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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 14,542
Posted By Hakatan
Have fun on the ride, Dan, and good luck with...

Have fun on the ride, Dan, and good luck with your move to California.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35,649
Views: 9,018,620
Posted By Hakatan
The "pimp cane" might correlate with the...

The "pimp cane" might correlate with the handicapped hang tag tucked behind his windshield. I suspect there is more to this story....
...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,766,641
Posted By Hakatan
Nice space. Is that a foot high chalkboard above...

Nice space. Is that a foot high chalkboard above the sockets? Is it just for doodling, or does it serve a greater purpose?

(oh, and it's time to replace the paper towels :lol3)
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,322
Posted By Hakatan
Another great RR, Q. Thanks for taking us along...

Another great RR, Q. Thanks for taking us along :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,844
Posted By Hakatan
Congratulations! I have an '03 Dakar that has...

Congratulations! I have an '03 Dakar that has served me well the past 7+ years. It's a great do it all bike.

Good crew of folks in the Rockies forum, and the riding within a day of Denver is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Hakatan
Thanks for the help offer guys. I ended up using...

Thanks for the help offer guys. I ended up using this as an excuse to pick up an angle grinder at HD. 10 minutes later the chain was the correct length. Boy, that was easy :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Hakatan
Never done the grinder trick, but willing to try....

Never done the grinder trick, but willing to try. Are you around tomorrow or Saturday?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Hakatan
Chain tool? WH, CT

Does anyone near West Hartford have a chain breaking tool I can use in the next couple days to remove some links from a new chain before I install it on my F650 Dakar? I could even bring the chain...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,766,641
Posted By Hakatan
Garage Journal

You might check out the 'flooring' subforum on GarageJournal (http://garagejournal.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=20) for recommendations :deal
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,941
Posted By Hakatan
Hi Dr. Greg: It's nice to see another ride...

Hi Dr. Greg:

It's nice to see another ride report from you -- my brother and I met you at a Maine campsite in 2010 on our way up to Nova Scotia.

I am enjoying this latest ride report -- I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,150
Posted By Hakatan
Great ride report. I've enjoyed many of those...

Great ride report. I've enjoyed many of those same roads...so I know how fantastic your ride must have been

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He's referring to the Monarch Crest Trail...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By Hakatan
Nice video ride report. I just met a friend from...

Nice video ride report. I just met a friend from Maryland for a beautiful loop around the Finger Lakes last weekend.

No video though...thankfully :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,424
Posted By Hakatan
Great ride report. Thanks for sharing. ...

Great ride report. Thanks for sharing.

Having moved from CO to CT 2 years ago and being back in CO each summer for work....a lot of the sights look familiar -- both in CO and along the way.

2...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,533
Posted By Hakatan
I've used an ABUS...

I've used an ABUS (http://www.abus.de/us/main.asp?ScreenLang=us&sid=97510927902003401042012246323138&select=0105b) cable lock since 1999. (I have the Steel- o-Flex 1000...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 1,363,964
Posted By Hakatan
Bv250

I just brought home my first scooter too, a 2008 BV250 that only had 850 miles on it.

Wow, I should have done this years ago...so much fun. I have a feeling my F650 Dakar may collect dust except...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 49,797
Posted By Hakatan
Thanks for the great ride report. I can't...

Thanks for the great ride report.

I can't believe it's been five years since I rode the Great Divide with my brothers. Good times, in a great part of the country :norton
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By Hakatan
Route Advice -- Hartford CT to New Brunswick NJ

I might have to attend a work meeting in New Brunswick, New Jersey in the middle of next week. If the weather is dry I was thinking I'd ride there from the Hartford Connecticut area.

I would...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,046
Posted By Hakatan
Pay It Forward Gear Etc for the Northeast

I moved to Connecticut from Colorado last year. The Rockies sub-forum has a great thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=184435)where inmates can offer up gear, parts,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,773
Posted By Hakatan
Great RR, though I'm missing the West even more...

Great RR, though I'm missing the West even more right now. Thanks for taking us along :1drink
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 14,600
Posted By Hakatan
Leatt Neck Brace

Hey Rob:

Your signature line in another thread led me here.

I have a Aerostich Darien (http://www.aerostich.com/darien-jacket.html) coat that I would love to have the collar modified to better...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,489
Posted By Hakatan
Wonderful ride report Paulo. Thank you for...

Wonderful ride report Paulo. Thank you for taking us along :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,062
Posted By Hakatan
Pantah knows of what he speaks. Southern Utah is...

Pantah knows of what he speaks. Southern Utah is not to be missed! Highway 141 south of Gateway Colorado ain't too shabby either. :deal

There is not much to Gateway except a nice car museum and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,114
Posted By Hakatan
My brother and I did a great ride through New...

My brother and I did a great ride through New Brunswick on our way to Nova Scotia and the Cabot Trail last September. I was really impressed with the dirt road options throughout New Brunswick --...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,070
Posted By Hakatan
Great video. Makes me miss being out West even...

Great video. Makes me miss being out West even more.

But tell me about the wheels on that Rav4 :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Hakatan
Nepaug was just the ticket. I only wish I'd left...

Nepaug was just the ticket. I only wish I'd left the Jesse luggage at home for that last uphill back to Satan's Kingdom Road near 44. :huh

Thanks everyone for the recommendations. BTW, I didn't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Hakatan
. Thanks for the link, but that is the week...

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Thanks for the link, but that is the week I'll be in Echo Park, Colorado. Maybe next year....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Hakatan
Thanks for the info. I think I will go check out...

Thanks for the info. I think I will go check out Nepaug first, as it looks like a nice ride to get there too.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Hakatan
Hartford area dirt roads?

Can anyone recommend some dirt roads within about an hour or so of the Hartford, Connecticut area? I don't need incredible scenery, just some quiet dirt roads (anything from smooth & graded to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 06-13-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 142,937
Posted By Hakatan
Yep, Luke is spot on: Following a track on the...

Yep, Luke is spot on: Following a track on the 60cx is easy, even at speed -- just a quick glance down at the GPS screen will confirm if you're still on the Great Divide route. There aren't a lot of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By Hakatan
TMT here I come.

Great ride report. Thanks!

I have been wanting to ride the Trans-Mass (and Puppy Dog) since moving to southern New England last August. Looks like this Saturday will be my chance -- I plan to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Hakatan
Summer 2011

Update for Summer 2011 -- we have the nurses hired for the entire summer except for a 3 week period: July 11th to August 1st, 2011.

If you or someone you know is interested, please PM me.
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,128
Posted By Hakatan
To be fair, it only rained some of each day for...

To be fair, it only rained some of each day for the next seven long, wet days....:huh

Looking forward to reading about more of your incredible ride!
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 28,128
Posted By Hakatan
Great RR so far, Dr. Greg. I'm waiting for the...

Great RR so far, Dr. Greg. I'm waiting for the part where you get to Acadia NP and meet two Nova Scotia-bound brothers traveling on BMWs :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By Hakatan
I called Cliffs. They didn't have any Shoeis in...

I called Cliffs. They didn't have any Shoeis in stock and only had 1 Arai "in Ducati colors". I might head down there anyway to try it on for size and then order a plain one from them.

Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By Hakatan
Thanks for all of the suggestions. I was...

Thanks for all of the suggestions. I was actually up at Larz Anderson on Sunday for the motorcycle show -- but it looks like a return trip to Acton might be in the cards...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By Hakatan
Connecticut -- where can I try/buy Shoei & Arai helmets?

Hello all:

Help, I'm recently relocated to southern New England and haven't yet learned where the good shops are. I am trying to find a store that carries either the Arai XD or the Shoei Hornet...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Hakatan
Thanks for the tip. My family and I are actually...

Thanks for the tip. My family and I are actually road-tripping east, and are now planning to spend a few days exploring the Adirondacks before we reach Connecticut! Even having grown up on the east...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Hakatan
Maybe it's time for a 17" supermoto setup, Chris...

Maybe it's time for a 17" supermoto setup, Chris :deal.

We should try to get together for a ride somewhere in western CT, or at least to commiserate about the lack of dirt and high passes...:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Hakatan
Thanks, Scot. Sure wish I could take that XRR...

Thanks, Scot. Sure wish I could take that XRR for a spin now that I have more dual-sportin' skillz...:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Hakatan
Map

Here is a link to a rough Google map of my weekend's ride. I think the map is too big to embed.

Last Hurrah Ride Map...
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