Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travellers Communities introduction
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752 Communities in 114 Countries as of April 22, 2013!
The idea of the Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travellers Community is to enable motorcycle travellers, both those on the road and those at home, to meet up with like minded people.
By joining the Community in their area, people at home that are willing to help travellers on the road will receive e-mails on occasion from travellers looking for information on the area, help to solve a problem, or a place to stay and visit. They can choose to ignore the message, in the hope that someone else in the area is willing and able to help, or can respond directly to the request.
It works like this:
(I will use Brisbane, Australia, as an example):
I set up as an e-mail address, and it automatically forwards to all the people on the list in the local community. Whoever wishes to respond to it could then do so, using as the RETURN email address to start with, or their own if they wish.
This way, a "trouble" traveller could be easily ignored, and the good ones easily contacted by all the locals. Also all local people know what is going on and who is coming to stay with who, providing some security.
The Community system also functions as a full, regular mailing list , so people in your local Travellers Community can use it as a method of keeping in touch with each other, planning rides, or just discussing anything of interest to the local riders. It's also a great way of getting in touch with riders in your area for the first time, as you may not know who else in your area is interested in motorcycle travel!
To Contact a Community
Please remember that Community members are private individuals and receive no payment whatsoever for helping you out. They do it simply because they're nice people! Also please remember that some Communities only have one member at this time.
If you don't receive a response they may be on the road, or you have asked a question that is unclear, or simply too big! Keep your questions simple and to the point, and you are more likely to get an answer.
To Join the Community in your area,
Go to the Join page by clicking on the link , Select the Community you want to join , fill in your name and e-mail address, and click "Join Community". You will get a welcome message back, and you are on the list. That's all there is to it.
Go to the Start New Community page by clicking on the link , fill in the form, click "Start New Community" and we'll set it up as soon as possible. We'll let you know as soon as it's ready! Thanks for your support!
Free Webpage for your Community!
Send us some photos of your Community, whether it's the people, their bikes, a get-together, or just the area where you live, it doesn't matter, and we'll create a webpage for you! See Orel for the first one.
We'd like to think that you will stay in a Community for a long time, but we also hope that you will be hitting the road yourself, so when you do, or are otherwise unavailable for Community activities, just Unsubscribe by clicking on the link to the Unsubscribe page and filling out the form. Thanks for being with us, and have a great trip!
We value your participation and respect your privacy. Your e-mail address is hidden and safe from anyone except us. Please report any unwanted e-mail, or abuse of hospitality by problem travellers to us personally so that we can deal with it.
And finally, if you don't mind having your details published on the web, we can just put you in the "Helpful People" section of the Links page. Send us your details and we'll set you up. If you prefer to be anonymous, you can just use the Community method. Or you are welcome to do both! We DO recommend the Community system for security and ease of communications.
Thanks for your support!
Grant and Susan Johnson
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