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masehare

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Biker down
« on: July 31, 2007, 12:00:01 pm »
My wife just phoned to say that her cousin was killed this morning on Zambezirylaan. Seems like he lost control and hit a pole. Dunno what type of bike he was driving. Any of you guys up north know about this?
 

Offline LostDOG

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Re: Biker down
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2007, 12:03:08 pm »
Sad new - condolences to the family.
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Re: Biker down
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007, 01:01:06 pm »
Sorry to hear that, condolences.
RIP
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Re: Biker down
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2007, 01:21:42 pm »
sorry to hear about that masehare
condolences to your wife and your extended family
 

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Re: Biker down
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2007, 01:26:26 pm »
sorry to hear
 

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Re: Biker down
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2007, 01:27:40 pm »
I hope we don't ever have to start a section dedicated to 'the fallen'
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Re: Biker down
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2007, 01:49:21 pm »
I hope we don't ever have to start a section dedicated to 'the fallen'
stay safe

I nearly thought about the same, but that would probably be a bad omen.

Anyway, so my wife phoned me about the news after I took the bike to work today. Panic stations everywhere. I'm nearly too sh!t scared to get on the bike at knock-off time this afternoon.

 :-\ :-\ :-\
 

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Re: Biker down
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2007, 12:31:29 pm »
Wow..that is terrible news! RIP and condolences to all.

It seems that all to often we hear of sad tales where riders meet thier fate doing what it is that we all love! It drives the issue of saftey, viability and general awareness, home! Sometimes I also climb abourd the scoot filled with trepidation, however its what I enjoy and my desitiny is in my hands.

Ride safe guys, but enjoy the ride......
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Re: Biker down
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2007, 12:49:27 pm »
Terrible news as always, there seems to be a spate of bikes falling in the last couple of weeks.
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Re: Biker down
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2007, 01:57:34 pm »

I nearly thought about the same, but that would probably be a bad omen.

Anyway, so my wife phoned me about the news after I took the bike to work today. Panic stations everywhere. I'm nearly too sh!t scared to get on the bike at knock-off time this afternoon.

 :-\ :-\ :-\

my condolences to you, your wife and her family. hang in there buddy, you'll be ok!
 

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Re: Biker down
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2007, 02:28:08 pm »
RIP
 

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Re: Biker down
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2007, 04:58:20 pm »
Condolences to all concerned.
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Re: Biker down
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2007, 06:10:30 pm »
Dit is nie lekker nuus nie , sterkte vir jou en die span


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Re: Biker down
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2007, 06:54:00 pm »
So sorry to hear this news and our deepest sympathy to the family.