Charley Boorman

Charley Boorman breaks leg in crash

We have just heard that well-known and loved motorcycle traveller Charley Boorman has broken his leg in a collision with a car while attending the media launch of the new Triumph Explorer in Portugal. By all reports, the Triumph ambassador has had surgery in hospital and is doing OK. Details are a bit vague at the moment and there is no word on …

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Charley Boorman heads to South America with Compass Expeditions

Charley Boorman heads for South America

Motorcycle adventurer Charley Boorman is finally going to South America after long expressing his desires to explore the continent. Charley has teamed up with Compass Expeditions to develop international bike adventures in South America, as well as Australia and Africa. Motorbike Writer travelled with Charley on his first Australian tour in 2013 and he has …

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Charley Boorman

Charley Boorman endorses Triumph

Charley Boorman is returning to Australia and Africa in 2016 riding a Triumph Explorer. Charley is better known for his round-the-globe rides on big BMWs and for his tantrum when KTM failed to support them. The renowned adventure motorcyclist, TV presenter and documentary maker has joined Triumph Motorcycles as one of their global ambassadors. Charley loves …

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Ewan McGregor and Moto Guzzi Stelvio

Ewan McGregor swaps BMW for Moto Guzzi

Long Way adventurer Ewan McGregor is trading his BMW R 1200 GS Adventure for a Moto Guzzi Stelvio and heading from California to the southern tip of Chile on his next motorcycle adventure. MotorbikeWriter predicted the swap and the Central American part of the tour after the above video was released on May 28. Now …

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Top Gear hosts auction motorcycles

UPDATED: Top Gear co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond have auctioned off some of their bike collections as the popular motoring show is now left without any hosts with Jeremy Clarkson sacked and the contracts expiring for his co-hosts. Motorcycle fans May and Hammond added some celebrity fun at the annual Bonhams Spring Stafford Sales …

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Charley Boorman adventure bike

Charley Boorman ‘best’ for Top Gear

You have voted and the declared that Charley Boorman is the best suited to take over from Jeremy Clarkson at Top Gear. And maybe we could have a whole new line-up including Guy Martin and Vladimir Putin, according to our poll. Clarkson’s co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond haven’t yet committed to a show without the axed host, so …

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Meet Charley Boorman at museum

Charley Boorman meets fans and a host of motorcycle race legends at Birdwood museum. South Australian fans of world traveller Charley Boorman can meet him at the Birdwood National Motor Museum on Tuesday March 17. Charley is in Australia escorting his third Compass Expeditions Outback Tour which takes in a visit to the museum which …

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Long Way Down photos

Long Way Down photos for sale

A large collection of photos from Ewan McGregor’s and Charley Boorman’s Long Way Down motorcycle journey will be part of an eclectic mix of motorcycle items up for auction in Las Vegas in January. The 32-piece framed collection captures scenes of the duo’s 2007 14,000km Long Way Down odyssey from Scotland to South Africa is …

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James Tobin Long Ride

James Tobin leads Long Ride for cancer

UPDATED OCTOBER 10: It didn’t take much to convince TV presenter and bike fan James Tobin to take part on the Long Ride to Uluru to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. “Like everyone, I’ve had people close to me affected by cancer – some who have survived and some who haven’t,” …

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