Posted on: 16-12-2008
Posted by: derren shirvill(kent, england)
just to say thanks for a website that shows that Barry was a true hero,he was mine as a boy and my signed photo of him is one of my most treasured possessions,i lost my father and barry sheene in 2003,so all the best to 2 great blokes.Happy memories !RIP the greatest.
Posted on: 26-11-2008
Posted by: martin green(staffordshire, england)
E-mail: mart26at194 <at> hotmail <dot> com
many congrats on your website its really good.
i am a very keen barry sheene fan who like yourself was fortunate to meet him on many occasions.
my most memorable story about barry is this in early 2002 i wrote to barry in australia asking him
if he could point me in the right direction in obtaining a barry sheene replica arai helmet,
to my great surprise a few weeks later arrived one arai sheene helmet sent to me by barry at no cost
to myself and to top this of i went to goodwood in september 2002 where i was fortunate enough
to see and thank barry in person for the helmet and both he and steph signed it for me and i had it
all recorded for me on cam corder also. thats the kind of great man he was and im sure you
could count on one hand the number of celebs today who would do that for you.
i also enclose a pic of barry and myself at his old address in charlwood surrey in 1986.
Posted on: 26-11-2008
Posted by: Mark S. Totty, Sr.(Topeka, Kansas, United States)
E-mail: toadinoz2007 <at> yahoo <dot> com
God speed Barry Sheene
Posted on: 24-11-2008
Posted by: Jerry Turton(Stockport, UK)
E-mail: jerry <dot> turton <at> btinternet <dot> com
Hi,Have just come across your site! I am very impressed! I have been a huge fan of Barry's since the early seventy's and met him many times! I last met him in Australia in 2002 at the Indy car race at Surfer's Paradise where he posed for a photo and a chat! I am a very big collector of 'Barry Sheene' memrobillia and Iam always on the lookout for more!
Posted on: 23-11-2008
Posted by: Karen Geraghty(Harlow Essex, England)
E-mail: karenlg <at> ntlworld <dot> com
Great to see this site, and read some of the lovely things on here.
I met Barry in 1983 at Brands Hatch(Transatlantic Trophy) and his good friend Steve Parrish. I got both their autographs on my programme and have had them framed along with a pic of the two of them racing. Its my pride and joy. I did have a photo taken of myself & Barry but a jealous ex-husband accidentally exposed the film and it was lost.
Glad to see Sidonie Sheene is a supporter of the site and look forward to seeing many more.
Posted on: 13-11-2008
Posted by: Sidonie Sheene(London, UK)
E-mail: sidonie <at> hotmail <dot> com
What a lovely site in dedication to my father.. I am sure he would have been tickled pink :)
It's great to know he still has such a strong following well done!
I'm a great fan of Barry, i was sixteen in 1976 and i remenber a great champion et a great personnality.
I've seen him in a lot of circuits and race but i never can approched him.
I'm very sad since march 2003 it's a big space.
Every year when i go in TTAssen i remenber than it was one of his preferd circuit.
Stay in peace Barry, we remenber you.
Posted on: 09-10-2008
Posted by: Jos Roessen(Arnhem, Netherlands)
E-mail: jos_roessen <at> hotmail <dot> com
mijn naam is jos Roessen 42 jaar in rotterdam gewoond te hebben....en in 1997 verhuist naar Arnhem (voor mijn werk) ......
Barry Sheene was mijn Idool back in the 70ties........
ik weet nog goed ik was bij Motorhuis ..Safe... ik wilde een overall kopen ....wat had u in gedachten.?? zei de verkoper.....
Ik liet hem een foto zien uit ...Moto73...
Deze...Barry Sheene .....
Ik ben nou 52 inmiddels ....maar ik heb nog steeds ..The Bell Helmet.. (black)... en de replica overall (welliswaar met wat schaaf plekken er op vanwege een paar valpartijen in het grijze verleden.......
heb nog een paar versleten videoos uit het verleden............maar Barry Sheene was mijn Idool in die tijd...
Barry Rest in peace ......Jos Arnhem...
Wonderfull site, keep up the good work.
Hope to meet you next year at the CMDT demo's ( http://www.classic-motorcycle-demo-team.nl/Index.html )
Posted on: 18-09-2008
Posted by: Roger Gladman(Yorkshire, England)
E-mail: rogerpgladman <at> tiscali <dot> co <dot> uk
As a youngster I had the pleasure to watch the great man race at various circuits around the country.
Without Barrys charm and cheeky approach to the media, would motorcycling be where it is today, I think not, one of the great ambassadors for the sport.
Training as a 16 year old motorcycle apprentice I had the opportunity to work on one of Barrys machines (under close suppervision I might add)and to meet Barry in person, a period of my life i will never forget.
Keep up the good work, a tribute to the great man, lets hope more pictures can be added.
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