A biker who suffered a massive stroke and bleed on the brain last year has died just days after more than a thousand bikers rode in his honour.

Ivor Uren from Redruth died on Friday, September 15 at 2.30pm in the Beeches Care Home, Hayle a year after he was struck down by the stroke last September.

Falmouth Packet: Ivor Uren who died on FridayIvor Uren who died on Friday (Image: Supplied)

Last weekend more than 1,000 bikers took part in the Martin Jennings Memorial Run to raise money for the Stroke Association in honour of Ivor raising, so far, over £8,000 for The Stroke Association.

Posting on Facebook yesterday, run organiser David Saunby said: “Yesterday I had some very sad news.

“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart, I have to report that Ivor Uren of Redruth has sadly passed away aged 65 years at 2.30 this afternoon 15th September 2023 in The Beeches Care Home Hayle, having suffered a massive stroke, and a bleed on the brain about a year ago last September.

“We rode last Sunday's Jennings Run with Ivor in our thoughts, raising £8,000 for The Stroke Association.

“On behalf of us all who took part in this year’s Martin Jennings Memorial Motorcycle Run and its supporters, I send my sincere condolences, to Ivor's partner Sandra Richards, family and friends.

“Ride high in the sky Ivor.”


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Ivor Uren was the son of Bill Uren, who ran a motorcycle business in Green Lane, Redruth back in the 60s and 70s and competed in sidecar racing, including the Isle of Man TT.

Ivor followed in his father's footsteps by competing in solo motorcycle road racing, including the Isle of Man Manx Grand Prix on several occasions during the 1990s.

An announcement will be made in due course regarding funeral arrangements but it is hoped to have a motorcycle hearse for Ivor, the same as young Josef Stasiak, which would be fitting because his father Bill Uren raced sidecars in scrambles and road racing including the Isle if Man TT. This to be arranged with the funeral director.

You can still contribute to the Martin Jennings Memorial Run fundraiser for The Stroke Association HERE