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AKA Enduro SC Tire

AKA Enduro Short Course Tire Review

THE AKA Enduro Short Course Tire ReviewAKA Enduro tires have gained quite a reputation for being one of the premier race tires money can buy. Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the AKA Enduro, specifically the short course truck version, to see how it stacks up in the bashing world. Do they last? Do they have incredible traction? [...]


AKA Indoor Clay Compound Tires

If you plan on spending your winters indoor and off-road, AKA Racing has something new for you. They have just announced that many of their 1/8 Buggy, 1/10 SC, and 1/10 buggy tires will be available in their new Clay Compound designed for maximum traction on indoor clay tracks. Watch for these shipping after December 1st, 2012. Need [...]


Gil Losi Jr

Wednesday Interview – Gil Losi Jr.

You might remember Gil Losi Jr from his days with Team Losi, but newer hobbyists probably know him from companies like AKA Products and Firelands Group (Helion, Anza, Radient). Gil is a legend in the rc industry and we were lucky enough to get an interview with him. BigSquidRC: What trends do you see coming for the rc basher market? Gil: [...]


AKA Moto Tires 8th Scale Buggy

AKA Moto 8th Scale Buggy Tire Review

THE AKA Moto 8th Scale Buggy Tire ReviewSince their introduction AKA has made a big splash in the rc racing scene. Thankfully they have just released a new tire with us bashers in mind, their new Moto tires for 8th scale buggy. The Moto’s have large, widely spaced lugs that look much like a dirt bike tire, which in theory [...]


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AKA Moto 1/8 Buggy Tires

It looks like AKA Racing is answering some pleas and putting out a tire that can handle some serious action! The new MOTO a 1/8 buggy tire with some massive lugs on it looks ready to attack that tough terrain. This isn’t your standard racer tire, this monster looks like it’s ready to go bashing! Yes, AKA and Bashing in [...]


AKA EVO Truggy line on sale

From now until next Friday, the 23rd, AKA Racing is having a 30% off sale on their entire line of EVO Truggy wheels and tires. There’s a ton of options and I need to get my word count up, so I’ll list most of them for you. On the tire side you can get yourself some of AKA’s I-Beam, Cityblock, [...]


Follow AKA on Twitter, get 20% discount

If you’re in the market for tires, this deal might be for you. If you follow @raceaka on the Twitter you can get a 20% discount code good for any non-sale item. While you’re at the Twitter, why don’t you follow @bigsquidrc? We won’t give you anything for it except our eternal appreciation. Anyhow, make sure you hit up @raceaka for [...]


AKA new R-Line … line of tires.

Those championship winning chaps at AKA just aren’t content to sit on their laurels and keep raking in the trophies.  And you get to benefit from their endeavors.  Their new R-Line series of unmounted and premounted tires feature their new, softer (and red) closed-cell foam inserts.  AKA makes the claim that these new inserts are made to stand up to [...]


AKA Soft Buggy Insert

New from AKA, just in time for the IFMAR World Championships in Pattaya Thailand are these new Soft Buggy Inserts. Gil Losi and Mark Pavidis put their brains together to come up with a new groove setup that allows for more stability and bit around the track. Check out the official AKA website for info on [...]


AKA Announces Pre-Mounts for everyone!

News from iHobby, AKA just announced they will be releasing all their short course (SC) tires pre-mounted on their new CYCLONE SC wheels! The WISHBONE, ENDURO, GRIDIRON and CITYBLOCK will be available in soft and super soft with wheels to fit Traxxas, Associated, HPI, Jammin’ and Kyosho. I dig the pre-mounts.. let someone else glue their fingers together! Check out [...]


AKA wins a lot at Sidewinder Nitro Explosion

In the spirit of reaching across the aisle, here’s a little bit of racing news from the guys at AKA.  They recently had a very successful run at the 2010 Sidewinder Nitro Explosion event held at Thunder Alley Raceway.  Sean Gaffney took the win in the Sportsman Buggy A main running AKA Gridirons in the soft compound.  Colin Herzig rolled [...]


AKA EVO and IMPACT Wheels and Tires for 1:8 Buggy

New from the dream team over at AKA are two 1/8 scale buggy products! First up is the IMPACT Buggy Tire. The design has a dense square lug pattern with offset lug rows in the center for serious traction forward and two outer rows for high bite turning. The IMPACT is based on AKA’s ENDURO and WISHBONE [...]