BrammoBlog: White Sands and More. Ok, not more. Just White Sands. Believe me, just White Sands is Enough.

12 10 2012

Blog 51: White Sands was amazing. Got tons of photos, some nice panoramas and somewhat shaky video. I forgot to put a helmet cam connector on my new Icon Airmada Hi Viz Helmet, so I rode with the camcorder in my left hand. Actually it was kinda nice. I could video to the sides without turning my head.

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First Note: Head slowly clearing…Still I think this post will be mostly photos and videos and very little of my ramblings interrupting the flow. So, in other words, probably one of my better blog post.

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But less talk, more photos.

Added note: All the photo files are quite HUGE. Click on them and you will get a large image to look at.

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This video shows the ride into the park. I always forget that the road basically disappears under compressed sand that looks like packed snow.

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First of a number of Panoramic photos. Click to make bigger. Click that opened photo to make insanely big.

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I park where I want 🙂

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I like the people on the top of the dunes.

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So, as promised, few words, many images. Next will be the ruins.

Till then, ride safe.

Gavin

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Bonus Time.

from yesterday’s post that had the balloon photos…forgot I did a couple of seconds of video too.

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Second Bonus

Ha….as I was getting off the bike to take some photos with my iPhone I accidently turned on the helmet cam that I was holding in my other hand. So most of this video is up side down and weird angles. I get off the bike and walk to the middle of the road and take some photos and then some panoramas.

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BrammoBlog: The Stuffy Head Cold Edition.

10 10 2012

Blog whatever: Sometimes I think my head is so large because it is so filled with dreams**….or snot…yeah, definitely snot. 

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It is Blognesday and I had promised a post on the Trinity Site and White Sands etc…Lots and lots of Photos….

But my head is a big balloon right now and all I want to do is sleep. Sadly I’m at work, so no sleep. But I can somewhat rest my head…but no energy to do a massive blog post that the weekend trip demands.

So, instead a much much much smaller post…

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This morning I made a slight detour on the way to work. It is Balloon Fiesta time and that means 9 days of balloons flying around the town.

Now we always have a few balloons going up most mornings…but only a couple of days a year do we get this:

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I always think it looks like the sky has chicken pox.

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The Balloons were kinda far away. The winds were from South to North and only a couple of miles per hours, so the balloons were moving slowly to the North away from where I live and work. Sometimes the winds are from North to South and we have the balloons drifting over our house. The dogs love it…if by “love it” I mean barking insanely at the sky invader moving ever so slowly above our backyard.

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So I thought I would try a Panorama view. It worked so well at White Sands and the other places I went this weekend.

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And I found that Panorama mode, rightly so, does not like cars moving on a highway. Confuses it somewhat.

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And now I am putting my head on the desk and silently weeping for a while….and by silently weeping I mean wailing like Banshee from the X-Men.

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Till Next Time

Gavin

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Bonus:

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funny cars, little clown cars all in a row.

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And Bonus Teaser:

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White Sands Panorama. One of many to come.

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Bonus update….

Lady Bug Balloon gets caught on a lamppost





Brammo “Weekly” Blog: Bonus Friday Addition.

28 09 2012

Blog 45: A quick photo blog and a tease or 2 about upcoming blogs.

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I have a few photos I took the other day and planned to use them for next weeks blog…BUT….

Next week’s blog is already titled (Quiet Bike/Loud Helmet*) and pretty much worked out.

The blog for the week after that is also already planned.

So….

Bonus Freaking Blog baby!

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I was riding home the other day and there were rain clouds in the distance. So I found a little place to pull over and grab a picture or two. I wanted to include the Volcanoes off to the West of Albuquerque. There are about 5 of them, all very small and extinct. They last erupted around 200,000 years ago. So a few years before Brammofan was born.

It is impossible to get lost in Albuquerque as the Mountain is to the East and the Volcanoes are to the West. Well almost impossible. My sister in law can get lost in a Target parking lot. So she is the only one I know of who has gotten horribly lost while driving around town. But I digress. (for a photo blog, I sure do write a lot.)

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I found this strange little area. Not sure what it is used for. I had to ride down about 5 stairs. Don’t tell Brammo. Luckily they don’t read this blog… 🙂

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A bit more of a close up.

So a bit or rain off in the distance to the West. The three largest volcano cones are seen as small bumps on the otherwise flat horizon. The Volcanoes are not really all that impressive. Small. Dead. But still cool to have Volcanoes on the outskirts of the city.

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I live on the side closer to the Mountain. Riding home (first day using my new Icon helmet on my commute to and from work) and I find that it is also raining on “my side” of town…and we have a bit of a rainbow. Not the best rainbow…we have some truly amazing rainbows out here in the high desert… but I will take almost any rainbow photo.

We get a lot of rainbows because, though it rarely rains, it is almost always sunny. So when we finally do get rain, well we also have a high chance of the sun shining too…and Sun + Rain = Rainbows. It’s Science.

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I increased the contrast and saturation a bit to bring out the Rainbow.

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and another one with a bit of extra contrast and color in the sky.

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Those three photos were taken a couple of houses up from ours. I was getting rained on, so I decided to get back home and inside…and stopped in front of our house to get a couple of more photos.

Nice…and nice with the flag. But a bit dark…so…

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Still dark….The iPhone is not a fan of dusk. Still nice, and very patriotic with the Flag standing so straight and tall.

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Grrr. Dark and oversaturated in the sky.

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The sun coming out a bit helped get it a bit better…well that and merging two photos together. Of course I think I need to work on the photo a bit more. Notice the double image of the back tire and bits of white around the tree line…I truly do suck at Photoshop.

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Anywho…a short blog. Next week is my review of my new Icon Airmada Stack helmet (the first one sold in New Mexico…or so I was told) and of the Enertia Plus.

The blog for the week after that is “Top Secret”. So NO HINTS. 🙂

Well I will say it is not that I got a Plus or Empulse of my own…just another trip blog. But a fun and interesting trip is planned for Oct 6th.

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

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*Quiet Bike/Loud Helmet. Icon should use this slogan in their advertizing of the Airmada Stack HiViz Yellow and HiViz Orange helmets. “Loud Helmets Save Lives”





Brammo “Weekly” Blog: Enertie gets some Culture.

26 09 2012

Blog 44: Culture: Not just for yogurt anymore. And, sadly, the Enertie (rhymes with Bertie) nickname has stuck in my head. Worst nickname ever. (though if I get a black Enertia Plus of my own I hope to call it T’Challa)

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So this weekend was a cultural weekend for me and the loaner Enertia Plus. We went on a multi-museum trip, caught a show at the Albuquerque Little Theater, toured Old Town and also found time for a breakfast ride through the North Valley.

Friday was a private showing of the Machine Wilderness show at the Albuquerque Museum. So expensive wine and beer and finger food for all.

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The Enertia felt right at home at the Electronic Arts show.

http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/albuquerque-museum/exhibitions/current-exhibitions

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Solar Chair. Moved around the Museum on it’s own. Cute…but not sure I understand the usefulness of a solar chair unless I truly do shine light out my @ss like my Grandfather accused me of thinking so many years ago.

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This car was GREAT. It was made to travel around the broken and abandoned railroads of Mexico. Can travel by rail or road. 

Oh, and Hi Mom.

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The front and back had the railroad track wheels.

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I loved the little details.

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I thought the flash was off when I took this…the Museum guard wasn’t happy. I thought I should use this so the stern look I got wasn’t for nothing . Go visit the site.

Really some cool stuff for engineers…for design people…for exploration people.

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http://www.seft1.net

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http://vimeo.com/37751272

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Some unusual art at the show…

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...Made better…By Science!!

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Reminded me of the Aliens in the funky French cartoon movie I saw as a kid…Fantastic Planet (The Planet Wild in French).

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And out in front of the Museum… It was getting dark but I wanted to get a few photos.

A Cattle drive would be so easy on a Brammo…No loud pipes to cause stampedes.

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Friday night, after the Art Museum, I traveled over to Explora and the Museum of Natural History for some quick photos. I had to hurry as it was quickly getting dark and the iPhone doesn’t love the dark.

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First stop:  Explora.

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Explora is great…but the outdoor photo ops are kinda limited. So I hurried over to my next stop.

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Next stop. There are a couple of fun outdoor things here… 🙂

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I wanted to do an “objects in mirror are closer than they appear” photo…but I had to shine the headlight on the dino to get a nice shot.

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Outline only and very grainy in this light.

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The light was a bit better toward “Sera”, but not great…I knew I had to come back when the light was better.

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I did play around with a couple of shots to see if I could get a nice image…

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Fun, but not what I was looking for…so….

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I went back on Sunday…after breakfast (more on that later), before riding through Old Town (more on that later) and before the play (more on that later too). I didn’t go riding on Saturday…see last post for info on why.

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First, a shout out to the Artist…These dinosaurs are beautiful. And impressive. Amazing job Mr. Thomas.

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Spike…I call her Sera.

Sera/Spike is great…but let’s face it, we love the Carnivores….

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After that a nice little ride around Old Town…Video at the end of Blog.

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Then, for fun, a quick stop at the Hot Dog House…

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And then to the Albuquerque Little Theater for an afternoon showing of The Hobbitt.

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The Parking Security actually stopped me and told me to park right by the Entrance and not in the parking lot.

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My eldest, when she was 14 and 15, was in a couple of plays at the ALT. Met her future husband during the second play.

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So a fairly busy weekend…and I didn’t include the Breakfast ride. Will put a video or two at the end of the blog post.

I will say that where we met to ride from is right next to a Breaking Bad filming site. Where Badger is arrested in the second season by DJ Qualls in “Better Call Saul.”

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

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Bonus Video clips:

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shows a bit of the balance of the Enertia Plus…rides almost like a mountain bike in terms of balance.

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Showing the Engine Braking. The faster the speed, the more noticable. At 25 mph, not much breaking, but at 45 mph you go down to 35 mph fairly quickly.

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Downtown. EV Charging stations see at about 20 seconds into video clip.

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Group start to ride for breakfast. Not many riders as it is hard to get scooter people up at 8 am on Sunday.

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Group riding by Old Town.

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Solo ride around Old Town Church.

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Going Solo to a Winery in the North Valley. I love that we have this “countryside” in the middle of Albuquerque.

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Going to the Museums after Breakfast.

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DINOS.

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Parking at Little Albuquerque Theater. Everybody must know that I park where I want as the parking “dude” stopped me and told me to park right at the entrance.

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And the last two are a bit longer videos of the “small” group ride going through the North Valley.

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Brammo “Weekly” Blog: Some Photos, Some Phacts and Some Phun

19 09 2012

Blog 43: Review number 1 of 2 for the Enertia Plus.
Some Sunset photos. And a trip to Madrid….New Mexico.

IT”S BLOGNESDAY!!

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Starting with the easy part….PHOTOS. (reviews are hard) Friday night I was out getting some Vodka and hot dog buns at Costco because we needed big bottles of Vodka and an insane amount of hot dog buns. Costco is the place for that.

Saturday was our “End of Summer” party as we don’t want to have 3 birthday parties in one week (me, my wife and my sister in law’s birthdays are all within 6 days of each other). So as I’m driving to Costco I notice that the sunset is looking quite nice in my large Enertia Plus mirrors (will be discussed in Review part 1). And like I often…too often…do, I stopped to get some photos. And then I force you, the readers of this blog, to look at them.

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So first I drove to every inch of the Costco parking lot and couldn’t get the photo I wanted. So I left Costco and found a nice little construction site…but still no good….So off to a field across from the Nuclear Museum and BINGO. Photo one.

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And then I thought, “Hey I bet the Nuclear Museum** would be a nice backdrop” So…..

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But the lighting wasn’t quite right…and I was using just my iPhone…which does great in daylight, but not nearly as nice at night.

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But then I remembered a little trick. Focus in close and take a photo…and then focus out far and take a photo…and then “merge” them…So you have a nice bright foreground and a nice natural color background.

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And all these would have fit in nicely with my last blog of How I Learned to Stop Worrying…

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and then I had to get a little fancy and get rid of the wires overhead…

It was a nice little diversion…but there was Vodka to be bought…and Costco closes kinda early….

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That was Friday night. No driving on Saturday as it was our End of the Summer Party…and there is no driving for me that day for sure:

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A fun day….but not a day for driving. 

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I made up for it on Sunday. A ride to Madrid, NM and back. 87 miles of mixed driving, but most of the ride was over 50 mph.

I love the ride out to Madrid. Up, down, flat, curvy, and mostly empty open roads. And then you end up in Madrid, a funky little ex-mining, ex-ghost town. It was the town used in Wild Hogs. An awful movie. And for the bar fight scene in Paul. A much better movie.

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But first I leave home to meet up with some friends for the ride.

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Leaving the house. The Enertia Plus and my Maxi-Scoot. My son-in-law now rides my Fuoco as I am always on the Brammo.

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First stop….Einsteins on Tramway and Central. All rides to the East Mountains start here.

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I had to ride up and talk to William…he had a new scooter I had not seen before.

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I like to ride in the back when filming

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That Ram Mount better hold…my iPhone is My Precious.

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Handlebar camera. I am now rocking two cameras…Now I just need to stop being lazy and edit the clips down.

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Heading into Madrid

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A couple of long videos will be added at the bottom of this post….

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And I always stop at the Mine Shaft Tavern for a Buffalo Burger.

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Fun and funky.

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At first I parked here…

but no outlets (Tavern is OLD…and haunted)

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so I moved and found me some free charging 🙂

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and it was a cool place to park…right by the entrance to the Old Mine Shaft.

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and leaving Madrid (pronounced MAD RID)

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more leaving….

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On the road back….this is the high point of the highway…7027 feet. I stopped to see what the elevation was.

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And yes my iPhone battery was almost empty…I was doing some video with my helmet cam and my iPhone on the ride. It was a “use up all your batteries” kind of day…but more on that in a minute.

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And that minute is now: I knew the Plus couldn’t make it to Madrid and back. It is 87 miles round trip from my house and I have done almost 87 miles on the Plus, but that was city/suburb riding. No way with a large portion of the trip being 50 mph or more.

So I get to Madrid with my odometer looking like so:

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60 percent used. Ok. I need to charge back up to about 60 percent before I leave.

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and an hour and a half spent in the Mine Shaft Tavern fit the bill perfectly.

Except…I rode home without the scooter people. I rode a bit faster heading home as I wasn’t staying back with the 150cc 2-stroke bikes that take the trip a bit slower than I do on the Enertia Plus. Thus I used more juice. Long story short, at 81 miles traveled and 6 miles or so from home I was at zero battery. Bike was still going, but I didn’t want to push it. I stopped at a Smith’s Grocery store, hooked up the charger and bought a soda. Drank the soda and unhooked and headed the rest of the way…And was at zero again at home. It still was going fine  (I wonder how much extra distance you can go on zero?) but I did get a “hey dude, charge up you fool” warning.

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But all in all, a good day, a nice ride and “almost” enough juice. I should have stayed and walked around Madrid a bit with the scooter people, then it would have been fine. But I had Sunday Football at my brother’s house and didn’t want to be too late.

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Review: 1 of 2.

A short review.

This is basically a review of the differences from the Enertia to the Plus. It really won’t mean too much to anybody other than those who have owned an Enertia. For everybody else, the Plus will likely be the only commuter Brammo bike you demo or ride and won’t know what the Classic or Legacy Enertia was like….So.

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Cha-Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes…

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  • Range: The most obvious change. I was getting about 35 mile per charge in my city commute. I expected the Plus to go about 70 miles. I am getting 84-86 miles per charge on the same route. So the expected doubling of the range, plus about 15 miles more. Sweet.
  • Mirrors: Nice…I can now actually see something in the mirrors other than my shoulders 🙂 They are, in my opinion, perhaps just a bit too large. I see about 3 lanes on either side in them now. A happy medium would have worked. But better a bit too big than a bit too small.
  • Turning–Steering lock–The garage and parking lot maneuverability of the Enertia Legacy was fairly poor. She did great on the roads, but had a very limited turning radius at “walking” speed. Basically the times you move the bike within your garage or other tight areas. The new Plus has much improved turning. Very Very nice. In and out of my garage with no effort at all.

No more do I need to pretend to be Austin Powers as I make my 18 point turn in the garage (exaggerated for humor).

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  • O-Chain. Oh my oh my do I love the O-Chain. Nuff Said.
  • Top Speed. I could go an indicated 65 on the Legacy. It did 60 mph easily and as long as I wanted. I can go an indicated 70 on the Plus. It does 65 mph easily and as long as I want. I have not confirmed the speedo with my GPS at highway speeds. It seems fairly accurate. And I have ridden with the GPS in town and the speedo is about 1 mph high at 40 mph (GPS said 39 mph). Will try and GPS on the highway this weekend.
  • Engine Braking–Regen. The Enertia Legacy had no engine braking and no regen. The Plus has both. It is the one change I wasn’t completely happy with at first. I loved coasting. Especially at night. I felt, with no noise and no vibrations, that I was a piece of the bike moving through the wind. Like the nose cone of an airplane. It was fun. The Plus does not coast. The upside is that the engine braking gives some regen and it does make the Plus feel more like a “real” motorcycle. It is also killer fun in the twisties where engine braking is both joyous and helpful.

So I am still just a touch “torn” on the Engine Braking. LOVE it in the mountains. But I would like to turn it off with night riding. A clutch would solve that…but adds complexity. A “no-regen” switch would be nice. But that is for the future, if Brammo wants. The Engine Braking does make the bike feel more solid and it likely will be appreciated by motorcycle people. And really only myself and a few other Brammo riders will even know engine braking is a new thing. So…I missed the coasting a lot at first…now I hardly miss it at all….but still would love to have it for dark, still nights.

  • New Motor: The new motor does give a bit more top end…and a more powerful pull through the middle speeds. Again, feels more like a “big-boy” bike. It is a smidgen slower off the line, but quickly makes up for that with a faster middle. Again, for the future I would love a switch…City/Highway. City gives more speed off the line, but less top end. Highway takes off a bit of the low speed acceleration, but gives a higher top speed. Always looking for ways to help Brammo by giving them more work to do 🙂
  • Start up LCD screen: The start up LCD screen is, thankfully, the 3rd screen on the Legacy. The screen with all the information. The screen I always used.
  • Horn placement: Moved from body to under headlight. Not horribly attractive, nor does it jump out as a design error…so looks are neutral. But it is a far bit louder being outside the body of the bike. And louder, for a horn, is nice.
  • Noise: The new motor seems a bit louder than the old one. And the Legacy, with coasting, had periods of near silent riding. The new motor seems a bit louder with acceleration, but also louder overall because engine braking is making noise too. So, where before the bike was silent at stops and when coasting, the Plus is only silent at lights.

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Well, saying all that, what it comes down to is: “I like it. A lot”. I can go to the top of the mountain and back on one charge (70 miles and 5ooo feet gain in elevation). I can go to Madrid and back with a nice little lunch break. I can commute all week on one charge.

It is a big difference. But more on that with the “real” review. This was just a teaser review…a review for current owners only.

See ya next week.

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

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Bonus video…longer, but has some pretty stuff.

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Long helmet cam ride towards and into Madrid

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leave no man, or woman, behind.

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The group gets separated a bit.

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longish handlebar camera (iPhone) video heading toward Madrid.





Brammo Blog: Red Rock, Tunnels Ride and FUN at CampScoot 2012.

19 08 2012

Blog 33: Some Camping and Riding and all around fun.

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CampScoot 2012. The 10th anniversary of CampScoot, a scooter and camping weekend held every August. Camping and riding and general craziness up in the Jemez Mountains near Ponderosa, New Mexico. The Jemez (Haymez for those looking to say it correctly) Pueblo area has some amazing Red Rock. And Friday’s ride to Tunnels is one of my favorite rides of all time. I could do that ride everyday.**

But we start with some nice Red Rocks photos.

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It was cloudy and spitting rain a bit…but dang that rock and dirt is such a pretty color.

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These photos are taken after our Tunnels ride and heading back to the Campsite. 

Tunnels Video will be added at the end of the post.

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I reluctantly left the Red Rocks to get back to camp. I could have taken Red Rock photos all day.

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Campsite. No running water….but 5 kegs of beer.

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My set up…the Truck is very versitale…carries the bike on long trips and also is my tent “floor”.

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New Mexico has some lovely rock formations.

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Indian Sunflowers. Wildflowers that bloom every August.

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And the City Commuter goes Off-Road….just a bit.

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Sunset Friday…This photo makes it look like nobody was there, but everybody is over by the kegs.

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Tunnels ride. We usually have more riders, but it was a good group.

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My favorite scooter accessory.

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Why this ride is called Tunnels.

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A nice part of the Tunnels ride is the creek at the turn around spot. COLD, but refreshing. Josef saying ‘Hi.”

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Long video of leaving campsite to go on Tunnels Ride. I was staying back with Shannon…It was her first ride since being hit by a car and totaling her scooter. She was going a bit slow and nervous, but got much better after a bit.

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Continuation of the Tunnels Ride. Shorter video. This takes us to the turn off to the Tunnels. We almost lost one rider who missed the turn…but I waited just long enough for them to see me waving.

Some nice red rocks. The helmet cam doesn’t do it justice.

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The actual road to Tunnels. GREAT RIDE. 10 minutes long, but, if nothing else, please watch the last few minutes.

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Leaving Tunnels. I left first so I could stop at the GAS STATION on the way back. Wanted a soda. It seems to always rain on us at CampScoot. Crazy. We are drier than heck all summer and then CampScoot comes along and we get rained on every ride we do. It is almost a tradition now. 

I forgot to clear my camera memory…so I run out of space half way through the ride back.

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

**I need to get the Brammo People on this ride. 17 Mile drive was nice…and great to do as they don’t let ICE motorcycles on it…so that was very cool…But I love this ride. It is much more awe-inspiring than the video shows.

For more info on Brammo, please visit: www.brammo.com
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Brammo Blog: Supporting the Three Day Weekend…but also Getting Ready for LAGUNA SECA.

20 07 2012

Blog 20.  A busy weekend coming up…followed by a CRAZY BUSY week next week.

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Friday is my official Non-Blog, Blog Day. So short and semi-sweet (and why is semi-sweet chocolate so sour? Or is it just me?)

Tonight…Not much riding. Will meet the wife and daughters for dinner and then hitting the 7:40 XD showing of The Dark Knight**. The Enertia does get a bit of attention at the Movie Parking lot. Last time I came out to a guy…wait let me rephrase that: Last time, as I was leaving the theater, a guy was taking photos of the bike and when I got on and turned the Enertia on, he said, “Hey, turn off the headlight, I’m taking a picture.” Rude, but I turned off the light so he could get his photo.

Tomorrow is Summerfesthttp://rt66central.com/rt66summerfest.html

I’ll be there from 1:30 to about 5:30…showing off the Enertia and giving out some brochures…

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I would stay longer, but I “came into” a couple of Club House tickets to the Isotopes game Saturday night (thanks Haze) and my wife loves going to the games. And there are fireworks after the game, which is cool. Plus going to the Isotopes games is about the only time my wife will ride with me on the Enertia. Parking is soooooo much better on the bike than by car.  But mostly I can’t miss a chance to have D ride with me.

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We don’t actually park “here”…we park CLOSER.  🙂

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So Saturday is booked solid.

Sunday is a mildly down day. If things are quiet I hope to do a bit of filming. Maybe in Tijeras, definitely redoing the Hotel Parq Central through Knob Hill video that I lost the other day. (see Blog 19).

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But the real news is NEXT WEEK…because…

I am going to SECA. I am going to SECA. I am going to SECA.

(sung in Conga Line cadence– like this:)

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I’ve been practicing loading and unloading the Enertia by myself.

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Super Stoked about that…though the 1000 mile drive in a CAGE is not my favorite thing. But when I get there it will be fun. A lot of work, but fun.

I do get the privileged of helping Brammo set up their area on Thursday morning and do odds and ends with them on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and then help take down the set up on Sunday night…Hey, wait a minute…that sounds vaguely like WORK.

And it will be…I will get dirty and it will be hot and nasty down in the pit area…and LOUD with all the gas bikes. But it will be fun and a great experience. And hopefully I don’t lose a finger or two. But if I do, I plan to wear them around my neck like The Onion Knight.

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If you get to Laguna Seca next weekend:  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday-from 8am to 6pm-I will be at one of the two circled areas 🙂

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Well a lot more at “S” or the Pit/Paddock area. The Beer Garden will have to wait for the end of the day…and then only 1 as I am riding the Enertia from Salinas to Seca and back each day. And I imagine that the cops will be out in force with all the event goers and tourist. Seca draws 100,000 people over the 3 day event.

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I will keep the blog running during all of next week. Updating the travel and the TXXGP racing news. But till then…Have a great weekend everybody.

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

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ps…next week is the StreetFest…but you don’t have to wait till then to buy a raffle ticket to win a Scooter or Fixie…Buy one NOW!…or buy many.

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**I really don’t want to write anything about, nor even thing about, what happened at the midnight showing of The Dark Night up in Colorado. Horrible. Horrible. My thoughts are with the families who lost loved ones.