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Long way up

Post by James in Brum » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:24 am

Hi gang, just on episode two of long way up, I have watched long way round and have long way down to watch.
Is anyone else watching? They are riding on modified Livewire bikes. With Rivian providing electric support vehicles.
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Re: Long way up

Post by Bender » Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:52 am

Not yet but will ne watching
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Re: Long way up

Post by fastbob » Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:25 am

No chance , can't stand Charlie Boorman and I refuse to entertain the idea of electric motorbikes plus I don't have any subscription TV channels .

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Re: Long way up

Post by winston smith » Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:25 pm

fastbob wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:25 am
No chance , can't stand Charlie Boorman and I refuse to entertain the idea of electric motorbikes plus I don't have any subscription TV channels .
I agree with every single word, Bob.

I did see the first one, and mostly enjoyed it.
The second one lost me when the wife got involved.
Can't be arsed with the third one - even when it gets to youtube

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Re: Long way up

Post by Bungleaio » Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:49 pm

fastbob wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:25 am
No chance , can't stand Charlie Boorman and I refuse to entertain the idea of electric motorbikes plus I don't have any subscription TV channels .
I seem to be the polar opposite of Fast Bob. I like Charlie Boorman, I think electric bikes and cars are the future and I have access to Netflix, prime and Apple TV.

Seen the first two episodes so far and I’m enjoying it. I watched the long way round fairly recently and was surprised how long ago it was and how dated it looked.
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Re: Long way up

Post by XTreme » Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:57 pm

I think Charlie Boorman's OK.......his personality contrasts well with Ewan Mcgregors. Not sure why so many people single him out for criticism.

He ain't the best rider in the world.....and he knows it. But fair play to him he has a crack at anything......even the Dakar. Tell you what, it takes big balls to have a go at that.

For me, the let down on this one is the electric bikes! I'd like to see them do it on real world stuff like KTM's or Beemers.

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Re: Long way up

Post by Bungleaio » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:14 pm

The electric element is the challenge, they've already done a couple of adventures which are far far bigger than most of us will ever do on petrol. Being able to pick up petrol pretty much anywhere or have spare taken on the support vehicles is easy. Yes they have the sprinter full of batteries that they have tried to charge from but couldn't, maybe they sort that later but range anxiety and where the next charge is coming from makes it a harder challenge for them to do and more entertaining for us to watch.
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Re: Long way up

Post by Bender » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:24 pm

We've had a hundred years of ice bikes the future is on the horizon and it's coming like it or not, now I get that some don't like it but I have no issues with it.

Only watched first one thought it was fine, will wait till they are all available as I'm not paying sub for Apple TV but will pay for a month when they are available to binge watch 😁.

Will give Charlie his due that's a fair few necks he's taken before they even start.
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Re: Long way up

Post by JackieOWheels » Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:56 pm

Even though I have Apple TV, I plan to watch this once the whole show is out. I'm in the I've watched the other two so may as well watch this one camp. It has been ages since the last two came out so I hardly remember anything about them but I did find the trailer for this one funny when all the kids didn't seem to know what Star Wars are, :lol:
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Re: Long way up

Post by Blackholesun » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:30 am

They ate available on torrent sites if anyone knows how

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Re: Long way up

Post by dynax » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:49 am

Blackholesun wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:30 am
They ate available on torrent sites if anyone knows how
I use Transmission as my torrent downloader, so easy with magnet links :thumb:
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Re: Long way up

Post by Pie man » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:24 pm

Just started watching it, 2 episodes in, its far better than the shite on terrestrial tv. :thumb:
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Re: Long way up

Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:34 pm

I can't remember the last time I turned the television on. I liked it when the Magic Roundabout was on. I believe the English version made no attempt to follow the original French storyline, they just made something up that fitted the filming, which is rather wonderfully anarchical.
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Re: Long way up

Post by skyrider » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:47 pm

how about the clangers with their soup dragon :)
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