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riding buddy killed
« on: November 27, 2021, 12:27:22 PM »
My long time friend and riding buddy was killed on his brand new Indian FTR1200. He was a very experienced rider having competed in numerous Baja races along with Malcolm Smith. He was 67 years old and crashed into a 22 year old motorcyclist. I don't have the accident report as he wife has not received it yet but it may explain what happened. The 22 year old is in grave condition. My preliminary guess is it was head on. I sorely miss you Jeff!
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2021, 12:33:19 PM »
So sorry to hear of this. Had a good friend die on his motorcycle when we were in our teens. One of the few breaks from road riding I have taken since I was 17 (now 64). Prayers to you and his familyÖ
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2021, 12:56:04 PM »
Horrible news!  Very sorry for the loss of your friend. 
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2021, 01:04:14 PM »
So sorry to hear.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2021, 01:14:24 PM »
Never good news - condolences

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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2021, 01:22:50 PM »
I am so sorry to hear this.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2021, 01:27:13 PM »
Damn; just Damn!!!

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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2021, 01:27:47 PM »
Oh,Lord! Terrible terrible news! :cry:
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« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2021, 01:50:20 PM »
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2021, 02:01:13 PM »
How horrible! Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss.

When you are able, please pass on the circumstances of the accident so we may learn from this tragedy.
 
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2021, 02:17:43 PM »
Thoughts and prayers for the loss of your friend and his family.

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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2021, 02:55:32 PM »
So sorry to hear this. My condolences to you, his family, and all of his friends.

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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2021, 03:49:35 PM »
Iím so sorry. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2021, 03:51:18 PM »
Very sorry to hear that  :cry:
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2021, 04:53:55 PM »
So, so sorry to hear that.  Condolences to the family and friends.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2021, 05:01:00 PM »
Unfortunately our sport is very unforgiving .My condolences

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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2021, 05:05:40 PM »
Thoughts and prayers...

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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2021, 05:59:50 PM »
Such a tragic loss, my condolences
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #18 on: November 27, 2021, 06:19:43 PM »
my condolences  :sad:
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2021, 07:00:46 PM »
Words fail...
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« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2021, 07:28:41 PM »
Prayers for all involved.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2021, 07:50:16 PM »
My sincere condolences...I hate to hear stories like this...Very sorry for your loss...
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2021, 08:15:25 PM »
Words fail me so Iíll say this,  take care of yourself during this time of loss.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2021, 08:26:51 PM »
So sorry to hear that. I had a head on collision with another bike when I was 15. But that was dirt bikes and no more than 35mph probably. What a shame.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2021, 08:57:18 AM »
Guys thanks for the kind words and as soon as I get the accident report I will post here. We all learn from tragic mistakes and if the info saves one person while riding or driving it will be worth it.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #25 on: December 14, 2021, 07:39:07 AM »
Any update? The ONLY good that could come out if a tragedy like this is if there is a lesson that could spare a life in the future .
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #26 on: December 14, 2021, 08:55:19 AM »
Really sorry to hear this. Loss of life isnít an easy topic. Itís good to talk such things out without forcing it and I hope you and his family find comfort in nice man having lived a good life it doesnít make it easier and it doesnít make it better but our thoughts are with you.

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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #27 on: December 14, 2021, 10:02:51 AM »
So damn sad.
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Re: riding buddy killed
« Reply #28 on: December 14, 2021, 10:51:16 AM »
Prayers inbound for all family and friends impacted by this tragedy. Many will need help through this whether they know it now or not.

 

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