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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2019, 05:05:44 pm »
Rus in vrede Jan.
Denker, wysgeer en n man onder manne.

Ons dink aan Nelia en almal wat jy agterlaat.



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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2019, 05:19:49 pm »
Totsiens Jan.
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2019, 06:06:32 pm »
I'm very sorry to hear about this. I'll miss seeing his comments.
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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2019, 07:48:31 pm »
Jan was 'n mens sonder weerga en ek gaan hom mis.
Ek hoop jy ry die hiernamaals plat op jou KLR, Jan.
Totsiens my vriend
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #24 on: July 29, 2019, 08:33:22 am »
RIP Jan
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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #25 on: July 29, 2019, 08:47:40 am »
R.I.P.  :'(
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #26 on: July 29, 2019, 08:51:43 am »
Moelik om woorde te vind , maar soos Dewald Operator dit gestel het so het ek vir Jan ervaar reg van die eerste dae van die Wilddogs af, toe hy nog n ander "handle" gebruik het, kan iemand daai onthou....dit ontgaan my  :-\, sterkte aan Nelia, DieKind, en Jan se ander mense, eenkeer sy seun ontmoet by Kriges.
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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #27 on: July 29, 2019, 08:52:38 am »
Ag jirre nee..

Jan was one the first members of this forum, a dear friend, beloved husband and father to a young daughter.  A friend with who i did a few bike trips.  But also a private person.  I enjoyed reading his columns in the Rapport then phoning him to joke and chat.  He never took himself seriously.  He was intelligent and witty, - we always joked and laugh.  I didnt even know he had leukemia. We always joked about his heart. 

Nelia, you are in my family and my thoughts.  This is so sad..

I was overseas when I heard, one of the early forum members, I remember him at Caledon at the "Rustic Bash", a great character. RIP 8)
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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #28 on: July 29, 2019, 09:07:14 am »
Ag jirre nee..

Jan was one the first members of this forum, a dear friend, beloved husband and father to a young daughter.  A friend with who i did a few bike trips.  But also a private person.  I enjoyed reading his columns in the Rapport then phoning him to joke and chat.  He never took himself seriously.  He was intelligent and witty, - we always joked and laugh.  I didnt even know he had leukemia. We always joked about his heart. 

Nelia, you are in my family and my thoughts.  This is so sad..

I was overseas when I heard, one of the early forum members, I remember him at Caledon at the "Rustic Bash", a great character. RIP 8)

Yes I remember him from there too.  Fascinating character - enjoyed listening to him.  May he rest in peace.
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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #29 on: July 29, 2019, 10:50:35 am »
toe hy nog n ander "handle" gebruik het, kan iemand daai onthou....dit ontgaan my

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Hy het ook die term 'werfcrasher' gecoin as ek reg onthou


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: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #30 on: July 29, 2019, 10:53:30 am »
Always loved his command of the Afrikaans language, made me laugh a lot.
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #31 on: July 29, 2019, 11:03:40 am »
This is very very sad news.
I got to know him a little more through the years (had a drink or two at his house - literally just around the corner from my office)

There was indeed no one else like him.
No-one that met him disliked him.

I knew about him probably before I knew about the Wilddog forum and Charley and Ewan. Jan wrote a couple of camping/adventure riding articles about his travels on his KLR.
It was indeed a thrill and privilege to meet the man behind the name.
And what a legend.

He was in my opinion the anti-hero's hero.

My life have been made better by knowing him and the world got a lot worse by him leaving it.

It really feels wrong to be talking about him using words like 'was' and 'knew'.

:-(

Condolences to the friends here (and there's a lot of guys here that were very close with him) and to his family and non biking friends.
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: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #32 on: July 29, 2019, 11:22:19 am »
toe hy nog n ander "handle" gebruik het, kan iemand daai onthou....dit ontgaan my

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Hy het ook die term 'werfcrasher' gecoin as ek reg onthou

I think Jan's last WD name was Karel Kat

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #33 on: July 29, 2019, 12:14:43 pm »
Sad news and RIP as well as condolences to his family.
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #34 on: July 29, 2019, 12:20:02 pm »
RIP Jan, and heartfelt condolences to your loved ones.
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #35 on: July 29, 2019, 12:22:49 pm »
RIP Jan
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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #36 on: July 29, 2019, 12:32:39 pm »
Rest. In. Power. Mister Jan.
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #37 on: July 29, 2019, 04:22:58 pm »
toe hy nog n ander "handle" gebruik het, kan iemand daai onthou....dit ontgaan my

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Hy het ook die term 'werfcrasher' gecoin as ek reg onthou

I think Jan's last WD name was Karel Kat

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Katel Kat..

Clever wordplay to sound like Karel Kat and mean something else. ... typical of his sense of humour

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #38 on: July 29, 2019, 04:53:01 pm »
Never knew him, but he made quite an impression, it appears. Sad loss, thus. Condolences.
 

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Re: RIP Jan Taljaard aka Sot
« Reply #39 on: July 29, 2019, 05:07:02 pm »
toe hy nog n ander "handle" gebruik het, kan iemand daai onthou....dit ontgaan my

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Hy het ook die term 'werfcrasher' gecoin as ek reg onthou

I think Jan's last WD name was Karel Kat

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Katel Kat..

Clever wordplay to sound like Karel Kat and mean something else. ... typical of his sense of humour

Die Katel ding het ook n storie :laughing4:  hy het homself op n stadium as sy vrou se katelknaap afgemaak.  Ai jirre ek gaan hom mis