York Motorcycle Festival adds adventure

York Motorcycle Festival adds adventure

The ninth annual York Motorcycle Festival in Western Australia is adding some adventure and celebrity to its events this year on Sunday 14 April 2019. Festival Director Peter Woods says the number of new attractions planned for the free event would help attract more than 6000 people. “This year we are presenting a big focus …

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Ewan and McQueen bikes sell at auction

Ewan McGregor sold his “beloved” Panhead chopper and two Steve McQueen bikes have also sold at the annual Bonhams motorcycle auction in Las Vegas. The Star Wars actor’s chopper, styled by ‘Indian Larry’ Desmedt, sold for just $US 25,300 ($A33,587). The bike is powered by a Panhead-style Pandemonium 88ci motor and was built in 2010 …

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Ewan McGregor selling Panhead at auction

Ewan McGregor selling Panhead at auction

Star Wars actor and noted motorcycle world traveller Ewan McGregor is selling his 2012 “Indian Larry” Panhead Chopper at a Bonhams auction in Las Vegas on January 26. Ewan famously rode around the world on a BMW R 1150 GS Adventure in Long ay Round and a BMW R 1200 GS Adventure in Long Way …

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Tour Mongolia with Extreme Bike Tours 10%

Discounts on Mongolian motorcycle tour

If you’ve ever wanted to tour the world’s emptiest country, Mongolia, like Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor in Long Way Round, now is your chance. Extreme Bike Tours is offering US$585 savings if you book for their May or September 2016 tours by September 30, 2015. READ ABOUT THE EXTREME CUBA TOUR The sparse country is …

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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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Long Way to Mexico for Ewan McGregor?

Could the next Long Way adventure for Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman be the Baja Peninsula in Mexico on Moto Guzzi Stelvio adventure bikes? Surprisingly, the possibility arises in a short promo video Ewan has recorded for the launch of the Moto Guzzi California Eldorado stripped-down cruiser. Toward the end of the video, Ewan talks about future …

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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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Why We Ride

Why do you ride? BMW offers prize for answer

  It’s the most asked question of motorcycle riders. Why do you ride? It’s also the subject of American feature, Why We Ride, film now screening at selected venues around Australia and your answer to the question could now win you the opportunity to win $1500 worth of BMW Motorrad Riderwear with the runner-up getting …

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