Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

R.I.P. Sheldon Brown

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R.I.P. Sheldon Brown



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Rest in Piece Sheldon Brown

Found this on the Single Speed / Fixed Forum:
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From the IBOB mailing list...


"Sheldon's wife Harriet sent out mail this morning saying that Sheldon Brown died of a massive heart attack last night."

RIP Captain Bike. You'll be missed.
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What? Say it isn't so!!

R.I.P Sheldon. My condolences to everyone his life has touched.

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NO!

My prayers go out to his family and friends. He will truly be missed.

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what?!
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P-E-A-C-E.

jeez.
Oops... sorry
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dang... that's just too bad.
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Very sad news. He was very helpful poster here and I've used his website as reference material many times when I needed to find good information.
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That's a shame. I've been in Harris Cyclery a few times, and all the folks there are great. They, and his family, must be taking this hard.
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Originally Posted by steppinthefunk View Post
Sorry... Repost... Mods please remove
Merged the threads.

RIP Sheldon and my condolences to his family and friends.
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MISTER Bicycles will be very sorely missed

Sheldon Brown was the gentleman scholar of the cycling world.
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condolences to his family and friends.
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That's too bad. I've learned a lot reading his bike articles. All bikers owe him a debt of gratitude.
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Geez....

I remember when I started riding, about 10 years ago, his website was a place I visited frequently for it's wealth of information...

My deepest condolences to all family and friends...
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Sheldon Brown will certainly be missed. Condolences to his wife and family.
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Wow. What a loss to the cycling community. I hope his family knows how many people he's helped worldwide.
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Oh no. Sheldon's wisdom, wit, and shared knowledge will be sorely missed.

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That's terrible; like burning down a library. The cycling community have lost the ultimate "in it for the right reasons" bike guy. Sincerest condolences to his family.

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The cycling family has lost a legend. Sheldon Brown was a gracious man and teacher to all that loved the sport of cycling. My prayers go out to his lovely family.

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He'll be missed for sure...
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He was still posting over the weekend? Our hearts go out to Sheldon, and his family and friends. He will surely be missed.
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Sheldon was the best among us. The last thing the world needs right now is to lose another good man. While we mourn him, we should also celebrate his life. How many of us will live and die so well?
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Wow. What a loss to the cycling community. I hope his family knows how many people he's helped worldwide.
His website was impossibly fantastic.
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I just saw it verified on his website LINK
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His website was is impossibly fantastic.
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