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    We Have Lost Turkus

    I was hoping someone else would start this thread but here goes. It is with a very heavy heart that I must inform everyone of the passing of Bruce Laidlaw.... our Turkus. I met Turkus at Streetmasters and we immediately hit it off. I am lucky to have known him and had many opportunities to ride with him and laugh with him. He was always quick to offer me riding advice when I asked, and always called me after we rode to make sure I got home safe. Rest in peace my friend...

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    Re: We Have Lost Turkus

    Godspeed Bruce. He joined us for a pashnit tour some years back & good times.

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    Re: We Have Lost Turkus

    That is sad news, I never got a chance to meet him but always read what he posted. Do we know the reason of his passing?

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    He made me feel like a friend from the first time I met him. I hope he's at peace.
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    Re: We Have Lost Turkus

    Quote Originally Posted by sglide4me View Post
    That is sad news, I never got a chance to meet him but always read what he posted. Do we know the reason of his passing?
    Bruce was long-time member here, since 2007 & rode with lots of members + good friend with Walt at StreetMasters.

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    Re: We Have Lost Turkus

    I am so sorry to hear of this. I had nothing but positive interactions with him. I know he had hit some rough patches in recent years. He will be missed. Godspeed, Bruce.
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    Re: We Have Lost Turkus

    Sadness.

    Loved reading his comments. Got to meet him a Streetmasters ... He was the photographer - pretty sure he was laughing at me, which created a great smile.

    One could tell he had a real passion for riding, and likely felt most free when on two wheels.

    Praying for those who were close to him ...

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    I'm going to miss our little "life chats"...and the man hugs too.


    Dang...

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    Re: We Have Lost Turkus

    Ouch... I never met Bruce, but always enjoyed his forum posts and comments. RIP, man.
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    Godspeed m'friend.


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