Keven Hébert Signs Contract Extension

Keven Hébert Signs Contract Extension

Keven Hébert has re-signed to run Reedy LiPo batteries, Team Associated’s TC6 and 12R5.1, and LRP brushless systems for the next two years. Reedy department manager Rick Hohwart was excited to be able to continue working closely with Keven, saying, “Keven is not only a driver who can win races, but who has been instrumental in the development of the TC6 and 12R5.1 platforms. He is not only fast, but is always willing to help others with setups and questions concerning motor and ESC gearing and tuning, as well as battery care and maintenance. He is a great asset and an excellent representative of the Reedy brand.” Keven was excited about the signing, saying, “Reedy, Team Associated, and LRP have supported me for the last three years, which has allowed me to get where I am today. I am very happy to be with such a strong team for the next two years! I have made many friends at Reedy/Team Associated/LRP and I would like to thank them for giving me the opportunity to keep doing what I like the...
Ribbed front tires are not permitted in ROAR Short Course competition

Ribbed front tires are not permitted in ROAR Short Course competition

Epic Fail!!! Is ROAR ever gonna get something right ahead of time? ROAR has amended the tire rules in the Short Course category to specifically exclude the use of ribbed front tires. Use of ribbed front tires is inconsistent with a category that has achieved most of its popularity on the basis of scale appearance. Therefore, ROAR has decided not to allow use of this type of tire on this...
Reedy/Team Associated are Victorious at Midwest Grand Slam Round 2

Reedy/Team Associated are Victorious at Midwest Grand Slam Round 2

Round 2 of the Midwest Grand Slam was held December 10-12 at MSI Raceway in Detroit, Michigan. The schedule called for practice on Friday, three rounds of qualifying on Saturday, with the final round of qualifying and the main events on Sunday. Reedy/Team Associated factory driver Keven Hébert was the class of the field in the 1/12 Modified and TC Modified categories. Keven captured the pole position in 1/12 Modified with his 12R5.1 ahead of teammate Walt Henderson. In TC Modified, Keven again claimed the pole with Henderson set to line up in the third position. The high-grip surface suited their Team Associated vehicles...
New From Hitec – X4 Four-Channel Multicharger

New From Hitec – X4 Four-Channel Multicharger

We’ve outdone ourselves again with safety, function and value. Our new four-channel multicharger,the Hitec X4, has four port computer controlled capability and is priced to keep you in charge of your wallet as well as your batteries. This compact charger with battery management and integral balancer is simple to use and utterly reliable. It features four identical and independent 50-watt power outputs, for a total output power of 200 watts. Each output can handle up to 15 NiCd/NiMH cells, or a 6S Lithium pack simultaneously. Four individual balancing ports eliminate the need for a separate balancer when charging Lithium batteries. Equipped with a twin fan cooling system which has an internal sensor for controlling fan speed, our charger is both efficient and safe. Charge your batteries and take charge of your hobby. The Hitec X4 charger offers a complete charging solution for novice and expert RC enthusiasts alike. The multi-tasking versatility of this new charger makes it a perfect fit for nitro and electric modelers, regardless of what you drive, hover, float or fly. check out more at...
Coming Next Month!!!! Venom VMX 450 RTR Dirtbike

Coming Next Month!!!! Venom VMX 450 RTR Dirtbike

Take a break from the truggies, buggies, and monster trucks. Step into the world of the VMX 1/4th scale dirt bike. With true to scale details, the realistic Motocross performance will leave you thinking that you’re a Supercross hero as you clear the triple and blast the whoop section on your own backyard track. The VMX chassis was an exercise in compact functional space management while keeping a true to life look of a full scale 450 moto-cross bike. Covering up all that work would be a shame if it wasn’t for a very detailed and realistic looking body set styled after contemporary 450 race bikes.The VMX 450 has a unique trap door style locking battery compartment that will accommodate 2S Lithium Polymer battery packs. To top it all off, a highly detailed Neocell foam rider figure completes the package. Venom has spared nothing to create this scale yet functional specimen of engineering.The latest VR3T 2.4Ghz 3 ch fully programmable radio system controls the VMX 450 while a powerful V Series 540 class brushless system puts the power to the ground via the miniature steel roller chain. This Gyro Is No Joke! The VMX rear wheel features a patent pending highly adjustable gyro that enables the VMX to stay upright at slow speeds. The innovative design centers the gyro mass to give the VMX ballanced control and can be adjusted to suit drive styles and track conditions. No Studded Rubber Bands Here! Since power is nothing without control, the Design Team at Venom took things a step further and developed the only full function off road motorcycle tires in...