Yamaha T7 TENERE Thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by VTbeemer, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. Gravis1982

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    or you just ADJUST THE STOCK SUSPENSION which these guys repeatedly said they did not do. If you think you are going to be doing THAT, you had darn well better adjust it first. That is not something to do with the rider, that is a 450lbs bike going off a jump. You max out those clickers if that is what you are intending to ride. The difference between 150lbs and 200lbs rider in that scenario is not what you worry about here.
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  2. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    No kidding, he didn't touch the adjusters at all before writing off the suspension as too soft. Lorry's intentions are in the right place, but he's got a lot to learn about doing meaningful reviews. His guards look good though. :D
  3. Timemachine

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    They should repeat that test on a gravel road.
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  5. Timemachine

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    That won't prove anything useful like how well they get the power down on loose ground or if the KTM traction control actually makes things better or worse. Although it might test the quality of the electrics and with the lower fuel tanks, the KTM might float a little better.
  6. 97707

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    Doesn't that coolant pump and lines look vulnerable hanging out there. Just asking to get dropped on a rock.

    Looks plasticky. Even if its metal, I'd want it protected.
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    I'm waiting for all the manufacturers to release their final designs for the crashbars. As far as I know, only Hepco&Becker have done lower engine crash bars, the rest protect the fairings like the original Yamaha.

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    Outback motortek is busy developing some. Still in prototype phase by looks of it tho.
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  9. Quercus petraea

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    Yes, I read Lorry from OM that they’re planning to protect the hoses with a large skid plate
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    The sw-motech bashplate won't protect the suspension linkage..
  11. twinrider

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    The HBs look strong and, as a bonus, highway-peg friendly. Heck, they might even make good footrests without highway pegs.
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  12. Quercus petraea

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    But Outback Motortek’s will, Lorry said
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    When will the outback mototrek be ready?
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    I can’t say, i’m just following them in facebook and instagram. Crash bars and pannier racks are almost ready, and skid plate is next.
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    Dyno Run. Very similar to the MT-07.
    Less top end.
    A bit more torque in the 2,000-3,000 RPM range. The sweet spot is in the 3,800-6,200 RPM range.

    Can anyone give a Re-Cap?



    For comparison (Cycle World FZ-07 Dyno) . . . wider torque sweet spot
    IMO, no real reason to rev beyond 8K

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    A few things to keep in mind with this result. We don't know the conditions that this result was achieved or if the result is corrected (it is the middle of summer after all), and we don't have other results from the same dyno to gauge if it reads high or low. I am also dissappointed that they didn't graph the full rev range of the engine, taking it to redline, because the extent that it holds power in the top end has a lot of bearing on performance. Some reviewers commented how it held power into the upper rev range.
    We probably won't get a true comparable result till Cycle World get their hands on one, so try not to read too much into it just yet, especially when comparing to 790R dyno results tested in late winter / early spring. For me personally, I won't be too interested until someone uncorks it. Ben Plummer I am talking about you.

    Edit - I think this means the ambient temperature was 27 degrees c.
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    Our line up 30 year XTZ 750 Super Tenere - T7 photo shoot. dta2.jpg
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    hookeniggy Good at getting lost

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    This was a pretty cool moment, not because its my bike, well a little bit, but if you love Tenere's….and their brand spanking new proud owners, T7's are also pretty hard to get now, some guys find suspension on the T7 hard, didn't expect that.

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