Watch Long Way Round ep.1: Preparation on MCN TV produced by EMI available on PC, Mac, iPad, Android.

In 2004 Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman embarked on an epic Long Way Round challenge, to bike 20,000-miles, cross 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days. This would challenge their view of the world and also test their physical endurance. In Episode 1 we join the guys for the 3 months leading up to the start of their adventure. They plan the route, undergo training on their BMW GS R1200s, and get fully kitted up ready for the off.