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Tiffany Coates & Sam Manicom Support Launch Event Auction

Round-the-world adventure travellers Tiffany Coates and Sam Manicom have kindly donated to the Foundation's fundraising auction, which is taking place as part of next month's launch event. Read more

Ted Simon Interviewed By Carla King

On Tuesday evening, motorcycle traveller and accomplished author Carla King interviewed Ted Simon on the SideStand Up radio show. Ted talked about the origins of the Foundation, his vision of how the Foundation will help Jupiter's Travellers transform their experiences into something of value for the world to enjoy, and the launch event taking place on 6th October. Read more

Simon Roberts Donates Original Artwork

Travelling artist Simon Roberts, author and illustrator of Tea with Bin Laden’s brother has delved into his plan chest and is donating a signed piece of original artwork from his book for the fundraising auction at the Foundation's launch event on 6th October. Read more

Rare 1st Edition of Jupiter's Travels

We're very pleased to report that after a great deal of searching we've managed to track down a rare 1st edition of Jupiter's Travels, which we'll be offering as another featured lot in the fundraising auction taking place during the Foundation's launch event on 6th October. Read more

Auction Bonus from Overland Expo

Overland Expo, one of the Foundation's media and event partners, have just confirmed that whoever places the winning bid for Austin Vince's Terra Circa overalls at the launch event auction will also receive the full Overland Experience at Overland Expo 2012. Read more

Chris Scott Donates to Launch Auction

Chris Scott, author of the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, is kindly donating the Aerostich Darien jacket he wore during his Desert Riders expedition as one of the unique lots in the Foundation's fundraising auction. The auction is part of the Foundation's launch event on 6th October at Coventry Transport Museum. Read more

First Auction Lots Revealed

As part of the launch event on 6th October at Coventry Transport Museum, a special fundraising auction will take place to support the work of the Foundation. Austin Vince will be acting as auctioneer and we're very pleased to announce that the first confirmed auction lots are one of Ted Simon's helmets from his original Jupiter's Travels journey in the '70s and Austin's trademark white overalls from Terra Circa. Read more

Meet Ted Simon in October

Coinciding with the official launch of the Foundation, Ted Simon will be giving a number of book signings and talks at venues in the UK and the USA during October including Bristol, London, Coventry, Dorchester and Swansea in the UK and Cambria in California. Read more

More Launch Sponsors Announced

We would like to thank James Cargo Services and Kriega for showing their support of the Foundation through sponsorship of the launch event on 6th October at Coventry Transport Museum. Read more

Ride the Redwood Highway

Join Ted Simon on Sunday, August 28th, for a celebratory motorcycle ride down the iconic Redwood Highway in northern California. Read more