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    What happened to Ben Parry?

    When I first joined The Old Forum, (name of Graybeard) in the spring of 2008, there was an active writer from Australia by the name of Ben Parry. I was off the net a few times, and the last time, he was not on the forum any more. Does anyone know the issues?

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    Been around since late 2013, and I have not seen that name...only a couple of posters from Down Under and that name doesn't ring a bell...
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    I remember Ben Parry very well. He was very well informed and a real asset to the forum. Spent a lot of time in China as I recall on business.
    He left quite a while ago now, and I think he may have deleted his postings. Do you remember Cyclepath? Same type of situation I believe.

    Probably a gun control discussion. Or an oil thread.
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    Hi Graybeard,

    I don't know what happened to him, but here you can find one of his posts from the old forum - just to bring back memories...

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    His reply is 7 posts down.

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    Rhodetrip sez:

    Probably a gun control discussion. Or an oil thread.

    Nobody would get mad over those, would they???
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    Quote Originally Posted by old white truck View Post
    Hi Graybeard,

    I don't know what happened to him, but here you can find one of his posts from the old forum - just to bring back memories...

    Clutch: How long should it last? - Yamaha TW200 Trailway Discussion Forum

    His reply is 7 posts down.

    After reading his post, it was that damn Qwerty who caused him to leave.... Speaking of which, where is our prodigal Son
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    That's gold.

    I have a guy from WA that has pinged me a few times on my Blog...I wonder...
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    Thanks. Ben was very well versed in TWs and other bikes. From Perth, I think. He spoke of going to the Yamaha dealer in '87 with a relative and they had just got in a crate of 2 TWs. They looked these over and bought them both. I doubt he was run off by Mr.Q. Because he wasn't a coward. Tired of lesser sorts challenging him, maybe.

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