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    Sad News

    The fellow that was going to loan me the carbon wheels in my Yay or Nay Thread passed away Wednesday night of a heart attack.
    He was 45 years old.

    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...170-Yay-or-Nay

    Tim Chason will be missed by all that ever met him.

    Last edited by 10 Wheels; 05-14-12 at 01:05 PM.
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    Terrible news - my condolences for the loss of your friend.

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    I'm so sorry. I'll keep his family in my prayers.
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    Sorry to hear that.
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    My condolences to the family. Terrible.
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    Sorry to hear this news, way too young.....

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    Prayers up for your friend.
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    Sorry to hear that.
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    Sorry to hear that Fred.I guess were pretty lucky to be still riding at our age.
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    Too young. My condolences.
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    I'm so sorry for the loss of your friend, Fred.
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    Sorry to hear of your friends passing. It sounds as if it was very unexpected, given the fact that he kept himself in shape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John_V View Post
    Sorry to hear of your friends passing. It sounds as if it was very unexpected, given the fact that he kept himself in shape.
    He had just finished a crit race. Said he felt bad, received help and then was gone.

    http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h...ndLaury042.jpg

    Tim had a blessed life. Owned 4 businesses, Had been a Pro BMX Racer, Raced motorcycles. Just started road racing 9 months ago. Had lost 60 lbs just from riding.

    He loved people and bikes.
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    My condolences to the family and those that knew him. 46 is too young...

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    Sorry for your and his family's loss.

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    10 Wheels I am sorry you lost a friend

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    I'm sorry to hear this Fred. 46 is way too young for this to happen to someone.
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    My condolences. As a kid, and as an adult, speaking from anecdotal experience, I've noticed that the latter 40's seems to be a tough time frame on men, health wise.

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    I'm very sorry to hear this. He sounds like a great fellow. 'Enjoy every sandwich' as someone said about life's fragility

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    Dang! So very young. Sorry for you loss and prayers to his family. It's a reminder for us to live each day as if it were our last one.
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    Very sad news. Sorry you lost a friend...will keep good thoughts for his family.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    He had just finished a crit race. Said he felt bad, received help and then was gone.
    Thanks for the detail. Was wondering about those. It is always sad.
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    It is always particularly tough when the deceased is young and well-liked and the death is sudden. I went with 400 other mourners to a memorial service Thursday evening -- one of my wife's friends died abruptly from a ruptured abdominal aneurism, just shy of her 60th birthday, while on a ski trip with her high school sweetheart husband of 40 years and their children. She was a fit, health-conscious, warm and giving person who will be missed by all who knew her.

    You have my sincere condolences -- I really do know how you feel.
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