Hmmm…it’s pitch dark outside in mid-afternoon, our classics are all tucked away in their garages, the streets are lit with colourful displays of mini-bulbs and we still can’t seem to find the scotch-tape. Yes, that’s right, it must be Holiday Season! Around the Classic Car Adventures’ office, that means just one thing: When will we [...]
And that’s a wrap for another motoring adventure on the Hagerty Spring Thaw! A huge thank you to all the participants who make this event so enjoyable to organize. It really does feel like we were with 150 of our best friends all weekend.
On your marks. Get set. GO! The entry period for the 2012 Spring Thaw Classic Car Adventure is officially now open!
Previously, I posted about my four challenges with a major restoration. Today, I offer you three tips which should help you make it through your restoration job.
Typically, as I think about the Spring Thaw, I’m considering minor things to my Beetle such as adjusting the carbs, changing the brakes or building a new engine. Yes, that’s right, the minor things.
At the end of each Spring Thaw, we select a lucky individual, team or group for the “Spirit of the Thaw” award. The award is for someone who best demonstrates who we are, and what we’re about. In 2011 the award was awarded to an individual who hadn’t even entered the event!
The much anticipated Fall Freeze is, regrettably, frozen for 2010. While the Classic Car Adventure’s offices have been a-buzz with planning, route ideas and excitement…it’s just not feasible for the 2010 season. Why, you might ask? Well, unfortunately Dave Hord is undergoing the surgeon’s knife about 4 months sooner then expected. “It’s true,” says Dave, [...]