Boorman to cross Canada for new TV show

Another motorcycle-based adventure for Ewan McGregor's mate

CHARLEY Boorman will be riding a motorcycle across Canada this summer, filming a new TV series.

The series will be called Extreme Frontiers Canada starts in Newfoundland and will follow Boorman to British Columbia. He'll be travelling with a support vehicle.

Boorman became famous after pairing up with film-star Ewan McGregor for a motorcycle adventure in 2004 called Long Way Round where the pair rode BMW R1150GS Adventure bikes around the world.

The show will air on Channel 5 early 2012.