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    RIP Alan Kempster

    Alan Kempster has reportedly passed away - unsure of the details but have seen it popping up on FaceBook via reliable sources. A google search does not return anything as yet.

    Alan lost both an arm and a leg in an motorbike accident in 1990 but he kept on racing against able-bodied competitors and his pace was remarkable given he was missing 2 limbs and would not be able to grip the tank under brakes - which was, according to a doco I watched, probably his greatest limitation as he could not brake as hard as he would like. He had a sense of humour and raced with the number 1/2 as he jokingly referred to himself as half a man (or arfer man as per his front fairing).
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    Rest in Peace Alan.
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    His Nephew on Facebook is saying he passed in his sleep.

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    Worth a watch

    When applying for his racing licence, an official asked him what happens if he crashes and breaks an arm or a leg, he replied "I've got 50% less chance of breaking an arm or a leg."

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    It's a sad day
    The man was a hero to me ,
    Absolutely a legend.
    RIP great man
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    amazing human...rest in peace old chap..I'm sure you inspired others

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    Hmmmm maybe he was really twice the man.
    RIFP Alan.
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    Passed in his sleep...RIP AK and condolences to his family and many fans...
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