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    Default Neal Peartís Car collection up for auction

    The man had good taste.
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    Default Re: Neal Peartís Car collection up for auction

    How about his motorcycles? I’d imagine he had some special bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenBauer View Post
    How about his motorcycles? I’d imagine he had some special bikes.
    I never have heard him talk about anything other than his BMW gs bikes. He put a lot of miles on them.
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    He lost his daughter in a car accident and then his wife just months later to cancer, when that happened he got on his bike and rode for 55,000 miles.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dryfoot View Post
    He lost his daughter in a car accident and then his wife just months later to cancer, when that happened he got on his bike and rode for 55,000 miles.


    I have read all his books. He was an interesting guy.


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    What? A rock musician’s car collection without a single Mustang, 57 Chev, or Charger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tom wilkinson View Post
    the man had good taste.
    https://www.motor1.com/news/516428/r...t-car-auction/


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    Yikes! Tasteful indeed!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bow View Post
    What? A rock musician’s car collection without a single Mustang, 57 Chev, or Charger.
    Far from your average rock star. Rode a bicycle or motorcycle from show to show for years staying at best westerns while his fellow band members took the private jet/luxury hotel route.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Wilkinson View Post
    Far from your average rock star. Rode a bicycle or motorcycle from show to show for years staying at best westerns while his fellow band members took the private jet/luxury hotel route.
    I need to learn more about this guy. I had not a clue until going to, or coming back from, an emergency trip to Canada early last year, just after his death, a Canadian radio station I think (near the border) was doing a program about him, I didn't hear the whole thing but did with regard to him later playing in/with a premier jazz band(?), so sounded like he was top-notch in terms of skill. And a fellow bicycle-head, traveling humbly? OK, I gotta read up about him.
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    ^ Neil Peart is among the best drummers, if not the best, of the 20th century.

    For your consideration.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob (oh, THAT Bob) View Post
    I need to learn more about this guy. I had not a clue until going to, or coming back from, an emergency trip to Canada early last year, just after his death, a Canadian radio station I think (near the border) was doing a program about him, I didn't hear the whole thing but did with regard to him later playing in/with a premier jazz band(?), so sounded like he was top-notch in terms of skill. And a fellow bicycle-head, traveling humbly? OK, I gotta read up about him.

    He has done a couple Buddy Rich tributes and was friends with the Rich family. He has 6 or 7 books published. They are well worth reading and give a good picture of the man.

    One of his books is solely about his bicycle trip across Africa. The Masked Rider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dryfoot View Post
    ^ Neil Peart is among the best drummers, if not the best, of the 20th century.

    For your consideration.
    Outside of large classical drums, that's the biggest drum and percussion kit I've ever seen.

    Is that a bicycling elastic pants protector/reflector he's wearing at the bottom of his right trouser leg? And only the right. Subtle signaling. Hilarious.
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