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  • Burry Stander R.I.P
  • 🙁 he was a really good bike racer

    Premier Icon trailhound
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    Really, really sad news, a tragic waste of a life with such a bright career. Thoughts go out to his friends and family.

    PaulBecks
    Member

    Terrible news… so sad.

    MTB Rob
    Member

    🙁 RIP, had the pleasure of watching him race at Dalby.

    mamadirt
    Member

    Tragic!

    RIP Burry.

    Premier Icon Dougal
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    edlong – Member
    Not a hit and run. Taxi that he collided with stopped at the scene.
    That’s okay then?

    I never said anything to that effect, I was merely correcting the mis-information regarding this incident.

    clanton
    Member

    Initial tv news reported a hit and run (and also, incorrectly that he was variously riding with his father, and wife). Today’s papers report the driver had stopped, has been charged with culpable homicide. “Die Beeld” carried a photo indicating that it was a typical left hook type incident. Also photos of his bike literally snapped in two.

    SA cyclists shocked as you can imagine. A number of memorial rides taking place – some doubling as protests about drivers in general. SA has a war ongoing between cyclists and motorists at the best of times – one which makes the UK seem very civilised!

    A tragic and uneccessary waste.

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