Re: [messengers] open forum 2012

Date: 12 Aug 2012 08:27:20 +0200
From: alibaer@xxxxxxxxxx


if he can't make it to the championships, we gotta get the championships
where joaquin is, cause it's fucking great to have him party with you.
get hostalito clean, if i make it to mexico, then i won't stay for just
one weekend. and i'm not the only one!
see you in lausanne buddy!

ali


> 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
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