Running out of fuel…..

wayne reece
Wayne as a young man
While on a recent trip to visit with friends in Flint Michigan, I had some time to listen to the radio. I discovered a facinating story telling show on PBS.

The show is called “The Moth”, the website where you can download many of these stories is

The moving short story I heard was told by Wayne Reece from episode 1207. To hear the story, follow the link to Wayne Reece / The Moth) where you’ll find a clickable player.

Radio Moth Hour Podcast Site
The Moth Homepage & Blog Site


Cooper Smithing Co.

Cooper Smithing Bike
One aspect of our hobby I really enjoy is the interesting people I get to meet and converse with. There are tons of professionals, engineers and skilled craftsmen of varous sorts that touch into the RC hobby at one time or another. Many are not aware, but we supply goods into other disaplines. One of those is the custom bike building world.

Joe Cooper ording a new A123 4S2P writes: “These batteries have worked out so well for me, I have one on every bike I’ve built, here’s the latest in need of some power:

In 2010 Cooper Smithing took 2nd in Modified Harley Davidson in the AMD World Championships of Custom Bike Building. They don’t mess around at Cooper Smithing Co.