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    4. New member introductions

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      Find something on sale, or have a review on a part or accessory? This is where it goes. 

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      Share pics, stories and news of your other bikes from past or present. 

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  2. Yamaha Tenere 700 Tech

    1. Tenere 700 Tech Questions

      Have a tech question about your T7? Ask it here! Excellent answers may get moved to our Tech tips section and highlighted to make them easier to find. 

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    2. Tenere 700 DIY Tech Tips

      Working on your T7? Take a second and some pics and write up a short DIY tech tip to help others learn how to work on their T'7's.  No question threads in here please. 

       

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    3. Tenere 700 Electrical

      Learn how to wire a bunch of crap to your T7

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    5. Builds and Maintenance logs

      Keep your build and maintenance records in here. When you list your bike for sale someday, post a link to your log in here and it will sell for top dollar! 

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    6. Tenere 700 Suspension

      But, I weigh more than 75 kg's! 

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  3. Riding

    1. Tenere 700 Rally racing

      Tenere 700 Rally racing talk goes in here. Race results, race builds, Racing pics and vids. 

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    2. Ride Reports- Long distance

      Share your long distance ride reports here. Run a daily journal, upload pics from your phone. embed youtube vids.  Share with the world via our one click social media links. 

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    3. Day tripping ride reports

      Share your day trip reports here. Run a daily journal, upload pics from your phone. embed youtube vids.  Share with the world via our one click social media links. 

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    4. Trip planning

      Share GPS routes, ask for ideas, packing lists, and most importantly share where you want to go. 

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  6. Yamaha YZF-R7 Forum

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  7. Tenere 700 Forum Regional section

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  8. Off the trail

    1. Tool talk

      A great place to discuss the tools we use in our shop!  

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    2. Off topic discussions

      Be nice in here, personal attacks will get you banned. If you dont like what you read in here, then stop looking in here. 

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    3. Gear for sale

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  • Recent Status Updates

    • Tenman

      Tenman

      I need a 700 tenere bad. They seem to be unobtainium in the USA.  My tenere 1200 is nice and heavy. My cr500 aint exactly street legal. Please help me find one NOW?

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    • Yammybound88

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      Quick shifter:
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    • Ibex mike

      Ibex mike

      Today is 9/12/2021 - For the next week I am still on my KLR but then I fly to OH to pick up my new T7.  Looking for anyone who wants to ride some trails either this week or after I get the T7
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    • Greg56

      Greg56

      Hello All. I'm  a newbie, just getting back into riding after a 35 year hiatus. My T7 is ordered....hoping to get it in ,"less than 6 months ". Till then,  I'm looking forward to learning about everything in no-bike mode and getting to know this community. Thanks for having me.
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      Sharing a link I found helpful.
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    • The new software update included a new ranking and badges feature. Ranking is based off posts, solving tech questions, stuff like that.
       
      problem is that is doesn’t account for our existing post count so we are ALL ranked as newbies right now, lol.
       
      I’ll mess with the settings today.
       
      Also, the new update broke Invision Power's theme.  So, Light DD and Dark DD are the two theme choices. You can change theme's by scrolling to the bottom of any forum page and clicking on "Theme". 
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    • How to post pics and do other stuff on the forum
      PICS:
      It's easy to upload pics into a post, but your pic must be smaller than 1.5 MB.  
      1. bottom left of the new post, either drag in the pic or click "choose files" .
      2. If you clicked "choose files" it opens your pc's or phones files where you can navigate to your pic and then click ok or choose. 
      3.You will see the pic upload into a small window in the bottom left. After it uploads and you can see it, click the + symbol to upload it to your post. 
      Finish your post and click "submit" .  Wasn't that easy? 
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    • The Stock Rear Tire on the Tenere 700 is 150/70/18 .  But many people are choosing to go with the 140/80/18 instead. 
       
      Let's compare the two, shall we? 
       
      PRICE.  The most popular reason for going with the 140/80/18 size tire is that it costs so much less than the 150/70/18.  Take a look at the Continental TKC 80.  In 150/70/18 it costs $199.99.  But in 140/80/18 it only costs $106.96. That is a huge difference in price that allows T7 owners to put that extra money towards something else for their bikes. 
       
      Less Pinch Flats.  Looking at the chart below, the 140/80/70 tire has a 6.7% taller sidewall.  This reduces pinch flats when airing the tire down, and allows you to have a little more cushion as well. 
       

       
      Less width.  It's a proven fact that the more narrow the tire, the better traction one has offroad. The tire can more easily dig down and find more to grab onto. 
       
      DISADVANTAGE.  If you are height challenged and have a short inseam, the 140/80/18 tire will be a bit taller. IF you can barely get a foot down with the stock 150/70/18 rear tire, you might want to consider getting a low seat, or a lowering link. 
      It's not a HUGE increase of height, but tire height will go up from 26.27 inches/667.2 mm to 26.82 inches/681.2 mm. 
       
      Another possible disadvantage, this is not the tire size that Yamaha Recommends.  To some this is important, to some it doesn't matter at all. 
       
      There may or may not be some safety considerations, especially when riding long distances on highway and going with a more narrow tire. But for offroad purposes, the 140/80/18 seems to be the way to go. 
       
      Sound off below with your thoughts on this controversial but popular tire debate. 
       
       
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