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I certainly don't claim to have done what they have done, in fact I made the point abundantly clear earlier that I'm happy with what I do, but that's got nothing to do with it sir. My points are nothing to do with their journeys, more the manner in which they did them.The opinion I give is my opinion when I compare them to other similar shows I have seen. In that respect they are very 2nd Division. In my opinion.

You clearly like Ewan and Thingy, good for you....but perhaps it's time to be less sensitive!

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I have seen both Mondo Enduro or Terra Circa and agree that they are more realistic and appear more "hardcore" but all I'll say is C+E have inspired a lot of folk to get riding
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I certainly don't claim to have done what they have done, in fact I made the point abundantly clear earlier that I'm happy with what I do, but that's got nothing to do with it sir. My points are nothing to do with their journeys, more the manner in which they did them.The opinion I give is my opinion when I compare them to other similar shows I have seen. In that respect they are very 2nd Division. In my opinion.

You clearly like Ewan and Thingy, good for you....but perhaps it's time to be less sensitive!

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Ah, I actually agree (or at least empathise) with a lot of your criticisms of the show/s - although I would take issue regarding LWR, the first series was a well put together and balanced piece of entertainment I thought?

It was more a general comment aimed at the quite high proportion of people on the HUBB that seem to join in the E&C bashing? - I'd have thought most people involved with the HUBB and traveling would be less judgemental, that's all?

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ENOUGH!! ENOUGH!! DAMN, THIS IS GIVING ME A HEADACHE!!

I don't doubt that they entertained people. But if they were Bill and Bob from Manchester they'd have been slated by everyone for doing it wrapped in cotton wool. That's my point. I suspect lots of people watched it because Ewan was in it (not so sure about the other guy though).


Honestly.....please trust me, it definitely isn't anything to get too excited about!

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1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.......and breath!!!
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I think this is going a little round in circles now, somewhat less than productive and certainly further away from the initial post than C&E ever rode on a motorbike, free or otherwise.

Chris: You seem caught in a cross-fire and that can't be very pleasant.
I will say that the tone of your initial post on this did not send me the same message and it did come aross as C&E bashing.
If that was just miscommunication, as your later posts suggest then I feel people should take you at you word. Particularly, as you pointed out, this is a question of personal opinion.

Contrary to your first post, your later posts on the subject seem more reasonable: I agree that they did bitch about their trip in LWD.

I would moot that LWR was far more natural and candid, and any complaints about the trip would have been down to inexperience of how long these things take, hence their own fault if LWD was a stress... my take on the programme.

So I suggest that we let this topic take a well needed nap...
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you can please some of the people some of the time,but you can't please all of the people .....or something like that.

you may love it...you may hate it...But if it make's Jo Public more aware of us lot on two wheel's ,,,, then that can't be a bad thing can it ?

and if you had to watch eastenders and corrie...or the LWR..LWD ,then I know which one I would watch


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Money Raised for CHAS

On the LWD, both Ewan and Charley raised money for CHAS, I recently had a weekend with Ewan's Father in Applecross raising more money for this great cause. There were over 100 bikes in Applecross on the Sunday, these bikers did not need to do this, just as I and his Father and Colin who organised the run. If people with fame can help others, then lets praise them, I think E&C are great, they have done a lot of positive things for the biking world and raised money. Three cheers for them.

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To the point!

Good post Chris My views exactly mate!
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Warthog, thank you for reading my opinion the way it was intended.
Dingo, it's nice to see I'm not the only crazy person here!!

Yes Warthog, I agree, this post has somehow gone a bit mad. I simply gave an opinion and there were those who not only disagreed with me but appeared to be almost personally insulted at the same time. Strange, I know....... but then it takes all kinds of crazies to make a world, doesn't it?? lol

Opinions are wonderful, someone might like mine and someone else mightn't. And vice versa!

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PS.....I still haven't changed my mind though!! lol
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Anyone that is interested in following Charley and Claudio's progress should check out the links on here.

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I'm quite sure it's interesting and useful.

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Chris you're 50% right.
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50% right will do for me. I'll let others make up their own minds about the interesting and useful options and which one is accurate. Perhaps to some people I am also 0% right and to others I'll be 100% right!!

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By Any Means 2

Charley and about 1500 other motorbike went by our place on the Northern Beaches,Sydney, NSW Australia about 3 weeks ago to start his new film By Any Mean 2...to bad I didn't have a bike at the time...cheers.
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