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#864131 - 12/07/13 01:16 AM Neil Kolby (Jeepster)  
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On Monday, Dec. 2nd, Neil Kolby (Jeepster) Passed away from a 8 month battle with cancer.

We met at the BMW So. Cal Coffee Klatch meeting which we both found on this BMW SportTouring forum. He and I learned that we had much in common and began riding together and shooting at the gun range.

A quiet, clever, gentle, man, he will be missed by all that knew him.

RIP ... Ride well dear friend.


Sam Jones
Southern California
2007 BMW R1200RT
and 11 other bikes
Life Member AMA HOG ABATE NRA
#864154 - 12/07/13 12:36 PM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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Sorry to hear, rest in peace fellow rider.


Pat


"If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed" Curly Howard
#864159 - 12/07/13 01:13 PM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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Sorry to hear of the loss of your friend.


95% of an RT.

I haven't had too many Beemers, I just don't have enough time.
#864164 - 12/07/13 02:14 PM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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We all need a friend when our time comes.

RIP.


If my mind wanders, should I follow it?
Tim
Conch Town Krewe
2003 K 1200 GT
1996 R 100 RSL
1980 R 100 RT
1972 R 75
1968 R 50
All now gone...

#864189 - 12/07/13 08:15 PM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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Thanks for letting us know.
Often I wonder what has become of board members that stop contributing.

Sorry for his family's and your loss.

Ride in peace Neil.


Eric

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#864201 - 12/07/13 11:12 PM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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Sam, I am so very sorry to learn this, but thank you for letting us know. My sympathy to all who knew Neil. It's heartbreaking to know how fast we can lose one another.

His last post, 4/19/13, consisted of this:

Quote:
wave thumbsup





#864214 - 12/08/13 01:08 AM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: Kathy R]  
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Thinking about it today and I remember meeting him down in Little Switzerland at the UN. Anybody got a picture of Neil?


Pat


"If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed" Curly Howard
#864216 - 12/08/13 01:31 AM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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My heartfelt sympathy for this loss.


Leslie

Rebel with Menopause
Diagonally Parked in a Parallel Universe

T-Shirts here!

#864223 - 12/08/13 04:11 AM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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That sucks
Friends are hard to find and none of us can afford to lose even one.
Sorry to hear of the loss of your riding and shooting friend.


Baggerchris

1972 Honda 90
1997 HD FLSTC
2011 F650GS twin

"All men die; some never live"
#864428 - 12/10/13 11:56 AM Re: R.I.P. Neil Kolby (Jeepster) [Re: sebjones906]  
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Sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy to you, Neil's family and his friends.


George C
2007 Biarritz Blue R1200RT, 1979 Black Honda CX500 (sold), 1966 Red Honda CL77 (sold)
I've Been Ready For This My Whole Life
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