XS650: Shell Thuet R.I.P.   Leave a comment

Reported on Flattrack.com, Shell Thuet, legendary tuner and founding member of 13 Rebels MC (nice photo essay here) passed away 8th July 2011.

 

 

1 .. 13 Rebels Motorcycle Club President Shell Thuet, 1953.

13 Rebels Motorcycle Club President Shell Thuet, 1953.

 

 

A legend in his own lifetime, he will be long remembered for his dedication to motorcycling.

Shell Thuet, DOB 8/1/12, passed away, yesterday (7/8/11); aged 98, he would have been 99 on August 1st … His body was taken to Victor Valley Mortuary, for Cremation. Shell has two Daughters; Ina Rae (Thuet) Ginos, of Vista CA and me, Ellen (Thuet) Bryant of Eureka CA. Shell also has 9 Grandchildren, 22 G-Grandchildren and 22 G-G-Grandchildren … he will be missed … Best Regards to everyone involved in the Sport he loved and dedicated his life to. …… Ellen Bryant

 

 

2 .. 13 Rebels MC banner

13 Rebels MC banner

 

 

3 .. this was Shell Thuet's personal bike

this was Shell Thuet’s personal bike … ridden by many of his riders including Wayne Rainey … fresh OW79 750 engine, Ceriani forks, Works aluminum shocks, Grimeca Brake, quick change wheel

 

 

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Posted July 11, 2011 by xscafe in Uncategorized, XS Pics

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