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    Nooooo!!!...
    So Sad,
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    Jedz Moto
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    2017 Honda Fit - The Cheap New Honda
    Quote Originally Posted by Hayabuser
    Cool is defined differently by different people... I'm sure the new rider down the block thinks his Ninja 250 is cool and why shouldn't he? Bikes are just cool.


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    If not for this forum, I wouldn't have known his name.
    If not for Trevor, I wouldn't have known his face.
    I am sorry I never got to meet him.

    So young, so sad.
    Bob T.

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    RIP Wes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwi Canuck View Post
    RIP Wes.
    Great photo! Experiences like yours are priceless! I'm jealous.

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    One of the greats. He will be missed.


    Yoshimura teammates together at Levels Raceway, Timaru, New Zealand, 2017.


    Source Timaru Herald
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    Thanks for sharing the video... Amazing
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hayabuser
    Cool is defined differently by different people... I'm sure the new rider down the block thinks his Ninja 250 is cool and why shouldn't he? Bikes are just cool.


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    R.i.p. Wes Cooley. I learned about him and his GS bike thru this forum, sad to hear he is gone way too early. Thanx to the guys sharings pics and video here btw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baatfam View Post
    If not for this forum, I wouldn't have known his name.
    If not for Trevor, I wouldn't have known his face.
    I am sorry I never got to meet him.

    So young, so sad.
    Agreed.
    And what a face it was. Couldn't look at a photo of Wes Cooley and not smile big.
    Keep the shiny side up, Mr. C!
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    RIP Wes. See you on the other side.


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