In November we said "goodbye" to the first Alpha Gearhead racecars. It was a painful separation, but only a temporary setback as we started the search for the next adventure. Vintage Racing! False Starts We started looking almost immediately, and initially found a promising 1971 MGB. It was a very nice car, well built and … Continue reading Back to Action!
What a weekend! Having family that lives on Amelia Island, I have attended the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance several times, but it never fails to amaze. 2018's event was no different, despite a last minute date change, we were treated to yet another overwhelming display of automotive beauty. It was a whirlwind for us, David … Continue reading Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
I have always loved this generation Riviera. While I don't know much about them, there's some good insight here. A manual transmission would make it much more appealing, but a laid back cruiser has some charm as well. https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/02/21/nine-reasons-to-own-a-1971-73-buick-riviera/ Header image from Hemmings.com
You have kids, maybe want to travel long distances with a family’s worth of stuff, maybe the dog, perhaps tow a camping trailer (or race car trailer?!)? In fact the above is exactly my family’s situation.. 2 children, a dog, camping trailer and our nearest relatives are several hundred miles away
One of life's golden virtues is patience.. the ability to delay what you want, knowing that there are other objectives or tasks that are more important at the moment. In my case, trying to rebuild carburetors has been an excruciatingly long process. Not because the job itself is particularly difficult, SU carburetors are delightfully simple … Continue reading Patience leads to progress