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Believe it or not ... Kevin will be pushing this contraption he calls a "Road Runner"! ...
He stands inside it with his gear loaded in the back and actually pushes this three-wheeler!
That's Kevin with Bill Husada from YESS Products Limited (makers of BMX bicycle frames).

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More photos at the bottom of this page ... and a list of the gear that will be inside!

Currently being built by ...

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(click logo for their website!)

The RoadRunner specs are:

designed & manufactured by yess Frames
made with T6061 Aluminum
approximately 26 pounds
final weight estimated to be about 35 pounds
travel weight is estimated at 150 pounds total
harness designed and built by SuperSport
dome designed and built by The Backpackers Shop
overall length is 280cm
wheelbase is 220cm
height is 110cm
width is 82cm
wheels are 52cm diameter
dry basket is 46cm x 75cm x 83cm
liquid basket is 46cm x 16cm x 55cm
final colour will be bright mango orange

Features include:

one-handed steering control device
locking steering
twin v-brakes on rear wheels
front and rear running lights
4 solar panels
cassette deck & radio with external speakers
weather dome
webbed hanging chair
odometer
utility shelf
cooler
and lots of little goodies

Click small pictures for bigger ones and then your Back button to return ...

roadcamerasm.jpg (7653 bytes) This baby can carry a load! ... Ultralight aircraft aluminum .. but super strong!
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Keeping the elements out! ... The gang at Backpackers Shop designed this baby.
roadyesssm.jpg (9044 bytes) Stage 5 Powder Coating in Surrey, BC who has coated the RoadRunner with his incredible Bright Mango Orange and only asked for a logo in a happy place.
roadbillsm.jpg (9999 bytes) The amazing Bill Husada from Yess Products Inc. and his beautiful creation!


Here is a list of the gear that will be starting the trip with Kevin in the RoadRunner :

 

Gear list

General Gear
Infinity Designs Sleeping bag (-6 C)
Stuff sack pillow
DrYad Tent
Details Journal
Thoughts Journal
Pentax camera & Black's film
Tri-pod
Palm Pilot?
Reading material
Maps
Running Tights (3)
Running Shirts (3)
Running Socks (5)
Running Gaunch (3)
Running Gloves (3)
Running Hats (2)
Running Vest
Running Shell
Contour Fleece pants
RAD pants
Camp socks (2)
Jeans
New Balance Runners (2 pair)
New Balance Trail Shoes
Vasque Boots
Long sleeve cotton shirt (2)
Fleece jacket
Gore-tex jacket
Fleece toque (2)
Sunscreen/Lip balm
Ryders Extreme Sunglasses (4)
Gaunch (3)
Safety gear (flares, wood saw, cell phone)
30 cassettes
Headlamp
Pop-up chair
Medical insurance
Cash/Identification
Contact names & numbers
Tarp
Business Cards
Swimsuit
Rope Ladder

Kitchen
Recipe book
Stoves (Sierra & Peak II)
Oven
Fuel (3 litres)
Matches
Double Pot with handle
Water collector/sink
Dishcloths
Water (8 litres)
Water capacity of 30 litres total
Soap
Measuring cups and spoons
Utensils/Spatula/Wooden Spoon
Mixing Bowls (2)
Cutting Board
Oven Mitt
Whisk/Grater
J-cloths
Cup
Plate
Fireball Energy Gel
Stealth Energy Bar

Bathroom
Ibuprofen
Razor
Toothbrush/toothpaste
Deodorant/Soap
First aid kit
Trowel/Toilet paper
Towel

Road Runner
Spare tubes (2)
Shelves
Repair kit
Hand pump
Webbed seat
Cooler
Weather shell
Poles
AM/FM radio & cassette
Solar power collector
Spare batteries

 

 

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Last updated: October 30, 2003.