Rob raced the Monster Moto 80cc mini bike, and despite our best tuning efforts could not make it to the top of the hill without running the last few feet. Still a great time out there.
The annual Hell on Wheels Halloween Hill Climb run what you brung event took place last weekend at Glen Helen. Competitors rode anything and everything around a short section of the vet track, then up the big hill. For those of you used to riding dirt bikes it is not a particularly hard hill to […]
Last weekend the Southern California Minibike Championship of the World took place at an undisclosed industrial park near the airport. Here are all the pictures I took, both with my SLR and cell phone. As usual, the entire story will be on RideApart.com
At this point we have less than a week until the 24 Hours of Lemons Sears Pointless and the car still doesn’t run. At this point failure is not an option. If I can’t make it run today, and make the tranny go into at least 1, 2 and 3 there is no time. I […]
In short we were having the best race of our careers, blew the motor Sunday morning, did a 4 hour engine swap, only to be done in by bad freeze-out plugs in the back up motor. Friday we rolled out of Van Nuys later than expected, and had some traffic and some tow vehicle trouble […]
Its looking pretty finished in the garage. Sure there’s a motor and parts all over the place, but there is also a running motor currently in the car. So, I will build this motor with the Clay Smith cam and milled head, but it will just be as the back up to the current 2002 […]
Well, in short our second race went even better than our first. The car is still not as fast nor does it handle as well as I hoped, but its getting better. Our Ford 200 six from a tow yard Mercury Comet, that we bought for $200 from the driveway of some guy in Orange […]
Was trying to get the race report update up earlier but I’m having issues with formatting and stuff. Here’s a teaser of our exploits.