Stroller Obsession: Britax B-Ready (& a Giveaway!)

You all probably know this by now, but I have a small issue.  Since moving to Manhattan I have become completely obsessed with strollers.  You see, our strollers here in the city are like our “cars”.  They are our mode of transportation, and they must be fantastic.  They need to feel luxurious without the leather or fancy rims, and drive like a Range Rover over the uneven pavement.  They must accommodate my coffee, a diaper bag, two bags of groceries, the Potette Potty, a Mini Kick Razor Scooter, two toddlers and at least a couple of toys.  I’m not kidding. This is a typical day for us.

I’ve been on my quest now for a year to find the perfect city stroller.  I’ve found myself stranded in the rain pumping flat tires, stuck in the snow with wheels that were too small, unable to get into grocery stores (size), and mending ripped seats.

When the Britax B-Ready arrived at my apartment, I was over the moon.  I was more excited about this stroller than I was on Christmas morning, and it’s surpassed my expectations.  It’s been a dream to have around the city.

As soon as I got it assembled, I took the kids out for a spin to the farmer’s market.  They both promptly fell asleep at 10:30AM (usually they nap at 1:00PM).

I love that it’s in-line, I don’t have to worry about flat tires, both kids are very comfortable in the large seats, they can both sleep comfortably and I can carry all my gear and STILL push with one hand.

It weighs roughly 26 lbs with one seat and no canopy, while the second seat weighs 7 lbs.  It’s a little heavy to carry up and down the subway steps but it didn’t stop me.    If it works in the city, you can pretty much bet that it will work most other places.

We started our family with Britax car seats and strollers and it’s absolutely a go-to, trustworthy brand. I have been thrilled with the performance of the Britax B-Ready.

Key Features of the Britax B-Ready:

  • Second seat in back is optional
  • Both seats have three recline positions
  • Stroller folds with the back seat attached
  • No-Thread adjustable 5-Point Harness
  • Two Canopy’s with ventilation window
  • Large storage space with zipper openings on all sides
  • Infant car seat adapter, adult cup holder, and rain cover are all included
  • Front seat can hold up to 55lbs, Back seat holds up to 35lbs
  • 14 possible confugurations


I’m thrilled to be able to offer one of my readers a chance to win a Britax B-Ready accessory (bassinet, 2nd seat or infant car seat).


View both of the following videos and tell me in a comment below a feature that you find useful or handy about the new B-Ready stroller.  The winner will have their choice of the bassinet, the second seat or Britax infant car seat.  One extra entry for becoming a fan of  Britax and/or Momma’s Gone City on Facebook (leave me one extra comment for each).  Three total possible entries, per person please.

Britax B-Ready Video One

Britax B-Ready Video Two

Contest will end on Wednesday, 8/25 at midnight and the winner will be chosen randomly.  Good Luck!

Disclosure:  I received a Britax B-Ready to review for Momma’s Gone City.  All opinions expressed are my own.


I’m so glad that I have Random.Org to choose for me. I wish I could give you all one of these fabulous accessories! Thank you all so much for taking the time to enter and fan us on Facebook.

The winner of the Britax B-Ready Infant Car Seat, Second Seat, or Bassinet is #9, JEN (Jen B Shaw!) Congratulations!! Please email me your contact info asap!

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