Ewan McGregor and Jimmy Fallon

Ewan McGregor admits hitching rides with cars

Ewan McGregor admits he ran out of “juice” a couple of times on his Long Way Up trip on Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles and even hitched rides with cars by hanging on to the B pillar. The admissions came in an interview on the American Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. McGregor and his “Long Way” partner, Charley …

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Ewan McGregor at A Harley

Charley and Ewan conclude electric adventure

Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor (pictured above) have concluded their electric adventure riding Harley-Davidson LiveWire motorcycles from Tiera Del Fuego in September. Their Long Way Up adventure has ended at the Los Angeles Harley dealership.   View this post on Instagram   Look who ended his cross continent trip! Ewan McGregor and his friends decided …

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Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman have been spotted riding their specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles in Ecuador on their Long Way Up adventure. Photographer and tour guide Raphael Erhard (pictured with Ewan and Charley above) says he ran into them while leading a tour for Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental last month. “They were really friendly and curious about what …

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Charley and Ewan adventure on LiveWire

Is Charley and Ewan’s ride a PR disaster?

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are currently (pun) riding specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles in what some suspect could be a PR disaster. Critics claim their choice of bike is ridiculous.  After all, the LiveWire has limited range (about 150km highway and about 235km city) yet they are riding thousands of kilometres from the bottom of …

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Charley and Ewan mount up for electric adventure

Charley and Ewan’s Long Way Up on electric bikes

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are expected to do their third travel documentary, Long Way Up, from South America to Los Angeles on Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles. They are also expected to be supported by two electric Rivian R1T pick-up trucks which are likely to carry DC fast chargers.  South American press have already spotted the trucks and …

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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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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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