2.04.2008

R.I.P. Sheldon Brown

Sheldon Brown passed away last night of a massive heart attack. If you don't know who he is, you'd better ask somebody. Though I never met him in person, I (like thousands of others) have conversed with him on several occasions over email and he was always happy to answer a stranger's bike question, no matter how asinine the question may have been. May he rest in piece.

4 comments:

Jill said...

I never interacted with Sheldon Brown, but I remember feeling a similar sense of loss when Ken Kifer died in 2003. Compelling how an internet personality can become a "friend" in the eyes of thousands.

lemmiwinks said...

I, like so many others learnt so much from his web pages. I'm glad I took the time last year to shoot him a quick "thank you" email after one of his tips fixed an irritating problem on my morning commute. To my surprise (considering the massive amount of traffic I'm certain his site gets) he replied.

My thoughts go to his family and friends in their time of sadness.

Dr. Logan said...

It's impressive how many times I'm heard that exact story about him, and I've experienced it myself. He was a genuinely great person.

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