NASCAR fan delightOct 29 09:56
Although I don’t quite understand NASCAR myself (yes, you can blame my northern sensibilities), NASCAR brings in a ton of money and has millions of fans, so there must be something to it. It has even become so popular that they sell wheelchair spoke guard covers embellished with the glory of NASCAR, so you can wear your fandom proudly. You gotta love customized wheelchair accessories that span every interest across this fine land.
While I may not understand NASCAR’s popularity, I do like driving fast in my mini-van, going past the 70mph mark, feeling like a badass…oh yeah. It’s the only place I can feel as tough as the next guy, so I get the need for speed. But what is it that’s so appealing about watching those cars go fast…on a circular track? Is it the skill level that it takes to complete lap after lap without getting yourself killed? Maybe its something you’ve got to be raised with to like?
Thanks to Ricky Bobby, I know there are several driving teams out there, but despite his help, the sport is still a mystery to me that smells of gasoline and popcorn. It looks like Wheels of Wonder at least, the manufacturers of NASCAR spoke guard covers, have got it figured out. Not only do they sell NASCAR spoke guards, they sell a slough of other designer spoke guard covers, including guards with flowers and sexy funky modern designs.
Their officially sanctioned NASCAR spoke guard covers cost $125 a pair and they sell spoke guards for 88 Dale Jr. (in green or black) and a variety of JR Nation covers. They’re machine washable and are easily installed to your wheel with a simple Velcro hook-up.
Check out the NASCAR spoke guards for yourself: Wheels of Wonder
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Tiffiny Carlson is freelance writer and writes the “SCI Life” column for New Mobility. She's also a C6 quad from a diving accident that occurred when she was 14 years old. A lifelong resident of Minneapolis, Tiffiny has been a writer in the disability community for over 10 years and writes for several publications and blogs, as well as her personal blog BeautyAbility. Her work has also appeared in mainstream publications such as Nerve.com and Playgirl.