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Old Jun 25, 2011, 09:24 AM
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Gulf Coast Raceway Sunday Houston Texas

Meeting up with some folks, come with a bike and off road!!! Porter Texas, Mike's Hobby Shop off 59 North!!
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Old Jun 28, 2011, 02:06 PM
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Good day, wish a few more people would show up. But next go round please everyone in the area keep watch on this thread. I will post before every visit. It was Nice to see Will and his SB5 again. Also my new roomate built my RTR GPV-1 and had a hard time but at the end of the day was able to make a few corners one after another. He is now rebuilding it with all the carbon and alloy parts i left over. Video and pictures will be up in a few days!!!!
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Old Jun 28, 2011, 03:39 PM
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Figured out why the sb5 was so squirrely. Turns out the rx is browning out and causing hesitation/glitching in the servos. Time for a couple of caps or an external bec.

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Old Jun 28, 2011, 11:53 PM
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i will be there this sunday with my GPV along with one if not two others! maybe we can get this thing going!
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Old Jun 30, 2011, 07:47 AM
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Will!!!! this sunday again, maybe for you can make it out before you cross the pond for a month. We should be their around 8-9 am central. Bring the back up SB5!
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Old Jul 03, 2011, 06:54 PM
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well another day at the track with the houston locals. Four people this time. Better turn out then usual. I know 4 only is not a lot. But here is the good news.

We are going to run a race soon. Its run what you bring. 1/8 or 1/5 it does not matter. Have a transponder handy the track does not provide one. The date is not published yet, but in the near future (month or so maybe sooner) We just want to get one race under our belts for the starters. Sooooo.. please all Houston Texas locals be on the look out on the forums for a R/c on road bike race soon. So far the total of acually racers would be 6 as of now. It would be nice to have enough for two heats so we can have corner workers with knowledge of starting a bike off after a spill etc. Rpedro!!! you would be seven!!! we dont care if you have a off road bike you want to race. Bring it!!!!

Until next time. Happy fourth of july and be safe!!
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Old Jul 04, 2011, 11:37 AM
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Just ask the race director if you could use 45 seconds of the driver's meeting to demonstrate how to properly launch a marshalled bike. We did that for years, and still do it when we race with the 1:8 and 1:10 program rather than our regular 1:5 car guys.
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Old Jul 09, 2011, 08:37 AM
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Sunday the 10th. Early to close. Mikes Hobby shop. Bikes, f1, and short course.
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Old Jul 18, 2011, 10:40 PM
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looking into this still, leaning on the new Nuova Faor 509 electric... I must have it... thoughts???
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Old Jul 19, 2011, 08:22 AM
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as of right now there will be four 1/5 scale bikes if you get one! Brent just got a new NF, X has a thunder tiger, will an SB5. im pretty sure we will just race them all together at least for the first few races. performance wise the venom's are quicker especially Clay's but im not far behind! this sunday i will be testing roller bars and slipper's for the venom.
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Old Jul 19, 2011, 08:45 AM
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It has been fun with all the new guys showing up. I was able to see the anderson with the rear gyro this weekend. More and more people are coming out of the wood work Ryan, you have been talking about showing up for a long time... I think its TIME you show up. Even if you dont have anything to run.
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Old Jul 19, 2011, 10:10 AM
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Can't wait

Can't wait to start racing the bikes. Been practicing everyday and getting better. So watch out clay on coming for ya. By the way my SB5 will b here next week.
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Old Jul 19, 2011, 12:45 PM
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More and more people are coming out of the wood work Ryan, you have been talking about showing up for a long time... I think its TIME you show up. Even if you dont have anything to run.
I agree with clay. Thats what I did last year waiting for the vmx to come out. Although the local track (dirt) had no bikes to watch, I still watched the races with my son a few times. Take a camera and a tripod and shoot video/pics for the guys racing. Once you have a bike you'll be too busy having fun. Post it on youtube with name of track and maybe you'll pick up a few more guys interested in getting into the hobby if they know whats up.
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Old Jul 19, 2011, 04:09 PM
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I agree with clay. Thats what I did last year waiting for the vmx to come out. Although the local track (dirt) had no bikes to watch, I still watched the races with my son a few times. Take a camera and a tripod and shoot video/pics for the guys racing. Once you have a bike you'll be too busy having fun. Post it on youtube with name of track and maybe you'll pick up a few more guys interested in getting into the hobby if they know whats up.
Plus we can always use an extra marshall. I got my HOR up and going, hopefully I can make it over to Mike's sometime soon.


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Old Jul 19, 2011, 08:33 PM
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It has been fun with all the new guys showing up. I was able to see the anderson with the rear gyro this weekend. More and more people are coming out of the wood work Ryan, you have been talking about showing up for a long time... I think its TIME you show up. Even if you dont have anything to run.
I agree... I am really wanting to get this thing asap, now that I am off Sats and Suns, looks like I will be able to invest the time I want... it also seems like the track is really close to The Woodlands... Even better... Any other info about the time you guys are there etc???
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