The weekend started with a long flat 80+ mile road race. Conditions were hot and windy, the four corner course was a simple shape to learn and had a fair amount of shelter from the wind. We had been sending guys in every move off the front. I’m pretty sure we were all off the […]
Here is a quick clip from the 2015 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll have a full-lenght video soon:
Friday was practice and we got three 6 minute practice sessions with both cars. The first practice is not timed, and the last two practices are timed for seeding, taking your fasted 3 consecutive laps. I started with both cars setup very similar to how I ran them in the mains at Vegas. Unfortunately practice […]
We attended Silverstate in Las Vegas, NV at the newly opened RC Tracks Las Vegas, the location for the 2016 1/8 worlds, and the facility did not disappoint, it is amazing and Chris, Dave and staff have done an awesome job. Qualifying went well in truck and I was able to TQ, in e-buggy I […]
AMain.com’s Kyle Warner didn’t let any rain stand in the way of shredding during Easter weekend. Check out this video clip of Warner in Chico’s Upper Park:
Starting the build off of my Yokomo B-Max2 MR V3 kit. Since there are some products under development at Tekin as well as the stock buggy class being the largest in my area I planned on building up this car for stock racing to begin with. Here are a few things I found during the […]
AMain.com’s Kyle Warner is a super cool dude, always helping the in-house mountain bikes with setup and advice when he stops by the distribution center. In this video from a few years back, Kyle shreds on a hardtail throughout his stomping grounds of Chico, CA.
This past weekend was the JConcepts Supercup Round#3 held at the Coral Springs RC Car Track. The race started out great. The weather did not want to cooperate. The track was perfect for the Friday practice until it rained. We woke up Saturday morning to quite different track conditions. It was cold, (at least for […]
AMain.com’s Bob Lander breaks out with the lead group, but has some unfortunate luck. Here is Bob’s Turlock Road Race report: The race had few people in it; 20 or a little more. The first lap was really slow and nothing was cracking off to get the group stressed out. Surprisingly enough, there was a […]
AMain.com’s Corey Duren has been wearing Incrediwear socks for quite some time, and he is a big fan. Here was he has to say about the Incrediwear Pro-3 socks in this quick video overview:
By: Fergus Liam I rolled into Landpark not feeling so hot. I had a persisting repertory issue that wasn’t getting any better, but since there would be teammates and it was already paid for, I went. I managed a decent warm up on the rollers- lately my jam is to get at least 30 mins […]
Here is Paul Sinclair’s race report from the Thunder RC Winter Champs: There were 120+ entries at this year’s Thunder RC Winterchamps in Nashville, Tennessee. I competed with my Protek equipped X Factory X – 6 Cubed and SCX-61 in 2wd mod buggy and 2wd mod SC, respectively. My Protek-powered vehicles were on fire all […]
Yesterday I finished up the 6th round of the NorCal Rock Racing Series and I managed to edge out the competition in the 2.2 Open class to get 1st place overall for the series. Not bad considering I had never even heard of rock racing until December of last year! I’m not giving up my […]
All about that base… By: Ryan Oakes I recently wrote an article called “Listen to Your Body, Get Stronger by Resting.” In the article I talked about the importance of rest in your training and the importance of learning to listen to your body. I had a big early season of racing, traveling and training […]
AMain.com and Hot Bodies’ pro driver Ty Tessmann walks you through the steps of extending the life of your CVD style driveshafts. Although this how to video is primarily for Hot Bodies 1/8-scale vehicles it’s a great tip for similar driveshafts.
Veteran racer and all-around good guy Adam Drake recently teamed up with AMain.com and ProTek R/C. The Drake talks about joining the AMain team and touches on his new ride with Mugen: AMain: Welcome to the AMain/ProTek R/C family Adam! We’re stoked to have you onboard with us. Tell us a little bit about how […]
AMain.com’s Anthony Ferretti discusses the Bariani Road Race where they averaged 30mph! It’s interesting to hear Ferretti’s take on the race and the strategy that plays a huge roll in how you finish.
Jason Bell is one of AMain.com’s customer service specialists, and you’ll see from this video clip, he is one accomplished heli pilot. Jason is flying his new SAB Goblin 380 out behind AMain.com’s distribution center, where he does a number of his test flights. If you’re interested in the SAB Goblin 380 please follow this […]
Spring is in the air and its getting to be time to head outside for some weekend fun! Hit your local watering hole for a good time in the sunshine. Hanging by the water is always a great way to spend your day. Make sure the day is a hit by bringing out an R/C […]
By: Ryan Oakes Getting Tired Whoever rides the most often, the furthest and the hardest wins, right? Wrong. Classical training says that if you ride more than the others and your rides are at a faster pace and for longer distance, you will be stronger than them. This CAN be true, but is NOT an absolute. […]