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truckedup has died

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hey folks

tony pascarelli posted here under the name of truckedup. he died this morning in his home in new york, under hospice care for about three weeks now. he'd had cancer for several years, but it came out of remission the middle of last month and progressed pretty quickly. it was not unexpected.

tony posted here on a variety of topics related to his experience with vintage british motorcycles, older technology, and small block chevys. i knew him because he got me into land speed racing on vintage triumphs, and i had the pleasure of taking his top speed record away from him.

he was a capable and pragmatic designer, and built this, among other things:

hey folks

tony pascarelli posted here under the name of truckedup. he died this morning in his home in new york, under hospice care for about three weeks now. he'd had cancer for several years, but it came out of remission the middle of last month and progressed pretty quickly. it was not unexpected.

tony posted here on a variety of topics related to his experience with vintage british motorcycles, older technology, and small block chevys. i knew him because he got me into land speed racing on vintage triumphs, and i had the pleasure of taking his top speed record away from him.

he was a capable and pragmatic designer, and built this, among other things:

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one of the other things:

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just wanted to let you folks know. here's his last post here:

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Well shoot, he told me he was sick a few weeks ago, bummer, RIP Tony
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That's a shame

To be able to set a land speed record on a rowdy twin engined bike and yet be taken quietly by cancer unfortunately illustrates the contradiction of many purposeful lives

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Rest in Peace Tony. We'd only spoken a few times, but I always looked forward to his posts. He seems well liked by all, and given the nature of the internet, thats quite a feat in itself. He will be missed. Kind thoughts for his friends, family from us at Auto Gear (Upstate NY)
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Ah that’s sad. I know a few people going through this with their parents now too. Always enjoyed seeing another motorcycle guy here.

RIP, Tony.
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Sorry to hear that. RIP. Life is truly short.
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I enjoy his take on the motorcycle scene. God Speed Tony.
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RIP Tony I enjoyed his cycle posts.
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Good guy. I remember his motorcycle with two engines. We talked a lot over the years. He helped me out with some triumph info I needed once.
Will miss him.
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