Category Archives: The Cart

Badwater SSC Solo cart part 4 – major design problem

The cart is starting to look complete. The skin is on and the brakes are fully functional. While it is starting to look complete, I found a major design problem. Something that must be fixed or the run across Death…

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Building the Badwater Solo SSC Cart – part 3

Nobody told me it would take this long and be so much work. I certainly didn’t expect it. I feel like I am working for Ford Motor Company building one of their prototypes. Geez. We are now closing in on…

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Building the Badwater Solo SSC Cart – part 2

I continue to build my Badwater SSC cart on day two. The morning started off with planning and laying out the rest of the cart and figuring out where can I save weight and keep the strength? Two hours later…

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Building the Badwater Solo SSC Ultramarathon cart 1

The Badwater Ultramarathon cart is a one-of-a-kind engineering challenge to build. It needs to hold 250 pounds of water and supplies, be as lightweight as possible, withstand extreme heat, environment and be able to stop itself on downhills as long…

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