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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #60 on: September 11, 2019, 09:23:53 am »
No, not jealous, the idiot gets a bike free and he chooses a Ducati :eek7:

Hy hou van vloek en sukkel.

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #61 on: October 16, 2019, 11:15:49 am »
Wonder if this trip had anything to do with the following news...

https://www.wheels24.co.za/News/Industry_News/harley-davidson-puts-electric-bike-on-hold-20191016

Anybody with an update on the progress of these two gentlemen?

 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #62 on: October 16, 2019, 03:09:15 pm »
Wonder if this trip had anything to do with the following news...

https://www.wheels24.co.za/News/Industry_News/harley-davidson-puts-electric-bike-on-hold-20191016

Anybody with an update on the progress of these two gentlemen?
you can still use it, you just go to the dealership every time you want to charge it...

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #63 on: September 02, 2020, 10:39:02 am »
So their Long Way Up series was bought by Apple, and will be airing on Apple TV+ starting 18 September. Looks lekker, I'll be following. Jut because they aren't riding my type/make of bike does not mean I won't be enjoying it.  ;)

 
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #64 on: September 02, 2020, 10:52:24 am »
Danie ons moet daai DT van jou mod...  twee makita battery aan elke kan soos BM pods.
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #65 on: September 02, 2020, 11:02:37 am »
So they are going to ride this bike with a range of 235 km across the America's  :imaposer:

 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #66 on: September 02, 2020, 11:07:38 am »
Well suck me sideways, they actually did. Enough internet for today.  :-\
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #67 on: September 02, 2020, 11:13:42 am »
I think it must've been fooking awesome!!

Except for the charge stops
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #68 on: September 02, 2020, 11:15:08 am »
But then you sit and reminisce about the awesomeness of the previous hour
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #69 on: September 02, 2020, 11:26:32 am »
But then you sit and reminisce about the awesomeness of the previous hour

Ja, ek wonder hoe lank vat die bike om 'n vol charge the kry....
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #70 on: September 02, 2020, 11:42:10 am »
Remember they could have swopped batteries out and just continued on. Then charge both packs at night.

Or charge on their support crew generator.

Q: I think they carried a big generator with, but why not carry a big ass battery bank with, and then charge it whenever there is power1500km later?
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #71 on: September 02, 2020, 12:16:37 pm »
Remember they could have swopped batteries out and just continued on. Then charge both packs at night.

Or charge on their support crew generator.

Q: I think they carried a big generator with, but why not carry a big ass battery bank with, and then charge it whenever there is power1500km later?

and that is the thing. unsupported such a journey is not possible.  :deal:
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #72 on: September 02, 2020, 12:40:40 pm »
Remember they could have swopped batteries out and just continued on. Then charge both packs at night.

Or charge on their support crew generator.

Q: I think they carried a big generator with, but why not carry a big ass battery bank with, and then charge it whenever there is power1500km later?

and that is the thing. unsupported such a journey is not possible.  :deal:

I dont mind, if I had the moneys I would also do something like this supported, got nothing to proof and sure they dont either.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #73 on: September 02, 2020, 01:40:13 pm »
Remember they could have swopped batteries out and just continued on. Then charge both packs at night.

Or charge on their support crew generator.

Q: I think they carried a big generator with, but why not carry a big ass battery bank with, and then charge it whenever there is power1500km later?

and that is the thing. unsupported such a journey is not possible.  :deal:

I dont mind, if I had the moneys I would also do something like this supported, got nothing to proof and sure they dont either.


So why try and pretend every trip to be a legendary odessey??
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #74 on: September 02, 2020, 01:42:03 pm »
WHAT TYRE PRESSURE DID THEY RUN ON ?
just wanna have fun , and ride ... and ....... ride
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #75 on: September 02, 2020, 01:56:23 pm »
Why not? For them it might just be
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #76 on: September 02, 2020, 02:01:15 pm »
Remember they could have swopped batteries out and just continued on. Then charge both packs at night.

Or charge on their support crew generator.

Q: I think they carried a big generator with, but why not carry a big ass battery bank with, and then charge it whenever there is power1500km later?

and that is the thing. unsupported such a journey is not possible.  :deal:

I dont mind, if I had the moneys I would also do something like this supported, got nothing to proof and sure they dont either.

So why try and pretend every trip to be a legendary odessey??
Because it is.  :ricky:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #77 on: September 02, 2020, 02:04:14 pm »
WHAT TYRE PRESSURE DID THEY RUN ON ?

I was wondering about oil changes  :patch:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #78 on: September 02, 2020, 02:16:21 pm »
WHAT TYRE PRESSURE DID THEY RUN ON ?
More importantly, did they also scream at each other? Or were their voices quite audible in the absence of screaming eagle pipes? :ricky:
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #79 on: September 02, 2020, 03:28:49 pm »
WHAT TYRE PRESSURE DID THEY RUN ON ?
More importantly, did they also scream at each other? Or were their voices quite audible in the absence of screaming eagle pipes? :ricky:

pipes that WHIIIIINE   :imaposer:
just wanna have fun , and ride ... and ....... ride