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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2013, 07:41:14 pm »
RIP.  Always sad at this kind of news
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2013, 08:05:51 pm »
Judging from the obvious dedication to his job, he died doing what he loves best. And death came swiftly, not a long drawn-out suffering. May he rest in peace.
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2013, 08:17:08 pm »
20 Years writing about biking - that is a lot of love for biking.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2013, 08:51:49 pm »
what happened?
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2013, 10:12:39 pm »
what happened?

I guess we will all like to know. But I feel speculation would be inappropriate at this stage.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2013, 11:26:49 pm »
RIP
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #26 on: January 24, 2013, 12:16:39 am »
RIP - Sad that it happens on such an event
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2013, 01:12:56 am »
Details very sketchy. Confirmed on gravel road. He fell and injured his shoulder. Dit is al wat ek kon lees op die oorsese sites.

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« Reply #28 on: January 24, 2013, 03:12:47 am »
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #29 on: January 24, 2013, 08:14:13 am »
I also heard it was not on a tar road and there was no car or anyone else involved!
 

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« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2013, 08:19:57 am »
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2013, 08:22:25 am »
very sad RIP
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2013, 08:54:51 am »
Not great for BMWs marketing department though.

"The all-new BMW R 1200 GS - killed one of the most well-known and respected international journalists at launch!"
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2013, 08:57:17 am »
 
 RIP
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #34 on: January 24, 2013, 08:59:14 am »
Sad news. RIP
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #35 on: January 24, 2013, 09:03:45 am »
Not great for BMWs marketing department though.

"The all-new BMW R 1200 GS - killed one of the most well-known and respected international journalists at launch!"

 ??? ??? ???
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #36 on: January 24, 2013, 09:08:02 am »
Sad: His daughter released the following statement on her father's website Ash On Bikes (www.ashonbikes.com): 'Kevin Ash passed away due to a motorcycle accident during a press launch in South Africa.
'The phrase ‘he died doing what he loved’ sprang to mind but I would like to stamp that firmly out. He loved his family more and we love him.'
'As his oldest daughter, I only recently started to fully realise just how much further his parenting went than most; on receiving a tearful phone call at Stanstead airport it was a natural response to immediately cancel his press launch and ride back home to teach trigonometry the night before exams.
'Everything he did was entirely for his children and his wife, and a little bit for his cat.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #37 on: January 24, 2013, 09:14:58 am »
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #38 on: January 24, 2013, 09:19:10 am »
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #39 on: January 24, 2013, 09:28:41 am »
Not great for BMWs marketing department though.

"The all-new BMW R 1200 GS - killed one of the most well-known and respected international journalists at launch!"

Quoted from where?
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