It is with regret that Trials Guru intimates that Simon Sharp has died on Monday 4th July, 2016 aged 53 years.
A founder of Hope Technology Ltd at Barnoldswick, he was a keen trials rider and mountain bike rider.
Simon had considerable input to all Hope Technology’s products over a thirty year period.
Friend and work-colleague Owen Hardisty spoke to Trials Guru and said: “I can say he was a life long friend who was admired by me and many, more than he ever knew. I have great memories of Simon and will miss him terribly”.
He is survived by his widow, Alison and three children, Sam, Katherine and Heather. Trials Guru send sincere condolences to the Sharp family.
: : : Simon Sharp’s funeral will be on Friday 15th July, 2016 at Barnoldswick Holy Trinity Church at 12.00 noon
: : : Simon’s son Sam would like to thank everyone for their kind messages and supportive comments which the Sharp family have found comforting at this saddest of times.
Photos by kind permission:
: John Hulme, Classic Trial Magazine UK
: Iain Lawrie, Kinlochleven, Scotland
: Hope Technology Limited, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, England