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Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #659790
07/08/16 5:18 am
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Sad loss for this forum as well as his family, he was one of the best giving great advice freely.

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Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #664937
08/22/16 11:00 pm
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Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Geoff Patrick] #665023
08/23/16 9:25 pm
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RIP Indeed,
Does anyone know the story of the man behind the enigma?
'Never forget his using soap bubbles to watch TDC. . .
Class Act all the way home.


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Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #678145
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Melbourne australia.
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It has not been mentioned,his full name is Peter Russell.

Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #686020
02/26/17 4:29 am
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RIP Pete R. I know he has helped me more than once.


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Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #686829
03/05/17 2:41 am
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I am saddened to hear of Pete's demise. A great help to any and all who asked. His knowledge was freely given and anxiously accepted by many, including myself. RIP, brother.


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Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #720660
12/31/17 10:39 pm
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what a shame people die.

i've been re-reading pete's stuff here and elsewhere.

what a loss, not for his knowledge, but as a person willing to help strangers.


"Are bikes so nice as all that?" asked the mole, shyly...

"Nice? They're the only thing," said the Water Rat Solemnly, as he leaned forward on the handlebars. "Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply messing about with bikes."
Re: Pete R has moved on "R.I.P." [Re: Hillbilly bike] #720703
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Melbourne australia.
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Pete and I spoke on the phone quite a lot. Always about the modifications of Triumphs. We also chatted about family problems, you know, the stuff we all have,and at the last conversation or there about, he mentioned he was off to Africa. This amazed me as most Ausy motorcycle nuts like myself want to go to the Isle of Man or watch motorcycle GrandPrix in Europe. At the time I had a fleeting thought that maybe he was ill and did not have much time left. Maybe I was right at the time.

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