I’ve recently resumed another pastime of mine, riding bikes, as a healthy and fun alternative to racing RC cars. The bike in question is a Redline road bike, and thanks to the city of Santa Clarita where I live, I have miles and miles of dedicated biking paths available to me. I’m certainly not the [...]
If you have a Traxxas Stampede, Stampede 4X4, Slash, Slash 4X4, Bandit or Rustler, these heavy duty progressive coil springs from VG Racing will fit your vehicle’s stock shocks. They are available in red and blue and use a unique design that as tighter spaced coils top and bottom.
As all of our updates indicate, it is raining. The race is basically over. Here are the highs and lows I noticed. High: fun track layout. Low: the track is currently under water. High: the locals have been very friendly Low: the locals are currently cursing under their breath High: I got a fast run [...]
Last weekend while I was covering the 2011 Futaba Electric Challenge in Lincoln, IL I heard about a big oval race just down the road in the small town of Broadwell. So Friday after open practice I grabbed a bite to eat, and then hit the road to see what all the commotion was all [...]
As though the RC Short Course Nationals isn’t an exciting enough race on its own, the state of Connecticut has played host to not only its first earthquake in hundreds of years, but also its first hurricane schedule to make landfall later this weekend. No matter, as the Short Course Nationals charges on, with the [...]
VP/ PowerMaster developed the perfect recipe for RTR engines and sport/ entry level hobbyists. Master Basher 20 is a sophisticated blend that utilizes an advanced lubrication and additive package designed for entry-level engines and users that result in less wear and longer engine life. With such a broad tuning range, Master Basher 20 is undoubtedly [...]
Is there anything more fun than running an RC car during a rainy day without worrying about electrical problems? With waterproof Traxxas vehicles like the Slash, a rainy day will never stop you from getting your RC fix. But what should you do after you’ve finished running in wet conditions? Just toss the truck into [...]
That’s right, the return of one of the most successful brushless speed controls of all time. Together with the awesome power of the X-12L Short Course 550, these combos will give you all the power you need to compete at the highest level without breaking the bank. Sphere TC-Spec Speed Control Features: Automatic brushless/brushed adaptation [...]