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Forum: General Club Discussion Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By stevewaclo
Hey Don, I was watching for news in the Solo...

Hey Don,

I was watching for news in the Solo Forum and overlooked this report.

On behalf of all members, thanks to you and the gang for making a pilgrimage to RFR and keeping us all informed!
...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-20-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 16
Posted By stevewaclo
ABS and tire grip

While I have a fundamental understanding of ABS, this video (play at 1.5 speed) is informative in regard to tire friction and slip. Good part is several minutes in.

https://youtu.be/98DXe3uKwfc
...
Forum: Solo Discussion 07-19-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By stevewaclo
Exclamation Yes, yes, yes!

Thanks for making time to visit RFR, Don! :)

Who were the ďweĒ who visited?

Folks who have been around for a while must surely remember our Autocross events up on the hill at this track.
...
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 07-18-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By stevewaclo
Thunderhill West Videos

Here are two excellent, narrated videos of THW that should be entertaining for everyone and informative for participants, especially first timers like me.:)

Carol may be sharing the first with...
Forum: Motorsports 07-06-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By stevewaclo
RFR Drifting

Several folks have mentioned there was an event there in late June but internet search reveals nothing...

Anyone know anything?
Forum: Solo Discussion 06-30-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By stevewaclo
Ooopsie!

Dates show August.:(

What is the $$$ to bump me up a few spots? :lol:
Forum: General Chat 06-25-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By stevewaclo
Days of yore

A friend sent this brief, extraordinarily well produced video showcasing an early race car and I recommend making a few minutes to watch. Amazing what early racer drivers and mechanics endured.
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Forum: General Chat 06-21-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By stevewaclo
OK, now Iíve seen it all!

Honda Mower goes over the top. I want one!

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/honda-mean-mower-first-drive/

Also, scroll down and take a few minutes to read about X-ray tech in use at the...
Forum: General Club Discussion 06-11-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By stevewaclo
For newer members...

...who never had the pleasure of lapping the RFR Roadcourse, before it fell into disrepair and closed:

https://youtu.be/D0Es6kwuOos

I put in nearly 200 miles on the course on my Ď93 CB750...
Forum: Solo Discussion 06-11-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By stevewaclo
John, I’ll help to keep the rumor alive! ...

John,

I’ll help to keep the rumor alive!

Best
Forum: General Club Discussion 06-08-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By stevewaclo
Reno Livestock Events Center upgrade

This bill was approved late in the legislative session and appropriates $1,000,000 to begin planning for major upgrades at the RLEC:
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Forum: General Club Discussion 05-21-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By stevewaclo
RFR Screen shots

I tried to compress screen shots of RFR from Google Earth satellite views, without luck.:(

For excellent views of the condition of the road course, load Google Earth and search Reno Fernley...
Forum: Announcements 05-20-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By stevewaclo
Veteran Discount

Hi Andy,

Motorsports registration indicates Veteran discount but I could not find a way to apply prior to payment page.

I registered and will settle up at event.

I also sent an email to you...
Forum: Motorsports 05-19-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By stevewaclo
VC Hillclimb

With the cost of entry at $750 (not revealed till a laborious sign-in, and not like I wanted to compete anyway) Iíve only had a casual interest in this event:
...
Forum: Motorsports 05-18-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By stevewaclo
Thumbs up Amazing team of mechanics!

This remarkable video (I watched a lot at X2) shows a Citroen crew take a WRC car, that came in dragging its left rear wheel, from what looked to be a ďtotalĒ to out of the garage and back on course...
Forum: General Chat 05-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By stevewaclo
Thumbs up Florida Autocross/Grassroots Motorsports

Lots of photos!

https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/articles/two-grand-tango-2000-challenge/
Forum: General Club Discussion 05-05-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By stevewaclo
Hmmm. I didnít think anyone was paying attention.

Mr. Dan Shore (not Dan Simpson of RF Flat Track) has purchased the road course at Reno Fernley and is exploring restoration options. Mr. Shore is currently out of town and representatives of our...
Forum: General Club Discussion 04-29-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By stevewaclo
Thumbs up Major news to be revealed at Wednesday meeting

Be there, or be square!

Best.
Forum: Solo Discussion 04-21-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By stevewaclo
Elephant in the room

Hello all,

Only made it to Round 1 this weekend and trust everyone who attends Sunday for Round 2 will have as much fun today as we all did Saturday.:):):)

And thanks to the organizers (you...
Forum: Solo Discussion 03-18-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By stevewaclo
Small AutoX venues

Now that Stead is no more we will be contending with facilities that are considerably smaller than our beloved airport.

Hereís what enthusiasts across the pond contend with, sometimes including...
Forum: General Club Discussion 03-14-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By stevewaclo
Question Front page of 2019 Solo Rule Book

OK, gotta ask.

Whatís up with bringing the Rule Book page?

Could a stack of same simply be made available at the event.

Best
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-13-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By stevewaclo
Defining Performance Tires

Hello all,

Hereís an article from Modern Tire Dealer magazine that discusses more than we probably want to know about the history and evolution of Performance Tires. I was disappointed it does not...
Forum: Solo Discussion 03-01-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By stevewaclo
Welcome aboard, Matt!

Yea, everyone is bummed we lost the airport.:(

What will you be driving this season?

Donít forget the membership meeting next Tuesday. A good opportunity to join the gang at Mimiís and...
Forum: Solo Discussion 02-21-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By stevewaclo
Woo-hoo!

I was beginning to despair ��.

Thanks for making this happen, Don ������.

Here’s a satellite view of the Livestock Evens Center lot:

Hmmmm...or not.

View is available on schedule page.
Forum: General Chat 02-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By stevewaclo
More SCCA lore

Came upon this today:

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2019/02/12/the-founders-of-the-scca-didnt-intend-it-as-a-racing-organization-75-years-ago/

Thanks for the good wishes, Cory!
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