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Mar
23
Sat
8:00 am 2019 Optimist’s Club Pancake Bre... @ Sprint (formerly Greg's Gas +)
2019 Optimist’s Club Pancake Bre... @ Sprint (formerly Greg's Gas +)
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
2019 Optimist's Club Pancake Breakfast @ Sprint (formerly Greg's Gas +)
Meet up at 8:00 at Greg’s Gas Plus, 1295 W Martintown Road, North Augusta (Interstate 20, SC Exit 1 – map) then take a short drive to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 1002 Carolina[...]
9:00 am Aiken Spring Steeplechase @ Bruce's Field
Aiken Spring Steeplechase @ Bruce's Field
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aiken Spring Steeplechase @ Bruce's Field
Tom and Sue Varallo have offered the Miata Club the use of their inside rail spot (#471) for the 53rd running of the Aiken Spring Steeplechase, as Tom will be, as usual, helping put on[...]
Apr
4
Thu
6:30 pm April Dinner Meeting @ Pot Smoker BBQ
April Dinner Meeting @ Pot Smoker BBQ
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Pot Smoker BBQ, 340 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, SC 29841 – map www.thepotsmokerbbq.com This the monthly dinner meeting of the premier Miata Club in the CSRA. Come out and have some eats with fellow[...]
Apr
20
Sat
11:00 am Club Spring Picnic @ Outing Club
Club Spring Picnic @ Outing Club
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: The Outing Club in Aiken, SC. The Outing Club is located, appropriately enough, on Outing Club Rd which is off the 118 By-pass about 2 miles from USC Aiken. The entrance gate (33.595227, -81.762587)[...]

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LS Breeding Grounds

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When you want to see wildlife, bring your binoculars to Black Lake. Grizzly bears and bald eagles? Nah, watch those on TV. You’re hoping to see a Z/28 in its natural habitat, or maybe or an elusive ZR1 being taught tricks by its C7 parents.

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Tubing Thursday

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Oh You Crazy Kids

This frame bangin’ Miata is so much style over function that it actually looks like a caricature of the car we drive.

The Protectagon

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When you step into the cage, you’ve got just one thing on your mind: beat the other guy. (Ok, maybe two, “Man, it’s hot in here!”) Your guillotine is a dive bomb for the apex, and your armbar is a right foot planted on the gas when the other guy lifts. You are a Cage Fighter.

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2002 ASCii

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Maybe you grew up in an era of Atari Pong or maybe you just like vintage computing. Either way, when you first sit down in front of a TRS-80, no doubt that lesson 1 always teaches you how to say “Hello World”. Come on man! Couldn’t the writers of the lesson book have some more soul? How about showing us something really useful like a 2002, ASCii-fied!

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Tubing Thursday

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In 1962, crime in Rome was remarkably under control thanks to the valiant efforts of the local police. To reward the success of the force, the president of the Italian Republic himself asked Enzo Ferrari to assign two very special Ferraris to police duty. One of the Ferraris is almost immediately destroyed. One survives to this day. This is the tale of the survivor.