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Dave Owen just went down. RIP my friend, you will be missed.
« on: September 27, 2008, 10:29:32 AM »
In the shut down.  We don't know anything else.  But it's bad.  i'll post when I know more.  Pray for him.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2008, 10:30:59 AM »
Prayers sent....

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2008, 10:33:42 AM »
Godspeed Dave. Prayers sent to the family.

I was fortunate enough to have Dave come out to Bonneville this past August to tune our bikes. We spent 6 days straight talking about everything under the sun. Dave's  phone would constantly ring as we were working on the bikes, at dinner, in impound etc. Dave always made time for everyone no matter what.
When Josh would call you could feel Dave's love for his family.

Dave,Scott Guthrie and myself had some plans for  2009 and we will go forward knowing that's what Dave would want us to do.

It was a honour to work with you Dave  if only for a short time. i will cherish the time and remember you as a true champion and great human being. Godspeed Dave until we meet again.
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2008, 10:33:58 AM »
Oh no! Dave, I hope you're alright! Let us know asap!!!

Thanks Guy!

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2008, 10:44:16 AM »
I heard some real bad news and hope its not true. my prayers and thoughts are with dave and the others there and his family. :(
RIP DaveO. You will be missed.
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2008, 10:46:54 AM »
Rip Dave Owens
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2008, 10:47:14 AM »
The news is the worst.

Prayers for his Family.

Everyone loved Dave, he would help anyone with anything at anytime.

I sit here at home and write this with tears in my eyes.

Bye Dave.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2008, 10:47:25 AM »
Prayers sent

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2008, 10:49:17 AM »
This is horrible. Praying for his family.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2008, 10:50:29 AM »
RIP DaveO. We have lost a great one.

RIP DaveO. You will be missed.
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2008, 10:56:39 AM »
RIP DaveO. You will be missed.
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2008, 11:03:21 AM »
R.I.P. DaveO, I'm glad that I met you, you shared a lot me me and I really appreciate it.
I feel bad because I talked to him a couple of days ago and he was bring his son with him.
Prayers again go out, this is a horrible loss for our family.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2008, 11:13:18 AM »
I had the pleasure of talking to him on the phone a couple of times. Wish I could have met him.

RIP DaveO

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2008, 11:14:43 AM »
Dave was one of the best people I've known.  I just found out and I'm still a little stunned.

RIP Dave.  You'll be missed by countless many.

Prayers for his family.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2008, 11:17:41 AM »
Dave went thru the traps at about 216, his head was down.  His bike is in pieces.  Dave went down hard.  His son Josh is here and was at the impound area when Dave went down.  Everyone here is in shock and the event is closed until possibly tomorrow.

He was a good friend, I'll miss him dearly.  Prayers to him, his son and family.

I'll post more when the investigation is done and more details go public.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2008, 11:19:11 AM »
Very sad news - prayers sent to the family and all the friends that had the great pleasure of meeting Dave.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2008, 11:20:59 AM »
Dave went thru the traps at about 220, his head was down.  His bike is in pieces.  Dave went down hard.  His son Josh is here and was at the starting line when Dave went down.  Everyone here is in shock and the event is closed until possibly tomorrow.

He was a good friend, I'll miss him dearly.  Prayers to him, his son and family.

I'll post more when the investigation is done and more details go public.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2008, 11:30:14 AM »
RIP Dave.  Godspeed.

I love you and I will miss you, my dear friend.

You didn't know how to say no to anyone.

You and your family will be in our prayers tonight and always. 

I can't imagine the world without you, pal.

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2008, 11:37:38 AM »
RIP Dave

you will be missed greatly

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2008, 11:42:46 AM »
RIP

He will be missed.

Prayers go out to his family and friends.
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #20 on: September 27, 2008, 11:43:10 AM »
This is horrible
I dont know what to say
I just saw him like a week ago
My thoughts will be with his family
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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2008, 11:43:59 AM »
I can't believe this....daveO you were a great person....I just can't believe this

I feel so bad for his son...I can't imagine what he is going through

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2008, 11:46:56 AM »
I can't believe this....daveO you were a great person....I just can't believe this

I feel so bad for his son...I can't imagine what he is going through



He is at the track with him today.

I was suppose to go to Maxton this weekend and meet up with FastGixx but I couldn't get the time off work.

Prayers go out to his family.


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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2008, 11:51:20 AM »
Dave went thru the traps at about 220, his head was down.  His bike is in pieces.  Dave went down hard.  His son Josh is here and was at the starting line when Dave went down.  Everyone here is in shock and the event is closed until possibly tomorrow.

He was a good friend, I'll miss him dearly.  Prayers to him, his son and family.

I'll post more when the investigation is done and more details go public.

Guy

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Re: Dave Owens just went down. It's bad
« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2008, 11:52:13 AM »
God Speed Dave.  You will be missed.
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