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An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« on: August 29, 2019, 11:03:48 am »
Very few people have actually heard of Richard Maizey, except maybe that started Maizey's Plastics. He passed away on Tuesday. RIP

A really passionate collector that owned one of the biggest collections of classic bikes in SA.

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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2019, 11:41:03 am »
Sad to hear.... :'(   Rest in peace Richard.... he was always helpful to our plastics requirements. A gentleman indeed. :'(
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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2019, 11:50:38 am »
I was actually in that workshop around 6 months ago here in Pta West.

Some BEAUTIFUL bikes there!!!!!!
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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2019, 12:01:14 pm »
He seems like a man who LIVED his life. I hope his legacy can be preserved for others' pleasure and perhaps as an inspiration on not wasting one's life...
 

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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2019, 05:12:30 pm »
A wonderful story!
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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2019, 08:37:21 pm »
Fantastic   :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
Thanks for sharing Groenie
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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2019, 08:40:16 pm »
Legend indeed  :thumleft:
 

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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2019, 09:53:31 am »
..... I hope his legacy can be preserved for others' pleasure and perhaps as an inspiration on not wasting one's life...

Indeed roxenz
Richard's son Rikki is a good mate of mine and follows in dad's footsteps
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PS - last tally I heard was around 160 bikes and Rikki keeps adding still  :biggrin:



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Re: An "unknown" bike legend passed away earlier this week
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2019, 01:54:08 pm »
character of note, such an awesome human  :thumleft:

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