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    Inspired by this page and Peter Lynn buggies we dug around the trash heaps from hurricane Matthew on the Outer Banks (we live on Ocracoke Island at the moment) and built this. First version was all found materials with maybe $20 in hardware. After realizing just how much awesome fun it is we upgraded the back wheels and axle with bought wheelbarrow wheels and a threaded bar.Currently we have 1.7M and 3.2M kites (just two line control and basic self inflating). That said we've made up to 10 miles trips and done more than 30 km/h :). Next up:- Will be testing it with a 9M kitesurfing kite (arriving Thursday—SO excited!)- Talking with a welder friend about making a fork to fit a big fat front wheel so we'd be able to hopefully roll not just on the hard sand by the surf (great around ...

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    Inspired by this page and Peter Lynn buggies we dug around the trash heaps from hurricane Matthew on the Outer Banks (we live on Ocracoke Island at the moment) and built this. First version was all found materials with maybe $20 in hardware. After realizing just how much awesome fun it is we upgraded the back wheels and axle with bought wheelbarrow wheels and a threaded bar.Currently we have 1.7M and 3.2M kites (just two line control and basic self inflating). That said we've made up to 10 miles trips and done more than 30 km/h :). Next up:- Will be testing it with a 9M kitesurfing kite (arriving Thursday—SO excited!)- Talking with a welder friend about making a fork to fit a big fat front wheel so we'd be able to hopefully roll not just on the hard sand by the surf (great around low tide), but along he wide soft beach too. Suggestions on front wheels much appreciated.Album here too: https://goo.gl/photos/kkMgnxrS3N5jm6TU8

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