Massive Fire at Lang’s Offroad

Discussion in 'Canada' started by CDN Rick, Oct 22, 2020.

  1. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    Reposting this here as I know a lot of inmates here have bought from, and interacted with Rob over the years. If you don’t know him, he’s the kinda guy you wish you could be friends with. No-one works harder than Rob Lang to keep people in Canada riding motorcycles offroad.

    From their social media.

    We’re heartbroken. Last night there was a fire in the building Lang’s operates out of. Nearly everything is gone. The showroom is burnt out, and most of the shop is damaged. It’s hard to even recognize our workspace today.
    We’re already working to rebuild, and we’ll be back stronger than ever, but please be patient with us as we take stock of what has happened and try to organize rebuilding. We do not currently have phone lines, and we have limited internet without our wifi. Please message us here on Facebook or Instagram if you had a bike at our shop for service as we can’t receive phone calls. We’ll do our best to respond to everyone as quickly as possible.

    Thank you for all your support over the years! We’ll be back to normal operations as soon as we can, serving you all with the best the dirtbiking world has to offer!

    Thank you all,
    Rob & Craig


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  2. Trialsguy

    Trialsguy Been here awhile

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    Oh crap. So sorry to see this post.
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  3. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    If anyone does wish to help Rob out with interim costs, the president of the Ontario Federation of Trail Riders, Art Ash, has started a GoFundMe to raise a little money for Rob to float the next few weeks on as fire insurance doesn't cover so many small costs that will pop up in the short term.
    The link for that page can be found by clicking --> HERE
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  4. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    I'm so devastated by this news. Rob's one of the good guys, almost as famous out West as he is in your beautiful slice of upper Canuckistan.

    Please let him know that he's in our prayers, our thoughts, and we all wish him every success in the future.

    Rob is a legend in Canadian off-road motorcycle suspension science, and a straight shooter too.

    Damn
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  5. filterx

    filterx Been here awhile

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    Haven't lived in ON for YEARS but tragic and hope for the best
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  6. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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  7. Jeathrow Bowdean

    Jeathrow Bowdean Been here awhile

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    Dang,,, that sucks...

    Our relitives live East of his shop...

    Folks would stop in there too pick up parts and get things for their bikes too ride the dirt track close by...

    Big hit for the community...

    Sad situation for sure...

    J.T.
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  8. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    They started tearing down the building today.

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  9. EightTwentySix

    EightTwentySix Been here awhile

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    Holy shit. That sucks!

    Lang’s is an awesome shop and one of my favourites to deal with, even though I am out in Alberta. I simply can’t say how awesome the staff is there.

    I sincerely hope they can get back on their feet. Shops like that are hard to come by.
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  10. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    One of the guys already has had a good number of product deliveries to his personal home. Expect the website to be updated with product stock within the next week or two, and you’ll be good to go with ordering again!
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  11. Sewerat

    Sewerat Cert. bike whore

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  12. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    My God, what an epic waste.

    Thoughts and prayers to Rob & Craig
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