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If You Don’t Finish, You Can’t Win – Prepping your car for the mains–VIDEO

I spent last weekend racing round 7 of the JBRL electric series. A fellow racer asked me about prepping cars for the mains so I thought I would share some tips on finishing the main without mechanical failures. My electric 1/8-scale is highlighted in this video but most of the routine can be applied to [...]

Sep 27, 2011 Comments
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Dirt Jumping (BMX) with Jared Tebo at Sheep Hills, CA (VIDEO)

The story goes: Jared Tebo, hasn’t been trail riding in 5 years. One day he got this wild urge to start jumping again while spending a weekend in California, so he went to the local shop and came home with a new bike. World famous riding spot, Sheep Hills, was just a few minutes from [...]

Sep 13, 2011 Comments
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You Pick the Topic!

Lately I have been giving a lot of thought to new and unique topic ideas for my blog. Though I have a small cache already, I wanted to get in touch with you guys and hear what you would like to see or read.  Whether it may be video, photos, interviews or good ol’ fashioned [...]

Aug 31, 2011 Comments
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When Should I Move Up to the Next Class?

Moving up in classes can sometimes be a hard thing to judge. Advancing depends mostly on your driving and wrenching skills but may also you may also have to take into consideration your competition or if you are moving from novice to intermediate or intermediate to expert. I will brush on both areas. I wish [...]

Aug 01, 2011 Comments
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Team Associated Factory Team RC8.2 Finally Released!

After many rumors and much speculation, Team Associated has officially released the latest version of the RC8 1/8-scale buggy, dubbed the RC8.2. Much of which started at the 2010 Nitro World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, the suspension has been given some reworking to make an already great car even better. The team has been doing [...]

Jul 19, 2011 Comments
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Team Associated on Top in 4 at JBRL Round 5

Its not very often that I “pump my own tires,”but it is my blog so I figure every now and then would be ok. Besides, my teammates did very well and this about them mostly:   Pegasus Hobbies hosted round 5 of the electric JBRL series last weekend. With a bit of a lighter turnout [...]

Jul 19, 2011 Comments
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Getting Your Questions Answered by Factory Drivers

Team Orion announced the addition of TLR’s Dustin Evans to its team.  Congrats, Dustin! Dustin Evans is probably a name that you have become quite familiar with lately. Rightfully so as this year he has won the Reedy Race of Champions, EOS 2wd, and Rumble in the Rockies.  He has been one of the top, if [...]

Jul 07, 2011 Comments
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Wednesday Night Nationals! Club Racing with some of the Best in the World. [Video]

I would bet its not everyday that you see a driver’s stand full of some of the top pro’s in the world club racing at your local track. Luckily, in Southern California this happens somewhat frequently. With 1/10th scale electric worlds just around the corner, drivers like Dustin Evans, Ryan Cavalieri, Matt Castellano, Steven Hartson, [...]

Jun 29, 2011 Comments
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About the author

I started racing RC cars in the mid 90¹s and quickly developed a passion for the hobby. After a lengthy hiatus, nitro off-road racing got the best of me and I don¹t see myself taking another break anytime soon. I enjoy being behind my camera at races almost as much as being behind the wheel. When I'm not racing or writing about RC I stay very active playing hockey, soccer, biking, traveling as much as possible and of course, shooting tons of photos.
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