Millennium Motorcycle Ride

Simon Milward passed away following an accident on the afternoon of the 4th of March 2005 near the city of Kayes, Mali, West Africa.

We keep these web pages online as a record of his journey - to inspire, to inform, to recognise what he achieved.

The fund-raising initiative Simon started during the trip is being continued by his family and friends as

This Home Page is as it was at the last update before he left us...

(what the ride is about)


Picture Series
Just in: Uganda to Nigeria

Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Zanzibar .....

South America:
Medellin, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina...
...Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, ...including the Fin del Mundo Cross, Ushuaia

Russia, USA:
Road of Bones, Indy Speedway, USA, Mexico


Thank you African supporters


Articles in the African Press


EN ESPA�OL from South America.

The Equator - again.

Donate to share the adventure!
Donate 20 Euro/US$ for humanitarian aid.

Where does your money go? - Here-HfA
and Here-MSF


At a school in Central America

Book Me to talk
Now in the west of Africa....
(1 page Press Release

Event Schedule

Flores Project
Primary Healthcare Delivery by Motorcycle
- 1-page Project Summary
- Activity/Financial Reports - Ongoing
- Work Audit 2002/03 (press release)

Médecins Sans Frontières
(Doctors Without Borders)

Hippos in the Nile at Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda.

I am turning my lifetime dream into reality with the Millennium Motorcycle Ride, a 78 country circumnavigation of the world by motorcycle. I expect it to be a great insight into the world's diverse cultures revealing beauty and danger, distress and joy, richness and poverty. [More...] [More En Espanol...]

The event is a major opportunity to redress some of these imbalances by raising funds for humanitarian medical aid organisations Médecins Sans Frontières and the Flores Project.


Individual Sponsors:

Simon invites everyone to be a part of this 100,000km epic.

In return for a 20 Euro minimum donation, individuals will receive a metal millennium badge and email updates.

Donators can choose to support MSF and/or The Flores Project.


Metzeler Germany tires/tubes for my complete trip

Monetary donation plus parts and whole engine.
Ron Woods, Rotax US distributor has been real helpful with time and parts.

ABATE of Oregon USA

Alaska Anchorage ABATE USA

American Motorcyclist Association USA

A big thank you to Kodak companies in Latin America


Corporate Sponsors:

You could be here - logo on bike, mention in dispatches, gratitude of those whose lives you save, that kind of thing, ...

Special thanks to these recent major sponsors:

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Maurice Murray at S&S; Cycle, Viola, Wisconsin with a donation of $1,500

ABATE of Indiana USA $6,000. Outstanding.
Yamaha Motorcycle SE Asia - 12 cheap bikes, free helmets & jackets for Health for All riders.

Theo B Bean Foundation


Deutsch Financial Services (serving motorcycle dealers) in California - $1000

Harley-Davidson Harley Davidson USA/Europe $2,500, logistics (dealers listed separately)

Custom Chrome

Motorcycle Industry Council USA

You could be here - logo on bike, mention in dispatches, gratitude of those whose lives you save, that kind of thing, ...

Sponsors are all listed here, and also on this bike page and this aid summary page.


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