Sitdownman Posted June 1, 2020 Share Posted June 1, 2020 I had ordered the new Tenere 700 in Power Black and optioned it with the following genuine Yamaha parts from our local Yamaha dealer Centretune Motorcycles. ·Akropovic Exhaust Centre Stand Crash Bars Upper spot/fog light brackets Radiator Guard Brand new as delivered In addition to this I added the following aftermarkets parts: GB Racing Clutch and engine case protection Resin 4 bikes Fairing sticker Alltrex Skinz Invisible Glass Headlight Protection Film SW-Motech water pump guard T7 Rally Screen protector tail tidy side stand delete switch Fork protector stickers Off The Road Billet adjustable clutch and brake lever LED rear blinker/taillight/brake light combo frame caps LED front blinkers and adapter plates LED flasher relay Ermax tall screen OTR rear rack Longreach Auto Electrics 11” Slim line LED light bar Anderson plug All electrical work and fitting of the tail tidy Centretune Motorcycles ·Barkbuster hand guards together with DRL and LED Blinkers Racetech .65kg front springs Racetech 8.6kg Rear Spring Anakee Wild rear tyre Mitas MC 23 front tyre First service + grease suspension linkages and head bearings, fit and balance tyres B & B Off Road Alloy bash plate Shock Treatment Revalave front and rear suspension Sunshine Coast Motorcycle Seats Comfort seat 5 mnths and nearly 10 000 kms later Tenere 700 ride impressions The good · The motor – smooth linear power · Handling – particularly in the dirt - very confidence inspiring and if you choose to stand and be more aggressive it responds in kind · LED Headlight – the best standard light I have had on any bike I have owned · Did I mention the motor Could be improved · Fuel capacity – when pushed/loaded and on dirt I achieved only 283kms which is not really sufficient in an adventure bike · Standard Seat – could be more comfortable for those longer days - I have since installed a comfort seat · Wind protection – the standard screen directed wind directly to my face - the tall screen cured this · Speedo – the speedo overreads by at least 10% ie at 100 (GPS) the speedo reads 112 Link to photo album https://sitdownman.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tenere-700 Link to ride report - Tenere Tragics 2020 Gold Rush Run 4 states and 8638kms https://www.tenere700.net/topic/760-2020-tenere-tragics-gold-rush-run/ 6 Just another Tenere Tragic Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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