Monthly Archives: November 2015

LBC Sighting!

Spoke too soon: late-model, crash bumper MGB for sale in Sylacauga, AL, on AL Highway 21.   Didn’t stop to get the details but I wouldn’t be surprised if the car’s on Craigslist.

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Dixieland Delight

First business-related road trip in nearly three years, flew into Atlanta earlier today (always entertaining, working your way through Jackson-Hartsfield International) and drove to Montgomery via the scenic route.  I dumped off the freeway at Anniston, AL, and meandered on … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

You gotta love the Midwest: Thanksgiving Day, 25 November, and while we have some serious rain/storms coming in tonight (resulting in a flash flood watch for St Louis County and the surrounding area), I was still able to get the … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions…

Tuesday night (the 24th), got home from work early enough to enjoy a couple of hours of remaining daylight.  Despite my desire to the TR8 out one more time before winter truly set in, I figured my time would be … Continue reading

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Move Over…

There’s a new open-top sports car on the block….sort of… On Wednesday, 18 November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Fiat debuted its new 124 Spider, marking the return of the model to the US market after a 33 year … Continue reading

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Veterans Day Drive

Yesterday (Sunday) SLTOA did its third annual Veterans Day Drive, down to Chester via a combination of Bluff Road and some more challenging routes, across the river to Perryville, lunch at Stonie’s Deli and then home. We done good: about … Continue reading

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LBC Sighting!

The 1974 TR6 of SLTOA’s own Iggy, at a local Schnucks.   Iggy said he was taking advantage of the incredibly great weather while also doing a final test drive in advance of tomorrow’s SLTOA Vet’s Day Run.   As if often … Continue reading

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Hydroplane Races

Excuse me while I set the rant mode to “active.” We had a couple of days of rain last week, including one evening where the stuff really started coming down, during rush hour.   That resulted in the classic situation where … Continue reading

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Hard Core…

Walked out my building today (no windows and thus no idea what’s going on outside) and was surprised to find solid overcast with a threat of rain.  Cripes, I thought the duty weather guessers had said no rain until Thursday … Continue reading

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Last Autocross of the Season

Actually, two last autocrosses; the St Louis Region of the SCCA held its final event last Sunday (25 Oct) and yesterday the gala (?) final Boeing Sports Car Club parking lot grand prix for 2015. For the SCCA, a pretty … Continue reading

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