Ash on Bikes RIP (Kevin Ash Memorial Thread)

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

  1. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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  2. cbolling

    cbolling Here...Hold my Beer.

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    Really sad news. I read his blog all the time.
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  3. RRVT

    RRVT Wild and Crazy Guy

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    Pulling together all the details from the three articles mentioned above, it seems to me that the biggest issue was that the rider behind him was following too closely for the conditions (gravel, dust) and ended up hitting him. Kevin fell probably due to momentarily not paying attention for whatever reason, that happens. But typicaly a fall on a flat gravel road at 60MPH when wearing protective gear is not fatal on its own. And that's why they are looking into a case of culpable homicide, which to me sounds a lot like what in the States would be negligent behavior resulting in death, or maybe even involuntary manslaughter.
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  4. GB

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    Alright.. let's keep this one as a memorial thread please.. enough speculation.
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  5. davyjones

    davyjones Been here awhile

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    I truly enjoyed reading his insights about all the various bikes out there. Such a loss to the world.
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  6. bakwena

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    A terrible accident. i have ridden those roads many times, a beautiful, amazing place - but you need to keep your wits about you. My condolences to the family... we have lost a great colleague.
    Glenn Foley
    Dirt and Trail magazine
    South Africa
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  7. jrflanne

    jrflanne Been here awhile

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    I have always enjoyed his writing. RIP.
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  8. Pork-Chop Express

    Pork-Chop Express Been here awhile

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    I had Kevin's site bookmarked and checked at least once a week. He was a great moto-journalist and from the sounds of it an even better family man. He will surely be missed.
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