Simon Milward Tragically Killed in Africa - March 8th 2005
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It is with great regret that we must tell you that Simon Milward, the former General Secretary of the Federation of European Motorcyclists Associations (FEMA) has died in a road accident in Africa while on a round the world charity fund-raising motorcycle ride.
Simon, who set out on what he called The Millennium Ride at the beginning of 2000 was raising funds for charities providing medical assistance via motorcycles in poor countries.
He had reached the West African state of Mali in West Africa on his way back to Europe when the accident occurred.
Details from the authorities are minimal at present but we shall post more on MAG's website as information becomes available.
Initiatives have been made to repatriate his body and we shall post bulletins on the website to advise of further arrangements.
Anyone wishing to recognise the selfless work Simon so enthusiastically committed himself to, may like to visit his website for details regarding donations to his charities www.millennium-ride.com