Biography - Ivan ERCEG

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  1. Trang

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    The biography of Ivan Erceg.

    PART 1: - Introduction
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    This is Ivan Erceg:
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    And he, is a Motorcycle Rider:
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  2. Trang

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    (Feel free to add 'Chapters' to this thread)
    (Note: Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story :lol3 )
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  3. Mudguts

    Mudguts when in doubt GAS IT

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    And he is scuffy he likes to ride fast rather then shave and wash,his friends call him Grissly Adams ,as he can tame wild beasts with a look of intense eyes and a wave of magical hand ,
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    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    He wouldn`t be a related to Rasputin by any chance would he?
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    Trang ... 2nd last to the Sweep

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  6. lilsisJuz

    lilsisJuz n00b

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    Ivan is my little bother, its so good yo see he does have a shower occassionally??:freaky Way to go Ike!!
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  7. jtb

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    Ivan Erceg

    Born: 30 February, 1975

    Location: Afak, Iraq.

    His parents migrated to Australia in 1977. They moved to Ivanhoe, NSW and bought a milk bar. Ivan enjoyed his younger years, at the age of 9 learning to ride on his fourth hand BMX bike. He saw other kids riding their motorcross bikes among tha salt bush and he wanted to be like them. He fashioned a helmet from an icecream bucket and a motor from a football card in the spokes...he wanted a big bore machine so he placed a card in the front AND a card in the rear spokes! He won every moto against his three year old brother!
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  8. mcguyver

    mcguyver Long timer

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    Sadly Ivan passed away from injuries received in a crash at the Australian Safari.

    He was a real character always friendly and will be sadly missed by many. :cry
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  10. Gadget678

    Gadget678 Long timer

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    In 09 he rode a KTM... Scared the hell out of Fifi Box with a run around the Bivouac on the back of his bike.

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    Taken at the presentation dinner, 2009. Even though he rode a KTM, here he was showing us his true colors:lol3.

    A true character gone. Ride on Ivan.
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    RIP..... :cry:cry
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  13. Kamuk

    Kamuk lost in the ozone again

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    I had the amazing fortune to meet and spend time with Ivan when he and Craig "Whitey" White came to Costa Rica to participate in the 2013 Offshore World Championship fishing tournament - with Ivan backing him, Whitey took Top Angler honors and their team Shimano West Australia Open finished fourth overall against the best big game fishermen in the world - he is a legend and appears well on any podium regardless of the competition.

    http://owc13.catchstat.com/Team.aspx?tid=3529

    Heart felt condolences to his family, friends, and all those that had the chance to get to know him...
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  14. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    It's always sad to lose a real character. RIP.
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    theborderdog XR4 PILOT

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    R.i.p
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  17. ECKS-Man

    ECKS-Man Been here awhile

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    Condolences to Ivan's family and friends, my thoughts are with you.
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    bend27 by hook or by crook

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  20. Pilbara

    Pilbara In the flow...

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    Hey I don't know where or how really to put this but will try this spot anyway.

    Just a bit of joviality or call it even celebration of his life but I just can't get all this RIP for Ivan, it's not right the Wildman will not and cannot rest in peace :).

    As dick said, they have know idea what is about to arrive. Your enthusiasm and down right rudeness will be missed my friend, any way the big fella can look after himself from here, what really worries me is the lovely girls left behind and what support will be needed for them to lose such a large part of their life.

    He also has a business with a bunch of people that also relied on him for their well being and his too.

    All this has to go on and hopefully without falling apart.

    Maybe it is all under control but I would and as a group would hope that we could all be confident the right help is going to be there and if there is anything we or I could do to assist any part of the life left behind I would cherish to be able to.

    There must be some ambassador amongst us who is close enough to maybe find out and offer our combined or even individual help?

    I knew Ivan but not family and feel for them.

    Like I said i am not sure how to do this and it's a pretty emotional time but it's times like these that it would be nice to be able to help in some way. Even if it's only thoughts but would like to offer more if it's needed.

    Cheers
    Pilbara


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