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Old Feb 06, 2006, 09:38 PM
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RC Bike Tracks in Houston

Any tracks in Houston,Tx? I know of 2 onroad tracks, but they only run cars.
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Old Feb 07, 2006, 09:09 AM
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Nope. I don't think there are that many bike drivers in Texas yet.
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Old Feb 07, 2006, 12:32 PM
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Any tracks in Houston,Tx? I know of 2 onroad tracks, but they only run cars.
Every time I've taken my bikes to a track, they have always been very receptive. Try taking your bike out to those 2 tracks during a practice day, and I bet you will generate some enthusiasm. Remember, people for the most part don't even know these bikes exist. And even if the do, they don't realize how well they can perform.
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Old Feb 07, 2006, 01:12 PM
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M&M is too small to run on even for my 1/8th bike. I haven't been to Mike's but it supposedly is designed for 1/8th cars, so it might have enough room for a 1/5th bike if you are careful. I may swing by there on my way to North Houston Speedway some time and check it out. I live about 1.5 hours north of Houston, and drive down to run 1/4th oval cars a couple times a month. Once I get better with my 1/5th bikes I am going to see if I can get them to handle ok on the banked oval. The banking there was a bit much for the 1/8th to deal with.
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Old Feb 20, 2006, 01:15 PM
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I stopped by Mike's Saturday. Looks like it will work, the hairpins you will have to take pretty slow, but it should be fun. Talked with the owner who apparenly owned a NF with all the CNR goodies a while back, before he built the track. He said anytime I want to show up he will make sure I have an empty track to practice on. If it hadn't been raining I would have tried out my electric, but it was pretty wet.

I have to head down there sometime this week to pick up my new mill, so I may hit it up again with bike in hand to try a few runs.
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Old Feb 20, 2006, 01:30 PM
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Where is Mikes? I would like try out the track with the ttn.

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Old Feb 20, 2006, 02:35 PM
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http://www.mikes-hobbyshop.com


it is off 59 just south of New Caney (2 exits south fo the K&M exit if you have been there)

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Old Feb 20, 2006, 04:31 PM
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BTW you said you knew of 2 on-road tracks, the two I know of are M&M and Mikes, what was the second one you knew about.

BTW North Houston Speedway is a banked asphalt oval, gonna try my bike out there after the work session next weekend.
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Old Feb 20, 2006, 08:46 PM
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There was one at Clear Lake Hobby Shop but it has been closed down. I will check to see if there is anything South of here (Pearland, Alvin, Galveston)
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Old Feb 20, 2006, 09:07 PM
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Ahh yeah good old Issaac, Meir's brother.... never really understood either of those two. That track has been closed a while, nearly as long as Reflex has been. Mike's is a real nice track, kinda hidden a bit, but the surface looked pretty good and the pit area was nice. M&M... might be ok for running a 1/18th car, but it is always real dusty and somewhat gravelly. They use the on-road track area for parking on off-road race days. Well that and pit space.

I live about 2 hours north of Houston, so south side tracks are a long haul for me. Not that I wouldn't drive a bit farther if the track was really nice and the owners were bike friendly. heck I used to drive to Area 51 in Santa Fe when I ran offroad, that is about 30 minutes south of the old Pearland offroad track.
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Old Jan 03, 2008, 07:26 PM
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Hi folks,
I am new in houston, I have run my bikes a lot of times in Mikes track. That track is not too fast but is fun. If you all like we could meet to run the bikes there or in some other paking lot. Please let me know if you all like the idea. I have a NF nitro and TTE with brushless system.
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