Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

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Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

Postby Coolabah » Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:41 pm

I was very very sad to hear that this person , whom I do not know , was tragically killed last weekend whilst training in his endeavour to raise money for a 4,000 km charity ride to Darwin. I would just like to re post the link to his charity raising page, please at least consider donating even $1 ....so that he didn't die "totally" in vain ( of course his and any death by any definition would always be in vain ) . If you cycle on the road , this could have been "you " ( heaven forbid of course )... The original thread has been closed for the usual reasons, I hope it is acceptable to post this to raise awareness of the REASON this fellow was "IN THAT PLACE , AT THAT TIME - IT WAS "FOR OTHERS " so this hits a chord for me in so many ways.....

If I were to be collected in a MVA , I would smile down from heaven ( err.. or up from...?? ) to those who kept my legacy alive...

here is the link..
http://www.everydayhero.com.au/marcsimone

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Re: Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

Postby brett.hooker » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:36 pm

Thank you for reporting... Will be supporting his cause in honour of his efforts and those he leaves behind...
Loving my Merida's and working towards adding a Pinarello to the stable... Go go go...

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Re: Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

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Re: Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

Postby tangary » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:20 am

A very sad read - vale Marc, heartfelt sympathy to family and friends
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Re: Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

Postby Sydguy » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:59 pm

Heartening to see that donations have gone from approx $1,500 to over $35,000 in the space of 4 days - and climbing.

I believe they are still going to complete the ride using different riders in a relay style. Hope this can go ahead.

JM

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Re: Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:15 pm

Just short of $55,000 now.
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Re: Marc Simone, awesome dad , concerned citizen & cyclist

Postby Coolabah » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:20 pm

ldrcycles wrote:Just short of $55,000 now.

update :
$71,377.00 AUD as of today. I really don't understand why it is so important to me that the target is reached ? But my gut tells me it is ,I think it is a Karma thing so forgive the "bump"

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