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Old 20 Jan 2006
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What numbres are you thinking of Chris? The OZ meeting had around 100. The UK one is around what 200? I'd think the first one in France would be about the 100 mark? Takes time for people to learn about the meeting and then motivated to get along.
The UK Meeting was around 350 last year, easily over 400 this year. Registrations are already well up over last year and coming in fast.

I think a Euro meeting will easily be 100, maybe more, the first year. There's a possibility of it being larger than the UK Meeting in a few years.

We don't want it TOO big though, the whole feeling changes, so will split and add more as needed.

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Eeegads ... 400!

Splitting sounds good. One in the north doing um routes, another in the south doing equipment? They could both cover the same ground; just each one has a different emphasis?

Anyways - for a first French one may be a place that can have upto ... well, a little over 100?

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40 isn't big enough unfortunately. Keep trying elsewhere - come on you Europeans - surely there's SOMEWHERE!
What do you mean by "come on you Europeans"? I always thought the UK was in Europe ;-)
Maybe you meant the "Continentals" :-)))

I'm deaf on that ear, because I'm leaving for Southern Africa & Oz in 4 weeks, where it's hopingly warmer than our -18°C here in Bavaria. But on return we might discuss this, 2008 or 2009 maybe.
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="">quote:</font><HR><font face="" size="2">Originally posted by Grant Johnson:
40 isn't big enough unfortunately. Keep trying elsewhere - come on you Europeans - surely there's SOMEWHERE!


What do you mean by "come on you Europeans"? I always thought the UK was in Europe ;-)
Maybe you meant the "Continentals" :-)))
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Yep - you're absolutely right!

so ok, "Continentals"! Surely someone knows SOMEWHERE!

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I'm deaf on that ear, because I'm leaving for Southern Africa & Oz in 4 weeks, where it's hopingly warmer than our -18°C here in Bavaria. But on return we might discuss this, 2008 or 2009 maybe.
Just cause you're leaving doesn't mean you don't know somewhere good! Hmm??

have a great trip anyway! If you want a free blog go to the Travellers Stories page.

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airhead,
for your "european airhead riders rendezvous", you could contact alain arnaud, if he's free at this time of the year. he has already organised also a meeting for the french bmw yahoo grouplists.
let us know where you go :-)
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Keep early September free... more news soon as we get it all confirmed!

who knows, might even be two central Euro meetings, plus Portugal!
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i let him know.
so, what s the travellers meeting schedule this summer and opportunities for a french one with alain ? there s also the stella alpina which is not too far from alain's place.
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i let him know.
so, what s the travellers meeting schedule this summer and opportunities for a french one with alain ? there s also the stella alpina which is not too far from alain's place.

I'm waiting for a reply from Alain - perhaps you could prod him? He was heading off for a trip last I heard, so he may not be back yet.

Meeting schedule is posted, some changes to come - check back in 10 days for an updated list.

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hello
you can get in touch with the french yahoo gs group, they have really enjoied their time with alain organising their trip in 2005 during 3 days and + around Sisteron (provence alps)
http://fr.groups.yahoo.com/group/GS_Fr/?yguid=145620204
have a good trip,
i told alain about you. he ll be around sisteron (his location in south esat of france) beginning of september

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the 10th EAR (european airhead riders rendezvous) will be in southern france first week of september (4th-8th). the location has not been decided yet, but it will definitely be in southern france again.
for details you may subscribe to the euroheads list (www.euroheads.org) or follow the postings here.

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2007 FRANCE MEETING in SISTERON (Provence)

hello,

With Grant and Susan, we had to cancel the official 2007 Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travellers' Meetings. Sorry.

Alain ( http://www.provence-moto-rando.org/ ) and I (and a few friends) are still trying to do something UNOFFICIAL, no real organisation (people sleep and eat wherever they want in Sisteron - camping, hotels, restaurants, etc ... possible/available), NO registration/subscription, no money involved, so it's FREE.
Of course, we can provide full info to find some nice camping or hotel or similar in order to gather easily, instead of being spread all over the place ...

For those who know Sisteron, in the Provence / South Alps of France, it's wonderfull.

DATE :
weekend of august 24-25-26 2007. You can come some days before and after.

PLACE :
Sisteron, Provence (France)
http://www.sisteron.com/

WHAT TO DO ?
Riding in the French Alps Provence and around, on-road and off-road, firecamps, sleep in the mountain, etc ... in a friendly atmosphere ... we wish it travellers orientated.
Alain can be our guide (with friends if necessary, depending on the number of riders coming) during the weekend only (he has to work during the week).
He was for example proposing : saturday go to "gorges du verdon", sunday go to "col de la bonnette" (l2 very famous rides).
And can give us some kind of road books during the week to organise some rides by ourselves (without him) during the day.

We'll try to "advertise" around, like here on the HUBB, Advriders.com, etc ... don't hesitate to talk about it around also

cheers,

nb : any questions or suggestions or requests, pls just tell ...
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