The Wheel: All-Terrain. Cart. Table. Cooler. All-In-One.
The Wheel: All-Terrain. Cart. Table. Cooler. All-In-One.
The Wheel is an all-terrain, monowheel cart with a built-in table and gear bag that can haul up to 200 lbs of gear over almost anything
The Wheel is an all-terrain, monowheel cart with a built-in table and gear bag that can haul up to 200 lbs of gear over almost anything Read more
About this project
We all love the outdoors, but we also know there is a lot of hauling of gear that comes with outdoor fun. Traveling too far off the beaten path, or even a short way from the parking lot, often means multiple trips, dropped bags, and a lot of frustration. There are plenty of carts out there that claim to be for outdoor or all-terrain use, but they all suffer from the same problems: small wheels that get stuck in the sand, can’t maneuver on rugged terrain, or just can’t haul enough gear.
The Wheel lets you haul all your outdoor adventure gear in one trip. It's light enough to handle alone, yet sturdy enough to take off-road. It also has a built-in cooler and table so you can eat and drink in style once you get to where you're going.
The Wheel lets you carry more, make fewer trips, and travel deeper and farther off the road than ever before.
Most carts that claim they work on different terrains only work if you consider dragging them through the sand or over rocks "working." In contrast, the Wheel is a truly all-terrain, monowheel cart that can haul up to 200 lbs of your gear over any type of rugged terrain – sand, rocks, mud, stairs, asphalt, and snow.
We engineered the Wheel to have a super-wide, large-diameter, non-slip monowheel tire that lets it ride on top of sand, rocks, and debris without sinking in and getting stuck.
The Wheel maximizes the amount of gear it can haul by providing two storage areas – one INSIDE the Wheel and one on TOP of the Wheel.
Simply load your gear in our custom gear bag, which doubles as a cooler, and includes a built-in bottle opener!
We designed the Wheel to store heavier gear INSIDE the Wheel itself where it stays stationary while you’re in motion. Once the gear bag is packed up, simply secure it inside the Wheel with our quick snap fasteners.
Not only can you store your gear inside the wheel, but we have additional storage for lighter weight gear on the built-in tabletop which can carry almost anything. Folding chairs are easily slipped over the handles.
Other gear is placed on the tabletop and secured by attaching bungee cords to our built-in attachment points.
The Wheel has a built-in table where you can mix drinks, prepare food, and keep it all out of the sand and dirt. The Wheel even has built-in drink holders so you can avoid drinks spilling on the ground.
We built a retractable bottle opener right into our custom bag so you will never be without one!
Simply kick down the Wheel's foot-operated kickstands to transform the cart into a stable table.
To transport, simply fold the handles with the release of a quick pin, and load the Wheel into your car. The Wheel weighs 25 lbs. and measures 22" x 24" X 22" when collapsed.
We've spent the past few years working on this product. During that time we've designed, built, and tested quite a few different prototypes! We've been able to experiment with different ways to achieve our goals and have finally come up with a design that maximizes functionality and features at a reasonable cost for consumers.
Thank you to our supporters!
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We are ready to engage manufacturing experts to optimize our design and ensure we implement a manufacturing process that is timely, cost-efficient, and ensures excellent quality. Here's our planned timeline:
- June/July: Get folks excited about the Wheel and, as a result, get funded on Kickstarter!
- August/September: Finalize engineering and manufacturing designs.
- October/November: Build necessary tooling and procure raw materials.
- December/January: Test and evaluate pre-production builds and assembly process.
- February/March: Pilot test of production, assembly, and quality assurance processes.
- April 2018: Begin shipment of the Wheel to our backers in time for outdoor fun!
We are a creative, diverse, and dedicated team with members in Massachusetts, Maryland, and Bulgaria! Our passion is to find new ways to more efficiently move "stuff" on challenging terrain. We want to make life easier for anyone that needs to transport items in the outdoors, from emergency first-responders to parents on the beach. Thank you for supporting our project!
If our campaign is successful, we'll be manufacturing the Wheel in orange and one other color that our backers will be able to choose from one of the options below:
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Risks and challenges
We are excited to manufacture the Wheel!
As the Wheel gets geared up for production, we expect to make some minor adjustments to optimize the design for the end-user as well as for mass production. Pre-production prototypes will need to be made to test and refine the product and allow us to incorporate our improvements and those suggested by manufacturing experts. These changes will be made to improve your user experience and the retail price. Of course, we will stay in touch with you to let you know about these improvements.
With any manufacturing venture, sometimes unplanned events occur that can cause a delay, such as shipment delays, machinery problems, or economic or political events. We will likely encounter unforeseen challenges during this process, but we will do our best to address them quickly and efficiently. Of course, we will keep our backers up-to-date through the production process and do everything we can to deliver the Wheel to you on time and as planned!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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