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Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« on: September 09, 2019, 07:20:16 am »
Rumours are that the next instalment of the well known franchise will see the two friends riding Harley Davidson LiveWire electric bikes travelling North crossing the Americas





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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2019, 07:23:26 am »
They keep returning like a terrible nightmare. :ricky:

At least this time they're on something slightly better suited to adventure riding.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2019, 07:24:52 am »
They keep returning like a terrible nightmare. :ricky:


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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2019, 07:31:47 am »
They keep returning like a terrible nightmare. :ricky:

At least this time they're on something slightly better suited to adventure riding.

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It will be interesting to see the pitfalls and advantages shown of electric.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2019, 07:41:49 am »
They keep returning like a terrible nightmare. :ricky:


Haal diep asem, drink jou pille en sę: “alles gaan ok wees!”

Ek dink jy moet die boodskap vir Charles en Ewan stuur. Weet hulle dat battery-goed herlaai moet word? :peepwall:
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2019, 07:45:28 am »
Hope they're going to stick to tar.....


 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2019, 07:47:02 am »
electric harleys vs BMW.
a difficult choice.
is there a 'i'd rather walk' option?
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2019, 07:47:28 am »
They keep returning like a terrible nightmare. :ricky:


Haal diep asem, drink jou pille en sę: “alles gaan ok wees!”

Ek dink jy moet die boodskap vir Charles en Ewan stuur. Weet hulle dat battery-goed herlaai moet word? :peepwall:



"Also arriving in Buenos Aires alongside the Harleys were two cutting-edge electric pickup trucks manufactured in Illinois by Rivian, a company devoted to building “Electric Adventure Vehicles.” These trucks are said to deliver up to 400 miles on a full charge, while the Harley LiveWire is claimed to provide 146 miles of stop-and-go travel per charge or roughly 95 miles of combined city/highway.

It would be tough enough to travel coast-to-coast on backroads in the U.S. without a struggle to charge up this collection of e-vehicles, so we’re assuming the additional vehicles that landed, two 4×4 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans and a single Ford F350 (V8 6.2), will carry some mobile DC fast chargers as well as crew members, spare parts and the spare bike. "
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2019, 07:48:04 am »
At least this time they're on something slightly better suited to adventure riding.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2019, 07:52:37 am »
They keep returning like a terrible nightmare

Huh?
They'll be on electric whizzers so no LOUD pipes!
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2019, 08:57:42 am »
Its gonna be epic!!!

Hope hardley ableson did their homework!!

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2019, 09:05:18 am »
Isn't the definition of adventure to take an unsuitable bike for the task? They will have an adventure for sure and it will be massively entertaining if they keep the whining to a minimum.

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2019, 09:30:02 am »
Isn't the definition of adventure to take an unsuitable bike for the task? They will have an adventure for sure and it will be massively entertaining if they keep the whining to a minimum.

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #14 on: September 09, 2019, 09:36:30 am »
electric harleys vs BMW.
a difficult choice.
is there a 'i'd rather walk' option?

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2019, 10:26:34 am »
What a bloody farce! What are they going to prove?

They should try the long way up Africa, without any back up vehicles or spare batteries, relying only on existing recharge facilities.  :-\

Now that would prove just how much "more suited" the bikes are to adventure riding.  :3some: :lol8:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #16 on: September 09, 2019, 10:34:54 am »
What a bloody farce! What are they going to prove?

They should try the long way up Africa, without any back up vehicles or spare batteries, relying only on existing recharge facilities.  :-\

Now that would prove just how much "more suited" the bikes are to adventure riding.  :3some: :lol8:

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2019, 10:40:25 am »
Just hope they use the right oil.
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2019, 10:42:19 am »
Probably going to need more than the previous stack of support vehicle on this one
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2019, 10:43:13 am »
GS310 about to have it's crown usurped  :'(