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Hunter S. Thompson - R.I.P.

2005-02-21 , ,

Sad to read the NY Times report. Suicide.

To get an idea of why he resonates with motorcyclists, read his Song of the Sausage Creature, his review of a Ducati in 1995 for Cycle World magazine. That article gave us one of the clearest explanation of, “Why?”

Some people will tell you that slow is good — and it may be, on some
days — but I am here to tell you that fast is better. I’ve always believed
this, in spite of the trouble it’s caused me. Being shot out of a cannon
will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why
God made fast motorcycles, Bubba….


Comment [2]

2005-03-08 16:06 , Martin Sarna

Not to be a C.O.N. spiracy theorist or anything, but I\'m not 100% sure it was suicide. I\'m not 100% sure it wasn\'t, either.

Check out this excerpt of an August 2002 interview with Hunter S. Thompson, wherein he expounds on the likelihood 9/11 was an inside job:

Real Audio of interview:

2005-09-11 13:34 , motorcycle loan guy

There is really no solid evidence that he did this to himself so until it is duely noted officially, it was an accident and as far as many of my associates are concerned, they feel the same.

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