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Offline jagter

Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2013, 12:32:47 pm »
Eish, very sad.    RIP  

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2013, 12:34:46 pm »
02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2013, 12:43:19 pm »
Ai   RIP!!!

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2013, 12:46:25 pm »
baie hartseer. rip
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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2013, 12:49:41 pm »
My girlfriend phoned me in tears after she witnessed it.

RIP

Shiiiit - seeing something like that happen right in front of you isn't cool.
:(


When she has recovered a bit - would you be able to get some details as to what happened ?



What we know over here is that he was on his way to a job interview.

Somehow one of his wife's managers over here heard about it before she did - the manager had to go and break the news and took her to identify the body.

Can you imagine that - the one moment it is like: 'Cheers honey - good luck with the interview. Tell me how it went afterwards' and the next you get called in to have news like this broken to you.

 :-[ :-[ :-[
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02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #25 on: July 10, 2013, 12:51:00 pm »
When I read things like this I start to question if commuting by bike is such a good idea....

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #26 on: July 10, 2013, 12:54:00 pm »
When I read things like this I start to question if commuting by bike is such a good idea....

My bike is on the farm, not commuting anymore (for now at least). Just not amped for this.
 

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #27 on: July 10, 2013, 12:55:21 pm »
When it is close to home or if it happens on a road you often find yourself on, it hits harder.

Condolences to Gerhard's family and the people who knew him.

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #28 on: July 10, 2013, 12:56:07 pm »
My girlfriend phoned me in tears after she witnessed it.

RIP

Shiiiit - seeing something like that happen right in front of you isn't cool.
:(


When she has recovered a bit - would you be able to get some details as to what happened ?



What we know over here is that he was on his way to a job interview.

Somehow one of his wife's managers over here heard about it before she did - the manager had to go and break the news and took her to identify the body.

Can you imagine that - the one moment it is like: 'Cheers honey - good luck with the interview. Tell me how it went afterwards' and the next you get called in to have news like this broken to you.

 :-[ :-[ :-[

I will ask. She is touchy about MC related stuff...
 

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« Reply #29 on: July 10, 2013, 12:58:50 pm »
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« Reply #30 on: July 10, 2013, 01:12:54 pm »
RIP
 

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #31 on: July 10, 2013, 01:23:58 pm »
Sad news!

My condolences go out to his family and friends.
 

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #32 on: July 10, 2013, 01:27:53 pm »
Wow, this isn't great news, regardless of whether we know th2 rider or not, it still hurts the brotherhood.

RIP and strongs to his family, such a tragic thing to have happen.

It also makes me question my commute every day... :'(
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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #33 on: July 10, 2013, 01:29:33 pm »
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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #34 on: July 10, 2013, 01:37:13 pm »
shit that is so sad, I passed him on my bike and I turned off at the Parden Eiland turn off...
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« Reply #35 on: July 10, 2013, 01:38:21 pm »
RIP Gerhard.  Sorry man.
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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #36 on: July 10, 2013, 01:40:59 pm »
Gerhard was a gentleman, a very competent rider on the gravel and conservative in the traffic.

Go well Gerhard. :'(
 

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #37 on: July 10, 2013, 01:47:58 pm »
I was on the bike all day commuting... it was hectic out there. took the cab today.

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #38 on: July 10, 2013, 01:51:19 pm »
Gerhard was a gentleman, a very competent rider on the gravel and conservative in the traffic.

Go well Gerhard. :'(

That's a fact on all counts - we left the office a couple of times at the same time and I haven't seen a more cautious or courteous 'traffic conscious' rider.

  
02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

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Re: Accident N1 GS
« Reply #39 on: July 10, 2013, 01:53:33 pm »
Gerhard was a gentleman, a very competent rider on the gravel and conservative in the traffic.

Go well Gerhard. :'(

That's a fact on all counts - we left the office a couple of times at the same time and I haven't seen a more cautious or courteous 'traffic conscious' rider.

  

That makes it doubly scary.  If a maniac dies while lane splitting at 200km/h through dense traffic it's one thing.  But when a competent careful rider dies it's really scary. Can happen to any of us.  Make the best of your life while you are still alive