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RCX: 30-second setup!

RCX on load-in day. We thought you might like to see what it takes to get ready for the crowds. Lots of crates and product to move. Carpeting, draping, banners…and lights, camera, action. Setting up those tracks takes time. Whew! How cold is the water in that boat pond? Watch that heli getting close to [...]

Jun 01, 2013 Comments
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Here’s your sign (and chance to win free RCX tickets)!

We’re just two days away from RCX at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA, and if you live in the LA-area you may have seen the billboard ads posted over the last couple of weeks. If you haven’t yet picked up your tickets to this year’s hottest hobby expo, here’s your chance [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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Meet Rockstar MX rider Davi Millsaps at RCX!

Millsaps joined the Rockstar Energy Racing team for the 2013 season and came out strong taking many podium spots in the 450 class. Shocking the sport out of the gate he took the top spot at Aniheim 1 and showed the world that he needs to be taken seriously. As the season winded down Millsaps [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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RCX Update: Mitchell Dejong, Red Bull’s youngest athlete, will be at the show!

Mitchell DeJong is no stranger to racing, despite being only 15. This talented teen has made a name for himself as a Red Bull Racing Pro-Driver with success in karts, Legends, Trophy Karts, and Pro Buggies. Mitchell has the distinction of being the youngest Red Bull athlete, and is an experienced RC racer. Look for [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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Nice mods, dude!

When I saw this car pulling out of a driveway while crossing town on my way home from a photo shoot, I stopped laughing just long enough to snap this photo while parked at the stoplight (which still would’ve been enough to earn me a ticket for using my phone). I’m not sure the driver [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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Contact! How much is too much?

Earlier this month at the MotoGP Grand Prix of Spain, Repsol Honda veteran Dani Pedrosa rode off into the sunset for the win while the battle for second got ugly. A last lap duel between the reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) and Pedrosa’s rookie teammate Marc Marquez ended with the rising star [...]

May 24, 2013 Comments
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Tandem R/C Drifting – GoPro First Person POV [Video]

Ever wondered what it’d be like to get behind the wheel of a drift car, pitch it sideways, and look forward out of the side window? YouTube user “iitreatedii” stuck his GoPro Hero3 onto an RC drifter at this year’s Carlisle Performance and Style in Carlisle, PA – pop a Dramamine, click play, and practice [...]

May 24, 2013 Comments
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HOW TO: Transmitter Steering Setup

Because you’re probably doing it wrong. Whether your radio is a pro pistol or an econo model, the steering system is its most adjusted feature. Basic radios only offer steering trim and servo-reversing, but many RTR radios also include dual-rate steering, and popular sport-level computer radios offer adjustable endpoints, exponential and subtrims in addition to [...]

May 24, 2013 Comments
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