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Old 01-26-2013, 07:16 PM   #1
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Wheel2wheel.....2 x 30 minute episodes of this series.....may be of interest to some


Philanthropist Morgan Parker undertakes an epic 25,000 kilometre solo motorcycle trek from Hong Kong to Brisbane to highlight the work of 10 grassroots charitable organisations, while tackling some of the world's most pressing humanitarian issues. In this episode, Morgan tours some of China's breathtaking and iconic limestone caste peaks and rivers.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:04 PM   #2
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Don't ya just love it when guys get the chance to ride in diferant countries sell there adventures and do nothing but whinge the whole time seems to be every one of these shows you watch nothing but complaining
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:54 PM   #3
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Did he whinge the whole time? Sorry couldnt watch all of it.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:11 PM   #4
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Did he whinge the whole time? Sorry couldnt watch all of it.
When he was not having a whinge he was looking for things he had lost or just left somewhere
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:28 PM   #5
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Would have been good if SBS worked at our place.. kept getting the no signal message on the screen.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:58 PM   #6
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I thought he was a bit of a whinger, and considering he was living in HK I would have thought he'd have his paperwork in order.I don't think he'd get far without his crew to look after him.
Also seems to exaggerate, we'll see how it goes next week when he hits Laos.
No doubt, we're a tough audiance
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:58 PM   #7
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Would have been good if SBS worked at our place.. kept getting the no signal message on the screen.
Don't think u missed anything spectacular. Am watching the show.its more about talking and not much riding. He's riding a 800gs fully loaded, whinging about lack of food and the conditions in general
Expedition he calls it!
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Old 01-27-2013, 12:17 AM   #8
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Did you see him when he got on the red rocket ? way to much power for him thought we were gona see a stack - im not sure if he's a rider - from the sunshine coast isn't he {noosa }
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:49 AM   #9
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The next episode trailer shows him falling of and crying. Apparently he has had the bike for 2 years to get used to it.and he changes the OE tyres which seemed like it had a 1000ks more life in Vietnam.maybe some should have told him to ride it & getting familiar didn't mean stroking himself on the bike every night in the garage! He's going to visit Brisbane maybe the QLD adv community can pay homage to a great expedition rider.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:13 PM   #10
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The next episode trailer shows him falling of and crying. Apparently he has had the bike for 2 years to get used to it.and he changes the OE tyres which seemed like it had a 1000ks more life in Vietnam.maybe some should have told him to ride it & getting familiar didn't mean stroking himself on the bike every night in the garage! He's going to visit Brisbane maybe the QLD adv community can pay homage to a great expedition rider.
Was thinking exactly the same thing from the little bit I saw. He had two years to 'become one with the bike', but was still on OE tyres?
When I saw his daughter on the back wearing a pink plastic pony club 'helmet', I turned it off. I may have muttered 'wanker'!
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Very embarassing - I lasted 10 minutes.

He makes Ewan and Charlie seem like legends.

The whiney Australian.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:41 PM   #12
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The problem is he is not an adventure seeking person in terms of motorcyling.
He is probably a nice guy who is interested in saving the world or something.the bike is just a romantic part of the equation.
His agenda is whatever his company does.he is a good marketing executive. Its only when we think Adventure its a let down.the show falsely connotes great adventure when its not.here is making Wan and BOREMAN look like Burke and Willis.
And its funny how in these shows the characters love whinging! It must be attractive to the masses-sublime advertising maybe.
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:22 AM   #13
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He seems a little fake, and his riding skills are "p" plate level at best!
I lost count of how many times the "out riggers" came out in very simple terain.

Mabe he should have focused on the adventure not the adgenda...... oh and remembering where his wallet and keys are!
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:32 AM   #14
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Apologies

I read the blurb and thought it sounded like it could be ok but.....well......maybe too many 'long whinge round' videos as training....
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:14 AM   #15
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Actually the ad guys did their jobs.if it was advertised as a bear program none of us would Ave considered watching it.we were schemed into watching it.
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