Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit Review by Floppycats

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Trigg watching the assembly of Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Ki
Trigg watching the assembly of Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit

I actually requested a product sample of their  HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit from Solvit Products to review.  I have long wanted one of the pet strollers on the market, because I thought Trigg and Charlie would enjoy it. This ended up being the perfect one because both Trigg and Charlie could fit in the cabin of the stroller without a problem…so that’s two big cats without a problem. I have not taken it to my parents yet to try it on Caymus and Murphy, but I have no doubt it will be wonderful for them as well.

It also has a lot of neat options and is really well-thought out.

Solvit Products actually sells their pet stroller as a bike attachment first and then they sell an optional stroller kit to make it into a stroller. So you really get two products in one – a bike trailer and a stroller – if you decide to get the optional stroller kit.

Here is how it comes:

Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit in parts
Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit in parts
Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit in parts2
Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit in parts

I’d say it took about 30-45 minutes to put it together – but now that it is put together it is so easy to collapse and you can see how easily it collapses in the video I did below.

Charlie and Trigg both fit in it comfortably.

Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit Medium
Charlie and Trigg in the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit Medium

Here are some dimensions that might be helpful:

  • The dimensions of the “cabin” are 26″ x 17″ x 20″.
  • When fully assembled, the overall trailer dimensions (including wheels and bicycle attachment arm) are 46″ x 23″ x 28″.
  • The wheel size on the Medium size is 16″ and it is suitable for pets up to 50 lbs.
  • With the strolling kit installed, the overall dimensions are 50″ x 23″ x 39″ (the handle is 39″ from the ground.)
  • Medium size available in red only.

Charlie and Trigg were crazy about lounging on it when it was in the house with the wheels removed:

Charlie lounging on the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit
Charlie lounging on the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit
Trigg on the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit
Trigg on the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit

Those of you who follow us on Facebook, already saw these photos, but here are a few of Charlie and Trigg on their first walk:

The Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit
The Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit
The Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit
The Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit

You can buy the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer and optional Stroller Kit on Amazon.com. We were sent the Medium size to test, so here are the prices for that one. There is also a large.

You know the drill, if you find it for less someplace else – please post the cheaper price and the link to the cheaper price in the comment section of this post.

There also might be a retailer near you that carries it – you can check out retailers on Solvit Products’ site.

What do you think?  Do you think you will try out the Solvit Products HoundAbout™ Bicycle Trailer with optional Stroller Kit?

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