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Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,853
Posted By gothamAlp
velocette

rode my guzzi up mt. lemmon this morning to escape the heat and get some twisties in, and stumbled on a classic british roadster...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By gothamAlp
schwing!

schwing!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By gothamAlp
thx, mang!

thx, mang!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By gothamAlp
oh yeah, good coffee rec's are always crucial...

oh yeah, good coffee rec's are always crucial too. and apprexiated. :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By gothamAlp
short notice: road, food, lodging recs around escondido/temecula/dana point

greetings, inmates.

with apologies for the short notice, two of us are headed out to that area this week. riding out of northern arizona, on street bikes (guzzi & k-bike), probably hitting...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,359
Posted By gothamAlp
funny gettin' bumped to the front page after 3.5...

funny gettin' bumped to the front page after 3.5 years... the RT is long gone, and now my transalp as well, but tilda is still around and always happy to go for a ride. :deal

she sez woof.
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,522
Posted By gothamAlp
hey matt - just checking in on your ride...

hey matt -

just checking in on your ride from afar and really troubled to see of your kalispell expenditure.

i take pride in doing the right thing and would hate to think you feel crappy about...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,522
Posted By gothamAlp
i've done two fly'n'rides when buying bikes (my...

i've done two fly'n'rides when buying bikes (my '99 1100RT and my current guzzi v11 ballabio) which forged lasting friendships with the sellers on both deals.

now i have the pleasure of selling my...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17,235
Views: 5,057,927
Posted By gothamAlp
mas is taking the seat, windscreen and...

mas is taking the seat, windscreen and handguards.

still have a set of stock handlebars and front foot pegs.

if anyone wants em, please PM me and tell me what they are worth to you. :deal
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,562
Posted By gothamAlp
very cool. :deal i think i may actually have...

very cool. :deal

i think i may actually have been to this town, now that i see it again, a few years ago in a cage, tho. looks like a great ride. and that az/nm border area is rich in great...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17,235
Views: 5,057,927
Posted By gothamAlp
stock seat & windshield

SnoozeRat is buying the gothamAlp TA, doing a fly n ride into northern arizona all the way home to anchorage, ak. :clap

looks like he has no use for the stock seat and windshield, both in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By gothamAlp
day 5: thursday, 5/26/11

day 5
thursday, 5/26/11
carbondale, co
to flagstaff, az
521 miles

here's a carbondale mural....
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By gothamAlp
day 4: wednesday, 5/25/11

day 4
wednesday, 5/25/11
ft. collins
to carbondale, co
242 miles

left ft. collins around noon, under clear skies but still chilly. plan was to slab it, down 87 to denver and then across i-70...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By gothamAlp
days 2 & 3 monday, 5/23/11 - tuesday, 5/24/11 ...

days 2 & 3
monday, 5/23/11 - tuesday, 5/24/11
boulder & ft. collins, co

not a lot of riding these two days so i'll keep it short and sweet.

ended up back next to locale at their new coffee...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By gothamAlp
day 1: sunday, 5/22/11

day 1
sunday, 5/22/11
flagstaff az
to boulder, co
694 miles

i wake to birdsong in the predawn light.

at the beginning of a journey it seems we as a species are somehow wired to look for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By gothamAlp
to ft.collins, in may

wherein i:
- ponder signs and wonders
- encounter a bit more weather than hoped for
- party like a conservation biologist
- revisit murals of the rural west
- come across wieneries, wineries and...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17,235
Views: 5,057,927
Posted By gothamAlp
as promised...

as promised (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15326737&postcount=10797), my transalp for sale in fleamarket here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15520874).

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Forum: Beasts 03-03-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17,235
Views: 5,057,927
Posted By gothamAlp
AdventureAlp Coming Up For Sale

Given how much I've enjoyed and benefited from this thread, I thought it would be only right to post this info here first.

My AdventureAlp will be coming up for sale shortly. It's shown up in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 629,962
Posted By gothamAlp
fwiw, i've got a 2004 ballabio and it's been...

fwiw, i've got a 2004 ballabio and it's been nothing short of flawless.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
:photog

:photog
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By gothamAlp
thanks again for the recco's, gents. my ride...

thanks again for the recco's, gents.

my ride report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=617926) is up; you can see what i hit, and what i missed. :deal

and of course feel free to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
thx, V :thumb i did not get to do that loop...

thx, V :thumb

i did not get to do that loop as i opted to head for chimayo instead. obviously a mistake since i couldn't find the eatery that had been recommended to me, but it seems that taos is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
navajo city is further west, but now that you...

navajo city is further west, but now that you mention it i wonder if those pix aren't from an area closer to dulce...

and you are the original mile muncher; i'm just trying to stay in shape for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
day 3 - sunday, september 5

taos, nm to the home office in flagstaff, az
510 miles

mercifully, this day begins with an outstanding cup of coffee here:
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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
day 2 - saturday, september 4

farmington, nm to taos, nm
342 miles

i'm up and out early, putting farmington in my rear view mirror but with eyes peeled for a decent cup of coffee. no luck there :bluduh

in this day and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
day 1 - friday, september 3

from the home office in flagstaff, az to farmington, nm
278 miles

got a later-than-hoped-for start, and gassed up at the chevron station north of flagstaff.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,462
Posted By gothamAlp
labor day ride > taos, nm

with canyon-k guiding a 4-day hike in havasupai, i had a couple days over the long weeknd in which to reacquaint myself with my old friend, the open road. i'd heard a lot of great things about the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By gothamAlp
nice one, gray. :D i've done the bluff,...

nice one, gray. :D

i've done the bluff, aneth, cortez route previously. think i will try and get to the greater taos area and spend as much time exploring the roads and eateries recommended...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By gothamAlp
thanks, gents, one and all. as always, you...

thanks, gents, one and all.

as always, you treat an interstate brutha right. :deal

i shall heed your guidance(s) and report back upon my return.

:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By gothamAlp
Flagstaff - Taos, Labor Day weekend

Planning on a solo round-trip to Taos, NM and back this weekend, from the home office in Flagstaff, AZ.

There: Up and over the rez (160 to 64).

Back: down and across the rim (60 east from...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 231,704
Posted By gothamAlp
this thread needs a bump to the top; and i've got...

this thread needs a bump to the top; and i've got a few mods on the ballabio to report.

- rich maund seat :thumb
- motratech peg lowering kit -- huge difference in comfort for long days in the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By gothamAlp
day 3 - wednesday, 04/14/10

mclean, az
to phoenix, az
284 miles

mornings start early at the ranch.
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Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By gothamAlp
day 2 - tuesday, 04/13/10

silver city, nm
to mclean, az
361 miles

early am pix of the charming former mining town of silver city.
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Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By gothamAlp
day 1 - monday, 04/12/10

phoenix, az
to silver city, nm
408 miles

after spending the night at casa eagle scout in new river i hook up with the bronx kid at the eurobikeapalooza (or eaglerider, as it is called) in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By gothamAlp
aye, t'was us. :deal

aye, t'was us. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,393
Posted By gothamAlp
springtime in southeastern arizona...

with a little dip into new mexico, too.

after a very wet winter not just by AZ but by anyone's standards -- flagstaff had more snow than any community in the lower 48, with over 25 feet of the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 231,704
Posted By gothamAlp
new rich maund seat on the ballabio

major improvement over stock.
working with rich is a breeze.
can't wait for warmer temps and ice-free roads to really test it out.
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Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By gothamAlp
sold my RT last summer but i had good luck with...

sold my RT last summer but i had good luck with the avon storms for the few years i had the bimmer. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,948
Posted By gothamAlp
postscript: two years later

surprised when i searched the ride reports that there has not been another mention of puerto lobos since i went for thanksgiving 2007.

canyon-K and i decided to return this year, albeit on four...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 305,083
Posted By gothamAlp
mj - i really appreciate your taking the time and...

mj - i really appreciate your taking the time and having the candor to share these thoughts. to my mind, they get to the heart of the advriding that we all do in whatever way is true to us, and in...
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