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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #100 on: September 03, 2020, 01:55:55 pm »
Since Danie has claimed what constitutes adventure riding, maybe those of us who donít comply to his definition must find another word for our unworthy rides.

Maybe instead of adventure riders we just go on exploits.

We are Exploit Riders...

Perhaps Kilroy, you can have a chat with the owner of this here forum and get him to change the name to Tamepussies?  You know, to sort of fit in with our sense of adventure and all.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #101 on: September 03, 2020, 01:59:25 pm »
I am so grateful none of us met Danie on the way just to be told none of us were having any adventure.

Hey, be careful now, Danie could have been on his way to his Tannie in Messina on a FS50 !  :P

Two buddies and I once rode fron Vanderbijlpark to Vanderbijlpark via Bloemhof, Kimberley, Bloemfontein, Bethlehem and Kroonstad.  About 2000km in total in 6 days.  I suppose it cannot be an adventure as we rode Yamaha RD50s and they were road bikes and had luxuries like a rev counter and helmet lock.  Darn! 
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #102 on: September 03, 2020, 08:38:03 pm »
The more you say the more you give away about what nincompoops you are. :thumleft:

No wonder the GS tankers are so popular. Bunch of soft-arsed wooses.

Don't try and flatter yourself with names like "Exploit riders" and "Tamepussies" :xxbah:

Next we'll be hearing about "Rendezvous work", the incredible iconic, super-tough oddesey of a year of daily commuting from Durbanville to Cape Town.

Mind you, that would put Charles and Ewie to shame.....
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #103 on: September 03, 2020, 09:54:32 pm »
Called a nincompoop by 2SD.  Now that gentlemen, is an adventure!   :lol8:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #104 on: September 03, 2020, 09:59:00 pm »
Called a nincompoop by 2SD.  Now that gentlemen, is an adventure!   :lol8:

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #105 on: September 03, 2020, 11:26:38 pm »
Called a nincompoop by 2SD.  Now that gentlemen, is an adventure!   :lol8:

Ja, you have no idea what a compliment that just was, lucky you indeed.

Dame Hellen Mirren said of Netflix: ďI love Netflix, but fuck NetflixĒ

The CEO of Netfix was then on TV saying what an honour it was to be acclaimed by Dame Hellen.

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #106 on: September 04, 2020, 06:56:57 am »
Danie, you are soft cock. Real men ride without a helmet and dont use self starters. They kick their bikes  :laughing4:
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #107 on: September 04, 2020, 07:37:57 am »
This has a ring to it:

An exploiter is a user, someone who takes advantage of other people or things for their own gain. Being an exploiter is selfish and unethical. To exploit someone is to use them in a way that's wrong, like an employer who pays low wages but demands long hours. An exploiter is a person who treats others this way.



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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #108 on: September 04, 2020, 08:03:18 am »
This has a ring to it:

An exploiter is a user, someone who takes advantage of other people or things for their own gain. Being an exploiter is selfish and unethical. To exploit someone is to use them in a way that's wrong, like an employer who pays low wages but demands long hours. An exploiter is a person who treats others this way.



Arent 99% of us married?

Exploiters you say... ::)

Colonialist pigs  :snorting:  :imaposer:
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #109 on: September 04, 2020, 04:39:53 pm »
Danie, you are soft cock. Real men ride without a helmet and dont use self starters. They kick their bikes  :laughing4:

I only know of BMW riders that kick their bikes. Despite the fact that they have no kick-starters........ :biggrin:

Must say, the heading made me think that the duo rode into an electric fence. I could already see Charles cry. And Ewan fry.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #110 on: September 07, 2020, 01:45:31 pm »
For anyone interested, an interview with Charley Boorman about Long Way Up


https://youtu.be/Nnxl036Tcwg
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #111 on: September 17, 2020, 05:15:50 pm »
Waiting in anticipation for tomorrow night. Whats some of the interviews and trailers, see he had a very bad accident in SA Oct 2018, cant find anything on the internet, only his accident in Portugal with the Triumph launch, what happened?

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #112 on: September 17, 2020, 05:43:01 pm »
Waiting in anticipation for tomorrow night. Whats some of the interviews and trailers, see he had a very bad accident in SA Oct 2018, cant find anything on the internet, only his accident in Portugal with the Triumph launch, what happened?


I only see a tweet where he shows a scar on his wrist from Africa in 2018. Very little info available on that one.

Also looking forward to watch the first episodes this weekend.
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #113 on: September 19, 2020, 05:31:35 am »
First 3 episodes were shown today and it's like stepping back 12 years. Huge effort by the H-D team to get those bikes built in their spare time ... it's going to be another good series.

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #114 on: September 26, 2020, 02:58:25 am »
4th part has more of a motorcycle ride to it, cool theme music at the end credits too. Itís on a loop as Airport by James Edward Barker is only 41seconds in length.
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #115 on: September 26, 2020, 05:59:26 am »
First 3 episodes were shown today and it's like stepping back 12 years. Huge effort by the H-D team to get those bikes built in their spare time ... it's going to be another good series.

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Iíve only watched the first and enjoyed it. They really went out on a limb to do this on prototype bikes supported by prototype trucks!
 

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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #116 on: September 26, 2020, 06:20:57 am »
Watched episode 4 last night
Iím not it enjoying it as mach as the previous trips. Too much focus and the charging issues and Iím not getting into the biking like with previous trips. Stunning images and camera work though.

Sad to see how mangled up Charleyís legs are is after his crash here in SA 5 years ago.wonder
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #117 on: September 26, 2020, 08:36:41 am »
Dof here: where/how does one watch it?
Can only find preliminary stuff on YouTube....
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #118 on: September 26, 2020, 10:05:48 am »
Dof here: where/how does one watch it?
Can only find preliminary stuff on YouTube....
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Re: Long Way Up - Charley and Ewan goes electric
« Reply #119 on: September 26, 2020, 11:10:37 am »
First 3 episodes were shown today and it's like stepping back 12 years. Huge effort by the H-D team to get those bikes built in their spare time ... it's going to be another good series.

 :thumleft:
Iíve only watched the first and enjoyed it. They really went out on a limb to do this on prototype bikes supported by prototype trucks!

And a few years from now, fans would argue that this trip was done without the make-up trucks. :pot:
 
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