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March 23rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

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 […]

Ty Tessmann Pro Tip: Extending CVD Life

March 23rd, 2015 by Jason Sams 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.  

Adam Drake Joins R/C Racing Team

March 23rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

Veteran racer and all-around good guy Adam Drake recently teamed up with 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 […]

Anthony Ferretti’s Bariani Road Race Report

March 20th, 2015 by Jason Sams’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.  

SAB Goblin 380 Flight –

March 18th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Jason Bell is one of’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’s distribution center, where he does a number of his test flights. If you’re interested in the SAB Goblin 380 please follow this […]

It’s Time For Boating Season! See’s Top 5 RTRs.

March 17th, 2015 by Jason Sams

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 […] Cycling: Listen To Your Body; Get Stronger By Resting

March 16th, 2015 by Jason Sams

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. […]

A Little 3D Flight With An Align T-Rex 150

March 16th, 2015 by Jason Sams customer service specialist Jason Bell is one of the nation’s top pilots. If you ever need help with your heli, he is one of our in-house experts that is more than willing to help you get back out to the flying field. For this particular flight he was testing a customer’s Align T-Rex 150, […]

Which DJI Multirotor/Drone Is Right For You?

March 16th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Our mulitrotor/drone experts have put together a list of DJI’s popular cameraships, so that it’s easier for you to decide which model best suits your needs. The bulleted lists below highlights the features of each drone and their best uses. If you need further assistance or have questions about multirotors/drones, please don’t hesitate to contact […] Cycling: Ferretti’s Madera Stage Race Report

March 12th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Stages 1 and 2 were individual time trials, the first of the two was the Ben Hur uphill TT. Both were 10 miles and challenging.I chose my time trial bike for both, although it was a hard choice for the uphill TT due to road conditions and the 3 mile climb.I blew up half way […] Cycling: Anthony’s Weekly Blog Entry

March 9th, 2015 by Jason Sams’s Anthony Ferretti writes about the Chico Stage Race and his weekly regimen in his personal blog. If you want a closer look into AMain’s cycling team and how dedicated the team riders like Ferretti are, follow this link: Anthony’s Blog   Here is a snippet from Anthony’s Blog: “This week was a great week. I […]

How To Calibrate The DJI Phantom

March 4th, 2015 by Jason Sams

How To Calibrate The DJI Phantom  By: Derrick Threatt (’s aeriographer and resident multirotor expert)  Many people have asked me if you need to “calibrate you compass” on the DJI Phantom.  They usually follow up the question with “why?”  I am going to give you the short answer on both of those great questions is this […]

RC Car Action Stoked On The Yokomo YZ-2

March 3rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

RC Car Action editor, Carl Hyndman, has been racing the Yokomo YZ-2 down in Southern California and recently sent us a quick email about his findings. Here is what he had to say: “Well I tested out the Yokomo buggy last night and it was impressive. It has a lot of potential and corner speed.  I’m […] Cycling: Giant Propel Advanced Pro Overview

March 2nd, 2015 by Jason Sams’s Ryan Oaks walks you through many of the features of the Giant Propel Advanced Pro. This is the exact bike the cycling team uses in races all over the country. Cycling: 3 Steps To Reduce Lower Back Pain

March 2nd, 2015 by Jason Sams

3 Steps To Reduce Lower Back Pain By: Ryan Oakes ( Cycling Team Rider) Bicycle riding and lower back pain can go hand-in-hand. The position a bike is ridden in is not a natural one for the body. That said, riding should be enjoyable and with the correct preparation and maintenance, painfree. The pains encountered are […] Cycling: Valley of the Sun Race Report

March 2nd, 2015 by Jason Sams’s Ryan Oakes reports from the Valley of the Sun (VOS) Race in Phoenix, Arizona: VOS is a national Caliber event in and around the greater Phoenix area in Arizona. We took 5 guys to this race and with my recent upgrade, we all raced in the Cat 2 only event which had 80 starters […] Cycling: Ryan Oakes’ Chico Stage Race Reports

February 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Stage 1 – Thunder Hill Circuit Race The CSR was a 3 day, 4 event race featuring some of the top riders in the country. This was a higher class of racer and event than we face on any given weekend in NorCal. Many of the racers are professionals. 160+ starters rolled into our home-town […]

Tessmann’s Speaks About His Disappointing Nitro Challenge

February 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams and Hot Bodies’ driver Ty Tessmann talks openly about it struggles at this year’s The Dirt Nitro Challenge: After 3 successful years at DNC, 2015 was disappointing in more ways than one.  After arriving at the track on Tuesday morning to set up the HB pits, this would be HB’s biggest showing at any […]

Charge 4 Packs At Once! New 2S-6S Parallel Charger Board

February 25th, 2015 by Jason Sams

ProTek’s all-new 4-Battery Parallel Charger Board (PTK-5335) will enable you to charge up to four batteries simultaneously, while balancing the individual cells of each pack. The Parallel Charger Board is encased in an impact-resistant custom-molded plastic shell and is compatible with LiPo, Li-Ion and LiFe batteries. The DC input and battery port are protected with […]’s David Ronnefalk Grabs Pro Truck Win at “The Dirt” Nitro Challenge

February 23rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

It’s only been a few days since David Ronnefalk signed with R/C and he has already been crowned a Nitro Challenge Champion. Ronnefalk is the fist European driver in sixteen years to win a coveted Nitro Challenge title. He had an epic battle with fellow Hot Bodies/ racer Ty Tessmann who grabbed second overall. […]