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January 2008 Corvette of the Month

Ronnie & Cyndee Reed's 2000 Torch Red Coupe

Name: Ronnie & Cyndee Reed

Current Corvettes: 2000 Torch Red Coupe

Previous Corvettes:  First? No. . . This car is currently our 6th Corvette. When we met, we had identical Black 1980 Corvettes, plus Ronnie had a Custom Pearl White 1980. When we married we had 3 Corvettes. We have owned a 1984 Black w/ Gold Epsilon Wheels, a 1988 Metallic Gray and now a 2000 Red. We also are currently sponsors of a 1953 Corvette Pro Modified Drag Race Car.

What first attracted you to Corvettes? When was that or how old were you? We are racers. Corvettes are sleek and fast. Cyndee was 23 when she bought her first new Corvette.

How did you come to acquire this Corvette? Ronnie bought it for Cyndee

What modifications have you done to this car?  Nothing serious... chrome exhaust tips..

Modifications Planned: None.

What do you like best about Corvettes? It is a feel good car... I feel good when I drive it.

How long have you been a member of RCC? Cyndee was a member from 1979 to 1981. We joined again in 2004.

What offices have you held or runs you've put on? In 1980 I was involved with putting on a car show at Sunrise Mall and a Sunday Brunch at Auburn Valley C/C
Now: The Ladies Garden Party - Fashion Show and The Ladies Christmas Luncheon

What do you like about RCC?  Friendship & Laughter

What other interesting facts might others enjoy knowing about you?  Cyndee's first Corvette was a 1980 Black T-top, with the License Plate SHESBAD... When we were dating, Ronnie used to say, " She's Bad and I'm Glad! ". We had identical corvettes when we married, & sold his after marrying. Hers was better loved and cared for, his was abused... Ronnie is a retired General Engineering Contractor, He specialized in Cement, doing Curb & Gutter. He owned B & R Concrete Inc. for 45 years. Cyndee owned Rodeo Drive Boutique, selling unique women's wear.
(Note: that is Ro-day-o, as in Beverly Hills, not Rodeo as in western. ) Daughter, Jessica, was Miss Sacramento 2005 and Ms. California 2006.