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Brent Fiege

2012 Reedy International Race of Champions

2012 Reedy International Race of Champions

“…our industry lost an icon that is impossible to replace, but Mike was more than just an icon, he is a legend, and legends never die.”   For those of you that are not familiar with Mike Reedy, he was the man behind Reedy Modifieds or what is now known as just “Reedy.” He passed […]
Travel like the Pros – RC storage done right

Travel like the Pros – RC storage done right

Traveling with all of your RC equipment is always tedious. Piling your car, radio, chargers, batteries, and parts into a bag is rarely a good idea. Keeping everything organized makes traveling much easier and safer.   I’ve always been amazed at how professional racers travel the world with so much equipment and do it efficiently. […]
Keep Your Balls Clean and Well Oiled

Keep Your Balls Clean and Well Oiled

Ball bearings take a lot of abuse in our RC cars. They spin up to outrageous RPMs, get caked with dirt, and eventually rust and seize up if not attended to. It is extremely important to make sure your bearings stay free and well oiled. A seized axle bearing will put a lot more stress […]
Stock Racing Comes Full Circle

Stock Racing Comes Full Circle

One of my favorite parts of RC is the technology involved. It never ceases to amaze me the leaps and bounds our hobby takes. LiPo’s replaced nickel-Metal batteries. Brushless motors made ungodly speeds possible in almost any car, and 2.4ghz radios eliminated radio interference. Dynamic timing ( or “boost”) has been taken to a whole […]
Sneak Peek at New Avid Parts

Sneak Peek at New Avid Parts

It looks like Avid is starting to expand their product line beyond bearings. An all aluminum bell crank set was spotted on Kurt Wenger’s B4.1. This thing is pretty cool! It looks like the servo saver has been eliminated and it bolts right up to the rest of the stock parts. Rumor has it the […]
Should I Buy Car X or Car Y?

Should I Buy Car X or Car Y?

I frequently read RC forums. One of the most common threads I see is, “Should I buy car X or Y?” Rarely do you get factual information on why one is better than the other. It typically sounds like used car salesmen are informing you. Let me try and steer you in the right direction […]
New AKA “Vektor” 1/10 Rear Buggy Tire

New AKA “Vektor” 1/10 Rear Buggy Tire

AKA has been expanding their 1/10 tire lineup. The previously released “Rebar” tires were joined by the announcement of the new “Impact” (4wd buggy front and rear) and “Vektor” (2wd and 4wd buggy front) tires. Here are some spy shots I took out at AKA headquarters in California. Their latest release, the “Vektor” buggy rear […]
HPI Baja 5th Scale Nationals – Part 2 [VIDEO]

HPI Baja 5th Scale Nationals – Part 2 [VIDEO]

Part 2 of our 5th scale Nationals race coverage. Check out the video for some more racing action and interviews with drift star Justin Pawlak and HPI’s John Schultz. Click here to see part 1 of our coverage
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