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Yamaha T7 TENERE Thread

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

  1. Kommando

    Kommando Long timer

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    Skip the jetski/moto and go right for the submarine/moto?
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  2. appliance57

    appliance57 Long timer Supporter

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    Lot of places below sea level like all of Holland.
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  3. Timemachine

    Timemachine Been here awhile Supporter

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    And Lake Eyre in central Australia is 15m (39ft) below sea level.
  4. MaNDan

    MaNDan 'Old Japanese cycles & '26Chevy truck

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    I believe 15m = 49 ft.
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  5. miotacztruskawek

    miotacztruskawek Adventurer

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  6. Timemachine

    Timemachine Been here awhile Supporter

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    Thank you. Yes, typo.
  7. supasonic

    supasonic Been here awhile

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    This happens, when idiots buy bikes unseen/untestet for the kind of riding they would like to do, not the riding they actually do...
  8. powder85

    powder85 Been here awhile

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    Are those Pirelli Rally non STR? do you have pics from the front tire?
  9. kaertner

    kaertner Long timer

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    Yep agree, always make an extensive test ride of any bike before parting with any cash.
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  10. amboss87

    amboss87 Been here awhile

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    Part of the problem is that many dealers are not equipped with dedicated demo bikes by Yamaha which is a big shit.

    I asked one if i could go for a testride with a bike in his showroom and he said in an unfriendly manner: "i want to sell it as new, no chance for you. Others order it blind, too"
    He will never see me again.

    Some days later i got a call from another dealer, that he has a bike and i can test it for an afternoon.
    Few days later i ordered it via his shop.
  11. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Or they just don't like the bike!
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  12. supasonic

    supasonic Been here awhile

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    That´s what a testride is for. Why would you want to buy a bike unseen? I mean, c´mon. It´s a 10.000 € bike!
    There is one guy on mobile.de, who is selling his 200 km T7. He claims, that the price (9400€) is not negotiable. Yeah, ok, nice one. I´m going to buy a bike from you, when i can purchase one for 9599€ brand new, with full warranty and so on.
    It is not that hard to wait one month longer, or two. But then you can testride it and save tons of money, if it doesn´t fit you.
  13. rideforzen

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    I remember test riding a new klr650 that I purchased. I was thinking it would have more power after it had some miles on it. I didn't take in down the highway to check the vibes , and no woods or logging roads within 30 miles or so. I later found out that it had more vibration than my hands could stand on and hwy, the power never improved and it had spongy front forks and was top-heavy off-road. Sold it at around 4k miles, just wasn't for me.

    I test rode the 1190 adventure I purchased new but didn't ride it in the heat, didn't take it off road either. I was too caught up on the reviews and specs. It did feel great on the road with awsome power. But after around 6k miles it just didn't turn out to be the dream bike I was after.

    I test road a VX300 new and was actually laughing at myself for buying it. I wasn't real impressed. But after spending time on it I began to realize I was having a blast on it. Probably because it exceeded my expectations of what it could do. It's more fun on the power line roads than the 1190 was and does the hwy better than the KLR did. Around 8k miles with plenty of back roads and has never been down. I'm glad I gave it a chance.

    I will test ride the T700 before purchasing. But it's not the same to me as living with one for a few thousand miles. Imo
  14. slipknot

    slipknot Hello Girls

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    what is a vx300?
  15. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Versys 300.
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    hookeniggy Good at getting lost

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  17. Kommando

    Kommando Long timer

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    Isn't the Versys 650 a KLE650, and the 1000 a KLE1000?
  18. victay

    victay Enthusiastic Noob

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    Rideforzen was I believe referring to the Versys X300 ( model kle300)
    Easier to refer to it as a vx3 or bush ninja in some circles since it’s a ninja engine in an adventure outfit.
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  19. hookeniggy

    hookeniggy Good at getting lost

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    Yeah, I rode T7 there
  20. MillennialFalcon

    MillennialFalcon Improvement starts with self

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    So how about them forks, eh!?

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