Ash on Bikes RIP (Kevin Ash Memorial Thread)

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by RaY YreKa, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Jtourismo

    Jtourismo Adventurer

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    Ride in paradise Kev! Such a great voice in our culture. I consulted his writings before every bike purchase, and considered his opinions to be amongst the best and most accurate on new machines. Cheers Mate.
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  2. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    The banner on his website has been replaced by this message from his daughter.

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    :cry
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  3. EricD10563

    EricD10563 Been here awhile

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    I just found out who he was, RIP and Godspeed.
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  4. Cakeeater

    Cakeeater Been here awhile

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    So sad. He was an excellent writer. Sounds like he was a terrific fellow. RIP.
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  5. SQD8R

    SQD8R Eat squids and be merry

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  6. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Likely Lost.

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    Oh man that sucks.

    I never took a review seriously until I saw the bike on his blog.
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  7. everycredit

    everycredit Been here awhile

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    There was some discussion in the Oilhead forum. This is sad, sad day. As an American, I read very little from the UK, with exception of the occasional BBC news story, Top Gear, and Kevin Ash's reviews.

    To be honest (and I hope this doesn't make me a bad person), I am interested in how it happened.
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  8. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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  9. straylight*

    straylight* meh...

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    Terrible news, loved reading Ash On Bikes. R.I.P
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  10. fraser2312

    fraser2312 Been here awhile

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    Shocked to hear this.

    My thoughts are with his friends and family.

    RIP Kev.
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  11. Rider

    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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    Whenever we lose a fellow rider, it takes a piece of us.
    R.I.P., Kevin. I always enjoyed your work. May your family find the strength to deal with your untimely loss.
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  12. Revan

    Revan Throttle Jockey

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    Aww man. That sucks.

    Another rider, and a great reviewer, lost.
    Rest well Kevin.


    Revan.
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  13. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    :cry
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  14. dogfm

    dogfm Been here awhile

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    Personally I don't think it makes you a bad person. He was a good accomplished rider, way better than me and possibly others here too. I don't think he'd take any unusual or extreme risks, too professional and experienced, I am also interested in how it happened.
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  15. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    Thanks, Kevin.
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  16. Moronic

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    Just a heads-up that there is a 150-plus post thread running at Kevin Ash's website ashonbikes.com, which his wife and daughters are reading. Encourage anybody wishing to express appreciation to post there. :cry And yes, thank you Kev.
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  17. Lion BR

    Lion BR I'd rather be riding

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    Good idea.
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  18. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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  19. M3-SRT8

    M3-SRT8 Been here awhile

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  20. Moronic

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