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Old 02-05-08, 12:22 PM   #1
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Is this true about Sheldon Brown?!

I participate in a local cycling forum here in Nova Scotia and I came accross this post about Sheldon.

http://www.ecmtb.com/forum/showthread.php?t=52562

Is this true? Is this THE Sheldon Brown? Or another?

I've look over BikeForums and do not find anything......
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Old 02-05-08, 12:30 PM   #2
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I participate in a local cycling forum here in Nova Scotia and I came accross this post about Sheldon.

http://www.ecmtb.com/forum/showthread.php?t=52562

Is this true? Is this THE Sheldon Brown? Or another?

I've look over BikeForums and do not find anything......
use Search.
This is already on many posts here.
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Old 02-05-08, 12:32 PM   #3
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Click on the View New Posts link at the top of the forum. There are many Sheldon threads and some have been on the front page of the new posts since yesterday.. Pretty much one in each sub-forum. I think there's a sticky over in Single Speed / Fixed Gear, if that helps.

Sad sad news, for sure.
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http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/

sad for sure.
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use Search.
This is already on many posts here.
Sorry. I did do a search but could not find anything, must have been flustered about the news.
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Old 02-05-08, 02:37 PM   #6
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the cyclist community, in appreciation of Sheldon Brown may he RIP Certinaly numerous individuals remember him.
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I participate in a local cycling forum here in Nova Scotia and I came accross this post about Sheldon.

http://www.ecmtb.com/forum/showthread.php?t=52562

Is this true? Is this THE Sheldon Brown? Or another?

I've look over BikeForums and do not find anything......
Almost every forum on BF had a thread about Sheldon's passing by mid-day Monday. You must have been sleeping.
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Almost every forum on BF had a thread about Sheldon's passing by mid-day Monday. You must have been sleeping.
I've been outta BF for a few weeks - university course. Just got back into BF and THIS happens. Jeez, I was hoping to meet that guy one day, he helped me with a few questions about bike builds. Still havin' a hard time believing it.....
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how did he die? i knew he was sick, but i didn't think it was that bad.
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A massive heart attack.
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you screwin with me? how does someone fit like that have a heart attack?
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Dunno, but he had other health concerns. There could have been a connection. Perhaps it was just his time to go.

I miss his cheerfulness around here.
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you screwin with me? how does someone fit like that have a heart attack?
I think Sheldon had several strikes against him, but it can happen to anyone.

Like Jim Fixx who had a lot to do with the running/jogging increase in the 70's and 80's. He died of a massive heart attack after a run...
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But Fixx was very unhealthy before he took up running fairly late in his life, and had several premature deaths among his closest relatives.
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But Fixx was very unhealthy before he took up running fairly late in his life, and had several premature deaths among his closest relatives.
I think he also had elevated homocysteine levels, that's what caused his heart attack.
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He did alot in the time he was here though so that is what will last on into the future.
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