Let’s look at the Long Way Up motorcycle gear in a bit more detail. Ewan and Charley’s have used a variety of motorcycle gear for Long Way Up and Long Way Down. Now they need to get geared up got Long Way Up. So far they have used enduro rallye suites, jeans and leather jacket and true to their roots, traditional English motorcycle apparel.
The following is the motorcycle gear that was used for these trips.
Long Way Up Motorcycle Gear
To be announced
They unofficially announced “Long Way Up”
What would you recommend them to wear for the Long Way Up? Let us know in the comments below.
The Long Way Down Motorcycle Gear
Belstaff customized jackets
Belstaff customized trousers
The Long Way Round Motorcycle Gear
On the Long Way Round enduro gear was used for the first leg of the trip, then more casual gear for the American and Canadian leg.
Part one: From London to Vladivostok
Helmets: Arai Tour X – Arai has discontinued the Arai Tour X, here is the current updated model
Jackets: BMW Rallye 2
BMW has discontinued the BMW Rallye 2, here is the current updated model
Pants: BMW Rallye 2
As with the jacket, BMW has discontinued the BMW Rallye 2, here is the current updated model
Boots Sidi Flexforce SRS
Sidi has discontinued the Flexforce SRS boots, here is the some other popular models that are truly tested on adventures
For the second leg of the trip more casual riding gear was used. Both wore jeans and leather jackets.
Need to know more details? For more information on what gear they wore, the gear they took including the spare parts and electronics it is published in Appendix 2 of the book Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World. I can not publish it here as it is copyrighted materials. A great read, highly recommended.
Let us know what adventure riding gear is the best in the comments below.