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Old 02-04-08, 01:10 PM
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Rest in Peace, Sheldon Brown

Harris Cyclery has just announced the death of everyone's favourite bicycle mechanic, Sheldon Brown.

Rest in Peace.
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Old 02-04-08, 01:12 PM
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You will be missed Sheldon. I couldn't have built bikes without you.
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Old 02-04-08, 01:14 PM
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Oh my. What a huge loss.

R.I.P

Our thoughts will be with his family.
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Talk about a major downer. I am still achy from the game yesterday and now I have this to burst my bubble.

Thank you Sheldon
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Old 02-04-08, 01:20 PM
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Godspeed Sheldon, you will be missed.
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I had been reading the rumors, sad to hear it confirmed. What a terrbile loss to humanity and the cycling community.
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A true legend. The world is certainly a poorer place without him.

Here's to perfect weather and tailwinds in Heaven, Sheldon.
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Holy crap. This guy was THE REPOSITORY of all useful bicycle information. His name is known throughout the cycling world. We can only be thankful for all the information and good advice that he gave us. R.I.P.
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What a dark day.
RIP Sheldon.
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Sad news indeed, rest in peace...and may your tires never go flat
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When I first read it I didn't believe it. I had to double and triple check. Sheldon is someone who will be very truly missed by many. Rest in peace where there are lots of bikes Sheldon.
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Old 02-04-08, 01:42 PM
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A sad loss. Few people in cycling can have influenced so many others. Condolences to his family and friends.
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Goodbye, Sheldon. May the roads in heaven be smooth and the winds always at your back.
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Terrible.
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Man...that's rough. RIP Sheldon...I learned more from you than any person or book.

Does anyone know the cause? Was he sick or fighting disease or something?
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Not sure what to say. I still have PMs from him offering me advice on how to learn how to ride a bike as an adult.

SB, you will be missed.
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I normally never post to these kind of threads, but man this is a big blow to the head and heart!

RIP Sheldon.

Without you I wouldnt know what to do with all my fancy bike tools.
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