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Rally was a new experience. Had intended to stay to Sunday but ended up bolting about 8:30 pm on Friday. Enjoyed Clinton, the aussies, making friends lady, and the rally guys. Steak dinner was good. You might consider Paris fairgrounds for next Ontario HU rally. They are bike friendly, have lots of buildings, good camping, showers, and very convenient for about six million people. Thanks to all who organized for their hard work.
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Patrick Trahan

Just a quick note to mention that Patrick's presence provided a different perspective and his candor and sense of humor was appreciated. He is a straight shooter and tells you what he likes and doesn't like about bikes and equipment as well.

Hope to see him again next year.

Cheers,
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HU Meeting - Barrie 2012

Greatly enjoyed coming to the HU meeting in Barrie.

Meet lots of interesting fellow adventure travelers. Looking forward to attending next year`s meeting.

Thanks to all who helped organized and contributed to a successful meeting.

Here are photos I took from meeting, posted on my Flickr site.

Horizons Unlimited Meeting - Barrie Ontario 2012

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Demonstration by Lawrence Hacking and Clinton Smout.

How to pick up a fallen motorcycle.


Video from my Ride up from Ottawa. Lots of great roads in Northern Ontario

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Great photos

Thanks for posting up the picture link Ride4Adventure, I too am looking forward to next years event. Now that I have more of an idea of how to do the schedule it will be more organized. I can't believe how well all of the folks who agreed to do presentations did such a great job. I very much enjoyed meeting many folk. I tried to do a walk around the camp to meet as many folks as I could.
I just have to say Grant, your wife is the so much fun to hang out with

We did not get pulled in by customs once

Cheers
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Crap, how the hell did I miss this event!?!

HU should have an automatic email sent out to all members within a certain radius of the event.
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Crap, how the hell did I miss this event!?!

HU should have an automatic email sent out to all members within a certain radius of the event.
Sorry you missed it!

We do send out an email to all HU Community Members in a certain radius, and it's in the newsletter so those folks know all about it. Due to privacy considerations - (you didn't agree to us sending promo emails) and complexity (not everyone puts in their location, and trying to include every possible combination / permutation of every location in a radius, is way too hard) - we can't send out an email to HUBB users.

Best - join your local Community to keep up with EVERYTHING going on in your area, including min-meetings organized by locals, travellers coming to town and the community getting together for a drink or dinner to meet them etc.
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Will definitely try to be there next year!!!

Good on you folks for making this happen!!!!
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