Check out photos from Dr. Gregory Frazier’s visit to the 2012 California Horizon’s Unlimited Traveler’s Meeting in the Dr. Frazier: Global ADV Motorcyclists Gather photo gallery.
- The pictured main parking area was filled with adventure touring motorcycles.
- Two of my favorite “traveler” motorcycles present were these Indian motorcycles, the real ones, not 21st Century re-pops. A proper 1940 Chief and the 1937-1950 solid runner.
- Initially I thought, “What’s that?” Under the cover was the owner’s bicycle.
- An obvious avid fisherman, this traveler had his collapsible fishing pole and reel tucked safely away near the lower inside side of the left pannier. Fish for dinner?
- “I love Lucy,” I thought when looking at the $300.00 Minsk this owner had bought and ridden in Vietnam and Cambodia, then paid $800.00 to ship it to the United States.
- Craig Vetter (right) easily mixed with the travelers and found time to share some tales and laughs.
- Jeff (Smitty) Smith, a California resident with a sly bit of Irish wit, led a dual sport ride for those wanting a two wheel seminar while in motion.
- Walt Fulton, the camera rider with helmet camera on the high speed banking at Daytona in the film "On Any Sunday."
- Ted Simon and I traded books, gossiped, and as always when we meet, laughed together at ourselves and each other.
- Outdoor seminars were well attended throughout the meeting, this one being on how to fix a flat tire.
- A “Women’s Only” group discussion was described as “a must for the ladies.”
- Evening presentations were made at an outdoor amphitheatre with seating for 200, each night filled.
- A well stickered pannier spotted in the parking area found one of my stickers contributing to the pannier art, the red and white one.
- At first glance I thought this pannier was sporting a fake sticker, one like the often seen bullet holes. This was no sticker artwork, better described as “Oops artwork.”
- The Swiss license plate indicated this traveler was still on the move.
- The Craig Vetter “Wind Cutter,” (my moniker after having purchased several “Wind Jammer” fairings) was an eye catcher where ever it appeared.
- Not an everyday sidecar outfit with the many modifications, this one caught my attention, as it did of the fellows walking behind.