CANADA: THQ World Supercross GP
World Supercross GP is a
17-round global series that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel
Entertainment and Dorna Off Road S.L. Riders must compete in the
international rounds to be eligible to win the world
At the Toronto
SkyDome on Saturday December 04,
Some new XF, AS, and TS colours
colours are for military subjects, but naturally they could also have
|| Gunship Grey 2 (F-16CJ
|| Medium Grey (F-16CJ
Yamaha YZR-M1 '04
all new GP bike is now available. The
Yamaha tuning forks
are supplied as metal transfers to better represent the logos. Also,
uses "Poly caps used for easy
damper assembly and cowling attachment."
Not sure how the poly cap mounting points will affect the accuracy of
The kit includes decals for bikes #46
V.Rossi and #17 N.Abe. The kit number is 14098 and it costs
when first announced, but ¥2,600 could be a typo on Tamiya's
¥2,500 at Hobby
For more info, check
XXIV: Annual Model Contest
Sunday October 31st, the 24th annual model
contest will be
held in the J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate at 1355
Harwood Ave. N. in Ajax, Ontario, Canada.
This year the "open"
judging system, where each model was judged on it's own merit, has been
abandoned in favour of numerous categories where entrants compete
for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
Full details in the contest
Thought a few might like to see Autumn in Toronto
took a long walk (16km) along the Don Valley ravine in Toronto to take
autumn colours. The Don Valley is where I ride my mountain bike and my
building overlooks the ravine.
weather hasn't been the best
lately, so I had to settle for a cloudy day with occasional
Hopefully the weather will improve before all the leaves drop off the
thought visitors who have never seen autumn colours might like to see some
An alternative to typical hobby paints
always noticed the CREATEX brand of acrylics paints in the art stores.
paints are popular with the t-shirt painting artists.
They have a paint
formulation called Auto
These are intended for automotive customizing and
base coat, clear coat system. "The
colors dry to a flat, even finish
without an “orange peel” look and form a strong,
bond with the
surface they are applied to."
Lots of interesting
colours to choose
from. Very economical to at just $7-10Cdn for a 4oz bottle.
Some more new 1:12 racing bikes
one is another Honda, but not another
RC211V. Kit 14099
will be a re-issue of kit 14055, but rather than Rothmans marking, the
include markings for K.Kinoshita's #3 ride.
The big news is an all
new FIM GP1
bike, the much rumoured Yamaha YZR-M1. The kit will include decals for
V.Rossi and #17 N.Abe. Kit number will be 14098 and it will cost
word on a release date, but should be before year's end in
A couple of more re-issues
are a couple of more re-issues of older
||Honda NS500 Grand
The 2005 Catalogue is here!
catalogue? Who cares? Well, with every new catalogue comes the chance
might have a new audio storage cabinet that would make a good
affordable display case for
For 2005, the BERTBY wall
cabinet returns after a four year
BERTBY is 170cm H x 42cm W x 19cm D and has nine glass shelves that
have a 3kg
capacity per shelf. With a light installed in the top, the whole
interior can be
lit. And a glass door. With some weather stripping along the cabinet's
edge, a virtually dust free environment can be achieved. BERTBY sells
$145Cdn (about $115US). Even better, it is $4 less than it was in 2001
less than in 2000. (Oops,
check out this BERTBY safety
Hopefully the KRYSS
cabinet, my personal favourite at $99, will make a return in 2006.