Re: [messengers] open forum 2012

Date: 10 Aug 2012 23:13:10 +0200
From: Jérôme Thiriet <jeromethiriet@xxxxxx>


congrats joaquin.
i really
hope
you can at least make it
to your own championships ;)

Sent from my iPhone

On 10.08.2012, at 18:39, Joaquin Sanchez <joschz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> wow! thanks Bega for that.
> And thank you fellow messengers for supporting our bid. We are already working hard and 100% commited to make Mexico's the best ever CMWC. 
> See you guys in Lausanne (and Paris!) next summer. 
> 
> http://mexicocmwc.com
> 
> joaquin
> http://bicimensajeros.org
> 
> On Aug 10, 2012, at 10:41, Shawn bega Blumenfeld <shawnbega@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> at the bequest of the council, auggie moderated the 1st open forum.
>> 
>> 
>> an announcement of the bmef raffle was made.
>> 
>> 
>> a presentation was made by lausanne for cmwc 2013. a motion was made
>> to accept their final bid by consensus. a consensus was taken, and
>> lausanne was approved for 2013.
>> 
>> 
>> proposals for cmwc 2014 were made by mexico city, new york city, and melbourne.
>> 
>> mexico city bid:
>> joaquin, head bidder, was absent from cmwc due to issues crossing the
>> border. the bid was presented by safa and lane from australia, along
>> with nadir and bega. highlights included that the mexico city was
>> indeed a messenger bid, with joaquin of bicimensajeros as the leader
>> of a growing messenger community. joaquin has been to several cmc's
>> and had bid a couple of times for the continentals, and was ready to
>> host the worlds. a forested park area on the edge of town was noted as
>> a place where a closed course could be easily attained. downtown was
>> also a possibility. the expansion of our community to latin america
>> was emphasized. the necessity of the bicycle in latin america was also
>> emphasized. the cheapness of mexico (once you get there) was noted.
>> 100 cases of tequila were promised.
>> 
>> new york city:
>> a large contingent of new york city messengers stood forth. leaders