Click to read: Yamaha XT660Z Tenere owners reviews, Yamaha XT660Z Tenere specs and to see the Yamaha XT660Z Tenere image gallery.If ever there’s been a bike that reflects the way motorcyclists have changed over the last couple of decades, it
in what is otherwise known as “dead time” to most bikers. In December I took delivery of a Yamaha XT660R - a bike that falls into the ‘dual sport’ category. I needed something that will cope with a daily 90 mile commute but also give me some kicks
can have fun regardless of the cold and the Yamaha XT660R is my choice of bike to exploit the fun and frolics December, January and February have to offer.The 660cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine thumps its way up to 70mph and the small headlight
This is about as much 'off road' as the XT gets to see during the week. Perfectly suited to London’s city roads the XT nips through traffic, barks its way up to pedestrian crossings and now the newly fitted GPR twin cans ensure that everyone knows it’s coming.Aside from great vis...
at the office.You really can’t beat that feeling when on the road when you see a Byway coming up, drop it two gears and turn straight onto the dirt and head into beautiful countryside that feels like a mile away from civilisation.My next bike is the Yamaha R1
It still amazes me how few people know about heated clothing. The cold is a major factor in why people put their bikes away for the winter but if you wear the right kit, you can comfortably ride all year 'round.The EXO2 Stormrider jacket can be plugged into your bike's battery or...
. But it's a converted enduro bike that was fairly road-biased to start with. So it's a road bike that has come from a fairly easy-going enduro bike that was really just a road bike anyway. Clear? Let's move on. Next comes Yamaha's XT660X, which is a
version of their legendary off-roader but with an all-new engine and – horrors! – a drive-chain instead of a shaft.The new XT660Z Tenere has an enviable history of desert racing, fantastic styling and a mouth-watering price tag, while the XL700V Transalp
2009 Yamaha XT660Z TénéréJapan’s only true world-ready adventure bike. Too focussed?Click to read: 2009 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere owners reviewsFor truly getting away from it all the Tenere, the latest in a long line of capable Yamaha adventure bikes
mainstream. And that can be a problem. As soon as a fashion becomes recognised by the masses it inevitably gets diluted. The supermotos around today such as the Suzuki DR-Z400SM, Yamaha XT660X and Honda FMX650 are a distant shadow of the converted CR500s
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