Today the Thrifty Nifty Mommy Blogger Network is honoring the dad’s again & today we are helping them keep their active lifestyle while engaging the kids.
When it comes to balancing life it can be hard to keep up with work, family and still stay fit. Recently I was given the opportunity to try out a fun new product from a company called Weehoo! Weehoo is the only company to offer the patented iGo Pro Pedal Trailer.
I was so excited to try out the iGo. My dad is an avid bike rider. He started riding back in 2001 and has fell in love with the sport of bike riding. He has done several large group rides and he also enjoys it just as a leisure activity. Several times he has talked about taking our oldest son with him, but we’ve all always wondered ; what age will be a good age for him to start going? He’s 5 now and he LOVES spending time with his Pappy. He has on several occasions stated the fact that him and Pappy are best friends. 🙂 That makes this momma’s heart so happy.
So when I first saw the iGo I was thrilled over the concept. Taking your little ones on a ride, where they can be as active as they desire. Unlike bike trailers your child isn’t just sitting there with nothing to keep them entertained, & unlike riding their own bike they can take a break when needed without holding everyone else up. Weehoo has truly created the best of both worlds.
When the iGo arrived it was really easy to put together. We took it over to my parents house and my hubs had it together in about 45 minutes. The hardest part was making sure all the pieces were there. 😉 At first hubs thought the pedals and a few other pieces were missing, ha ha, but they were just hiding. Once it was together it was time to try it out!!
My hubs and my dad took turns riding the big guy around. Everyone really enjoyed using the iGo. My dad and my big guy have used the iGo several times since this day and its love. My dad said it gets easier the more they use it. He had to teach my son not to pedal when going down hill but to be sure to pedal when going up hill…and not to lean too much! ha ha However, I quote my dad and he said “Its truly the most fun I have had on my bike in awhile”.
There truly is nothing like seeing the men you love interact with your children. For me it brings me so much joy, and I love that the iGo has given my dad and my oldest a special activity to enjoy together. My big guy stayed the night over their a few weeks ago and my mom said that as soon as he woke up he went and grabbed his helmet, went to my dad and said “Pappy, I’m ready to go ride!” and ride they did, after breakfast of course.
I really can not express how much my family loves this great product by WeeHoo. My little family went over to my parents house the other day for a cookout and in the evening my brother and I went for a run while my parents took a walk with the youngest two and my hubs and our oldest went for a bike ride. The joy on my big guys face as he rode by was priceless! When I ask him how much he likes it he says “as much as 100 gigantic marshmallows!” ….that’s a lot, cause this boy loves his marshmallows. 😉
The iGo is such a unique product and a great way to get your little one’s involved in family outings. I love the fact that the age range is so great that at some point it will be something that all 3 of my little one’s will be able to take turns using, its also really well made that I see it staying around for a long time.
Not only is the iGo a great way to have fun with your little one’s its very practical. It has pouches on the side that you can haul things in and a place for your little one to keep water and snacks. I also tried to get a short video of my big guy on this…but they moved to fast for me and I just couldn’t keep up, so below is a short video from the Weehoo site to give you a better idea of how it exactly works.
The name ‘Weehoo’ is perfect for this company because as my big guy rides I have overheard him many times saying “Wee!!” he loves it, and I truly believe your family will fall in love with this great product as much as we do. Weehoo sells for $399.00 and they have been kind enough to offer all of you 20% off for the next 2 weeks when you use the code webike20% .