Yamaha T700 Tenere owners thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by BDG, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Dirtnadvil

    Dirtnadvil Long timer

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    12600.00 is what me and my friends paid down by San Diego...That included all fees, taxes, license, etc......
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  2. Liquidape

    Liquidape Shiftless When Idle

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    So I e-mailed Donner-tech about these - Turns out they are 363 Euro + 48 Euro shipping to the US. Converting to USD close to $500.
    $pendy.
    But
    SO
    DAMN
    PRETTY.
    Can't order from the US via their web-site but can through e-mail. Should be some available possibly next week.
  3. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    BMW GS Adventure
    Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports
    Immediately come to mind.
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  4. Adanac rider

    Adanac rider O.S.T.R. 62 Supporter

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    I think those 2 are available with the smaller tanks, I have 2 bikes that needed bigger tanks .If you don't want that extra weight d'int fill it up. The bigger tanks can add weather, radiator protection also . I'm not getting the ruin aspect .
  5. ride2little

    ride2little Riding Like the Wind

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    I just don’t look the looks and bulk of unnecessary bloat. My point? Made otherwise good looking bikes ugly.
    But if theres a market, so be it.
  6. montesa_vr

    montesa_vr Legend in his own mind

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    In 1976 Yamaha introduced the XT500 with an exhaust routed somewhat similarly to the way it hangs on the T7. In all subsequent years that was replaced with much tighter and higher plumbing. Given the not-unheard-of problem of riders damaging their swingarms in a right side tipover, I wouldn’t be surprised if they made a change there.

    I would also not be surprised if they offered some completely different color schemes. If there were to be a larger fuel tank, I expect it would be on a separate touring version, possibly with other long distance mods like a wider seat.

    It also would not surprise me if nothing at all changes for another year.
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  7. mattebox

    mattebox Been here awhile

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    Usually at the EICMA show in Milan but this year the big trade shows have been cancelled.

    My guess for changes to the T7 in the next few years:
    1. Larger tank with hinged gas cap
    2. Redesigned exhaust that tucks in tighter and higher
    3. Redesigned instrument dash (probably still monochrome LCD but smaller)
    4. Later generation ABS
    5. 2021 MT-07 engine improvements: new valve seats, ECU updates, revised air inlets, improved gearshift feel
    6. Add slipper clutch
    7. Add fork preload adjusters
    8. Bigger, better brakes
    9. Adjustable windscreen
    10. I would love cruise control but this will probably never happen because the CP2 engine is not set up for ride by wire
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  8. WalterMitty2

    WalterMitty2 Been here awhile

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    11. BNG
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  9. jamboa

    jamboa jamboa

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  10. ktmmitch

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    have had my T7 OEM rear wheel converted to Bartubeless in preparation for some road trips next year, and am fitting a new-style Continental TKC70 Rocks to test. It should last longer, and offer more stability on-road than my normal off-road biased tyres (which are fitted to a narrower 18"x2,50 rear wheel that I keep for trail riding here in the UK).
    It should also perform better than the old TKC70 rear, which was more road biased, this more aggressive pattern will be better for the drier european gravel roads I expect to be on, and being tubeless it should be quicker, and simpler, to repair a puncture, no need to remove the rear wheel.

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  11. tag3

    tag3 Doofus

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    Rear rack. 1105200748b.jpg Tires, rear lasted 2 days.
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    Pinched or punctured the new rear last day in Death Valley. Tore the valve off riding back. Wondered what the wobble in the rear was.
    Front wheel gets the hammer soon. It's a bit dented and bent. I'll check the rear too.
    She likes to try and swap ends at 70ish mph when you hit big rocks.

    Just a heads up.
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  12. NevadaNick

    NevadaNick Adventurer

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    Good old Yamahop hits every model.
  13. atomizer

    atomizer Be here now Supporter

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    Just bought a black T7....
    Subscribed....
  14. darmahman

    darmahman "Illogically Deluded" Supporter

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  15. atomizer

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    Question for the rear tire gurus out there.
    I have a leftover rear E-10 Dakar from my 1190r.
    It is 140/80/18 and has a bit more girth than the recommended 140/70/18 for the T7.
    Should I spoon it on and use it or too big?
    Thanks

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  16. krussell

    krussell Gravel Warrior Supporter

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    looking forward to a picture . . . We know you’ve taken at least twenty already!
  17. darmahman

    darmahman "Illogically Deluded" Supporter

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    Put it on. See if it works. It's winter. What else ya got to do?
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  18. PTuru

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    I assume it will work just fine. At least Mitas MC23 does in same size.
  19. atomizer

    atomizer Be here now Supporter

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    Ha!
    Yup
    Came pretty kitted out. Just gonna add tires, pegs, heated grips and some suspention upgrades.....

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  20. atomizer

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    Thanks