Friday, February 4, 2011

MHPVA annual meeting - March 12, 2011

Michigan Human Powered Vehicle Association
Annual meeting – Ann Arbor, MI - Saturday, March 12, 2011

The 2011 MHPVA annual meeting will be Saturday, March 12, in the Ann Arbor REI store community room, 970 W. Eisenhower Parkway, just off the Ann Arbor-Saline Road exit off I-94. See map and directions on next page.

For those who want to eat prior to the meeting, there is a Potbelly sandwich shop directly across from REI store and an Old Country Buffet restaurant in the same shopping center. The meeting room opens at noon for socializing. At 12:30 p.m., Bob
Krzewinski of the Wolver-Bents will give a talk about “How to buy your first recumbent.”

At 1 p.m., members will have a chance to talk to the group about their vehicles or latest projects. Those bringing vehicles for display are encouraged to write on a sheet of paper sheet basic information about the vehicle, such as name and manufacturer or builder; owner’s name; year built; used for racing, commuting or recreational riding; fastest speeds, construction materials, weight, etc.

The MHPVA business meeting will follow. A key part will be deciding on events and other details for the 27th Michigan HPV Rally, to be held June 11-12, 2011 at the Waterford Hills sports car racing track in Clarkston. Details will be posted on
www.mhpva.org and htpp://mhpva.blogspot.com.

Tentative meeting schedule:

• Meeting room opens at 12 noon
• 12:30 p.m. - “How to buy your first recumbent,” Bob Krzewinski
• 1 p.m. - “Show and tell” of human powered vehicles brought by owners.
Followed by:
• Call to order and review of agenda
• Secretary’s report - approval of 2010 annual meeting minutes.
• Treasurer’s Report – Members who would like a copy of the treasurer's report and/or membership list should contact Bill Frey at the meeting or at wfrey402@comcast.net.
• Report on 2010 speed championships at Battle Mountain, Nev. – Mike Mowett.
• Discussion of Michigan HPV Rally at Waterford - June 11-12, 2011.
1. President Mike Mowett will report on decisions made at fall Human Powered Race - America meeting.
2. Selection of events to be held at Waterford.
3. Discussion of publicity, prizes and fees.
• Report on MHPVA website
• Election of officers and directors.
• Other 2011 recumbent/HPV events
• Adjournment

Directions: From eastbound or westbound I-94, take Exit 175 (Ann-Arbor Saline Rd.)
and head northeast along Ann Arbor-Saline Road toward Ann Arbor. Cross Eisenhower
Parkway, go past the gas station and notice the shopping center on your right. Turn right into
the shopping center entrance, which is behind the stores. Then drive to the front of the
shopping center, which faces I-94, and you will soon arrive at the REI store.

2 comments:

Chainsaw Jim Johnson said...

A couple of us Freaks from the FreakBike Nation are planning to attend.Looking forward to seeing how things work and visiting with some of the friends we made in Waterford!
"Chainsaw" Jim Johnson

Chainsaw said...

Just wanted to thank everyone for allowing "Gigs" Dora and me ("Chainsaw" Jim Johnson) to join in on your meeting. We had a great time and really enjoyed the bikes as well as the discussions that took place. Gigs and I left with a warm feeling of acceptence. We always love to make new friends and you guys did not disapoint! The FreakBike Militia-Great Lakes will definitely see many of you again this summer in Waterford. Any of you are always welcome to join in on any of our rides, shows or picnics! We would especially love to have some (or all!) of you show up for our spring ride, bike show and picnic at Belle Isle on April 30th! We then campout at the Ann Arbor/Saline fairgrounds for the swapmeet/bike show on May 1st.
More info about us can be found on the FreakBike Nation messageboard. For any of our events here in Michigan ....
http://www.forum.freakbikenation.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=6
Or you're more than welcome to email me at
chainsaw@freakbikenation.com

Thanks for a great way to spend our Saturday!
"Chainsaw" Jim Johnson