Tributes paid to motorbiker
TRIBUTES have been paid to a motorbike enthusiast who died following an accident whilst he was out riding. Glyn Dresser was on his black and purple Suzuki motorbike heading towards Horsley Cross when he lost control and fell, colliding with a green Peugeot 306, in Tendring village on Thursday morning.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a motorbike enthusiast who died following an accident whilst he was out riding.
GlynDresser was on his black and purple Suzuki motorbike heading towards Horsley Cross when he lost control and fell, colliding with a green Peugeot 306, in Tendring village on Thursday morning.
The 34-year-old from Carisbrooke Avenue in Clacton, described as an experienced rider, was declared dead at the scene.
Yesterday it emerged the father-of-two ran a website called "extreme Lean"dedicated to the enjoyments of biking and capturing many of Mr Dresser's trips with friends around the country.
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His biker profile described his passion for his hobby, stating: "I'm the sad git that goes riding at the crack of dawn.
"If the weather's good I'm out the door, sometime around six, six-thirty-ish. I love to ride 'big time' and more so when the roads are clear of cars.
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"When we meet for a weekend ride-out it's not unheard of for me to have been riding for a couple of hours before hand."
The IT worker had recently started a new job in Ipswich after working in London and had been married to Rebecca for eight years.
Yesterday the family issued a statement saying: "He was a wonderful father to his two children – seven-year-old Ryan and five-year-old Emelia.
"Glyn was loved and respected by everyone who knew him."
Police yesterday renewed their appeals to the road crash, which happened shortly after 8am on Thursday.
They are hoping to hear from anyone who saw the rider in the moments before the accident in Heath Road, close to its junction with PilcoxHall Lane.
After losing control of the bike he was in collision with the Peugeot driven by a 41-year-old man from Fordham who escaped without injury.
The road was closed for more than two hours as investigations were made and anyone with information should contact Stanway road police on 01206 762512.