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Dunlop killed
« on: 07.07. 2018 22:52 »
William Dunlop killed in crash at Skerries 100 road races - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/44754057

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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #1 on: 07.07. 2018 23:30 »
William Dunlop killed in crash at Skerries 100 road races - http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/44754057
These lads know they take chances but nevertheless... *sad*
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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #2 on: 08.07. 2018 06:21 »
So sad, what a price the Dunlop family have paid.
Will this now put Road Racing back under tighter safety review adding to the fatal crashes at this year's IOM.
Road Racing in Northern Island is so popular but should it be reviewed as in England the future of our only Road circuit at Scarborough which is still awaiting safety modication approval.
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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #3 on: 08.07. 2018 10:53 »
So very sad news.
Doing what he loved.

More people drown in backyard pools. Should we fill'em all in?
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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #4 on: 08.07. 2018 11:06 »
Ahh, sad things happen, som families are struck hard, the Kennedy's...

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and worldwide deaths by terrorism is a minimal problem compared to effects of f.ex. alcohol, pollution, cars, so statistically speaking to improve the general safety: let the terrorism continue like before but ban all cars, that would save 100.000's of lives...
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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #5 on: 08.07. 2018 12:20 »
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and worldwide deaths by terrorism is a minimal problem compared to effects of f.ex. alcohol, pollution, cars, so statistically speaking to improve the general safety: let the terrorism continue like before but ban all cars, that would save 100.000's of lives...

AS always our opinions and general awareness of what is going on is massively skewed by our free press, drip feeding/brainwashing us hate and prejudices and we don't even know it's happening, should be possible to have a free responsible press surely.
Yes sad, I watched road racing in Ireland on tv (5 I think) night before last and there was a Dunlop racing (Paul I think ?? ), I thought while watching of Joey, was good to watch which is another angle, spectator support ?
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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #6 on: 08.07. 2018 23:22 »
Always sad to lose one of "our own", but don't tell the safetycrats. Life is risky, and none of us gets out alive. Crashing a bike, falling off a mountain, having a heart attack packing an elk out of the high country are all better than laying in a hospital bed with tubes sticking in and out of you IMO.

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Re: Dunlop killed
« Reply #7 on: 09.07. 2018 08:05 »
Agree jachenbach. When I go I hope it's on a bike and quick. Just like his dad and uncle.
Spare a thought for Michael. Did he race?
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