RIP Captaincowelly

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RIP.

What a sad thread to open this morning. Dealt a few times with him and thought he seemed a really nice guy.

The issue is even though mental health is more openly talked about , it’s still a very hard subject for most men to speak about. Some struggle silently until the worst happens.

It’s a pity we can’t have a sub forum of retrobike which connects members to other willing members to talk anonymously should they just need a chat. Even if it saves one person.
 

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Awful, I just cried,

It’s always sad when one of us passes, even though we may never have actually met each other in person, they are a presence, inspiration and an interaction in an online world we visit to escape from the bullshit of daily work life and help us all think about our passion in bikes, I can say this about so many people here.

May he ride the clouds in peace with nothing but that big grin to slow him on the descents.

RBG
 

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Awful, I just cried,

It’s always sad when one of us passes, even though we may never have actually met each other in person, they are a presence, inspiration and an interaction in an online world we visit to escape from the bullshit of daily work life and help us all think about our passion in bikes, I can say this about so many people here.

May he ride the clouds in peace with nothing but that big grin to slow him on the descents.

RBG
I don't mind admitting, I cried too.
 

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Awful, I just cried,

It’s always sad when one of us passes, even though we may never have actually met each other in person, they are a presence, inspiration and an interaction in an online world we visit to escape from the bullshit of daily work life and help us all think about our passion in bikes, I can say this about so many people here.

May he ride the clouds in peace with nothing but that big grin to slow him on the descents.

RBG
Very eloquently put....Nuff said.
 

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Very sad to read. I didnt know captaincowelly but enjoyed many of his posts, and thought his recent karma thread was pretty awesome.
It's been such a tough time of late for those suffering with their mental health. I think very few of us have come through the pandemic without any negative impacts.
 

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Hopefully someone on here knows his family and can pass on RB’s best wishes & condolences.
 
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I did not know him personally only virtually, though the love and happiness he shared is clear.

My condolences to the family.
 
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