ADVrider "trekkingbee" is gone

Discussion in 'Face Plant' started by Zen Slug, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. Zen Slug

    Zen Slug Spineless Adventurer

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    inmate trekkingbee was killed in a motorcycle crash in mexico last november: news story here
    i didn't know the man in person, but he was an upstanding member of the ADV tool pool and he will be missed. he was more active over on f650.com than here on advrider (also known as trekkingbee over there). i just had the very sad fortune of having his wife relay me the news 8 months after his death and she was sobbing like it just happened yesterday. tears are welling up in my eyes as i type i feel so sad.


    here is his bmw f650 just a few weeks before the trip
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    pic by commo_soulja

    here's a pic of him calling around for parts at a bay area "f650.com" tech day
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    pic by commo_soulja

    here he is grubbing down with some fellow inmates at the same tech day (center)
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    pic by commo_soulja


    godspeed trekkingbee and prayers to the family you left behind:cry
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  2. SenorPeligro

    SenorPeligro Proper Naughty

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    I had the pleasure of meeting Tuan at the tech day in the photos above. He really knew his F650 and couldn't wait to get his hands dirty helping out on the various jobs we were all messing with. Throughout the course of the day he shared his travel experiences and plans with us. A true adventurer with a passion for the journey and a nice person.

    Very sad.
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  3. manganos

    manganos Let me pontificate.

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    Ahhh this SUCKS. Sorry to hear this.
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  4. Wildman

    Wildman In my castle

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    :cry RIP, brother.
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  5. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    RIP Tuan :cry
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  6. kodiakfrank

    kodiakfrank Gloria's Cheerleader

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    Rest In Peace, trekkingbee.:cry
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  7. Analog Kid

    Analog Kid Too many hands on my time

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    So sad. RIP.
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  8. gaspipe

    gaspipe Wandering Soul Super Moderator

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    Ack. :cry

    Godspeed trekkingbee.
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  9. MaddBrit

    MaddBrit Now officially a Yank.

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    So sad... :cry

    What a terrible loss of a young life. God bless his wife and family.
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  10. Tex_Tibertus

    Tex_Tibertus Neutiquam erro

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    Yeah, this really is not good. I too met Tuan for the first time at this session and couldn't believe the amount he had traveled. Tuan was really living life on his terms and seeing the world.
    RIP Tuan you were one of a kind
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  11. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    RIP Trekkingbee. :cry
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  12. evilmedic13

    evilmedic13 Sarcastic & Fantastic

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    RIP Tuan
    May your journeys continue in the next life:cry
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  13. Redne Dab

    Redne Dab Poseur Extraordinaire

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    Never mind. Just found the news link.
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  14. DaFoole

    DaFoole Pacific Avenger...

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    This ALWAYS sucks so bad.....

    RIP Tuan...:cry
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  15. commo_soulja

    commo_soulja Supa Thumpa Pilot

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    Terrible news:cry

    I met Tuan several times to talk motorcycles and he was a great person. He helped me out with my F650 with some tips he'd learned over the years. He will be missed.

    RIP brother.
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  16. mikerd400

    mikerd400 Long timer

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    RIP Tuan :cry
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  17. bloke911

    bloke911 Adventurer

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    R.I.P Tuan our prayers are with you and your family.:cry
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  18. Jiro

    Jiro Watch Out for Squirrel!

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    wow...... :cry RIP. we will remember your legacy you left behind in ADV and F650.com
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  19. SocalRob

    SocalRob Long timer

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    I am saddened. Tuan, may you forever find smooth roads and blue sky. RIP Bother.
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  20. bykpimp

    bykpimp Live and let ride

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    Not good. I'd saddened to hear of the news. Godspeed.
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