BrammoBlog: It’s Friday, Friday, Gotta get down on Friday…(sorry…A) it’s Monday and B) that song is just vile)

29 10 2012

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Blog 55: I decide to join Brammo on their Friday Afternoon Ride…well not in Ashland…That is FAR…But I went on my own little Friday Afternoon Ride.

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Every Friday (or most Fridays) Brammo goes on group rides from the Brammo Headquarters in Ashland, Oregon.

See here: http://www.brammo.com/blogs/?p=1671

Well it was a beautiful fall Friday here in Albuquerque and work was a bit slow…..So I said goodbye to the Hospital and jumped on the Brammo Enertia Plus and hit the streets of Burque. I just missed the leaves changing on my ride to the top of the mountain (seen in last weeks blog post: HERE) …but they are just starting to change down by the Rio Grande…so that was my destination. And I have some photos (surprising I know) and video to share. And, since it is Halloween time, a few bonus images at the end….Non Brammo related, but fun.

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Down near the river looking East toward the mountain. The Cottonwoods turn bright yellow this time of year.

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Panorama Time

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What’s my favorite phrase? I PARK WHERE I WANT

(unless it is inside JUMBO at the Trinity Site and the Military Police are super pissed at me)

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This path leads down to the Rio Grande Nature Center and the River.

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Panorama Time…It Panoramamonium…or something like that…

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And I did video the ride. I’m linking to two versions. They are exactly the same–so don’t watch both–, but YouTube might block the first one as it has a Fela Kuti song…

I wish YouTube and the record companies would work together and let me have the song in the video and YouTube mentions the song playing and gives a link to purchase the song and where you can find more songs from the artist and similar music…a win win you would think…

Anyways, try the first and if blocked, try the second.

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fela version

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Mash up Sex Pistols dance mix of Pretty Vacant…it’s fine, the song just goes a bit long in the middle…hence why I prefer the Fela version

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Till next time, ride safe.

Gavin

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Bonus Halloween stuff:

Ok, I did two pumpkins this year. I stopped carving and moved to scraping a couple of years ago.

One Pumpkin is a traditional orange, the other is a white pumpkin. That pumpkin was HEAVY. Next year I might try sculpting a pumpkin if I get one with as thick of flesh as that white one. For scraping a candle is usually not enough light (unless you scrap it really really thin. I leave mine a bit thick and use a light bulb. The orange got a standard 25 watt bulb…the white got a 25 watt green party bulb as the character is green.

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Pumpkins pre scraping…along with my Day of the Dead Panda head. I am riding, again, in the Dia de los Muertas Parade and will be wearing that head…sadly not on the Enertia Plus…but more on that in the next blog.     see how I added some tension there… 🙂

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The White Pumpkin scrapped. Interestingly the white flesh smelled like cucumber, not pumpkin.

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My niece loves Robert Downey Jr…so this was for her. And it was an easy design.

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White Pumpkin lit up. Both my youngest daughter and my eldest daughter’s husband love the TMNTs, so this was for them. Also an easy design.

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And together….

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I was trying to make the “Duck Face in the Bathroom Mirror” photo that everybody posts on Facebook, but all I could pull off was Sad Panda.

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And while I am a good 10-15 pounds overweight**, I make a dang skinny panda…need a pillow next time.

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If I get up the nerve I might post the video of me dancing in the Panda suit (with my drinking panda head) after a bit too much tequila. But it is sooooo over the top that I might just sell it to a Furry Lovers site online.

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**Thanks to Brammo I never ride my bicycle anymore and it shows…sigh…why do desserts taste soooo very yummy?? Damn you red velvet cupcakes…

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BrammoBlog: What do you do when you’re broken hearted?

22 10 2012

Blog 54: RIDE BABY RIDE. Or if you are watching too many bad movies from the 60’s. Faster Pussycat, Ride Ride.

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Ok, so Saturday I heard the great news for a good guy: Jeremy Dorn (aka. EmpulseBuyer) was officially named the Brammo Evangelist for 2012. Along with the accolades and recognition for his work promoting Brammo, he also gets a brand new Brammo Empulse R. A damn sweet ride. And a list price of 18K, so that is a super sweet prize. And now his name is EmpulseWinner. 🙂

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Of course his great news was a bit less great for me. I am extremely happy for him, but I have to admit I was feeling a little less than ecstatic on Saturday.

Because while 1st place is super super sweet, second place is….nada. It’s like when our children were born. For some time I was the most important person in my wife’s life. And then we had kids. And I knew I would be second to the kids, and had no problem with that. Still I was a bit unprepared as I didn’t think the gulf between 1st (the kids) and 2nd (me) would be quite sooooooooo huge. 🙂  She is just head over heels crazy for those girls. And that is what makes her just such an amazing mom. Me? She does recognize me most days as a sometimes mobile and breathing Carbon-Based Life-form, so I do have that going for me.

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So (and I’m not proud admitting this) I was moping around a bit. Kinda feeling a bit sorry for myself. Then I realized it was about 4:30 pm on a BEAUTIFUL Saturday and I was acting like an Emo kid on Prom Night. I thought: “Pull it together dude (i often mentally call myself dude…nothing to do with The Big Lebowski). Get out of the house, DUDE (see?), and do something to take your mind off it and have some fun.”

Now the question is: What do you do when you find out that you are likely the 2nd place finisher in being named Brammo Evangelist for 2012? What do you do when you find out you won’t “win”/”earn” an amazing free bike (and the press and accolades)???***

Now I’m not sure what you would do, my kind, indulgent and likely imaginary reader, but me? To forget and put the whole Brammo Evangelist 2012 announcement behind me, I  jumped on “my” Brammo Enertia Plus and rode 70 miles to the top of Sandia Mountain and back.

It was a little after 5 when I left. The day was still bright (brighter than me, but more on that later*), but the shadows were long on the ground and I knew I probably couldn’t make it up the mountain and back before dark. Especially as the way up to the top of the mountain is on the East Side* and the Sun sets in the West…so the Mountain will be blocking the Sun for my ride up. Still I grabbed my Icon Airmada Stack Helmet (I don’t know why but I seem to be giving free press to Brammo and Icon now-a-days) and my Contour Roam helmet cam and set off.

Now my helmet doesn’t yet have the connector for the camera, but I’ve been using it lately by driving one handed and filming anyways. It is actually much nicer. I get to pan around. And on this ride I got to hold it out in front by the tire, and lean over and hold it close to the ground. Fun stuff! And for Adrian who tells me the Empulse is too much for me…Hey, Enertia Plus, 50 mph and riding one handed and filming…So there! 🙂

Photos and Video up next.

Photos First.

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It was getting dark fast and I was using my iPhone. So the images will be a bit contrasty.

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A short panorama

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A full panorama. Curvy roads seem to baffle panoramas.

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The Video: longish at 15mins, but has some fun stuff when I decide to “drag” the camera.

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Till next time, ride safe.

Gavin

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*Why I am not bright: 1) I have lived in Albuquerque for 16 years. Albuquerque is to the WEST of the mountain. The way up to the top is on the EAST side. In the video I reversed this. 16 YEARS. Sigh. 2) The top of the mountain is 5000 feet higher than where I live. The top of the mountain is always 20 to 25 degrees colder than where I live. So Saturday was a beautiful day in the low 70’s. Perfect. But it gets cold fast when the Sun goes down. So…AND I KNOW THIS…when I was coming down the mountain after sunset is was quickly below 40 degrees. I did have my full face helmet. I did have my nice fall gloves and my fall coat. But under the coat was only a t-shirt. And the fall gloves are pushed to their limit at 39 degrees and going 50 mph…So it was a COLD ride home….I almost always forget to dress for the mountain top…even after all these years. A mental block…heavy emphasis on MENTAL.

*** To be fair and honest…Brammo has been super good to me and had let me use a Brammo Enertia for 9 months…and now the Enertia Plus for the last couple of months. So it is hard to “complain”.





BrammoBlog: Sunday was a GREAT day for Balloons in New Mexico

16 10 2012

Blog 53: A mostly non-Brammo blog today. But Sunday was just too lovely not to share.

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So Sunday was the last day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  And the weather was perfect for ballooning. Low winds, cool air and clear skies. AND it was the same down in Roswell, New Mexico where Felix Baumgartner was attempting to take a balloon up high enough to see the curvature of the Earth. And then jump out of that balloon. Crazy stuff.

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Linkage:

http://www.balloonfiesta.com

The World’s Premiere Balloon Event…it says so right on the web page…and is true. Crazy number and styles of balloons.

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http://www.redbullstratos.com/the-team/felix-baumgartner/

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I love this image

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And of course I did poke a bit of fun about his upcoming jump in a blog last week…

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And while I don’t usually take requests, Brammofan sent me an image of Mr Baumgartner making his historic landing (and landed it perfectly! the only time I sky dived I was in a tandem and still ended up on my arse). He said I should “Brammo it up”…and how could I resist.

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I find it rather impressive that Brammo just happened to have an Empulse near enough to the landing site that Mr Baumgartner could aim for it and make a perfect “land, sit and GO!” 🙂

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But that’s all I have that is Brammo related today. The rest is Balloon Fiesta time, baby. And what a nice time it was. I went with my wife, my eldest daughter, her husband and their amazing and lovely daughter. And we met my mom, my youngest brother, his wife and their lovely and amazing son. My youngest daughter wasn’t there as she in charge of the mobile and online coverage of the Fiesta for the Albuquerque Journal and had been doing insane hours and was taking the day to sleep and sleep and then sleep some more.

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First things first. To celebrate a man taking a balloon to the edges of space and then stepping free and hurtling back to Earth like Icarus, here is my wife and I looking like idiots. Well at least me. My wife looks amazing doing anything.

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That photo was taken at the Balloon Fiesta, but a bit later in the morning. Ballooning is an early morning event and we arrived at 5 am to see the Dawn Patrol set up and take off. And to beat the crowds as 10’s of thousands of people go on the weekends.

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Arrival.

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more people arrive

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I always forget to ask why the launch officials dress as Zebras.

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In the early, pre-dawn AM of the high desert, the best place to stand it near the balloons as they inflate. Those propane tanks put out a lot of heat.

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The first few balloons inflate just before the Sun rises. This is the Dawn Patrol. Usually 6-10 balloons that take off before all the other balloons to see what the wind speeds are and which direction the balloons will go.

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More of the Dawn Patrol

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I liked the combo of the faces lit up by a balloon inflating just out of the photo…and the mountain silhouette lit up by a soon to be rising Sun.

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Ready to go.

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And off they go. I really fell in love with the look of the Mountain and the slowly lightening sky that outlined it. It was hypnotically beautiful.

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After the Dawn Patrol is when the many Many MANY other balloonist start to inflate.

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A panorama of some of the first wave of post dawn balloons inflating.

The Dawn Patrol is always “normal” shaped balloons. The first wave after the Dawn Patrol is also all “normal’ shaped balloons.

Special Shapes never fly with them for 2 reasons.

1. Special Shapes are much harder to fly and more sensitive to the winds. So making sure the other balloons ride easily is very important.

2. The people love them some Special Shapes. So it’s best to have them later in the morning when the bigger crowd has arrived.

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3 of the 4 most important women in my life. 3 of 5 as I should include Becki too.

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The crazy thing is just how close everybody can, and do, get to the balloons. Kids touching them, me poking my head inside one as it inflates.

Surprisingly you never hear of injuries on the ground. You would like one person (me) would get too close and have his hair set on fire…well I guess I’m kinda safe on that part. 🙂

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“Balloon, I am your Owner.” Dark Father was there.

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A nice panorama of a lazy Darth kinda chilling.

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And a few take off. It was a good amount of balloons. Not a great amount, but good. It was the last day and many of the balloonist go home before the last day. I was at a Fiesta one year that had over 700 balloons take off in one morning session…just wave after wave of balloons. It was “memorable”.

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Creamland: It’s Legen…Wait for it….Dairy.

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POW balloon (barbed wire balloon on far edge), SpiderPig (love it) and Simba (he’s new this year). The Baby Bumble Bee (Jolie) has her back to us.

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And probably my favorite balloons…The Bumble Bee family. And the baby is named after my youngest daughter.

When they take off the handlers on the ground spin the Mom and Dad to rotate and “kiss” as they rise…and they, if the winds are low, hold hands the whole time they are in the air. The “baby” usually flies off by herself. She is interesting as the pilot doesn’t ride in a basket. There is a two seat chair similar to what you use as a ski-lift at the mountains for skiing and snowboarding. So two people hang down below the balloon very exposed. Kinda cool.

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More balloons…and the beer garden was taunting me. No alcohol sales in New Mexico till after Noon on Sundays. Though I do wonder how much beer they sell at 7 am. On bitter cold mornings. But probably more than one would expect.

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More balloons….I admit that I didn’t get a lot of images of the mass ascension. I forgot to charge my iPhone the night before and it died…and that is a long story as I also got separated from the family (I have the attention span of a gnat drinking red bull and constantly wander off at events like this) and had to borrow a phone from the Lost Parents security station. Twice. Sigh.

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So that’s it for Photos. I am putting up two short videos of the Dawn Patrol.

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The Propane tanks are quite noisy. Most years we have a balloon or two fly right over our house (usually less than 50 feet above the house) and the dogs go CRAZY. They hate the balloons. And fear them.

The Crowd yells happily with every balloon that launches.

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Short.

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That’s it. Take care and bee safe 🙂 Till next time.

Gavin

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Bonus Photo

The daughter and granddaughter getting a photo with one of Darth Vader’s henchmen. I love the look on her face.

“….What the @#$% is that…and why aren’t we running away from it?”

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Bonus 2—Stolen from my daughter’s Facebook





BrammoBlog: Leaving White Sands, I get a beautiful sunset & some amazing Ruins. Nice.

15 10 2012

Blog 52: Finishing up the weekend trip. The Trinity Site and White Sands: DONE. Still the trip home has a few more wonders to show. Plus: Bonus Balloon Fiesta photos (non-Brammo related)***

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First: Leaving White Sands (a great Nicolas Cage movie) I got a wonderful sunset in my rear mirrors. I wanted to hit White Sands a couple of hours before sunset and timed it pretty well. White Sands is most beautiful in the hours just after sunrise and the couple of hours before sunset. It is also quite beautiful on a night with a full moon. Sadly the moon as only at half full.

Still I got there in time to ride around and take lots of photos and video as the sun slowly lowered and the colors of the sky and dunes multiplied and deepened. See yesterdays blog for the photos.

On leaving I had to pull over and get a few shots of the sunset. If I was smarter I would have stayed in the Dunes for some shots. It would have been legen…wait for it….dary. But truthfully I didn’t want to ride the 15 miles from White Sands to my motel in the dark. I don’t really know the area and it was all highway from White Sands to my motel. And “on a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair, warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air”…is not the safest place to ride when you are not familiar with the surroundings. Plus people in New Mexico are CRAZY when they drive.

Most importantly, I didn’t know it would be soooo pretty. But I should have guessed. Clouds plus Sunset in New Mexico almost always equals pretty. Next time I will stay at the dunes well past the setting sun. Red and purple dunes at night would have been so very lovely.

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I spent the night in Alamogordo (about 15 miles north of White Sands) and thought about maybe going to White Sands again in the morning. But I knew there were some nice Puebloan Ruins I had never visited about 2 hours from White Sands. And they were on my way home. Or at least one way home 🙂

I wanted to get some nice photos at the Ruins before the Sun got too high in the sky. So I woke before sunrise and loaded up the Enertia Plus into the pickup and headed back north towards home.

I traveled some of the most empty lands I’ve ever driven. Nothing, nobody for as far as the eye could see. I even had Prong Horned Antelopes crossing the road in front of me and cows grazing beside the highway without fencing (Neither are very comforting. Driving a truck at 60 mph and seeing a cow 1 foot off the road slowly chewing the grass is just unnatural to this city boy). But I guess they don’t do secret Nuclear testing in populated areas. So they had to pick a place like this for both the Trinity Site and White Sands Missile Range.

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Not my photo…I was driving too fast and the Prong Horns are very quick too. Not that I didn’t try 🙂

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I always thought Prong Horn’s were imported to this country…but they are indigenous. The oldest bones at the Ruins are Prong Horn bones.

They just look so “African”. Plus there are Oryx breeding in Southern New Mexico and I know they were imported from Africa.

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Oryx at the edge of the White Sands. They were brought in for hunting. Which is mildly sad. Neither Oryx or Prong Horns are overly fearful of people…and the lack of trees and cover make them insanely easy to hunt. Still a person gets his trophy kill and head to mount all for the extreme effort of driving a truck to an area, walking less than a mile and getting 30 feet away from these beautiful creatures and then shooting it with an expensive, high powered rifle. Yea.

Eh, Whatever. There are worse things happening everyday…just don’t pretend you are some great warrior or hunter. It only slightly harder than shooting a cow.

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But I’m off subject. My first stop was at Gran Quivira.  http://www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/66gran/66gran.htm

This Puebloan Ruin is literally in the middle of nowhere, as you will see in my panorama shots. It does have a nice walkway and a gift shop…as do all 3 ruins in this general area. And a Ranger. Nice man. Though he did tell me to stay in the middle of the path to protect against Rattlesnakes. Ha. A) I have caught and moved quite a few rattlesnakes from my home when we lived up north of the mountain in Placitas. B) It was 9:30 in the morning and still below 40 degrees. No rattlesnake is awake and alert in 40 degree temps. I assume his comments are there to impress the tourist and to keep people from venturing off the pathway…But it doesn’t do either with “locals”.

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Map showing the 3 Ruins. Gran Quivira is the furthest South. It is about 130 miles North of White Sands and about 100 miles South of Albuquerque.

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Sadly, for me, this Ruin is only accessible by foot. And no way to position the bike for a photo op. Still they are quite lovely and I’m glad I stopped and got some “non bike” related photos. 🙂

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These Panorama are big files. Click to see “the bigger.”

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I didn’t ask, but I think it is very likely that some major renovation was done to the site. It is 1000 years and abandoned for over 300 years. Though I gather the big Church is only 400 years old or so. It would have been added during Spanish rule. The Pueblo People didn’t do Churches till the Spanish came and forced them to.

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Notice the distance behind these last two images and the “nothing” that fills it 🙂

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So a nice short walk about. Nobody else there, just me. Beautiful morning, beautiful site. Nice.

Then off I went to Abo. Abo is the Ruin that got me interested in going here. A friend had put up some images of Abo and I just had to go. The Quarai Ruin is supposedly the largest and nicest, but I saved those for the next trip. They are also the closest to people and the most visited. I wanted to have the Ruins all to myself.

http://www.turnerinnandrvpark.com/Quarai%20RuinsPage.htm

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Again, like Gran Quivira, the Abo Ruin had a gift shop and a Ranger there. Another nice man who told me to come back on a weekday and he gives petroglyphs and rock tours of the older parts of the Puebloan Ruin. Where Gran Quivira was white rock, Abo is dark red and the sunlight was in a great position hitting the large East facing wall. And the nice thing, for Brammo Photo Ops, is that the road runs right in front of the Ruin. I still couldn’t take the bike on the 1/2 mile path that went around the Ruin, but I could get some nice shots from the road.

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The Ruin has a rather extensive older portion on the other side of the creek. It is totally worn down to the ground and really only an archaeologist would know what is what.

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All the panoramas are large files ready for some clickage by the viewers.

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Far Warning: I took too many photos…and I still could have taken tons more.

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Aimed higher to include the almost half moon. The moon, especially when full, always looks so much bigger to the eye than on camera.

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I may have been standing a bit askew* for this panorama.

*(i wanted to put standing a bit zygoggle or psygoggle..but I don’t know how to spell it….)

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Having a round Kiva in the middle of the church is supposedly very unusual for Puebloan design.

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By the time I was leaving (multiple photos and the 1/2 mile walk around the Ruin) the moon was much lower in the sky.

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Abo from behind….

hmmm, there is something potentially nasty in that phrase, but I can’t quite put my finger on it…

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And further down the pathway.

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I didn’t know if I wanted to insert a Talking Heads “Road to Nowhere” reference or a Wizard of Oz “Follow the Red Clay Road” joke. So I am doing both. It is just concrete painted to look like packed red clay. Tricky. It’s Tricky Tricky Tricky.

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As you can tell I took too many photos. I only used a few of the many many many I have. It is the combo of red brick and blue sky that always makes me fall in love…and the jagged Ruins are just icing on the cake.

Till next time.

Gavin

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***Balloon photos are moved to Tomorrow’s Blog….which will be, interestingly, tomorrow. I figured this blog post already had too many photos.

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A Funky Bonus.

I was interviewed by a fellow EV enthuisast over the phone. And you can find it here. Personally I hate the sound of my voice. I have huge, expansive sinus cavities (i’ve got the xrays to prove it) which helps keep my huge head from being too heavy. At the same time those hollow chambers echo and expand my tinny voice so that I hear myself in my head sounding not unlike Barry White. A deep, sex-drenched voice.

But on tape I hear my true voice and it is so unlike the sound in my head that I find it quite unsettling. I sound similar to Christopher Lloyd at the end of Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Sigh. The brave, darning and foolish can listen to it by clicking this link.

http://esbk.co/2012/10/02/esbk-studios-episode-10-interview-with-gavin-mccullough/

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A Funkier Bonus

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Me with the Albuquerque Isotopes Mascot: Orbit.





BrammoBlog Supplemental….Heavy on the mental.

9 10 2012

Blog 48–Where I share buried treasure found by Google Alerts…and by buried I mean “out of date, old and kinda useless.”

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Large Photo Blog coming tomorrow…lots of fun…but today I am just throwing up (eeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwww) some images I found on the internet….

I suspect that the images are oldish and out of date…but they do show that Brammo is pushing forward with their huge Walmart site in Talent, Oregon. Whether this is the final design, I don’t know.

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Overhead drawing of current site.

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Overhead shot of Walmart and parking lot.

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Front view of remodeled Walmart into Brammo Headquarters.

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View of building from the opposite front angle.

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http://www.cityoftalent.org/vertical/sites/%7BAA1CCE57-8F49-4306-B28A-3A526BAB71E9%7D/uploads/brammo3.1.pdf

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So forward motion happening. And the site will be huge (and the overhead shows maybe expansion space across the road). So they should have plenty of space to make lots and lots of bikes 🙂

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

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Teaser for Tomorrow….I have photos and stories from The Trinity Site, White Sands Monument and some Pueblo Ruins. Good stuff. Here is one, slightly altered to be current with the slightly delayed Balloon Jump in Roswell (120,000 feet above sea level…crazy stuff)

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BrammoBlog: This weekend is going to be “The Bomb”, Baby.

5 10 2012

Blog 47: A quick Friday Update

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I don’t like to Blog on Fridays…AND I was going to keep this weekend trip a surprise…BUT I am awful at surprises…AND it’s not really a surprise (like getting a new bike or growing more hair on my head).

But it is a fun and busy weekend…So I wanted to share. And I will have photos up next week.

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The weekend starts tonight with DATE NIGHT. My wife and I are going to The Lion King at Popejoy Theater. It is the Broadway show and should be fun. Of course my wife has already seen it ON FREAKING BROADWAY with my daughters many years ago when it first opened. But it will be the first time for me.

Not really Brammo related, but thought I would share :)….of course I can make anything Brammo related…So:

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A touching Father and Son moment…quickly marred when Mustafa is crushed beneath the stampede of wild Enertias.

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Then comes Saturday and early rising to start my 2 day road trip. First stop: The Trinity Site. And I’m not talking this Trinity:

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Nope, I’m talking this Trinity Site:

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Then I’m going down to White Sands National Monument…A just lovely, otherworldly site.

And then hitting some Pueblo ruins on the back way home on Sunday.

Lots of Photos and lots more info next week.

Gavin

ps…if I get a Black Enertia Plus…she shall be named T-Challa….

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If I get a white Empulse…I don’t know what name…at least not yet 🙂





BrammoBlog: Blogursday strikes with whimsical force.

4 10 2012

Blog 46: Ok…this will be a bit much for some out there…but….

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A while ago I put up a photo of David Bowie on a Brammo Enertia. Just for fun. And when Brammo shared the photo on Twitter they said: “Bowie on a Brammo.” And I like that. But I thought I could do better. So I made “Bowie on a Brammo in a Bar.”*

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And instantly the Dr Seuss center of my brain went a bit berserk. And I had random rhymes going through my head. And thus:

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Bowie on a Brammo in a Bar

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Bowie taking things a little too FAR….

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Bowie dressed up like a Clown

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Bowie Right Side Up

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and Bowie Up Side Down.

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Green Bowie

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Pink Bowie

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Red Bowie

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Blue….

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Here Bowie Thinks: “I’m cooler than you.”

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Alien Bowie makes a Brammo fly with his Powerful Mind

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Here we see Bowie from Behind.

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Bowie in a Tux standing next to Iman

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Bowie kinda sad, Buried to his neck in Sand

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Punk Bowie

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Drunk Bowie

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Bowie holding on to what looks like one of my Grandmother’s Chairs**

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Bowie’s Like a Honey Badger,

Cuz Bowie Don’t Care.***

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Bowie on a Brammo, Wearing Large, Puffy Pant

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Bowie on a Brammo Singing 1983’s hit “Let’s Dance”

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and finally we see Bowie…Wait, that’s Adam Ant!

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Till Next Time…

Gavin

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*It seems very Very VERY unlikely that David Bowie would sue me over these photos…But if he did, well at least I would get to meet him. Yes it would be in Court, but still could be fun.

**You would think Bowie’s concert budget would be enough to spring for a better chair.

***Wasn’t sure which image “showed” Bowie not caring…so did two…Bonus Honey Badger image.

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