

If you are worried that you might kick the board when pushing the stroller, the connector arms can be adjusted to increase the walking space.

If you need more walking space while walking behind the stroller, you can purchase the Englacha cozy stroll handle extension bar, which increases the distance by 12-15 cm.

Pros

  • It has sit and stand options
  • The child can be buckled up when seated for safety
  • Easier to maneuver than a double stroller
  • Glides smoothly on the ground
  • Very sturdy
  • The handle grip is soft and comfortable

Cons

  • It is a bit bulky
  • Not very easy to attach and detach from the stroller

3. Baby stroller glider board with dismountable sponge seat

This stroller glider board is also quite versatile. It can be adjusted to fit the stroller at 3 different heights as well as rotate at 90 degrees. This is the reason why it can fit on to any stroller that has a frame on its rear.

This board is compatible with the City Mini GT stroller because it is designed to work with any stroller than has a maximum width of 22 inches and rear perimeter of 3.9 inches.

It has all wheels suspension, which allows it to glide smoothly even on rough pavements and make it easy to maneuver.

The saddle seat is sponge cushioned with one armrest to ensure your kid’s safety and comfort. It is also adjustable

Pros

  • Compatible with many strollers
  • Offers the kid an option to sit or stand
  • Very easy to install
  • Glides smoothly on the ground
  • High-quality board
  • The saddle seat can be dismounted easily

Cons

  • Some users found that they had to walk on the side of the stroller when the board was attached so as to push it easily.

4. Baby Jogger glider board (new version)

After users raised concerns about the compatibility of the previous Baby jogger glider board with City Mini GT, a new version was recently released.

The new baby jogger glider board connects to the rear axle of the stroller very easily. It is designed to be used by children aged not more than 4 years.

The board has a textured no-slip surface for your kid’s safety.

When not in use, you can flip it out of the way and the stroller folds easily with it attached. This is quite convenient because you do have to keep detaching and reattaching when you want to use it.

In addition, it fits perfectly on a city mini double as well. So it makes strolling with 3 kids very convenient.

Pros

  • You can easily adjust the walking space to about 6 inches closer or further from the axle
  • The stroller folds perfectly with the board attached
  • Super easy to attach to the stroller
  • Folds up when not in use
  • Rides smoothly on the ground

Cons

  • If your child is tall, you have to adjust the handlebar so that they can stand straight without the handle getting in the way.

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Conclusion

If you are looking for the best glider board for city mini GT stroller, you may have to go with the universal boards’ options available or try the latest version of the Baby Jogger board reviewed above.

As earlier mentioned, many users complained that the older version of the baby jogger stroller board left no room their kids to stand straight due to the handlebar if the city mini GT stroller. The newer version can be adjusted for your baby to fit without the handlebar getting in the way.

You can also go with the universal boards like the ones we have reviewed above which have a saddle seat and connective adapters that help you to attach to the stroller as well as many necessary adjustments to suit your needs.

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