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Old 11-15-2013, 11:49 PM   #16
Dans le doute...gaz!
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RIP Kurt
The race is long and, in the end, it's only with yourself...
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:57 PM   #17
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Sad ending to a great day of racing.
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Old 11-16-2013, 12:27 AM   #18
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From Barcelona, my respect and admiration.

Kurt Caselli was a rush of fresh air for all. Cheered for him since day one last year when I first heard his name.

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Old 11-16-2013, 12:57 AM   #19
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Sad sad news

RIP, A fresh smile, new american spirit for the Dakar.

Prayers and thoughts for his family and friends.

Quite a few from the rally fraternity up there now. I am sure Ivan will show him around.
"If at first you dont succeed then skydiving is not for you."
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Old 11-16-2013, 12:57 AM   #20
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Very sad news, RIP Kurt.
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Old 11-16-2013, 01:04 AM   #21
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A truly sad event, feeling quite sick inside at the moment as the dangers are brought home and especially happening to one of the best in the world - RIP Kurt.
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Old 11-16-2013, 01:10 AM   #22
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nooooo.... we all expected him fighting with the best riders at the next Dakar... gone too soon, godspeed Kurt!
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:21 AM   #23
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It is a sad day to lose such a talented young rider.
RIP Curt.
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:25 AM   #24
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RIP Kurt!
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:45 AM   #25
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Oh, no!
Just thought to check and see what was new in the Bivouac and . . . . this.
Sincerest condolences to family and friends.
RIP Kurt.
So many bikes, so little time (and money)
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:45 AM   #26
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So sad.

RIP Kurt.
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:49 AM   #27
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Terrible news. RIP Kurt.

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Old 11-16-2013, 02:54 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by crillyiv View Post
Dying or getting injured while racing due to an "act of God", weather, mechanical, or other accident where there is no mal intent is one thing. It's part of the sport, and everyone understands that. Having someone get injured or killed due to a deliberate act is absolutely something to be angry about. I've never understood the acceptance of booby traps in baja.

RIP Mr. Caselli

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RIP, dude was a straight animal. Respect.
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Old 11-16-2013, 03:16 AM   #29
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I was napping and opened up Facebook, first post I see is from a friend about this...scroll down, almost every post was about Kurt's passing. I had to re-read several times to make sure I was reading it right.

Truly sad, RIP Kurt.
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Old 11-16-2013, 03:26 AM   #30
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I was looking forward to some good riding and a couple of stage wins by Kurt in Jan.

Will miss his riding. R.I.P hope his family and friends have the strength to keep going.

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No myriad hues of laser lights, no bottles that are oozing with nectars from heaven, No beautiful body soft and warm to the touch but, i have a very small desire, Give me a dark....long....winding road, three gears to go and my Hellas on fire !!
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