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Old 08-04-2013
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Just lost another rider - Mike O'Rourke. From SW Ohio - Mike and I started riding together in 1985 - Older photo of him (sorry about the picture quality...) on his 1200 Gold Wing. Photo below was from about 1986...



Mike was a great guy and loved riding all over... he was unable to ride due to health concerns for the past few years.





Mike was quite an accomplished rider. He lost the vision on his left eye when he was about 6 years old. Not having depth perception did not hold him back from riding and he rode well.
Here I am missing another of my riding buddies and putting it on here so that maybe others knew him as well!

Motorcycling was also in his son's blood - right up to the end. Shawn O'Rourke was killed on his motorcycle in 2011 while riding solo when a car crossed the double yellow line and Shawn did not know what hit him.

Mike never got over losing Shawn. May the two O-Rourke's Mike and Shawn Rest In Peace!
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Sorry about your loss RR

My Condolences to his family and friends

RIP Mike

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Sorry about your loss RR

My Condolences to his family and friends

RIP Mike
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