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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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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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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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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Charley Boorman on the Goodwood hillblimb

Charley Boorman hillclimbs BMW R 1150 GSA

Charley Boorman reunited with his R 1150 GS Adventure from the Long Way Round TV series at last weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. He celebrated 10 years since the iconic round-the-world trip by taking part in the 1866m hillclimb. The book and TV series launched Charley on to the world stage as the unlikely hero …

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Why We Ride motorcycle documentary

There hasn’t been a quality Hollywood-style motorcycle documentary since On Any Sunday in 1971. Now comes the award-winning high-quality Why We Ride which has a host of Hollywood production staff involved. Instead of the dry and twee comedy of legendary director Bruce Brown, it features more pathos and drama. The beautifully shot feature-length motorcycle documentary …

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