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    Raving looney
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    Eagle avatar/status thing?

    OK So I know all about the red/blue star deals, but I've just noticed some eagle/Sheldon Brown helmet mascot-like image on some peoples 'status' line... what's that all about?

    OOooOOOoo first Foo post too I think

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    Welcome to Foo. The eagle is known as an Igor and is to denote members who have participated in, given to a charity ride.

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    That eagle is indeed Igor, the mascot worn by Sheldon Brown.

    It signifies that the person with the Igor has made a charitable contribution, either in money, or perhaps riding in a charity ride.

    Members requested a way to keep Sheldon's memory alive, and to honour his memory, and this is what Brian and IB came up with. IB does not receive any money for the Igor.

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    Cool - that's awesome. I have and will be participating in more this year (June 1st Ride for Heart I think is my first this year).

    Great to know there's a way to honour the late great Sheldon.
    Thanks for the answer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flimflam View Post
    Cool - that's awesome. I have and will be participating in more this year (June 1st Ride for Heart I think is my first this year).

    Great to know there's a way to honour the late great Sheldon.
    Thanks for the answer

    Just send an e-mail to Brian to let him know. Thanks for your good efforts .

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