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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #140 on: September 29, 2020, 02:23:15 pm »
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #141 on: September 29, 2020, 02:48:37 pm »
My wife watched it with me until she read Ewan left his wife for a young bokkie.....now all bikers are adulterous.... thanks internet

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #142 on: September 29, 2020, 03:18:43 pm »
Try this link, I'm following it here :

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Purely because of the amount of adds on the site, we use an add blocker and it is therefore not a problem



I must say that I'm thoroughly enjoying the series so far, beautiful part of the world and the ďgoing electricalĒ is certainly adding its own set of challenges and solutions to their endeavor.
Harley Davidson and Rivian have really been coming to the party on this one. This might just be what Harley Davidson needs at this point in time and Rivian also seems to be a very impressive company

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #143 on: September 30, 2020, 09:43:25 am »
.... the ďgoing electricalĒ is certainly adding its own set of challenges and solutions to their endeavor.
Harley Davidson and Rivian have really been coming to the party on this one. This might just be what Harley Davidson needs at this point in time and Rivian also seems to be a very impressive company

I completely agree!
One day we (OK, our kids lol) may look back on this and comment something like "Hey, they didn't have any charging infrastructure yet, how weird!"
Same like a GrandPa explaining to his grandkids now like "... and we could not find where we were on our map", and then the kids quiz him with "What is a map Gran?"
Times are changing, and the (costly so btw!) pioneering now is at least brave, plus nice to watch!  :thumleft:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #144 on: September 30, 2020, 11:46:24 am »
Also enjoying the show. It's rides like this that will show up the challenges and difficulties so that solutions can be developed.

However I am still battling with the no engine noise. That whine just does not sound right

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #145 on: September 30, 2020, 04:39:11 pm »
Also enjoying the show. It's rides like this that will show up the challenges and difficulties so that solutions can be developed.

However I am still battling with the no engine noise. That whine just does not sound right

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #146 on: September 30, 2020, 08:51:34 pm »
Also enjoying the show. It's rides like this that will show up the challenges and difficulties so that solutions can be developed.

However I am still battling with the no engine noise. That whine just does not sound right

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They have the technology. They can even make an empty 50,000 seat stadium sound full of cheering fans, so a bike exhaust should be easy.  :biggrin:

But that would be like a Mitchell's Plain Tazz sounding like a Ferrari, there is a limit to fake. Quietness is the one advantage of E-vehicles.
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #147 on: October 01, 2020, 05:55:28 am »
But that would be like a Mitchell's Plain Tazz sounding like a Ferrari, there is a limit to fake. Quietness is the one advantage of E-vehicles.
I have to agree.  Iíve often ridden through areas where I wished the engine was silent because it scared the wildlife away.

On the other hand, there was talk in the UK to introduce legislation that electric and hybrid cars should have some noisemaking device especially around town after too many pedestrians were hit in parking lots. Apparently they are too quiet at low speeds so people donít here the car...
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #148 on: October 02, 2020, 08:16:58 pm »
Watching episode 5 now, altitude sickness is really a bummer, weird that it affects only certain people adversely
 

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« Reply #149 on: October 22, 2020, 11:06:35 pm »
Started watching today on Apple TV+, must say I am enjoying it.

I like the electric idea.  :thumleft:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #150 on: October 23, 2020, 08:39:01 am »
But that would be like a Mitchell's Plain Tazz sounding like a Ferrari, there is a limit to fake. Quietness is the one advantage of E-vehicles.
I have to agree.  Iíve often ridden through areas where I wished the engine was silent because it scared the wildlife away.

On the other hand, there was talk in the UK to introduce legislation that electric and hybrid cars should have some noisemaking device especially around town after too many pedestrians were hit in parking lots. Apparently they are too quiet at low speeds so people donít here the car...

Even a problem with new gen diesel/petrol engine.... was watching my wife stroll towards me in the road of a hospital parking lot just this week with a spanking new Land Cruiser patiently following her waiting for her to move over.... she eventually jumped out the way when I could get her in earshot as no manner of gesticulation could get her to look over her shoulder to notice the V8 Cruiser tailing her.... ;D
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #151 on: October 23, 2020, 02:09:58 pm »
But that would be like a Mitchell's Plain Tazz sounding like a Ferrari, there is a limit to fake. Quietness is the one advantage of E-vehicles.
I have to agree.  Iíve often ridden through areas where I wished the engine was silent because it scared the wildlife away.

On the other hand, there was talk in the UK to introduce legislation that electric and hybrid cars should have some noisemaking device especially around town after too many pedestrians were hit in parking lots. Apparently they are too quiet at low speeds so people donít here the car...

Even a problem with new gen diesel/petrol engine.... was watching my wife stroll towards me in the road of a hospital parking lot just this week with a spanking new Land Cruiser patiently following her waiting for her to move over.... she eventually jumped out the way when I could get her in earshot as no manner of gesticulation could get her to look over her shoulder to notice the V8 Cruiser tailing her.... ;D
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #152 on: October 23, 2020, 04:43:18 pm »
Watching and enjoying it as well - the charging introduces some new challenges, approaches and innovations. Think the last episode they had a new solution for charging the bikes out of the bakkies in 2 hours.

One thing i like about the bakkies is that they can be quickly tow charged - clever idea :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #153 on: October 31, 2020, 10:23:19 pm »
Been enjoying each episode, but the most recent episode was REALLY good!  Loved that crazy boat trip on the open ocean with bunk beds right next to the boat's diesel exhaust.
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #154 on: November 01, 2020, 06:51:24 am »
Watched up to episode 3 and also enjoying it.
I agree the speeds it seems they are going very slow and also wondered if it would have made a difference in the Hotel where they tripped the power if they tried only charging one bike at a time.
Seems like such a no brainer?
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #155 on: November 03, 2020, 02:59:40 pm »
But that would be like a Mitchell's Plain Tazz sounding like a Ferrari, there is a limit to fake. Quietness is the one advantage of E-vehicles.
I have to agree.  Iíve often ridden through areas where I wished the engine was silent because it scared the wildlife away.

On the other hand, there was talk in the UK to introduce legislation that electric and hybrid cars should have some noisemaking device especially around town after too many pedestrians were hit in parking lots. Apparently they are too quiet at low speeds so people donít here the car...

Even a problem with new gen diesel/petrol engine.... was watching my wife stroll towards me in the road of a hospital parking lot just this week with a spanking new Land Cruiser patiently following her waiting for her to move over.... she eventually jumped out the way when I could get her in earshot as no manner of gesticulation could get her to look over her shoulder to notice the V8 Cruiser tailing her.... ;D

sounds like some boertjie was checking your wifes rear....



eps 1 to 8 is available as Torrents, its really nice viewing.

Question, why cant they take extra batteries with? 10 extra batteries would still weigh less than that generator on a truck. I dont see why batteries cant be hot-swoppable,

Very impressive reliability from all the vehicles though, them being prototypes and the amount of mods that went into those livewires. Pity some update spoiled it.
There is an interview where it was explained that some Pan America suspension bits was fitted, but I would have expected more, the suspensions dont look that good. Looks like a fairly harsh ride.


Quite a few times I was thinking I would have had a blast with a normal litre class adventure bike in the area though, not driving slow to conserve battery
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #156 on: November 03, 2020, 05:50:33 pm »
Quite a few times I was thinking I would have had a blast with a normal .... adventure bike in the area though, not driving slow to conserve battery

You're not alone.
Whilst I appreciate the effort put in for this commercial (and yes, be a bit jealous it's not me doing it) I don't see anyone doing this same but alone, or even in a group, in the next 20 years or so..... so so much for the future, I'll fill my tank rather.
Mind you, I also prefer some sound rather than whining, maybe that's just me - but carry on lads, I'll watch your endeavors eagerly!  :thumleft:
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« Reply #157 on: November 17, 2020, 03:43:46 pm »
I am sad to say I watched the final episode last night on Apple TV.

I thoroughly enjoyed the series, and must admit I'm a big fan of the Long Way franchise  ;)
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #158 on: November 17, 2020, 03:49:00 pm »
My wife watched it with me until she read Ewan left his wife for a young bokkie.....now all bikers are adulterous.... thanks internet

Glad he left her.

She was the worst thing in a long list of kak things in 'Down'.

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #159 on: November 17, 2020, 07:30:47 pm »
My wife watched it with me until she read Ewan left his wife for a young bokkie.....now all bikers are adulterous.... thanks internet

Glad he left her.

She was the worst thing in a long list of kak things in 'Down'.

Can't blame her, firstly "down" would bring the worst out in most people, and to have to compete against Ewan too. :eek7: