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Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 51,125
Posted By dallastx
There´s one big mistake in the article mentioned...

There´s one big mistake in the article mentioned in the link: they say it's a 5-valve engine in the current XT660Z, that ain't so, it's a 4-valve, like in the XT660R and X, and in the MT-03(Minarelli...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,645
Posted By dallastx
I really do hope that, if Yamaha launches anew...

I really do hope that, if Yamaha launches anew allroad adventure bike, YamahaUSA gives y´all the oppurtunity to ride one and not get prejudiced like with the XT660Z Tenere. That got demonized,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 107,115
Posted By dallastx
Love your RR, keep it comin´! If you ever are in...

Love your RR, keep it comin´! If you ever are in Holland, me and my girlfriend do have a place to crash for the night in the south near Breda and the Belgian border.
Greetz, Hans.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Nice video, seems y´all do have a lot of fun!

Nice video, seems y´all do have a lot of fun!
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,822
Posted By dallastx
Hell yeah, I'm totally relaxed! But I don't like...

Hell yeah, I'm totally relaxed! But I don't like smart-ass remarks based on nothing but ignorance, so maybe you should look in the mirror and THINK!! But hey, let's enjoy this beautiful site and even...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,822
Posted By dallastx
Based on facts or just plain ignorant prejudice?...

Based on facts or just plain ignorant prejudice? MKB France does manufacture the XT-R and X and MT-03 for years now and the quality is okay, better then when it was made in Italy!
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,822
Posted By dallastx
Like I said earlier in other XT660Z Tenere...

Like I said earlier in other XT660Z Tenere threads, you got to ride one, to judge one. I have mine since june ´08, with 97.000+ km's on it, no problems whatsoever, lotsa fun to ride! It's really an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,822
Posted By dallastx
No, not correct: at first it was manufactured in...

No, not correct: at first it was manufactured in Italy, then production moved to Spain and nowadays it is made in France, as are the XT-X and R and MT-03.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,710
Posted By dallastx
As a loyal Tenere rider, I can say: it would be...

As a loyal Tenere rider, I can say: it would be great to welcome a XT700Z Tenere twin powered engine. I rode the MT-07 and I loved this engine, smooth and lots of power from down under, it'll do just...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,015
Posted By dallastx
Yes, indeed my thoughts, I've just done a...

Yes, indeed my thoughts, I've just done a testride on the MT-07 and I loved the engine, smooth, lotsa power downunder and light handling! I'd love to see that engine in an allroad bike, like a XT700Z...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By dallastx
Standard Tenere: suspension front 210mm, back...

Standard Tenere: suspension front 210mm, back 200mm, seatheight 895mm.
ABS Tenere: suspension front 160mm, back 150mm, seatheight 860mm.
There you go.
Greetz, Hans.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Looks heavy.....but sturdy!

Looks heavy.....but sturdy!
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
And all the Yanks who´re complaining the Tenere...

And all the Yanks who´re complaining the Tenere is too heavy and such, I wonder when I see these pics and videos, wtf are they talking about? Don't Judge it if you haven't ridden one, maybe on paper...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,925
Posted By dallastx
Here's a piccie of my '08 Tenere with around...

Here's a piccie of my '08 Tenere with around 98.000km's on the clock!http://dallastx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-XT660Z-Tenere-08/i-VtnDxWX/0/XL/P8160001-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,925
Posted By dallastx
Once again I say: the XT660Z Tenere was and is an...

Once again I say: the XT660Z Tenere was and is an allroad adventure travel bike and not an offroad bike. Not that you can't, you can with proper adjustments like tyres. There are lots of examples of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Or the 700cc two cilinder for that matter.....

Or the 700cc two cilinder for that matter.....
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,447
Posted By dallastx
More please!!!

More please!!!
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21,099
Views: 6,071,395
Posted By dallastx
Headers wrong way mounted, I think? Otherwise...

Headers wrong way mounted, I think? Otherwise very nice bike!
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 53,407
Posted By dallastx
Tiffany, have you heard about the two "tourists",...

Tiffany, have you heard about the two "tourists", who came to Madagascar to steal organs from little kids and were killed by an angry mob, they burned them alive..... One of them was a Frenchman, so...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By dallastx
And the Yanks say the 660Tenere is too heavy for...

And the Yanks say the 660Tenere is too heavy for offroad riding.......ha!!
What you do can also be done with the 660.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 256,141
Posted By dallastx
Maybe I missed something, but how´s the belt on...

Maybe I missed something, but how´s the belt on your bike holding on in the dirt, or did you convert it from belt to chain?
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 240,506
Posted By dallastx
Still awesome pics and mucho respect for Ana,...

Still awesome pics and mucho respect for Ana, riding her maiden trip on her own bike!
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,621
Posted By dallastx
There you go!!

There you go!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,621
Posted By dallastx
That´s really the most important issue: the...

That´s really the most important issue: the Tenere is, out of the box, an allround allroad travel bike, which also performs very well offroad with the right tyres, despite its weight. Not compared to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,621
Posted By dallastx
Stick to your Tenere........or not, it´s all your...

Stick to your Tenere........or not, it´s all your choice. I´m a longtime XT and Tenere rider and still love these bikes. Simple, reliable, good fuel economy(very good EFI), strong and well build(good...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,005
Posted By dallastx
Okay, that´s fine! I had several Harleys, but I...

Okay, that´s fine! I had several Harleys, but I liked the FXDX with a comfort Sundowner seat the best for long distances, even better then the FLHT(stolen...) I had. Jeez, I´d wish I still had that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,005
Posted By dallastx
How does that ride, a full-dresser with an...

How does that ride, a full-dresser with an apehanger bar? Looks silly, but hey if it's comfortable to ride.........
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 240,506
Posted By dallastx
As usual, top of the bill! Awesome RR and...

As usual, top of the bill! Awesome RR and beautiful pictures. Thanx again!
Greetz, Hans.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By dallastx
Great bike, but no thumper......imho.!

Great bike, but no thumper......imho.!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Glad you like it, it´s a beautiful bike and very...

Glad you like it, it´s a beautiful bike and very reliable and mucho fun to ride!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Imho, the white one is still the most beautiful...

Imho, the white one is still the most beautiful Tenere, although I'm a little bit biased 'cause I also ride a white one('08, 92.000km's+!)........
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,547
Posted By dallastx
I´m no expert, but I think yer headers are fitted...

I´m no expert, but I think yer headers are fitted the wrong way? Otherwise, have fun on the road(and off too...)!!
Grtz., Hans.
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 39,477
Posted By dallastx
Great story, great photos and awesome bike....I...

Great story, great photos and awesome bike....I really love Triumph Scramblers, maybe my next bike......
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
For the record, this is my '08 White Tenere,...

For the record, this is my '08 White Tenere, 92.000km's, with all the latest farkles, such as the Touratech/Kahedo saddle, Touratech large Luggage carrier&tailbag.
Grtz.,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
I´m 1.92m and can flat-feet even with the stiffer...

I´m 1.92m and can flat-feet even with the stiffer progressive springs from Hyperpro and somewhat harder&wider saddle from Touratech/Kahedo(Original seat height); the standard Tenere is 895mm in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
No, everything mentioned, although I had no...

No, everything mentioned, although I had no problems whatsoever with the electrical stuff, I even run the OEM battery at 92.000km´s(no oil consumption so far, engine still untouched, chain&sprockets...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 45,170
Posted By dallastx
My trusty XT660Z Tenere ´08, now at 90.000km´s+ :...

My trusty XT660Z Tenere ´08, now at 90.000km´s+ :
http://dallastx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-XT660Z-Tenere-08/i-ZcNmjT4/0/X2/P6140002_01-X2.jpg
Stuff:
-Hepco&Becker alu panniers and Lock-it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Man&machine ready for the new ridin' season, let...

Man&machine ready for the new ridin' season, let the spring begin!

http://dallastx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-XT660Z-Tenere-08/i-H7qHRgV/0/XL/P3110003-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 820,180
Posted By dallastx
Here´s a piccie of my new comfort saddle(standard...

Here´s a piccie of my new comfort saddle(standard height) from Touratech/Kahedo for my '08 Tenere: after testing it, I can say it's way more comfortable then the OEM saddle, no more sore...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 45,463
Posted By dallastx
That´s my ´08 Tenere: ...

That´s my ´08 Tenere:
http://dallastx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-XT660Z-Tenere-08/i-fHSkN9s/0/XL/PC250005-XL.jpg
Greetings from Leopoldsburg, Belgium! Home of the Belgian Armoured Forces(I...
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