Gravity race carts are pretty simple machines: 4 wheels, brakes and the planet earth. This page provides cart requirements specific to Triangle Pushcart races and resources for information and parts to help teams construct and improve their carts, and eventually, their position on the podium.


• 4 wheels
• steering
• brakes
• pushbar (strongly recommended)

Welding Partnership

We are excited to be partnering with the welding department at Wake Technical Community College to provide assistance to teams looking to modify their race carts. Contact us for more information.

Pushcarts Parts

Because 'pushcart parts' will actually be repurposed bike, go kart or recumbent trike parts, we are happy to help provide some guidance around what parts you may need and how to order them. Contact us with questions.

The following are local and national retailers of useful parts and equipment:

Oak City Cycling

Flythe Clycery

Terra Trike

Utah Trikes