Farewell FR700

Discussion in 'Australia' started by bully1, Aug 25, 2019.

  1. bully1

    bully1 Long timer

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    Unfortunately this insidious disease claimed another good one over the weekend.

    Brisbane based FR700 ( Luke) succumbed to cancer, he was a bit of a loner, not spending much time over in regional forums, he had a long running thread in hacks and spent some time in the basement.

    In his thread, there was a lot of discussion, not all was bike related, but it did showcase a lot of his sidecar builds. An extremely good welder and fabricator, his designs often morphed into something way out in left field. He was known to build something for months and if he didn't like where it was going, it would end up in the bin.

    I was lucky enough to spend a few days together a couple of years ago, much Jack Daniels was consumed, but it formed a good friendship.

    3 Legs is hopefully going to get some more details when they come to hand.

    He was a cranky bastard, but one of the good blokes.
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  2. ferals5

    ferals5 Grumpa

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    RIP Luke
    I’d seen FR700’s posts in the basement and noticed he’d been missing.

    Fuck cancer
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  3. Russ

    Russ Let's ride.

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    RIP Luke
    Ride on mate.
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  4. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I'm sorry to hear you lost a mate.
    And yes, fuck cancer.
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  5. BeezaJohn

    BeezaJohn Been here awhile

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    RIP Luke.
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  6. bigborett

    bigborett Hipster Supporter

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    Never good news.
    RIP.
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  7. Sfcootz

    Sfcootz Necessary evil Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Damnit. He was a funny guy and I'd really enjoyed him in the basement.


    F@@@@@ck.

    Genuinely saddened to learn of his passing. I'll have to hoist one in his honour. :(
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  8. Russ

    Russ Let's ride.

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    @Sfcootz could you please update the memorial thread in inmates.
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  9. Sfcootz

    Sfcootz Necessary evil Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Already done. :(
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  10. Beet

    Beet adventurer

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    Bugger, had some nice reads of his posts. Will be missed.
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  11. Big Willy

    Big Willy Gen. Italia

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    RIP mate
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  12. Eaglebeak

    Eaglebeak All roads rider, West Oz.

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    That is indeed very sad.
    I too had read many of his posts in hacks.
    They were always interesting.

    I didn’t know you’d met him Bully.
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  13. bully1

    bully1 Long timer

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    I had to fly to Brisvegas to check on.my property, caught up with Luke, Smelly Dog, Nazza and Jock, was a busy but enjoyable weekend .....nearly a weekend at banned camp
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  14. WILL_S

    WILL_S OUTLAW POSTIE 001

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    RIP
    He built some cool shit
    Will be missed
    One of favorites that ended up at Sims metal
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  15. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 .

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    RIP Luke. :(
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  16. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Encouragement award recipient. tEAM iDIOT.

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    He was pretty active in "Some assembly required", can't recall any interactions with him but he was definitely on my mental list of people who know there shit (as in I see his avatar and put a lot of trust in his posts).

    The memory of how shit cancer is is still fresh in my mind after losing dad a few years ago to it.
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  17. oily

    oily Dirt roads,no traffic

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    Sorry to hear
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  18. OldDog

    OldDog non impediti ratione cogitationis

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    Indeed, fuck Cancer. Top bloke Luke, he'll be missed! Ride on mate.
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  19. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    So sad to hear
    Godspeed Luke
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  20. Phil_Fong

    Phil_Fong Over Regulated Supporter

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    Rest in peace Luke.
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