Latest Avid News

Avid's Dario Balestri wins IFMAR 8th Onroad World Championship

Sep 18 2017

Congratulations to Dario Balestri for taking his first well deserved IFMAR world title in 1:8 Onroad.  Dario joined the Avid team early in 2013 and felt he was on the path to securing this title after showing the pace to win at the last 3 wor...


We are moving!

Jun 14 2017

Thursday (June 15th) we begin our move from Houston Texas to Denver Colorado so we will not be shipping orders until June 21st (Wednesday). There is a chance...


Avid takes 5 ROAR National Titles and 4wd Mod at the Desert Classic

Mar 13 2017

Avid had a great weekend by winning 4 ROAR National Titles and the 4wd Mod Class at the Inaugural Desert Classic (which has replaced the infamous Cactus Classis). At the ROAR Electric On-Road Carpet Nationals, hosted by 360v2, the most com...


Avid's David Ronnefalk wins IFMAR 8th World Championship!!!

Oct 08 2016

Congratulations to David Ronnefalk for taking home his 1st IFMAR World Title in 1:8th IC Off Road!  We can't be more proud of the AVID Team we have put together over the years by bringing us 5 IFMAR World and countless National Titles.


Shipping Delay Due To Weather | 4-18-2016

Apr 18 2016

  For orders placed this weekend are experiencing shipping delays due to the severe downpours in the Houston area causing flash floods.  Our mayor has urged all residen...


ROAR Carpet Nationals | Avid Takes Home 4 National Titles

Mar 07 2016

This weekend Avid officially took home 4 of the 7 National Titles at the 2016 ROAR Carpet Nationals hosted at ProLevel RC in...


RC8B3 Carbon Shock Towers | Available Now

Sep 02 2015

RC8B3 5mm Carbon Fiber Shock Towers are made from 100% carbon fiber, set removes 33% of the weight from up high, and a direct stock replacement. Available Now Details 100% Ca...


12mm Machined Pistons | Back In Stock | Sold In Pairs

Jul 08 2015

We have our popular AE, TLR, and Kyosoho piston sizes back in stock and have switched from selling them in packs of 4 to packs of 2 for $8/pr. When we first started making pistons it was popular to run the same piston front and rear but with new g...


Tropical Storm Bill Has Passed | Avid Is Shipping

Jun 16 2015

6/17/2015 UPDATE: The storm surge never came to fruition so we are open and shipping orders. 6/16/2015 - With Tropical Storm Bill arriving this morning from the Gulf a 100 miles SW of Houston, most of the city is taking safety precautions ...


New Products: B5 / B5M Vented Motor Plate, Triad 17mm Pink Wheel Nuts

Jan 16 2015

B5 / B5M / T5M Vented Motor Plate


Triad M4 Light Wheel Nuts | Available Now

Nov 26 2014

The Avid Triad M4 Light Weight Wheel Nuts are possibly the lightest 10th scale wheel nuts on the market (0.3g/ea). The unique Triad design utilizes only three corners of the nut instead of 6 to give the nut it's light. But don't think this takes a...


Avid's Alexander Hagberg wins IFMAR 200mm Nitro Touring Worlds!!!

Nov 15 2014

Alexander Hagberg has just taken his first IFMAR World Championship in 200mm Nitro Touring, congr...


New Products | 5x10x3 Revolution, Aura B5M (3-Gear) Gearbox Kit

Nov 06 2014

5x10x3 Revolution | $1.00/ea


Avid's Ty Tessmann wins IFMAR 8th World Championship!!!

Sep 27 2014

Avid's TY TESSMANN is IFMAR 1/8th World Champion!!!  What an amazing effort by the Tessmann family, Torrance, and Adams/Clark.  We are so proud of them and so excited that they have helped us bring our 3rd IFMAR World Championship to Avi...


Avid Carbon Fiber Touring Car Upgrades | Chassis, Top Decks, Towers

Sep 18 2014

After what feels like years of development, the much anticipated release of our touring car upgrades are here. Today we present our carbon chassis (2mm), top decks (2mm and 1.5mm), and shock towers (2mm) for the


Avid Triad Evo Drive Plates | Available Now

Sep 11 2014

The Triad Evo Slipper Clutch utilizes a new plate design that is self-centering so you no longer have to use those 3 annoying black w...


Avid Titanium Ball Studs | AE 5.5 & XRAY 4.9 Ball

Sep 04 2014

When looking to lighten your vehicles without sacrificing strength, one of the best solutions is to replace some of your steel components with Titanium. So today we are releasing our Titanium Ball Studs in two popular ball sizes: 5.5mm ball for ...


AURA Bearing Line | Gearbox Kits | B5, 22, RB6, DEX210, BMAXX

Aug 20 2014

When looking for that ultimate performance out of your vehicles, die-hard racers have been prepping their cars by removing the grease from our bearings and adding oil. 11 years ago we innovated the Revolution bearing seal (1 rubber seal and 1 me...


10th Wing Mount Buttons | Black

Jul 24 2014

AV1600-BLK 10th Wing Mount Buttons were designed after the success of our 8th scale wing button. 10th scale doesn't require quite the all out nature of the 8th line so we removed the serrations (not doing 45 minute mains here or getting pounded on...


Avid 17mm Triad Light Weight Wheel Nuts

May 21 2014

The Avid Triad 17mm Light Weight Wheel Nuts are the lightest 8th scale wheel nuts on the market (0.96g/ea). The unique Triad design utilizes only three corners of the nut instead of 6 to give the nut it's light weight while also protecting the las...


Avid Hot Bodies D812 Carbon Arm Inserts

May 12 2014

Our carbon inserts offer your buggy another great tuning feature by reducing the flex and twist in the arm. After extensive testing, we found that the jump between the stock plastic insert and a 1.5mm carbon insert was too drastic of an adjustment...


Avid Triad B5 Topshaft Adapter | Free

Apr 24 2014

The Avid Triad B5 Aluminum Topshaft Spring Adapter is free of charge for racers that already purchased a Triad and have upgraded to the Team Associated B5/M. The easiest way to receive your free adapter is to add it to your cart if you are already...


Triad Customizable Slipper Kit

Apr 04 2014

Triad Customizable Slipper Kit. If you know exactly what gears and pads you need then you may build up your Triad at www.avidrc.com. If not we ask that you use our preconfigured stock and mod kits. For the AE B5/M customers, we will have a topshaf...


Truss 8th Wheel 83mm | Available Now

Jan 16 2014

The Avid Truss 8th Wheel is another innovation by Avid RC. The 8th scale wheel is extremely important to the overall handling of the buggy and often over looked. We have developed several unique features into these gems to provide the best perfo...


RC8.2 Aluminum Shock Towers Released

Oct 10 2013

RC8.2 Hard Anodized Aluminum Shock Towers (AV1807-SET) have arrived for the die-hard AE drivers. These towers provide you with the all the trick modifications that the pros are using and that guy that beat you last weekend. No more having to drill...


Congratulations to Steven Hartson, 2013 IFMAR 1/10th Offroad Worlds 4WD Champion

Oct 02 2013

This past week the best in the world arrived in California at the Silver Dollar facility owned by A Main Hobbies to battle it out for the 2013 IFMAR 10th EL Offroad World Championship Title in 2wd and 4wd.  Steven Hartson of Team Associated t...


New Products and Website Features

Sep 09 2013

In This Issue - September 9, 2013 New Product Releases FlexKit (Bearing Kit Builder) - Helicopter Bearings Coming Soon Updated Account Area - Cancel O...


Ty Tessman Wins 2wd/4wd @ 10th Worlds Warm Up

Jun 10 2013

Tessman drops is like it's hot at the World's Warm up using Avid Triad, Springs, Spring Collar Adapters, Spring Cups, and Bearings.  Taking the wins in both 2wd and 4wd was a tough feat considering the blistering hot conditions and facility l...


HD Long Kyosho Rear Axle Conversion

Jun 05 2013

AVID engineers shouted "Enough!" after witnessing one too many Kyosho rear axle failures. We went into the lab and studied the desig...


B44.2 Aluminum Center Cap, Triad TLR Aluminum Topshaft, Aluminum Ballstud Washers, and more to come!

Jun 03 2013

We have so many new products to release so your summer will be filled all sorts of new Avid goodies.  The most recent additions are as follows. B44.2 Aluminum Center Cap:  ...


Tungsten Carbide Balls

May 23 2013

Our Tungsten Carbide balls are completed and ready to take the torture from your diff (3/32", 5/64" (2mm), and 1/16").  We decided to provide both options of aftermarket diff balls (Ceramic and Tungsten Carbide) because not everyone is the sa...


Xray XB4 Machined Pistons Available

May 10 2013

XRAY racers can now run the signature AVID setup on the XB4 buggy. The AV1033 pistons are custom machined from XRAY shocks to tune high speed and low speed damping separately with 2 large 1.5mm (or 1.6mm) holes and 2 small 1.1mm holes (we call i...


Triad Red Aggressive Slipper Pads Have Been Released

May 09 2013

After testing for the past few months at the KO Grand Prix, Reedy Race, and Cactus Classic, AVID is releasing our new


B44.2 Hard-Anodized Aluminum Chassis Set Released

Apr 19 2013

AVID is announcing the arrival of the 2.5mm thick, hard anodized B44.2 chassis. The AVID chassis improves handling, lo...


Losi SCTE 2x1.3mm Machined Delrin Pistons Available

Apr 05 2013

The AV1030 machined 12mm piston with 2x1.3mm holes offers a conventional setup for the SCTE but with a tight-fitting piston that has little blow-by. It is recommended to use the 2x1.3 in the Losi SCTE with 32.5wt in the front and 30wt in the rear....


Shipping is closed until Monday (03/18/2013)

Mar 14 2013

We wanted to notify our customers that we will not be shipping orders placed now until Monday 03/18/2013 because we are attending the RC Pro Series in Belton Texas.  A notice has also be placed on every page of the checkout page so there is n...


AVID Piston Tuning Guide and New Piston Options for 12mm Shocks

Mar 14 2013

AVID is proud to announce our Piston Tuning Guide. It is a 1 page reference for...


Website won't allow logins

Feb 23 2013

We believe starting yesterday that the site has begun causing an error that wouldn't allow customers to login.  On top of that, if you email us through the website contact us page, we aren't getting those emails even though it said we were fr...


Associated Shock Standoffs and Kyosho Shock and Turnbuckle Tool

Feb 13 2013

Associated Shock Standoffs Avid designed a strong new standoff with a replaceable Delrin™ pivot bushing to coincide with the release of the new 12mm Team Associated big-bore shocks.   AVID Aluminum Shock Standoffs are mad...


USPS Increases Shipping Prices

Jan 28 2013

As of Jan. 27th, USPS has increased their prices and First Class International takes the brute of this with increases as high as 50% and now limited to a max weight of 1lb. Our shipping is given in real time and weights are calculated to the thous...


Avid Triad Slipper Clutch Notification List

Aug 02 2012

The new AVID Triad Slipper Clutch fits the AE B4 and the TLR 22 lineup and has several ...


TLR 22 Vented Motor Plate | Sabertooth SC10 +3mm in Yellow/White

Jul 19 2012

We have been hard at work and our newest additions have arrived. Check out our Facebook page to chat/read about these new releases.


Sabertooth Losi SC Wheels | Avert Aluminum Spring Cups

Jun 20 2012

We have been hard at work and our newest additions have arrived.  Check out our Facebook page to chat/read about these new releases.


Tessman wins at the 1st round of the ARCOR series in Calgary, AB.

Jun 11 2012

June 1-3, 2012 Ty attended the 1st round of the ARCOR series in Calgary, AB.  


Scott Kimbrow wins the KO-GP with the new Serpent 747

May 21 2012

5th Annual K.O. Propo Gran Prix  May 18-20 Carson, California USAWritten by: Scott Kimbrow   What a great event! The 5th Annual K.O. Propo GP was an outstanding event, and with 140...


B4.1 Vented Motor Plate and RC8.2 Aluminum Servo Saver Arm

May 18 2012

We are proud to announce two new parts to the Avid line that are going to be the next must have items for the B4.1 and RC8.2. B4.1 Vented Motor Plate:Take advantage of the unique design of the AVID B4.1 vented motor ...


Avid Satellite Yellow 12mm Hex Wheels Released

May 08 2012

Satellite Rear Buggy Wheel fits the TLR 22, Kyosho RB5, and B4.1 or B44.1 with hex adapters. Buggy racers around the world will appreciate the engineering, looks, and performance of the new Satellite buggy wheel lineup from AVID. Get one pair fo...


JP Richards Tq's and Wins SCT Shootout

Feb 26 2012

By JP Richards:  This past weekend was the SCT Shootout held by CRCRC in Hilliard, Ohio. The race was pretty well attended with 80 entries. The race format was three rounds of rocket round style qualifying, with a resort after 2 rounds, and a...


Paolo Morganti on top at the FSS Round # 6

Feb 14 2012

Last weekend was the sixth round of the FSS in the most dangerous and fast track in the universe, The Fort!  Despite the chilly conditions due to a cold front, many people showed up in preparation of next weekends famous Winternationals. ...


Avid Controls The 2012 Texas State Series Round 1

Feb 08 2012

Avid takes full control of the RC Pro Texas State Series in Porter Texas this weekend by winning Nitro Buggy (Jason Branham), Nitro Truggy (Mike Battaile), E-Buggy (Smiley Henn), and 4wd Short Course (Smiley Henn).  We also took the top 5 spo...


Derek Guidry Takes The January Jam

Feb 08 2012

January Jam Results This past weekend in Flowood, Mississippi at the Flowood R/C Indoor Park, Team Associated driver Derek Guidry was on point.  He won 1st place in Nitro Buggy and also won first place with Truggy.  Even thou t...


B4 Aluminum Steering Bellcranks Available Now!

Jan 23 2012

AVID B4 aluminum steering bellcranks are machined from billet 6061-T6 aluminum alloy, black anodized, and laser etched for a premium look. Each package includes 1 left and 1 right bellcrank which replace the plastic servo saver and bellcrank o...


Reedy Race R/C Clinic taught by Kurt “Coach” Wenger

Jan 23 2012

2012 REEDY PRE-RACE CLINIC What: Reedy Race R/C Clinic taught by Kurt “Coach” Wenger When: 8:45 - 9:45pm (After open practice) Wednesday, January 25th


Jesse Robbers Sweeps at 2012 CRCRC

Jan 22 2012

Jesse Robbers always gets his year started by attending the famous CRCRC Mid-West Offroad Championships Race which was located at the Ohio RC Factory in Jefferson Ohio in 2012.  He took with him his Avid equipped Hot Bodies CR8, VE8, and D...


Paolo Morganti TQ and Win the Novarossi Challenge

Jan 22 2012

Last weekend Homestead RC Raceway was once again the host of the Novarossi Challenge. With sunny sky and a  beautiful Florida weather in the mid 70"s, everything was set to have a great weekend of racing.After a full day of practi...


Kurt "COACH" Wenger Partners With Avid To Launch Championship Product Line

Jan 12 2012

Newport Beach, CA -After 9 years of dedicated effort at Team Associated in developing world championship products, Kurt Wenger has decided to branch out on his own to create parts and accessories that will change the pace of developmen...


RC Car Action Sneak Peek of New Avid Parts

Jan 03 2012

Looks as though our friends at RC Car Action are better at their job of finding then we are of hiding.  So yes, it is true, you will be spending more time on our website hunting for fresh and innovative new parts for all your cars in 2012.&nb...


Ty Tessman Wins in a New Class

Nov 21 2011

Avid RC's very own, Ty Tessman, was at the Milestone RC Park in Riverside California this past weekend for the HPI West Coast Baja Nationals.   Ty was looking to test his driving skills and a new vehicle in a class he hasn't driven in be...


Travis Amezcua wins JBRL 1/8 electric buggy class

Nov 16 2011

Travis Amezcua has won the 2011 Electric 1/8 Buggy Class at the prestigious JBRL Nitro series. The series visited multiple tracks across southern California over eight months. His Mugen MBX6 Eco powered by LRP equipment proved to be unbeatable....


Avid RC Takes 3 National Titles in the 2011 RC Pro Series

Nov 14 2011

Last week Mike's Hobbyshop in Houston Texas hosted the 2011 RC Pro Finals with great success.  The track and pavilion were extended a few months ago in order to host this event and it definitely paid off. Avid had an awesome se...


Ty Tessman Continues His Win Streak at Sidewinder Nitro Explosion

Nov 01 2011

Another Great Weekend for Tessman! This past weekend Ty Tessman attended the Sidewinder Nitro Explosion at ARC Raceway in Temecula, CA.   Simply put, Ty dominated the expert truggy class.   It started with T...


Scott Kimbrow Wins the 11th Annual Castle Classic

Oct 31 2011

11th annual Castle Classic Norcal Hobbies, Union City, Ca. October 23rd By: Scott Kimbrow   Norcal Hobbies is a premier r/c facility run by Kevin Jelich and Eric Vasutin. They hav...


JP Richards Wins The First Round Of The WRL Series

Oct 21 2011

This past weekend was the first round of the WRL (Winter Racing League) held at CRCRC. The race was a one-day event that attracted 120+ entries with drivers from Losi, AE and X-Facotry. I was in attendance running 2wd mod, which was the bigges...


Ty Tessman TQ's and Wins the Battle at the Beach in 8th and Pro4

Oct 18 2011

This past weekend Ty Tessmann attended the Battle at the Beach race at Lake Havasu, Arizona. Ty raced in both expert 1/8 buggy and expert 4wd short course taking the TQ in both classes, the mains were done a bit ...


Avid takes 3 Titles at the RC Pro Texas State Championships

Oct 12 2011

Congrats to Jason Branham (Open Truggy), Jake Dillenger (E-Buggy), and Brian Henn (Pro4) for becoming the RCP Texas State Champs for Avid RC.  We didn't take Open Buggy but 2nd-8th were all Avid's, so close!  Notable mention goes to Issa...


Carlos Durães wins the Portuguese Nationals

Oct 12 2011

Race report by Carlos Durães (9.18.2011)The last round of the Portuguese Nats took place in the North of Portugal, at Trofa. I hadalready secured enough points to win the championship, but as we must “throw away&rdqu...


8x19x6 Bearings for the Serpent 811-Be Have Arrived

Oct 05 2011

So the highly antipated Serpent 811-Be arrives in stores soon and they have a new bearing package on the car.  Luckily we here at Avid got you covered for the new 8x19x6. 8x19x6 Metal Halo bearing by Avid Racing Concepts is a new bear...


2011 ROAR On Road 8th Scale National Champions!!!

Sep 26 2011

Paolo Morganti tq's and wins 8th scale at the ROAR Nationals hosted by Control Freakz using Avid Bearings and Accessories.  Visit www.liverc.com for all the lap times....


Ty Tessman & Travis Amezcua win Buggy, Truggy, and E-Buggy @ 2011 Gas Champs

Sep 26 2011

Ty Tessman wins buggy and truggy 2011 Gas Champs rolling on Avid Bearings! Look at http://www.facebook.com/upgrade.rcvideos for some awesome videos. While Travis Amezcua won electric


Jason Branham, David Joor, and Cade Whitenton win at RCP 16

Sep 25 2011

Jason Branham wins buggy and truggy at the US Series Round 16 for RC Pro which ties him and Ryan Lutz for most points going into the finals with Kyle Skidmore (Avid) in 3rd. I (David Joor) took electric which puts me in the lead for points going i...


Ty Tessman wins at Nitro Stampede II Race in Calgary, AB

Aug 09 2011

This past weekend I attended the Nitro Stampede II Race in Calgary, AB .  After a torrential downpour Friday night, the track crew did a great job of getting the track ready to run on.  I ran 1/8 truggy, 1/8 buggy and 4WD shortcourse,...


Avid Bearings Dominate Timezone's Gran Prix

Jul 29 2011

Last weekend saw over 110 racers converge on the famous Timezone Raceway Park for the 3rd annual Timezone Gran Prix, located in Battle Ground Washington. The track is located on private property and only hosts one large event a year. This year&rsq...


New Avid Features - Flexkits, Text Messages, and Labels

Jul 15 2011

It has been quiet here and this is why!  Been in the lab reprogramming new Avid features.  A lot of these features are a one of a kind such as the Flexkit software and SMS messages.  So if you see anything odd on the site please ema...


Shipping to Canada is on hold in the US

Jun 21 2011

It came to my attention after some error logs came through that sometime last night Canada was getting shipping errors here at Avid through USPS and Fedex.  There is a strike going on in Canada with the Union Postal workers and their needs ha...


2011 ROAR Nationals at Thunder Alley

Jun 06 2011

2011 ROAR NATIONALS are finally over and what an amazing race it was.  Avid did so well and congratulations to Team Associated for being so fast and consistant taking home both National Titles. A Main - 1/8th Buggy 1 Cavalie...


Avid RC Newsletter - April 14th, 2011

Apr 14 2011

In This Issue - April 14, 2011 Avid is growing FTW bodies have arrived and more to come Some new website features Follow Us ...


Joor, Guidry, and Alleman win at the Louisiana State Championships

Apr 11 2011

Another great weekend at the Louisiana State Champs hosted by Action RC in Denham Springs. I (David Joor) TQ'd electric and nitro pro buggy and Derek Guidry TQ'd nitro pro truggy and 2wd CORR. We ended up winning Electric Buggy (Joor), Nitro Pro T...


David Joor and Jason Branham win the RC Pro US Rd.2

Apr 04 2011

I (David Joor) attended the 2011 RC Pro US Series Round 2 at Indy RC this past weekend and after coming from my wins from the Icebreaker and 2011 RC Pro Texas State Series Round 1, I was hoping to keep the trend alive.  This weekend it was al...


Introducing bodies by FTW

Mar 30 2011

Avid RC is proud to announce that it will be the premiere online source for a new RC company called FTW (For The Win).  The body designs are very forward thinking and mainly designed for the 1:10 scale market.  However they are not plann...


3 National Titles at this years RC Pro International Finals

Nov 02 2010

What an amazing weekend for Avid at this years RC Pro International Finals in Alvarado Texas.  We got 3 National Championships this year.  Jason Branham taking Pro Nitro Buggy, Denver Houghton taking Open Arena Truck, and David Joor ta...


Shipping is closed till November 1st

Oct 25 2010

Avid will not be shipping orders because we are attending the RC Pro Finals in Alvarado Texas.  You will still be able to order during this time though.  Your order will ship November 1st.  Have a Happy Halloween!...


Avid Newsletter October 2010

Oct 06 2010

In This Issue - October 6, 2010 New Products and Bearings Back in Stock Get Notified On Stock Levels Avid Wins Ifmar World Championships


Avid dominates RCP South in Pro Buggy, Pro Arena, and Electric Buggy.

Aug 19 2010

This weekend was the final round for RC Pro Series South in Louisana and Avid takes home the 3 most prestigious award in Pro Buggy, Pro Arena, and Electric Buggy.  Kyle Skidmore takes the win in Buggy after an amazing second place win behind ...


IFMAR World Champions, Ralph Burch takes the 200mm ICC title

Aug 04 2010

Avid Bearings win The 2010 IFMAR 200mm ICC Worlds held in Porter Texas at Mike's Hobbyshop.  This brought the best drivers from all around the world to compete in the intense weather conditions that the Houston area had to offer.  There ...


Ty Tessmann race results for HB Challenge in Canby, Oregon

Jul 25 2010

July 23rd - 25th, Ty attended the Hotbodies Challenge in Canby, Oregon.  Amongst a small but strong field of drivers, on ever changing track conditions, Ty's hotbodies D8T and D8 performed flawlessly powered by Avid Bearings, OS engines, Prol...


Avid's Slip and Slide lubricants have arrived

Jul 01 2010

Avid RC is proud to announce that our Slip and Slide lubricants are now available after scrutinizing development.  Avid Slip Bearing Oil will amaze you at the performance gains you will recieve.  This Teflon based oil is designed ...


2010 ROAR Fuel Offroad Nationals - Robbers and Tessman

Jun 29 2010

Avid had an amazing showing at the ROAR Fuel Offroad Nationals this weekend. In buggy Avid had Jesse Robbers (2nd), Ty Tessmann (9th), and Josh Wheeler (11th) and in truggy Ty Tessmann (3rd), Travis Amaezcua (9th), Josh Wheeler (14th), and Jesse R...


Jesse Robbers wrecks shop at the Alabama Manufacturer Shootout

May 05 2010

Jesse Robbers travelled to Cullman Alabama for the first annual Alabama Manufacturer Shootout and took the competition by storm.  Edging out Ryan Maifield in truck for the win, taking the win over Kortz and Phend in electric 8th, and get...


The Nitro Pit's 5th Annual AZ. Championship Series, Peck and Wheeler Podium.

Apr 19 2010

The 5th Annual Arizona Championship Series Final was run this weekend.  Avid was proud to have sponsored this event and to see some of our Team Drivers on the podium.  Billy Fischer took the win both pro buggy and truggy with Casey Peck ...


Avid Ceramic & Steel Engine Bearings Now Available

Apr 12 2010

The Avid Ceramic & Steel Engine Bearings offer the maximum performance and reliability to your racing engine at an unbeatable price ($20 for Ceramic, $10 for Steel). The bearing specs are Abec5, G3 Si3N4 Ceramic Balls, PA66 with 30 Glass Fiber...


Avid Ceramic Engine Bearings and Wheel Bearings dominate the RCP South Rd. 1

Apr 12 2010

Avid just absolutely dominated the first RC Pro Series South Rd 1 at N-Control Raceway in Austin Texas.  Not only did Avid Bearings win every single class at the event (Intermediate class excluded, sponsored drivers should be in Open), it a...


April Newsletter: Bearings Back In Stock, New Website Features, Cheaper Shipping

Apr 02 2010

In This Issue - April 2, 2010 Bearings Back In Stock & New Sizes Get Notified On Stock Levels Less Expensive International Shipping


Ryan Cavalieri and Travis Amezcua Win at Silverstate 2010

Mar 16 2010

One of the largest races of the year took place in Las Vegas this past weekend with great success from the Avid team.  Cavalieri ran an amazing race with Tebo right there with him the whole race.  The two of them almost lapped 3rd twice ...


Branham and Joor win at the RC Pro Series Texas Rd. 1

Mar 15 2010

This was a great weekend for Avid at first RC Pro Series Texas Round 1 being hosted at Mike's Hobbyshop in Porter Texas, not to be confused with Mike's Hobbyshop in Dallas.  This one day event had 247 paid entries and things got underway at 1...


New Website Features | Email Notification On Stock Updates, First Class International Shipping

Mar 11 2010

Customers are always asking us to email them when a product gets back in stock.  To simplify this task I have added a new feature called "Email Notify".  This button is located on each product page underneath the "Add To Cart" button.&nb...


Skidmore and Branham Win The 2010 Icebreaker in Dallas Texas

Mar 01 2010

The Icebreaker is a popular event in Texas that has been attracting the pros such as Pavidis, Lutz, Branham, Skidmore, and several others.  This year Lutz made the trek to enjoy the indoor track at Indy RC.  Lutz took TQ in both  cl...


Cavalieri and Amezcua win at The Dirt Nitro Challenge 2010!

Feb 23 2010

Avid had great results from the muddy sunday main events at The Dirt Nitro Challenge hosted by the NitroPit in Arizona.  Cavalieri took the win in 8th Pro Nitro Buggy with Robbers in 3rd and Amezcua in 5th 8th Pro Nitro Buggy Results...


Cavalieri TQ's Truggy @ The Nitro Challenge with 3 other Avid Drivers in the Main!

Feb 19 2010

Cavalieri has taken the TQ spot in Arizona at the 2010 Nitro Challenge.  Followed by his other Avid RC teammates Travis Amecua (8th), Dylan Rodriguez (10th), and Jesse Robbers (11th).  Today is buggy qualifying so more to come.  Mak...


New website feature, get notified when an item's stock level changes.

Feb 15 2010

We always have a lot of customers ask us when a particular bearing will get back in stock.  So we made a feature on each product page right under the ADD TO CART button.  The new button is titled EMAIL NOTIFY.  If you are logged int...


13x20x4 Revolutions are in for the Xray 2010 Spec 808 + Newsletter

Feb 03 2010

In This Issue - February 3, 2010 13x20x4 & More in Stock All New Website & Features New Product Lines Follow Us On F...


Travis Amezcua wins the 2010 Airtronics Winter Nationals

Feb 01 2010

This weekend Revelation Raceway was the host to the 2010 Airtronics Winter Nationals.  Travis Amezua qualified 2nd behind Adam Drake with his Avid equipped Mugen MBX-6.  As most of you probably know, Travis just joined Mugen after retiri...


Alan Burton joins the Avid Team.

Jan 27 2010

We would like to welcome Alan Burton to the Avid RC team.  Alan comes on board with a long history within the RC industry as well as being a great racer.  He is very approachable at the races and very easy to spot, just look for the 7 fo...


Jesse Robbers dominates at the 2010 CRCRC Midwest Championships

Jan 25 2010

CRCRC is always a great event because it is the first national level race of the year.  Everyone is done with holidays and getting back into the swing of things despite the chilly weather.  For 2010 this was no different and what is ex...


Shipping issues with our website fixed

Jan 05 2010

USPS changed all their rates on Monday and it has caused a huge issue with quotes from our realtime shipping prices.  I spent several hour figuring out the issue and turns out USPS changed the names to their services and pricing as well....


5x10 Mispackage

Dec 22 2009

Dear Customer - I am writing this today because we have become aware that 5x11's were sent out to a few customers instead of the 5x10's that a few customers ordered.  This was due to the label from our manufacturer looking mo...


Casey Peck wins @ Rd 1 ACS

Dec 16 2009

Article from http://www.neobuggy.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=7407, click to see photos. Round one of the A...


Cavalieri, JR Mitch, and Richards win at the Jconcepts Clash

Dec 14 2009

The Hurricane R/C Club in Lake Park, Tampa FL hosted the 2009 JConcepts Clash.  The podium for Truggy went Cavalieri (Avid), JR Mitch (Avid), and Ryan Maifield.  In buggy the podium went as so, Tebo, Cavalieri (Avid), and JR Mitch (Avid)...


Rodriguez TQ's Pro Buggy and Truggy at Toys for Tots and Amezcua wins Electric.

Dec 08 2009

Dylan Rodriguez puts in a great performance at this weekends annual Toys for Tots race at Thunder Alley raceway. The race started out great, with a double TQ in both truggy & buggy classes as well as fastest lap times in both. In truggy he end...


Travis Amezcua TQ's and gets 2nd at the 1/8 Electric Nationals

Dec 01 2009

Congratulations to Travis Amezcua for TQ'ing the ROAR approved triple a-main class at the 1st Annual Roar Electric Nationals.  There is a little confusion on there being two winners.  The reason for this is due to the fact that not every...


Ryan Cavalieri and Dylan Rodriquez at the Kyosho Fall Classic

Nov 23 2009

This weekend at Revelation in CA, Avid took two wins out of three.  Cavalieri TQ'd the electric class and took the win over Brent Thielke in 2nd and Cody King in third.  This is great news because next week the same track will be hosting...


Ryan Cavalieri and David Joor win big at the RC Pro Series

Nov 10 2009

It was once again time for the RC Pro Series Finals in Alvarado Texas which never ceases to amaze.  This year the track was run moist with routine maintenance every night but it still didn't prevent the track from becoming blown out.  It...


Shipping is closed till Nov. 9th, Attending RCP Finals.

Nov 02 2009

We are closed for shipping until November 9th while we attend the RC Pro International Finals.  You may still place your order at this time though.  Thank you for your business....


1/2 x 3/4 Revolutions back in stock and more on the way

Oct 29 2009

1/2 x 3/4 Revolutions are back in stock finally and 5x12's are on the way.  Unfortunately it looks like the 5x12's will be arriving while we are closed for RC Pro International Finals.  So keep posted here for that, Avid will close Nov. ...


Introducing some new team drivers

Oct 21 2009

I would like to introduce a few new drivers to the Avid team.  Casey Peck joined us about 2 months ago and boy the timing couldn't be better.  He just smashed it TQ'ing and winning the Open buggy at the Nitrocross. Chris ...


Going big at the 2009 Nitrocross!

Oct 19 2009

The Nitrocross at The Nitro Pit just wrapped up this weekend and Avid had a stellar performance by all the team guys that attended.  The name to mention first and foremost is Casey Peck.  Casey TQ'd and won the expert buggy class which...


Avid wins at the Texas RC Pro State Finals

Oct 18 2009

Texas RC Pro State Finals took place this weekend in Austin Texas and Avid had some great results.  Avid TQ'd every Expert class, Kyle Skidmore taking the honors in Buggy by running a blistering last round to take it, Jimmy Matsler taking t...


Team Avid wins Pro Truggy at the Souther Indoor Championship 2.0 (SIC 2.0)

Oct 06 2009

Team Avid driver Derek Guidry was in attendance at this past week/weekend (Oct 1-3) to battle out for the title. The track was very brutal on every car that touched the track, with an insane whoop section.  Derek Guidry's AE RC8T/Reed...


5x13 Revo, 12x21 Revo, 12x18 Revo, and 1/8 x 3/8 Ceramic Metal are in stock.

Sep 28 2009

Lots of restocking and we have added the 1/8 x 3/8 Ceramic for your 540 10th scale motors.  Due to an inventory error the 5x10 Revo's ran out and we have some coming in by next week with a blue seal.  Nothing else is different other than...


5x11, 3/16 x 3/8, and others back in stock.

Sep 23 2009

We got almost all of the bearings reloaded (5x11 Revo, 3/16 x 3/8 Revo, 13x19 Revo, and several others), the only main bearing we are still out of at this time is the 5x13 Revo but we do have them in metal.  They should be in early next week....


13x19x4 Revolutions are back in stock and more bearings on the way

Sep 21 2009

The 13x19's are back in stock and we have several more orders on the way to us now.  They should be here by the end of the week if all goes right though customs....


New website soft release

Sep 05 2009

We are currently doing a soft release of our new website which already has some new features and others that are not being released until we get some more testing on the new code.  Please let us know if you have trouble with certain areas.&nb...


Avid Bearings dominates RCProSeries Rd.3 South

Aug 31 2009

Avid Bearings dominates RCProSeries Rd.3 South.  Avid took TQ in 8th Nitro Buggy and Arena Truck under the piloting of Kyle Skidmore and 8th Electric Buggy by myself (David Joor).  Jason Branham pulled the wins in both Buggy and Arena Tr...


Shipping will be closed May 20th - 28th, New stock held up in customs.

May 14 2009

We will be closed May 20th - 28th. We will not be shipping orders at this time but we will be taking them and shipping will begin again on the 29th. Domestic first class shipping will be free for any order size and international will receive an ...


Restock and IFMAR World Champion Ryan Cavalieri to run Avid Bearings

Mar 24 2009

Dear Avid Racer -1. Bearings in stock2. Ryan Cavalieri joins Avid RC------------------------------------------------1. Avid has the 8x14 and 15x21 Revolutions back in stock. We also added 15x21Ceramic ...


Avid restock, 1/2 x 3/4 Ceramic Revolutions and 1/8 Ceramic Diff Balls.

Mar 11 2009

Avid has been restocked for the most part. Our most popular bearings are here except for the 15x21 Revolutions and Rubber (next week). We are also glad to say we have added two new items, 1/2 x 3/4 Ceramic Revolution for all the Losi applications (...


No shipping between 11/4 - 11/9, attending RC Pro Series Final

Oct 29 2008

We will be closed for shipping between 11/4 - 11/9 due to attending the RC Pro Series Finals in Texas. You will still be able to place your orders at that time however. ...


Avid has 3 drivers in the Finals at the Worlds

Sep 20 2008

We would like to congratulate Team Avid in an amazing performance at the 2008 IFMAR 8th Scale World Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina. We had three drivers make it to the Final, Taylor James, Travis Amezcua, and Jesse Robbers. Josh Whee...


Avid will be closed June 14-18

Jun 05 2008

Avid will not be shipping orders between June 14-18. We will do a special on shipping but not 100% sure what we will do quite yet. (Will update info here)...


New stock on the way and 13x19x4 for Xray 808

May 01 2008

We have a large order coming in 15 days that will fill the little voids we have at the moment. The biggest news is the 13x19x4 for the 808 is being made now and should be available in rubber shields by the end of May and in Revolutions by ...


5x12 Xray 808 clutch bearing has been released

Apr 20 2008

We are proud to announce the release of the Avid 5x12x4 Revolution bearing for the Xray 808 8th scale buggy clutch. Xray choose a larger bearing for this new buggy to withstand the load, in doing so they actually made this bearing specific for RC....


Avid will not be shipping March 7 - 11

Mar 04 2008

Avid RC will not be shipping orders placed from March 7-11 until March 12th. Going to take the time for a rebuild and improvement of our stock as well as a short vacation. However you may still place your orders while we are out....


New bearing stock has arrived, waiting for one more package

Mar 04 2008

We have now got 90% of our order in and waiting on some of the ceramics to arrive. Avid RC will not be shipping orders placed from March 7-11 until March 12th. Going to take the time for a rebuild and improvement of our stock as well as a ...


SSL Certificate Renewed

Jan 28 2008

Our SSL Certificate expired the other day and we were waiting for them to get us the information to update it. For some reason it was taking longer than usual. The cert has been updated and all is well....


Avid Indo Brakes are back in stock

Jan 27 2008

We got our shipment of the ever popular Avid Indo Brake Disks. The Avid Indos are brake discs made from a high tech phenolic material that was designed to withstand the heat that 8th scale buggies place on them. ...


Bearings restocked, improved 8x16 seal, international shipping updated

Jan 24 2008

Sections 1. Restock of bearings, HPI Baja 5B 2. Improved 8x16 Revolution Seal 3. International Shipping Improved 4. Avid Indo Brakes are on their way ================================================


8x14 Flanged Revolutions are here

Aug 14 2007

The rest of our stock has arrived including the ever missed 8x14 Flanged Revolutions. Good luck to everyone going to the ROAR Truck Nats!!!...


New stock on the way

Aug 01 2007

We just got word that our new stock is leaving Monday, so it should be here next Thursday. Sorry for the delay, there was a mistake in making our 5x10 Revolutions so we are waiting on them to make them. Everything will be here on time for ROAR Truc...


8x16 Revolutions in stock

Jul 17 2007

There was a error in our stock levels. Yesterday we were showing none in stock but we have a ton of them. So come and get them. We have an order in, should be about 2 weeks we hope....


Website getting updated

Jul 04 2007

As you can tell some things look a little different here at Avid. We are moving things around so that we can deliver news and other future features quicker. In the past there was some limitations on the things we could do. So one of the things that h...


Adam Drake wins 2007 ROAR 8th Nationals with Avid Revolution clutch bearings

Jul 01 2007

Adam Drake has been on a strong run in 8th scale once he decided to become the front runner late last year. All his hard work has paid off by winning this years ROAR Nationals, the most coveted championship of the year in the United States. Adam Drak...


Scott Kimbrow wins the Mugen Grand Prix in 8th with Avid Ceramics

Apr 26 2007

Scott Kimbrow sent us this little race report after his win from the Mugen Grand Prix. Last weekend at The Mugen Gran Prix in Las Vegas I was able to win the 1/8 Open A-main. After struggling a little bit to get everything right in qualifying...


Losi 8ight Bearings in Stock, Cen Indo Testing

Sep 19 2006

Our Losi 8ight bearings are in and we have all the crucial bearings in our Revolution style (rubber on one side and metal on the other) except for the 5x13 and 6x10. If you visit either the 8x14 or 5x13 bearing product info page it will provide yo...


Scott Hughes is Vice-World Champion

Sep 04 2006

Scott Hughes gets second at the worlds with his Avid (Revolutions and Indos) equipped vehicle, only 8 seconds behind the winner and lead the main for sometime. Bobby Tillman also made the show placing 8th. Congratulations guys, amazing performance...


Scott Hughes wins $500 RCX Super-Cross race

May 09 2006

Just got word that Scott Hughes won the $500 Super-Cross race at the RCX show this weekend. The track was designed by Joey of The Dirt. So who was present? Jared Tebo, Chad Bradley, Ryan Cavalieri, Jeremy Kortz, Mark Pavidis, Travis Amezcua, Marty...


Avid Wins the first round of the RC Pro State Series (Texas)

Mar 10 2006

My (David Joor) third race out with the Kyosho SP2 and at one of my favorite tracks as well (RC Raceway and Hobbies in Waco Texas). I took the TQ honors with Tommy Tang taking 2nd qualifier. In the main Jared Bockholt and I ran together switching the...


All bearings restocked and 13 new styles/sizes added

Nov 28 2005

All current stock is back in full supply but we also added 13 new sizes to the arsenal. 1/2 x 3/4 Black Revolution (Losi outdrive bearing)1/8 x 3/8 x 5/16 Metal (Electric engine bearing)3/8 x 5/8 Black Revolutions (AE outdrive...


Avid RC wins not just another RC Pro Series title, but three more

Nov 26 2005

Taylor James is just unstoppable right now. Coming towards the end of the year with two wins was just not good enough for him. He took the win and national championship at the this years RC Pro Series in the 8th Pro buggy class and Expert Gas Truck u...


Avid RC wins the Ofna Challenge at the Farm II

Oct 30 2005

Taylor James once agains wins another top national race using Avid Revolution bearings all around in his TTR 8th scale buggy in the Pro class. Chris Crews comes in with his second large national race win by taking the top spot in Unlimited Monster Tr...


Shipping is stopped from July 4th - 11th, all bearings on order

Jul 03 2005

We will not be shipping any order from July 4th to the 11th because we will be attending the Kyosho Challenge. Wish us luck.All items are on order and are to be expected in less than two weeks. ...


New bearings in stock

Jun 22 2005

We have added a bunch of new bearing sizes to our collection as well5x9x3 Metal6x13x4 Metal6x16x5 Rubber10x16x5 Rubber12x18x5 Metal12x18x5 Rubber12x21x5 Metal...


New Website Is Here

Apr 18 2005

This new project has been in the works for a little over a month now. We were never pleased with the site that we had and it was just too rough and bulky around the edges. We wanted a site that was clean, professional, and easy to finish the ordering...


A New Bearing Is Being Developed

Apr 10 2005

We have been testing a new development for a bearing and it is turning out to be a great solution offering protection and better performance. The production versions should be here next week along with a restock of other bearings. ...


International Shipping Off

Mar 23 2005

I am heading off to the Silver State race in Vegas and will not be able to send International orders while I am gone. However, domestic US orders will still be going out as planned. ...


Full Stock

Mar 18 2005

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November Newsletter

Nov 23 2004

A lot of things going on such as free shipping, Sharwin dominating, and much much more. Read our November Newsletter....


12 Step Program For Clutch Problems

Oct 19 2004

We have put together a 12 step program to ensure the longevity of your clutch bearings. People are not always aware of the problems that can cause a bearing to wear prematurely so we have put this together. Follow these steps and your bearing will li...


Stickers Have Arrived

Aug 08 2004

Avid Stickers are here, all orders from this date forth will receive a free sheet in each purchase. If you desire to purchase extra sheets, you may do so by visiting our store....


Bearings Back In Stock

Aug 02 2004

6x10x3 and 3/16 x 3/8 rubbers are now in stock. ...


We Won A National Championship

Jul 26 2004

We are so proud to announce that in conjunction with Jconcepts, Inc. with their new Avid bearing equipped BJ4 (4wd electric buggy) and driver Rod Rippee, we have become a National Champion at the 2004 ROAR Stock Nationals. Stock racing has become a c...


Kyosho Challenge Results

Jul 11 2004

David Joor and Taylor James had a great showing at the 14th Annual Kyosho Challenge. Joor finished 9th in the A in 1/8th and James finished 4th in the A in truck. Results are available


Restocking And GT Cluch Bearing Coming

Mar 23 2004

Plenty of stock on the way (Est. April 5th) and all bearings will be restocked as well as adding a few new sizes such as GT clutch bearings (FINALLY). ...


Full Stock Just In

Feb 14 2004

Our stock has been replenished, let the shopping begin, also take a peek at some of our new bearings (4x8 (Mini-t), 3/8x5/8 (ABEC7 AE Diff Outdrives), 10x15 (Xray & 1/8th Onroad bearings), and 1/4x3/8 Flanged (Losi XXXNT Clutch bearings) ...


Bearings On The Way And Bug Fixes

Feb 09 2004

We have a ton of bearings on the way and should be here any day from now. Got some of the cart software bugs worked out that we were experiencing. I placed 15th in 1/12th Pro Mod at the Snowbirds with the CEFX car that was built the day o...


Get Your Avid T-Shirts Today

Jan 21 2004

The shirts have been released, now you can sport your favorite RC company by getting a shirt. Click here to purchase. ...


Closed For The Holiday

Dec 12 2003

We will be closed for vacation from December 27th - January 3rd. You may still place orders but shipping will commence on the 5th (Monday). ...


Avid To Sponsor The RC PRO SERIES

Nov 20 2003

Avid Racing Concepts has just signed on as the exclusive bearing sponsor for the 2004 RC/PRO SERIES. We are very proud to be affiliated with such a forward thinking organization. It is our desire to see this new format of competition flourish over th...


Help Section Created

Oct 28 2003

A nice help section has been added that answers a lot of the questions that have been asked. Click the Help link up top. The front page has also be redesigned along with a couple of other new sections like


Store Is Open

Aug 21 2003

The store is open, Avid RC has received the first shipment of bearings. ...


Overstock For Sale

Jul 03 2003

While we wait for our samples to come in from our new source, we have placed some left over supply for sale....


Website Under Development

Jun 29 2003

The website is being developed and tested now, as well as the new domain name....


Bearing Source Located

Jun 27 2003

A new bearing source has been located and we are waiting for the samples to sent before placing our order. ...