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Old 05-11-12, 09:32 AM   #1
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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.

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Old 05-11-12, 09:35 AM   #2
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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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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 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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Words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss.
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Old 05-11-12, 12:26 PM   #13
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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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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.

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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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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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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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