Previous HU Travellers Meetings

Meetings, 2013

Ireland - July 12-14, 2013. Enniskillen, N. Ireland.

Colorado - July 12-14, 2013. Grant, Colorado.

Montenegro - June 27-30, NaturePark Biogradska Gora, near Kolasin. Comments and photos here

HUBB UK - May 30 - June 2. Donington Park. Comments, video and photos here.

Germany Summer - May 17-20. Oberliebersbach. Comments and photos here

Brazil - Mar 29-20. Iguassu. Comments and photos here

Thailand - Jan 11 - 12, 2013. Comments and photos here

 

Meetings, 2012

Argentina - December 7 - 9. Comments and photos here

California, USA - October 18-21 Comments here

Germany Autumn Meeting - October 25 - 28, and Comments to come

Ontario - Barrie, Sep 20 - 23, 2012. Comments here.

North Carolina - Stecoah, Sep 7 - 9, 2012. Comments here.

UK Autumn - Mendip, Aug 31 - Sep 2 , 2012. Comments here.

Canada West, Nakusp, BC, August 23-26, 2012. Comments here.

Greece, First Annual Greece Travellers Meeting, 26 - 29 July, 2012. Comments here.

UK Summer, 5 to 8 July 2012. Comments here.

Ireland, Enniskillen, June 29 - July 1, 2012. Comments here.

Australia, Dayboro, Queensland, June 8-10, 2012. Comments here.

Germany, Oberliebersbach, June 7-10, 2012, Comments here.

Thailand, Chiang Mai Mini-meeting, January 13-14, 2012. Report here

 

Meetings, 2011

Argentina - Viedma, December 8-10 2011 details

Germany Autumn, October 13-16, 2011. You missed it!

USA California - October 14-16, 2011. Cambria, Central Coast near Big Sur. Camp Ocean Pines in Cambria, CA is set in 13 acres of Monterey Pine forest overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We had an amazing lineup of presenters for this meeting - the 'Who's Who' of motorcycle travellers - Ted Simon, Dr. Gregory Frazier, Peter & Kay Forwood, Carla King, Clement Salvadori, Merritt & Pierre Saslawsky, Nicole Espinosa, Tim Bussey, Zigy Kaluzny and many more - over 25 presenters, plus lots of useful 'how to' sessions! You missed it - and it was awesome!

UK Autumn, Mendip, Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September. All over...

Canada West, Nakusp, BC, 25-28 August. Too late!

North Carolina USA, Stecoah, 5-7 August. You missed it!

HUMM Spain, Llavorsi, 5-7 July. It's all over, and it was great!

UK Spring, 23-26 June 2011. Ripley, Derbyshire. Too late!

Australia, (within 1 hour of Brisbane - Dayboro showgrounds), 17-19 June. too late!

Germany, (30 min north of Heidelberg), 10-13 June, too late!

Bulgaria, Idilevo, 27-29 May, Too late!

Ireland, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, 27-29 May 2011. You missed a great event!

Thailand, Chiang Mai Mini-meeting, 8 Jan. 2011 it's all over :(

Meetings, 2010

Viedma, Argentina, 10-12 December 2010 You missed it!

Germany, 29 Oct - 1 Nov. You missed it! Comments and discussion here.

Spain, Malaga, 9-12 Sept. report

Portugal, Gois, 3-5 Sept. Report soon

North Carolina USA, Stecoah, 9-12 Sept. Full details and report

Colorado USA, Silverton, 26-29 August. New location! Full details and report

California USA, Petrolia, "Lost Coast", 19-22 August. Full details and report

Canada West, Nakusp, BC. 12-15 August. Full details and report

HUMM, 27-29 July, 2010. Spanish Pyrenees on and off-road orienteering event. Full details

Italy Lake Garda, 15-18 July. Details and Report

Bulgaria Idilevo, 9-11 July. Details and report

Germany, 1-4 July. Full details and Report to come!

UK Spring, 24-27 June. Ripley, Derbyshire. Story and photos here. This was the Tenth Anniversary Event of HU Meetings.

Thailand, Chiang Mai Mini-meeting, 16 Jan. Report and info here

Australia, 23-26 April, Cooroy, Queensland. New location! Report posted!

Ireland, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, 28-30 May. Report to come!

Meetings, 2009


Viedma, Argentina, December 11-13, 2009 - Mini-meeting - Information here

Germany, October 23-25 2009, Registration closed, report soon! We had great weather and a fantastic time.

California USA, September 24-27, 2009, info here

Spain, Malaga, September 11-13, 2009 - Mini-meeting.

Colorado USA - August 27-30 info here

USA East - North Carolina, August 20-23, info here

Canada West, August 6-9, Nakusp, BC. Info here

HUMM Pyrenees 2009 - July 20-22, 2009. Fantastic on and off-road riding in the Spanish Pyrenees - not to be missed!

UK Spring, 18-21 June 2009. Ripley. Info and Report here

Germany, May 21-24, details here

Australia, March 13-15 2009, at Mitta Mitta, Vic. Reports on the HUBB

New Zealand, February 21, 2009

Belgium, Mini-meeting, Sunday Jan 11.

Thailand, Chiang Mai Mini-meeting, Jan 17 2009 - Report here.

Meetings, 2008

Viedma, Argentina, 6-7 December 2008 - The gathering point for travellers in all of Southern South America! Same location as previous years, report to come

Portugal 2008, 19-21 September, at a NEW location farther north. Report to come

Spain - Malaga, 12-14 September, report to come, HUBB discussion here.

UK West (HUMP) Mini-Meeting - August 30-31
Even the weather cooperated - mostly - though the pig and cow invasions required some effort to beat off! Pics and report here

HUMM Pyrenees 2008 - July 28-30, 2008. Fantastic on and off-road riding in the Spanish Pyrenees - not to be missed! Registration now closed. Register for next year now!. And yes, you can bring non-riding partners along - she will LOVE it!

USA East in North Carolina, July 17-20, 2008 report soon

Colorado USA, Silverton, July 10-13, 2008 report soon.

UK Spring, 3rd July - 6th July 2008. We are limited to only 500 people - FULL UP!

Canada West - 19-22 June, Merritt, BC. Mark your calendars - Full details, report to come soon-ish

Germany, May 22-25, details here on location, photos and report!

Morocco, April 24-27 2008 - The Mini-Meeting was at Maadid near the sand dunes of Erfoud - Details here.

Bristol, UK, March 8, Saturday 8th March Meeting at Midday. Details on the HUBB here.

Australia, February 22-24 2008, Details here.

New Zealand, February 16-17, 2008 - Details here. Arthurs Pass, NW of Christchurch.

UK North, 6th Northern Mini-meeting, March 1/2, Cropton. Details here.

Thailand Mini-meeting, January 19, 2008 report. Location: Khaomao Khaofang Restaurant.

Meetings, 2007

Viedma, Argentina, December 8-9. This is always a fun event, and a great stop on the way south to Ushuaia for the Christmas party, or even if you're heading north! If you're in the area, this is not to be missed. pics to come!

Portugal, 24-26 August 2007. Location is Gois. Story

HUMM, Spain, 1-2 September 2007, This is a VERY different HU event with Austin Vince and Lois Pryce - if you're interested in an awesome and fun dual-sport / big trailie / little trailie event in the Spanish Pyrenees, check it out here!

Canada, Nelson, British Columbia, August 9-12, 2007 - Story

USA West, Silverton Colorado, July 12-15, 2007 - Story

UK, June 21-24, 2007 - Story and photos posted!

USA East, North Carolina, June 14-17 2007 - Story

Australia, February 23-25 2007

Tintaldra Hotel, near the border of Victoria/NSW, on the Murray River, east of Albury, and almost equidistant from Sydney and Melbourne! Meeting report.

Thailand, Chang Mai, January 12-14, 2007,

Report here. A good time was had by all in Chiang Mai!

Meetings, 2006

Viedma, Argentina, December 8-10 2006.

Brief Meeting report and a few photos. The gathering point for travellers in all of Southern South America!

Copper Canyon, Mexico, October 10-13 2006

Report and photos to come. err someday...

Portugal, September 15-17 2006.

Report and photos to come.

Belgium, September 8-10, 2006.

Report and loads of photos here - Perfect weather, and a good time was had by all - and yes, it's on for next year too!

Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, August 25-27, 2006

Fabulous weather made for a record turnout and a fun event! See what you missed here!

USA West, Leadville, Colorado, July 6-9 2006. Rain - but we had a good time anyway!

Story and pics, more to come.

UK, June 22-25, 2006 was awesome!

Pictures and writeup - send yours in!

USA East, North Carolina, USA, June 15-18, 2006.

Pictures to come - send yours in!

Meetings, 2005

Viedma, Argentina, Third Annual Meeting, December 16-18, 2005.

2005 event writeup here and 2004 event writeup here. Oscar Knecht, HU Viedma Community and organiser of the meeting says "...we will have some Argentinean moto travellers... very good asados and good wines on the river shore, or the beach, see some historic and interesting places..."

From reports so far, sounds like everyone had a great time - I'm so jealous! Grant

First Photos here

Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico, MID-week - Oct 11 - 14, 2005

See webpage here for details. As usual we had a great time - awesome riding, fun presentations, and the usual glitches :)

Australia, September 30 - October 2, 2005

Location was same as the last two years, in Ulmarra. Famous Australian RTW travellers Ken and Carol Duval did a great job of hosting, Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix show Ireland to Melbourne, Haydn & Dianne Durnell did a great show on Alaska to Ushuaia and other travellers discussed shipping, packing and first aid. For the first time this year, there was a For Women Only panel discussion with experienced women travellers answering questions.

Report and pictures here! For 2006, we could use a little assistance - your help is much appreciated. Contact me here.

Portugal, Third Annual Meeting, September 22-25, 2005.

New location in Porto, again hosted by Antonio Caldeira. Note the Photo Contest! Report and photos coming soon.

Western Canada, Fourth Annual Meeting, September 9-11 2005

New location for 2005 in Nelson, BC, at a new motorcycle only campground in some of the most spectacular mountains in the world! Report and photos coming soon.

Western USA, First Annual Meeting, Colorado, July 7-10, 2005

Awesome riding in a spectacular location - Report and photos coming soon! 108 of us had a great time!

UK 2005, Fifth Annual Meeting, June 24-26, 2005

Meetings over!

Eastern USA / Canada, Second Annual Meeting, North Carolina, June 17-19, 2005

Meeting report coming soon here. We had a blast! 98 people showed up, almost double last year! Registration for 2006 and dates coming soon - reserve your place early, the cabins will book out!

Meetings, 2004

Viedma, Argentina, Second Annual Meeting, December 3-4, 2004.

2004 event writeup and photos here. Oscar Knecht, HU Viedma Community and organiser of the meeting says "...all was very good in the meeting, we had a great time, and lots of fun too. The weather didn't help us, so we only had five travellers bikes and five locals." Register for the 2005 Meeting here.

Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico, Oct 14 - 17, 2004

The new longer format worked really well - lots of riding, lots of time to talk and look at bikes, and plan new trips. We had a rider training course put on by Jim Hyde of Rawhyde Adventures, which got rave reviews, and we plan to repeat and expand on that next year. We're also working on having rental dual purpose bikes available for advance booking.

2003 Mexico Photos posted here! 2004 photos and report - coming, some posted now - please send them in by contacting me here!

Australia, Second Annual Meeting, October 1-3, 2004

Same location as last year, Ulmarra, NSW. Ken and Carol Duval bravely volunteered to host it again this year. Story and photos coming here - soon.

Western Canada / USA, Third Annual Meeting, September 10-12 2004

Carol Palladino and Peter Cameron hosted this event again, in beautiful Revelstoke, BC. Some of the best riding country in the world, rides of every description, including one to a local hot spring. Watch for new location for 2005! Meeting report and pictures coming....

Portugal, Second Annual Meeting, September 24-26, 2004.

Held at a great new location, in Gois, and very well hosted by Antonio Caldeira. I did make it there, and had a great time - thanks to all the wonderful Portuguese hospitality! Meeting report and photos coming.

UK 2004, Fourth Annual Meeting, was July 9-11, 2004

The 2004 meeting story here with pictures and a magazine article on it. Well over 200 people attended, and all had a a great time - Grant was unable to make it, but Susan made a surprise visit.

Eastern USA / Canada First Annual Meeting, North Carolina, June 18-20, 2004

Local residents Richard and Karen Fawcett and Jim Donaldson organised a fantastic meeting. Great location, near famous Deals Gap, and hundreds of miles of fabulous roads. The riding both on and off-road was awesome! Details here.

New Zealand, Sunday 18th January 2004 Mini-Meeting

"spit-roast on the beach nearby here at Amberley (Pegasus Bay to be exact). Food supplied!"

Meetings, 2003

Viedma, Argentina, December 5-7, 2003

Oscar Knecht, HU Argentina Meeting organiser, wrote and said: "...We are very, very happy, because all in our meeting was very good." Event Report and NEW photos HERE.

La Paz, Bolivia, November 8th, 2003.

CANCELLED due to the political situation at the time in Bolivia, and consequent delays/rerouting.

Copper Canyon, Creel, Mexico, Oct 31 - November 2, 2003

The Meeting at Creel, Copper Canyon was fantastic! A great turnout, unbelievable on and off-road riding, beautiful scenery and great Mexican hospitality contributed to a very successful meeting.

Photos posted!. If you have any photos from the event please send them in!

July 11-13, 2003, Portugal First Meeting, 2003,

(em Português abajo)

Location: Odeceixe, near São Miguel. A great turnout, some thirty travellers from Portugal and Spain showed up for some super slide shows and rides. Unfortunately we (Grant and Susan) were not able to make it, and our apologies to those who expected to see us there.

Full Details of the event and pictures here.

If you wish to put on a slide show let us. Here's a .pdf of the 2003 rally, in English and em Português.

em Português:

1º encontro do HU em Portugal, de 11 a 13 de Julho 2003

Local: Pq Campismo São Miguel, perto de Odeceixe

INSCREVA-SE JÁ para assegurar lugar! Todos os detalhes do evento e os formulários de inscrição aqui.

27-29 June, Somercotes, UK 2003, Third Annual Meeting,

A blockbuster weekend with about 200 happy participants, described as "...uniquely typical travellers atmosphere that's an odd ball combination of mellow, and tail wagging enthusiasm." See story and pictures here.

25-27 April 2003 in Ulmarra, NSW, Australia,

This was a great rally, with a terrific turnout. New photos of the rally. Details here.

September 5-7 2003, Western Canada / USA Second Annual Meeting,

Carol Palladino and Peter Cameron (see the ezine for their rtw) hosted this year's event in beautiful Revelstoke, BC. Fantastic riding country, all sorts of rides, including one to a local hot spring. Report and pictures here.

Meetings, 2002

July 12-14 2002 Second Annual UK Travellers' Meeting in Derbyshire, UK,

Story and pics.

July 11-14 2002 Eastern Canada / USA Travellers' Mini-Meeting,

For information see the August 2002 newsletter.

May 24-26, 2002 Western Canada / USA Travellers' Meeting in Nairn Falls, BC,

Story and pics.

Meetings, 2001

May 2001 UK, the very first HU Travellers Meeting,

Story and pics.

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