Child Bike Trailers / Thule Chariot CX1

Thule Chariot CX1

For professional or amateur athletes with the highest standards of materials, technology and comfort, the top model will be presented among the children transporters with the Thule Chariot CX1. For especially active families who want their child to show the world on two wheels, this bike trailer is the crème de la crème.

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kinderfahrradanhaenger chariot-cx1Multifunctionality seems to belong at Thule Chariot standard. As with the smaller brother, the Cougar 1 , also the CX1 can mount up with a variety of conversion kits. Thus, from the Children’s bicycle trailer with a few simple steps, a buggy with two smaller front wheels. A large aluminum spoked wheel brings out the bicycle trailer a jogger to light, which creates the new processed and improved handlebar ideal running conditions. With the available Umschnallvorrichtung the CX1 is a comfortable companion for walking tours. Two little skis and an aluminum tie rod turn the bike trailer in the perfect transportation for the ski holiday. The bike trailer is available in red and in blue.

What can he all?

The Chariot CX1 can everything for the active parent-child heart. The wide range of conversion kits available suggests an excellent variety. Many customers believe that to be united with the benefit of CX1 Thule luxury with comfort and absolute highest security. The disc brakes improve the braking distance even on steep slopes and through the CAS patented suspension is the child ensures a quiet and safe ride. The basis weight is absolutely fine with almost 14 kilograms. The CX1- seater has a shoulder width of 40 centimeters and a seat height of 65 centimeters, which speaks even more for maximum comfort. The total load is, according to the manufacturer, at 34 kilograms. Another pleasant bonus offer processed Quick Clips, which allow a quiet opening and closing of the convertible top, and thus the child tear far from his sleep.

If the safe?

Here would be a fundamental “absolute” sufficient, but of course the safety aspect should be examined more closely. Not only the processed material clearly demonstrates why the CX1 is the premium model of Thule Chariot. When it comes to safety no compromises. An anodized aluminum frame provides with the adjustable handlebar simultaneous rollover protection. The material is equipped with 3M patented reflectors, which provides additional visibility and consequent greater security. Inside, the child is secured with a 5-point safety belt and finds greater comfort on the padded seat. The suspension ensures a safe and comfortable ride, even at high speeds and on uneven ground. Even at high temperatures a generous ventilation provides on the whole side of the window is always a cool head. These same window side protected by a well-thought tint the child from harmful UV rays and blinding sunlight. The integrated helmet area completes the security aspect in CX1.

Luxury car or clunker?

Unique Luxury. And at its best. When CX1 the best materials were used to provide both parents and the child the greatest driving pleasure, and for a long time. The built-in components form an overall picture of perfect ergonomics and comfort. The CAS suspension, you will not find in comparable models like the Croozer Kid 1, ensures a safe and comfortable ride. A generous supply of available accessories, such as the winter foot, a seat post a mug or even Trinfkaschenhalter, the baby seat on the safe transport of the youngest, a rain hood as well as a cover for storage and transport bag put the CX1- child bicycle trailer in luxury the crown. The patented quick folding ezFold- has other sellers another plus advance. The spacious carry case which is behind the sitting room, provides plenty of storage space, but can also be removed if necessary, so that, for example, jogging pleasure not undermined in any way.

And the driving experience?

The low weight, the first-class suspension and narrow track width, the CX1 is also suitable for an extremely sporty applications. It’s just fun!

Keeps the well for a while?

All available data on a clear “yes” out. By purchasing the Chariot CX1 child bike trailer, the purchase of additional bicycle trailer for a long time has done. The materials used, such as the ergonomic handlebar, quality disc brakes or the reflective outer material blank with regard to the longevity nothing to be desired. With the baby seat in addition available to the young from the beginning can be taken, and the many years and many cycling trips away.

What do I get for the price?

The CX1 is the premium model in the bicycle trailer market for children, and rightly so. This benefit luxury cars bekommmen parents a top equipment, high-quality processed components, highest security and great comfort for themselves and especially for their most valuable asset: their child. If you want to absolutely make any compromises, is grab with joy deeper into the wallet. But he is also rewarded with a durable, safe and absolutely comfortable transport.


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All in all, although expensive but in my view the best trailers currently on the market.Review at Amazon


test criteria

criteria rating
total  5/5
functionality    5/5
safety    5/5
Comfort    5/5
Price-performance    4/5
processing    5/5
maneuverability    5/5


  • Meets the highest standards
  • extremely Multifunctional
  • Best suspension on the market


  • Upper price level


If money is not the main criterion when buying is the Thule Chariot Cougar CX1 convincing in every respect.

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Technical specifications

seating 1
Maximum shoulder width 40 cm
L x W x H (base with handle) 122 x 70 x 110 cm
L x W x H (folded) 107 x 61 x 28 cm
handle height 97/110 cm
Weight (Base, with handle) 13.5 kg

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