The Yamaha Super Tenere XT1200Z Big Thread

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by mr moto, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. klebs01

    klebs01 Been here awhile

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    The stainless is one reason I am really liking them for my black XTZ. I was thinking that it needs a some contrast to break up all the black.:rofl
  2. Chadx

    Chadx my toot toot

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    That's true. I think they would good on the black. I ordered the blue and think there would be too many contrasting colors on those.
  3. SpeedStar

    SpeedStar XT1200Z and DL650

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    That is one complete farkle list! I am keeping a copy as a cheat sheet. Well done!
  4. MoBill

    MoBill Smiles when says dat

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    :D PM me with your email addy and I'll send it to you. For the truly insane.

    I have it in excel complete with formulas to calculate costs....also will help you figure financing/downpayment etc...a tab also that incorporates how much you've saved for month toward the farkles and how that impacts your downpayment/payment per month.

    Mostly though, it's to help track who you're buying from, how much the quoted price was--helps you shop and also when you go to buy it's sorted by vendor so you don't miss anything at purchase time.

    Oh and Jeremy--please, crashbars in black. You can erase my ?? where it says SW Motech, I'll be going with AltRider
  5. stevepsd

    stevepsd Been here awhile

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    I believe Wasp is working on that as well......
  6. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Jeremy,
    Crash bars that dont dominate the bike or degrade the narrow, sleek look of it from head on. Being able to take panels off with bar removal would be great but dont over do it making them too wide. Yamaha has strived to make the bike narrow in contrast to the wide jugs and all of the GS. If the crash bars are to overdone and too wide they can in my opinion destroy the offroad look of the bike. A fine line. for sure. Only my opinion though.
  7. Dirt_Dad

    Dirt_Dad Been here awhile

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    I've tried, just not well versed enough in zen, origami and twister to make it happen. I hope Alt Rider is going to make it straight forward for us. I won't buy bars that require me to remove or do origami to do simple maintenance.
  8. SpeedStar

    SpeedStar XT1200Z and DL650

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    PM sent. I really appreciate the legwork on your part. Great job.
  9. GrahamD

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    I'll second that. :clap :freaky
  10. martinh

    martinh SSYSO Recruiter

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    Bill Funny thing my list looks like yours. LOL you only got me beat by about $100. Total list if I got everything ended up around $4200. When I saw the the total my charge card ran from my wallet. LOL This bike is going to put me in the poor house by the time I am done.

    @Jeremy, you going to be taking orders at the NY Show? I need to get my farkle pile so when the bike comes in I'll be ready to install it all and go for a long ride. Can't wait to see and feel all your products. They all look top notch.

    Also would a highway peg fit on those crash bars since you are using 1" dia SST?
  11. stevepsd

    stevepsd Been here awhile

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    When I spoke with Jeremy at the Long Beach show I specifically asked that question. You will NOT have to remove the bars to access the right-side panel electrics/battery/etc. Jeremy indicated that the prototype bars on display were even a little wider than necessary to remove the panel, so the production units would be a bit narrower.

    I don't believe that is true for the left side pane, but you only need to access that panel if doing a coolant change.
  12. MoBill

    MoBill Smiles when says dat

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    How much will that suck?
  13. kpresco2

    kpresco2 Adventurer

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    I think you need to remove the left panel to lift the tank and service the air filter.
  14. stevepsd

    stevepsd Been here awhile

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    Just checked the service manual...and you are correct!

    Hopefully Jeremy will chime in regarding if the left side panel can be removed with the bars in place.
  15. pinglow

    pinglow Old but not obselete

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    Really like it. Anyone knows when the altrider skid plate be available? And how much?
  16. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    Man, some of you are really going to town on the farkels. Great lists. But.... you might want to tote up the poundage on everything - it adds up. I see 125+ lbs being added with some of these lists, which puts the bike right at 700-lbs or so. Then actually fill up all that luggage, and you're probably getting into the 800+ lb range. Are you really going to ride something with a weight approaching a Goldwing in the dirt?

    Light is right folks.

    - Mark
  17. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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  18. llamapacker

    llamapacker Mr. Conservative

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    I'm with you Markjenn, lets figure some way to get a bit of weight off, not on!

    But of course, some farkles has to come, such as panniers. I plan on riding some distance 2up, but no single track (if I can help it, kind of hard to turn around sometimes :D).

    I'm just ready for a bike that keeps the front wheel on the ground in 2nd for a change! :rofl
  19. martinh

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    Here is one mean looking Tenere. Some of the Farkle on this one I have not seen anyone post them up for the US yet.

    I like the front fork protector and how about the swing arm protector

    Attached Files:

  20. fredz43

    fredz43 Been here awhile

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    That is Yamaha's Worldcrosser concept version and the farkles aren't available at this time.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=626274