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8th HU Travellers Meeting in Thailand is happening January 10-11 2014!

Travellers heading through SE Asia often pass through Chiang Mai, as it's a great area to visit, so start planning to be there now!

All the details and info at http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/thailand-2014
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Looking forward to another fun meeting in Chang Mai this coming January .. hope to see you all there

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Looking forward to Thailand. Should arrive in December and make our way to Chiang Mai. It would be great to meet up with travelers who made the Donnington meet. See you there, Dave.
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Schedule leaked for hu mini meeting

A copy of the below "Draft Agenda" for the HU Mini-Meeting in Thailand was leaked to the media:


Horizons Unlimited 2014 Mini-Meeting Schedule (Embargoed until December 1, 2013)


Friday, January 10, 2014:


18:00 – 19:00: “Welcome Horizons Unlimited Travellers,” a sponsored reception by The Rider’s Corner and friends. Free Heineken draft for one hour! This evening is a “Meet and Greet” opportunity for serious local motorbike riders and HU travellers to spend time together exchanging road tales and information. Meals can be ordered off the menu.



19:00: Introduction of all attendees, “Pass the microphone,” chill and swill until?


Saturday, January 11, 2014: OFFICIAL HORIZONS UNLIMITED MINI- MEETING


14:00 – 14:30: Horizons Unlimited group photo at The Rider’s Corner. Professional photographer(s) will be shooting for Horizons Unlimited and magazines.


18:00 – 19:30: BBQ. The Rider’s Corner Restaurant has been acclaimed as “the best BBQ in Chiang Mai” and awarded the Tripadvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence. Reservations for the BBQ are required. Call 0870481787, 0856188914 or email to The Rider’s Corner to make reservations. 200THB per person. This is a discounted price for attendees of the 2014 HU Mini Meeting.


19:30 – 19:45: Welcome and introduction of all attendees, “Pass the microphone” by the evening Master of Ceremonies.


19:45 – 20:30: Multimedia presentation by Anders and Petra Stridfeldt, “Two Bikers One World” on BMW F800GS’s around the globe.



20:30 – 21:15: Multimedia presentation #2 (TBA)


21:15 – 22:00: Multimedia presentation #3 (TBA)


22:00 - ???: Motorcycle Travellers’ Questions and Answers – Travel around SE Asia or ‘round the world

From a forum post: The Rider's Corner has the latest and most up-to-date maps for Laos and Thailand as well as being the official outlet for motorbike Golden Triangle Rider T-shirts. Maps, rental motorbikes, T-shirts and other merchandise can be found at The Rider's Corner website www.riderscorner.net

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If all goes to plan and I manage to get a moto in KL, I should be there, the distances/lengths I go to for a are getting alarming. Ride safe.
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Thailand Mini-Meeting January 10-11, 2014 update

All presenters have been secured for Saturday night multi-media shows, as have sponsors for the 1 hour of free Heineken draft during the "Welcome" Reception Friday evening from 18:00-19:00. Reminder: all events are free but attendees wanting to feast on the "best BBQ in Chiang Mai" (200THB) on Saturday night must make a reservation with the Rider's Corner (0870481787, 0856188914 or email riders.corner.cnx@gmail.com). This is a special discount price for HU Mini-Meeting attendees.

Registrations for the HU Meeting have been flowing in from around the world. One serious motorcycle traveler from Australia advised us he was traveling from Dili on a "Postie Bike," a Honda CT110. A media representative from a global motorcycle publication asked that a chair be reserved for he and his photographer, and was told all seating, both nights, is on a "first come, first serve" basis. Possibly bring your own chair because last year over 100 attended and seating/standing overflowed into the parking area in front of the Rider's Corner both evenings.
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Mini Meeting Update

Caught the below NEWS RELEASE in Thailand media and out on the Net. It seems a wildly diverse group ranging from serious travelers to key people in The Golden Triangle are vectoring in to The Rider's Corner January 10-11. Spotted doing reconnaissance at The Rider's Corner was well-known Bangkok based author Christopher G. Moore. His Vincent Calvino series is now in pre-production phase for a major film.


NEWS RELEASE
Horizons Unlimited Traveller’s Meeting January 10-11, 2014

The 8th Horizons Unlimited Thailand Traveller's Meeting has been announced for January 10 & 11, 2014. Motorbike adventurers, overlanders and bicycle travellers will again convene at the Rider's Corner Inn and Restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand for a Welcome reception January 10 and BBQ/Mini-Meeting January 11.

Currently travellers and adventure travel dreamers from the following countries have indicated attendance: Iceland, Germany, Australia, France, Sweden, America, Switzerland, Great Britain, Brazil, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Denmark, Canada, Spain and Austria.

At the 2013 event there were over 100 adventure seekers in attendance. The meeting is free, but register through Horizons Unlimited “Events” registration form to confirm attendance and receive meeting updates. The BBQ Saturday night before the multi-media presentations and evening activities is 200 THB and requires reservations with the Rider's Corner Rider's Corner Bar & Restaurant - Chiang Mai Bikers Hotel Thailand.

The Official Agenda and full Meeting Schedule for the 8th Annual Horizons Unlimited Traveller's Mini-Meeting are under "Events” at www.horizonsunlimited.com.

For a look at the 7th traveller’s meeting, a report was here
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/284/15...r-Meeting.aspx

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Hi Sun Chaser,

we will be coming on friday and leaving on sat afternoon.

cya soon!
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Hello Singapore Dream Couple:

We look forward to seeing you again. The attendees at 2013 Meeting very much enjoyed your impromptu slide show. Many are returning again in 2014 like yourselves.

The German motorcycle adventure lady you met on the train to Bangkok several years ago as you were starting your 'round the world tour will be back, as will be your host from San Francisco and your Engine Transplant helper from Texas!

As always, the event promises to deliver far more wild adventures than we can describe in words.

See you January 10!
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