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Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 161,834
Posted By TenereTravelers
Best of luck with the recovery Mike :(: I hit a...

Best of luck with the recovery Mike :(: I hit a kangaroo in February and my leg is still in a cast following on from 2 operations to fix it.

Hope you heal soon mate.

Cheers, TT
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 838,641
Posted By TenereTravelers
It looks great Sysie (and go the Springboks...

It looks great Sysie (and go the Springboks :freaky)
Cheers, TT
Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Cush drive modification - another option

Folks,

I tried a different take on modifying worn Tenere cush drive rubbers and basically cut pieces of inner tube and pushed the worn cush drives into the inner-tube sleeves. I did over 6000 km...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Hi Shelbyjet, I bought my temperature gauge of...

Hi Shelbyjet, I bought my temperature gauge of Ebay. Search digital temperature gauge and they pop up every now and then. They were cheap enough so that you can buy a few should you need to replace...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
I have SW Motech crash bars, Barkbuster...

I have SW Motech crash bars, Barkbuster handguards and B&B bashplate on mine. I hit a kangaroo whilst doing about 60km/h and dropped the bike in the right side. The damage was scratched and bend SW...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Hi Wilmo, I rode my bike home, put it on the...

Hi Wilmo, I rode my bike home, put it on the mainstand, took off my riding gear and then checked the oil and nothing showed on the dipstick. It took another 600ml to register normal readings! Always...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Flush mount temperature gauge

This is a photo of my dash showing the flush mounted temperature gauge and my driving light switch. The wire coming out of the head light cover is the wiring for the HID Xenon head light that I...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
My 10k service cost around $200 going from...

My 10k service cost around $200 going from memory. It was only oil and spark plug and checking things over. I did have to take it back because the Yamaha dealer did not put enough oil in and I only...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Thanks Matty, it will make my installation a...

Thanks Matty, it will make my installation a breeze! And to answer the question why? Because I want to! :)

Cheers mate, Jan
Forum: Australia 05-03-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Hi Matty, how much of a pain was it to fit...

Hi Matty,

how much of a pain was it to fit the GIpro gear indicator? I have been thinking about it but can't find clear instructions for it.

Cheers, TT
Forum: Australia 05-03-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
XT660Z fuel consumption - 20,000 km report

Folks,

XT660Z Tenere's overall consumption over 20,000 is 23.25 km/l - bloody fantastic in my book :D...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-03-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,535
Posted By TenereTravelers
Very nice collection!

Thanks for posting the link. Your friend has an impressive collection, very nice.

Cheers, Jan
Forum: Australia 04-26-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Two up

Hi, we do regular long trips two up and with full luggage and my wife feels that it is more comfortable than my old Honda CB1300S. This is because the pegs are lower on the Tenere so she does not sit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,164,062
Posted By TenereTravelers
What a nice girl! (and I like your bike too). ...

What a nice girl! (and I like your bike too).

Cheers,

TT
Forum: Australia 02-20-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By TenereTravelers
Many thanks Brocksamoyed, see you in 2013 mate! ...

Many thanks Brocksamoyed, see you in 2013 mate!

Cheers, TT
Forum: Australia 02-19-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By TenereTravelers
Thanks Wilmo, now I need to start dreaming of...

Thanks Wilmo, now I need to start dreaming of next year's run!

Cheers, TT
Forum: Australia 02-19-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By TenereTravelers
Well folks, on Satuday I fitted a Dunlop 606...

Well folks, on Satuday I fitted a Dunlop 606 front and Mitas E-09 Dakar rear tyre in preparation for this year's Tenere Tragics ride. Got all geared up on Sunday morning and about 45 mins into the...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By TenereTravelers
Just another month to go!

Not long before we do this!

I understand there may be less than 10 spots open so be quick if you want to go.

http://www.yamaha-motor.com.au/hotnews/motorcycle/act-now-to-join-the-t-n-r-tragics...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,164,062
Posted By TenereTravelers
Hi, yes they are Givi Trekker cases. I am very...

Hi, yes they are Givi Trekker cases. I am very happy with them. They are sturdy, water resistant (450km in bucketing rain and no leaks anywhere) and they look cool!
Cheers, TT
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-08-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10,109
Views: 3,217,403
Posted By TenereTravelers
Yamaha Tenere XT660Z

My 2011 Yamaha Tenere XT660Z
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-07-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,164,062
Posted By TenereTravelers
My lovely wife just before we turned back from...

My lovely wife just before we turned back from Canberra for a ride through the southern highlands of NSW.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 838,641
Posted By TenereTravelers
After doing nearly 20,000km over the last 9...

After doing nearly 20,000km over the last 9 months on my Tenere, I still think that it has to be one of the best all terrain bikes for touring and exploring the world! I just love the beast :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,164,062
Posted By TenereTravelers
Now my pillion is my riding partner

My lovely wife on her brand new first bike, She always wanted to learn to ride and now she has checked that box by going for her learners license and buying a bike :clap
Forum: Australia 10-27-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Thanks Nickj, great mods. Nobody will ever be...

Thanks Nickj, great mods. Nobody will ever be able to say that you don't travel well prepared when you venture in the wild blue yonder :lol3

Cheers, TT
Forum: Australia 10-26-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Yes Nickj, we need pics mate. I have ordered the...

Yes Nickj, we need pics mate. I have ordered the DNA stuff but have no idea what you are talking about ! :)

Cheers, TT
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,164,062
Posted By TenereTravelers
My wife, Tenere XT660Z and ADV stickers on one of...

My wife, Tenere XT660Z and ADV stickers on one of our recent trips.
Forum: Australia 10-24-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
Tekniks suspension

Folks, I also had my suspension done by Teknik (the same spec as TB's) around 8000kms ago and could not be happier with the result :D. It transforms the Tenere from an OK bike to a great bike with a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-24-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,203
Posted By TenereTravelers
My wife, Tenere 660 and ADV stickers on one of...

My wife, Tenere 660 and ADV stickers on one of our recent trips.
Forum: Australia 10-20-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By TenereTravelers
Looking forward to meeting fellow Tenere Tragics!...

Looking forward to meeting fellow Tenere Tragics! :D

Cheers, TT
Forum: Australia 10-17-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By TenereTravelers
Wicked 2012 TÉNÉRÉ TRAGICS Mountain to Mountain Run

Fellow Tenere owners,

The 2012 Tenere Tragics ride registrations are open. Only 75 will get to go (now 1 less, my registration has just been faxed off to Trailzone mag's offices) :1drink

The...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,823
Posted By TenereTravelers
Fantastic report and great photos - thanks :clap ...

Fantastic report and great photos - thanks :clap

Cheers, TT
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,203
Posted By TenereTravelers
Tenere XT660Z ADV stickers rear

My ADV stickers on the back of my bike :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,203
Posted By TenereTravelers
Tenere XT660Z ADV sticker front

My ADV sticker on the front of my bike :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By TenereTravelers
Good ride report

Hi guys,

this is a good ride report and brings back good memories for me :D I did Johannesburg - Cape Town - Hermanus - Hartenbos - Port Elizabeth - Amanzimtoti - Johannesburg over 10 days when I...
Forum: Australia 09-20-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 979,258
Posted By TenereTravelers
520Shaun, I fitted Heidenau K60 Scouts...

520Shaun,

I fitted Heidenau K60 Scouts front and rear on my Tenere 660 and they are a fantastic 50/50 compromise. I commute on a daily basis into Sydney and do weekend ADV rides off road and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,039
Posted By TenereTravelers
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After a great 90% rough / 10% sealed 414 km ride yesterday on rough Aussie terrain, I can...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 838,641
Posted By TenereTravelers
Time for a clean

This is my bike after 414 km of spirited all terrain riding to scrub in my new Heidenau T60 Scout tires. The tires performed flawlessly and got me home safely even whilst following a good rider on a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,039
Posted By TenereTravelers
Factory recommended tire pressures

Folks,

I contacted the Heidenau factory direct and they gave me the following tire pressures for the K60 Scouts fitted on my Yamaha Tenere XT660Z.

Hopefully this will be of assistance to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,039
Posted By TenereTravelers
Metzeler Tourance

Here is a photo of the Tourance after 9233 km. A great on road tire, not so great on unsealed roads.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 303,039
Posted By TenereTravelers
Tenere XT660Z

Folks, I have just replaced my Metzeler Tourance tires on my Yamaha Tenere XT660Z with an odo reading of 9233 km. The Tourances are still good for probably another 6000 km and were fantastic on...
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