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    Evel Knievel: DEAD

    Sad...there was a time when I thought that he was the coolest guy in the world! Even had his replica "doll" and motorcycle! Of course...I was only 7! RIP Evel!

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    Re: Evel Kneivel: DEAD

    What was the cause?


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    Re: Evel Kneivel: DEAD

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    What was the cause?
    Doesn't say...


    Last edited by cyfanatic; 11-30-2007 at 05:10 PM.

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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    He has been in declining health over the last few years because of complications with Hepetitis C...



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    NNNOOOOOO! God Speed Evel



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    A true American icon. I tore most of the skin off of my knuckles cranking on that little red box to launch his cycle.



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    A true American icon. I tore most of the skin off of my knuckles cranking on that little red box to launch his cycle.
    That is so funny! I had a blue launch box...I think...either way what a great toy!



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    A true American icon. I tore most of the skin off of my knuckles cranking on that little red box to launch his cycle.
    I couldn't get my damn cycle to do any of those tricks they showed in the tv ad...



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydar View Post
    I couldn't get my damn cycle to do any of those tricks they showed in the tv ad...
    Mine wouldn't either, but I was convinced that if I cranked that baby for two or three minutes, that little bastard would take off at 120 mph. Sounded like a jumbo jet trying to take off. I'm not sure why my mom made me take it outside?



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    His boy lives on though.


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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    That is so funny! I had a blue launch box...I think...either way what a great toy!
    And let's not forget the big bus, camper, van thing whatever that was.



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    It was always a big night of TV when Evel was gonna be on. Seems like a long time ago though.



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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    A great personable Man, I worked for a raceway concessionaire back in the day. Evel jumped like 20 buses. we got to visit his trailer and serve his food and beverage to him on that day in Colorado....

    He was a icon, he will be missed..


    Last edited by coachdags; 11-30-2007 at 10:28 PM.

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    Re: Evel Knievel: DEAD

    The man had style. He carried around a diamond-encrusted cane with a screw-off top so it could hold Wild Turkey.



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    Re: Evel Kneivel: DEAD

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    What was the cause?
    liver cancer.

    he was an icon for every biker... r.i.p. buddy.



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