Show us your Ténéré 700 offroad

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by motolover, Nov 12, 2019.

  1. pandamanprod

    pandamanprod Been here awhile

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    @Camel ADV

    Nort gonna Lie - Watching the SSS / TFX Superbuild on your T7 makes this pandemic a little less miserable. Bravo Amigo!
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  2. Camel ADV

    Camel ADV Long timer Supporter

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    Hackathon, hmmm... nor sure how to take that!
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  3. pandamanprod

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    Revised for clarity - Trust me - It's a compliment! For a dude (me), who up until recently was timid navigating valve adjustments - watching someone explain the nature of suspension travel / relative to ground clearance / relative to seat height - and how all those things can come together is super interesting and very informative! I just know that whenever someone is griding down the upper shock mount to fab on a custom one.. - knows their stuff.

    Any chance you're doing a production run of the custom triples/lugs for general fitment of 48mm Forks (or even just KYB?) For the T7 or other bikes? I know a few folks who just piece together all the various bits you need to do front end swaps (RMZ Conversion on a DRZ or CRF Conversion to XR650R etc) but not many who do for adventure bikes.
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  4. Camel ADV

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    I'm going to see how everything works with mine, then may do a small production run. We'll see.
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  5. ScorpionT16

    ScorpionT16 Been here awhile

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    @Camel ADV From your video with the busted handle bar, it appears you had the stock hand guards on? They seemed to have done well, and no broken levers. I'm debating getting bark busters, and not sure how the stock ones are, maybe the barkbusters would have done further damage and dented the tank/plastics more?
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  6. Camel ADV

    Camel ADV Long timer Supporter

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    The stock guards are just wind deflectors, nothing more. They wouldn't do anything if you clipped them with a tree. Aluminum framed handguards are the only way to go IMO.
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  7. v4n4tX

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    Had great fun testing my new michelin tires.
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  9. strongleftleg

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  10. v4n4tX

    v4n4tX Adventurer

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    Michelin Anakee Wild

    I tested in the wood, on a dry MX circuit, and on-road and as far as I can say after 6 hours of riding i am impressed with the versatility.
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  11. Yammybound88

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    Love this picture - seeing the tracks in the background and the dust. Cheers -Bob
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  12. v4n4tX

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    Had so much fun today milking the T7. But i think i have to update the suspension. Today they were quite on their limit.
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  13. Camel ADV

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    Another solid day on the T7. I'm loving this bike!

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  14. Camel ADV

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    A fun hill climb on the T7:
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  15. jyew777

    jyew777 2 Wheels Only

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    These two french guys are taking the T700 from Nordkapp to Capetown (Kap2Cap)
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  16. Stabilo_Boss

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    I have been following their videos attentively. In episode 7 they take quite a tricky single track path in Nigeria. I worry that they are carrying too much gear. Not sure if they have adjusted the spring rate for the load either.

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  17. MrNemobody

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    No they don't, but they are pretty good skilled riders. Lolo (the storyteller) is an ex-journalist, used to ride a lot both on and offroad, and his friend Amaury, well, just look his score at the last year Eco Race...
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  18. Stabilo_Boss

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    What does the 'no they don't' refer to in your answer?

    Do you have a link to the time posted by Amaury?
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