Yamaha Tenere 700 owners: Show Us Your Bikes!

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by AdventureRider, Mar 9, 2020.

  1. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    Ahh... had a Motoz on my 990R that I sold. Can’t remember if it was that specific model, believe it was.

    Hey- question on the rubber you added to the rear of the 700. Do you believe that rubber negates the need for racks to effectively run soft luggage???
  2. husky123

    husky123 Long timer

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    I’m currently testing that abrasion resistive rubber for ADVMoto. Currently, I’m running my Wolfman Enduro bags but will also be adding some Mosko Moto soft options as well. We shall see...
  3. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    I’m looking at the adventure spec panniers and racks. Wasn’t sure if the rubber might be sufficient with the tail rack.
  4. wncrider

    wncrider nOOb in post count only

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    Finally got enough riding in to do the break in service and be able to really ride this thing!

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  5. Liquidape

    Liquidape Shiftless When Idle

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    Today on the way up to Mt Riga on part of the NEBDR route. While I was pulled over another T7 the same color came flying up the hill. They seem to be everywhere! :)
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  6. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly Supporter

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    I was in my driveway tinkering on my T7 when a red and white (same colors as mine) T7 rode by. The guy was oblivious to me. I was waving like a simpleton; when he didn't acknowledge me I felt like a schmuck.
  7. TimmyTheHog

    TimmyTheHog Been here awhile

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    he must be enjoying his T7 too much to notice :p
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  8. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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  9. wb22rules

    wb22rules Been here awhile

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    From a couple weeks ago right after I got the Tusk tank bag and rear bag, some new farkles installed since then, I will get an updated pic in a bit. 20201018_150405.jpg
  10. tonyubsdell

    tonyubsdell Ténéré Supporter

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    Kids were looked after by my lovely nicole: Out for a spin (too) late saturday avi on my own.
    France is going through a severe lockdown, hardly anyone out.
    Best chance to sneek across the green border undisturbed by the authorities from my home village in germany just couple km‘s away.
    We had some rain lately, the autumn sun is getting weak, the ground stays (too) slippery for some run down dunlops, but riding was still very pleasant.
    Love my T7...

    Stay you guys safe and healthy, cheers from the german outback,
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  11. norton73

    norton73 drinkin' in the garage Supporter

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    Are those the Tusk mounts and Olympus bags?

    How are you liking them? On b/o at RM ATV, but I won't need any for a while anyway.

    Debating those or the Bumot bags.

    Or if anyone else has any input on softbags with racks for the Tenere?
  12. duggerc

    duggerc Psalms 9:1

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    I went with Touratech stainless steel racks with Mosko Scout 25L bags. Both of those brands are on the high end as far as price goes but they are top of the line in my opinion.
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  13. wb22rules

    wb22rules Been here awhile

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    Have only used the tank bag so far. Like it a lot.
    Outback Motortek bars and racks.
    Haven't decided what to use for side bags or panniers yet.
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  14. colddog

    colddog Adventurer

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    Has anyone tried out the Tusk highland bags with the Adventure Spec rear rack?
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  15. norton73

    norton73 drinkin' in the garage Supporter

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    I've got the large tank bag, I'm pretty sure I will like it as I have a Wolfman on my KLX250/351 that is the same size. I was switching it between the bikes for the first couple rides.

    I saw the Tusk bag on the hood of the truck and thought that was a saddlebag.
  16. Glade

    Glade Adventurer

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    This pic is just one week after delivery. I have since moved the bars up and back one inch by installing Rox speed FX Pro-Offset Elite Block Risers (what a major difference that made in comfort for this 5'9" guy), installed Touratech lower engine guards, installed Hippo Hands (getting cold here), and raised the front fender. I will be installing the following items very soon: Pirelli Scorpion Rally rear tire 140/80/18, Motoz Tractionator Rallz front, Barkbusters storm, Pro Taper pillowtop grips, Doubletake mirrors, R&G radiator guard, Yamaha Rally skid plate (black), Pivot Pegz, SW-Motech centerstand, S-W Motech headlight guard, a UNI foam air filter and pre-filter, and stiffer shock and fork springs. I have 300 miles on the bike and have had it off road twice. It is by far one of the most fun bikes I have ever ridden (this is my 30th motorcycle). To me, it just feels like a big dirt bike. I truly think Yamaha nailed it with this one- at least with my age group (I'm 65). I wanted something that performed well, was relatively light for an adventure bike, was reliable, and was easy to maintain with basic tools.

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  17. Snowbird

    Snowbird Cereal Killer

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    Same tire but narrower?
  18. Glade

    Glade Adventurer

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    Yes, I am going with advice from the adventure tour group on MAD TV in Aus. who have over 150KM on their fleet of 6 T7's. I measured the 140 and it is the same as the stock 150 so I'm going to have faith and just go with it.
  19. concours

    concours WFO for 48 years

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  20. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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