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Author Topic: Uncle Ernie  (Read 1515 times)

Blue Ridge Wheeltor

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Uncle Ernie
« on: June 14, 2014, 08:18:54 pm »
3 years ago today. R.I.P.

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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2014, 09:33:57 pm »
Great pic.   :)
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2014, 04:31:37 am »
Thanks BRW-

He was gone before I arrived here, but his spirit must, to an extent, live on here in his many forum posts.  Go and read through the Ride Reports archives, people, and you'll see.  The banter between Uncle Ernie and BRW in those threads borders on comic genius!
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2014, 10:10:12 am »
BRW: Thanks for the reminder about Uncle Ernie....He was a avid rider of motorcycles and a active part of this community ..Glad to see a small part of his life burned into our board memory...GM
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2014, 04:31:57 pm »
There's that pic! Thanks  BRW, I have been looking for that pic for my slideshow. I had no idea he was still fairly young . Anyone ever find out what brought him down? F'n shame really.

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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2014, 10:39:35 am »
cyrusb: I thought he had a fall off his bike  and expired in the hospital if memory serves me right..Someone who knows might chime in..It was a sad day and we had lost 2 other brothers the year before...GM
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2014, 05:26:30 pm »
GM, You are correct. Now i remember, some kind of complications from the wreck.  He was only 3 years older than I.  Scary, as we age, we become about as durable as a teacup.

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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2015, 08:31:36 am »
Yesterday was four years. Keeping the memory alive...
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2015, 09:25:25 am »
BRW: That was good of ya to remind us...
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2015, 04:04:10 am »
Recently I've been nosing around some other forums about other bikes - I keep running into old posts of Uncle Ernie's!  That guy was everywhere, and I'm being haunted by him - in the best way, of course!
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2015, 08:16:02 pm »
 Knew him through posts and PM's, he was a hoot. 
 The banter back and forth between him and BRW was a source of many smiles. Still is.  Search up some of their threads and posts.  :)
« Last Edit: October 24, 2015, 08:19:08 pm by Ice »
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2015, 03:54:11 am »
Ice - I couldn't agree more!  If anyone needs proof, check out my post, #3 above...  ;D
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2015, 01:41:09 pm »
Anyone interested in reading some of Uncle Ernie's posts can follow this link which shows them.

https://forum.classicmotorworks.com/index.php?action=profile;area=showposts;u=1408

All 167 pages worth.  :)

Unfortunately, it starts off with Ernie's last post and I suggest you skip reading it and go on to his earlier posts to find out what a great guy he was.

Click on the "re: Post Name" to be teleported to the whole topic.
« Last Edit: October 26, 2015, 01:46:14 pm by Arizoni »
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2015, 02:29:06 pm »
 Start at the back and go forward  ;)   :)
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Re: Uncle Ernie
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2016, 11:45:17 pm »
Probably a coincidence but still made me smile.

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