Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby rocketchick » Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:20 pm

Viking wrote:Honestly cannot believe this.

Only spotted the other week that no matter what time of day i hopped on here 90% of the time Nick's name was showing online.

We spoke alot on pm after the he sold his R1 as he was looking to get the his superduke working better on track.

The roads are far too dangerous these days. Something like this could happen to anyone in an instant.

Give it the absolute tits at Crashfest boys. It'll be a special one this.

I'll do everything I can to get the bike on the front row at Rockingham and hold up a message to the camera.


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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby blb » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:31 pm

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Colonel_Klinck wrote:Guys Amy just email me funeral details. It's on on Friday the 12 July at 12.00 at St Marys church Bridgwater.
The address is Saint Mary Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3EQ

I'm going to try my best to ride down. Anyone else thinking of going let us know and we can try and meet up before.

Trying to re-jig my day to attend.


I'll see if I can swap my day off next week, small hope though :(
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Sabre » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:13 pm

Colonel_Klinck wrote:Guys Amy just email me funeral details. It's on on Friday the 12 July at 12.00 at St Marys church Bridgwater.
The address is Saint Mary Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3EQ

I'm going to try my best to ride down. Anyone else thinking of going let us know and we can try and meet up before.


I doubt I can make this,but am willing to chip in towards a wreath and/or a donation to a charity like the Air Ambulance or summatz,just let me know mate.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby No. 47 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:18 pm

Colonel_Klinck wrote:Guys Amy just email me funeral details. It's on on Friday the 12 July at 12.00 at St Marys church Bridgwater.
The address is Saint Mary Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3EQ

I'm going to try my best to ride down. Anyone else thinking of going let us know and we can try and meet up before.


My home town...........................will pm if I can make it.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Superdan » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:41 pm

Sabre wrote:
Colonel_Klinck wrote:Guys Amy just email me funeral details. It's on on Friday the 12 July at 12.00 at St Marys church Bridgwater.
The address is Saint Mary Street
Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 3EQ

I'm going to try my best to ride down. Anyone else thinking of going let us know and we can try and meet up before.


I doubt I can make this,but am willing to chip in towards a wreath and/or a donation to a charity like the Air Ambulance or summatz,just let me know mate.


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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:25 pm

Just chatting to Ginge on the phone. Thinking a bike shaped wreath. I've been doing a hunt and there are a few florists that do them but if anyone can recommend one please let us know. I'll ping a pic of a SAd off to them and see if any can do it. I know Nick's bike was black but I'm thinking we need some colour in there somewhere so was thinking orange and black. Any other ideas welcome.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Superdan » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:30 pm

If it was me, I would love a KTM logo wreath.

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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:08 pm

Superdan wrote:If it was me, I would love a KTM logo wreath.



Nice idea m8. More likely to be easier to make too
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Sabre » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:24 pm

Colonel_Klinck wrote:
Superdan wrote:If it was me, I would love a KTM logo wreath.



Nice idea m8. More likely to be easier to make too


Sounds good to me 8)
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby No. 47 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:26 pm

Perhaps something less emotive in the circumstances?
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:29 pm

No. 47 wrote:Perhaps something less emotive in the circumstances?


I take your point but both Nick and Amy love their bikes. I will PM Steve and ask him.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby No. 47 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:47 pm

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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Millar » Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:57 pm

Unfortunately I can't get down to Somerset that Friday as I'm due to be travelling in the opposite direction up north. It would be awesome to get a SD procession to send Nick off.
I will chip in for flowers, etc.

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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby CEREC1 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:59 pm

Would a charity donation be more worthwhile?
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:03 pm

Steve has PM'd me back and they think a KTM logo would a fantastic idea and a lovely way to honour Nick. I'll see what florists I can find. Can I take it people are happy to chip in?
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Colonel_Klinck » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:09 pm

CEREC1 wrote:Would a charity donation be more worthwhile?
A card from the forum and money to a good cause lasts forever. Just my view.


We can still make a donation to something like the Air Ambulance.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby bic_bicknell » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:13 pm

I'm up for contributing. Count me in for whateve rit works out financially to happen. Also I am on holiday so maybe able to ride over to the funeral. I feel like I will try out of respect because had just sold him my spare set of wheels. But I have all my 5 kids for these few weeks, Only happens once a year), so it will be a bit of a juggle and judgement nearer the time I'm afraid.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Superdan » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:18 pm

I am sure we will have enough dosh left over for air ambulance too.

Yes flowers maybe not best way to spend dosh but if it was me and I was looking down I would certainly crack a smile and say "good one chaps", Nick had a great sense of humour and I think he would like the gesture.

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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby dougle » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:26 pm

I'm gutted i can't make the procession for Nick.

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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby Sabre » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:45 pm

A donation to a charity is a cracking idea but i'd also want to send some flowers so put me down for both please. Let me know the payment method and i'll get it sorted before I go to Scotland.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby blb » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:32 pm

100% for donation to flowers and/or Air Ambulance.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby The Gin Reaper » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:21 am

Lydia and I will contribute to whatever is decided upon, unfortunately I am working so will be unable to be there in person...... Klinck - would you pass on our apologies and represent us both
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby No. 47 » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:35 am

OK to both from me - will let you know if I can make the day.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby jambox » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:42 pm

I'll chip in for both.

Might take me a while to do it though, as I'll be out of the country as of Saturday (currently trying to get organized for it :roll: ). But I'll try and take a peek here when I can.
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Re: Nick Blance aka KTM666 RIP

Postby shadowman » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:54 pm

Post up a paypal address or account details and I'm sure a good sum will materialise. Happy to chip in myself, sounds like he was a great guy and will be missed in this place.
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