EXPEDITION CARTS

Sebastian Copeland did cross the Simpson Desert doing the longest latitudinal crossing of this australian desert with an alluminium frame cart equipped with two fatbike wheels.

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Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron did cross the Empty Quarter with a man hauled cart  made with 8 mountain bike wheels. We recommend to see their film, it’s very well done.

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Jon Muir did the first ever unassisted crossing of Australia, solo from Port Augusta to Burketown, 2500km and 128 Days. The cart was made with ATV wheels.

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Robert Twigger in his book “Lost Oasis” describes some Sahara desert explorations with a 4 wheeled cart.

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Ripley Davenport in his Walking Across Mongolia did use a rickshaw style cart with 4 monuntain bike wheels.

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Robert Lillwall and Leon McCarron walked fromUlaan Baator in Mongolia to Hong Kong using the same cart used by Ripley Davenport.

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Todd Carmichael made several attempts to cross the Death Valley with a cart equipped with Wheeleez PU wheels.

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Lucas Trihey did cross the Simpson Desert with a richshaw style cart with super fat mountain bike tires. He also orginzes trips in the australian desert with the carts.

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Chris Bray and Clark Carter did cross Victoria Island using first 2 wheeled kayaks and later a super cart (divisible in 2 separate carts) with 4 tractor inner tubes protected by kevlar fabric and carbon fiber rims.


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Louise-Philippe Loncke did cross the Simpson Desert with a Rickshaw style cart.

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Karl Bushby: around the world and the coast to coast of the United States.

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Rick Ridgeway, Galen Rowell, Conrad Anker  and Jimmy Chin did cross the Tibet’s Chan Tang Plateau with rickshaws that had interchangable wheels: Wheeleez PU wheels and mountain bike wheels.

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Ron Dunham and his walking cart: we didn’t find more infos about him on the internet.

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David Lim: crossing of the Salar de Uyuni salt desert in Bolivia.

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Carla Perrotti, also crossing of the Salar de Uyuni desert.

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Tim Moss: a page on several carts for crossing deserts.

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COMMERCIAL CARTS, TRAILERS & SLEDS

Monowalker: very nice cart tha can be transformed into a bike trailer, hicking trailer, backpack, travel trailer and a shopping trailer.

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Radical design: builds the bike trailer Cyclone (that can be also a walking tow bag) and the walking trailer Wheelie with different configurations.

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Carrix: a compact single wheel cart made in Switzerland.

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Banpacker: another nice cart that can be at the same time a 2 wheeled cart and a bike trailer.

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SOME HISTORY…

The U.S. Army M3A4 utility hand carts

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The chinese wheelbarrow

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