Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Shell Tambay

Okay, so this is so long overdue. I've been meaning to write about Shell Tambay since forever but I never got to it for some reason. So here we go.

Shell Tambay is a Facebook group that consists of car enthusiasts from all over the Philippines. For my foreign readers, "tambay" basically means "to hang out". Every car guy is very much familiar with that one night a week where you get to spend some quality time with your car baby. In a place where showing off those new rims, burning rubber just because, and rev-limiting that engine is completely acceptable. This is what Shell Tambay is. A car guy's playground after school, if you will.


Our tambay nights are held at
a Shell gas station in Marcos Highway. Obviously because the place dispenses our super secret source of power - high octane fluids, but most importantly... spacious and lowered-friendly parking spaces. :)



A lot of people don't know this, but the Shell Tambay Facebook group was created over a year ago by a good friend of mine just so we could coordinate what time to meet every Friday for our tambay night. That's it. Not in a million years did we expect it would turn out to be this huge community of car enthusiasts from all over the country. What started out as a 4-member group, is now at 3,663 members and counting! We now have car stickers (in response to the member's requests), an actual Facebook page with almost 2,000 likes and we recently held a car display at Bluewave Mall in Marikina. Considering how it all started, this is pretty wild.


But you know what, for me personally, that's not the best part. The best part is the fact that the tambay night tradition of car enthusiasts is somehow represented now. I get chills every time I see posts from the old timers about their time and their tambay nights. I mean, that's a different generation sharing the same passion. Unity amongst car enthusiasts, man. I think that's the beauty of it.

Here's a quick glimpse of what a "Shell Tambay night" is. Thank you Legit Manila for this awesome video!



So anyway, I'm just so proud of Shell Tambay and what is has become. To all the Shell Tambay members reading this... may the car gods bless us with more horsepower to keep going for another gazillion miles at 1,000 mph.

A big shout out to my co-administrators of the group, Jun Jun Ricafrente, Eduardo Malvar, Benjie Silva and of course the group creator, Benjo Angeles. Love you guys. 

TO ALL CAR ENTHUSIASTS OUT THERE, ONE PASSION, ONE LOVE... JOIN US!!!

Click here to join the --->  SHELL TAMBAY GROUP

...and of course, don't forget to LIKE us here! ---> SHELL TAMBAY PAGE




        

2 comments:

  1. شركة نقل عفش بالرياض وجدة والدمام والخبر والجبيل اولقطيف والاحساء والرياض وجدة ومكة المدينة المنورة والخرج والطائف وخميس مشيط وبجدة افضل شركة نقل عفش بجدة نعرضها مجموعة الفا لنقل العفش بمكة والخرج والقصيم والطائف وتبوك وخميس مشيط ونجران وجيزان وبريدة والمدينة المنورة وينبع افضل شركات نقل الاثاث بالجبيل والطائف وخميس مشيط وبريدة وعنيزو وابها ونجران المدينة وينبع تبوك والقصيم الخرج حفر الباطن والظهران
    شركة نقل عفش بجدة
    شركة نقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة
    شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض

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