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Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By dallastx
Here's a piccie of me and my trusty Tenere! ...

Here's a piccie of me and my trusty Tenere!
http://dallastx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-XT660Z-Tenere-08/i-H7qHRgV/0/XL/P310003-XL.jpg
More piccies on my smugmug page!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By dallastx
I don´t have a topbox, only a Touratech bag on...

I don´t have a topbox, only a Touratech bag on the Luggage carrier, I do have a pair of alu panniers by Hepco&Becker(on a Lock-it pannierframe). I almost allways run the panniers, it'll probably...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By dallastx
Depends on what you want to do with your bike. If...

Depends on what you want to do with your bike. If you want an allround allroad travel bike, the XT660Z will suit you just fine, as it does for me. I ride a ´08 Tenere, with 100.000km´s + on it,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Thanx, great read&pix!!

Thanx, great read&pix!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Where are all the awesome Tenere´s, we want to...

Where are all the awesome Tenere´s, we want to see more!! It´s still a cryin´ shame YamahaUSA won´t bring the XT660Z Tenere, so all the allroad riders can have a chance to ride this allround allroad...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By dallastx
Good luck on that! Don´t know how strict the...

Good luck on that! Don´t know how strict the import rules are in Canada, but after what I´ve read in the XT660Z Tenere thread the USA will probably never see a Tenere on their roads. Only maybe the...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,113
Posted By dallastx
+1!! If it comes(at all?), it'll indeed called...

+1!! If it comes(at all?), it'll indeed called Tenere, I guess.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Reached the 100.000km!

Several weeks ago I reached and passed the 100.000km mark! And all that without any problems whatsoever, just regular minor things like cushdrive rubbers and replaced breather(under warranty, first...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 99,214
Posted By dallastx
Guessin', speculating....no use, just wait and...

Guessin', speculating....no use, just wait and see, probably in mIlan at the EICMA next november.....or not! Yamaha still has the XT660Z Tenere and the XT1200Z Super Tenere for 2015(also for Europe...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 53,878
Posted By dallastx
There´s one big mistake in the article mentioned...

There´s one big mistake in the article mentioned in the link: they say it's a 5-valve engine in the current XT660Z, that ain't so, it's a 4-valve, like in the XT660R and X, and in the MT-03(Minarelli...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 99,214
Posted By dallastx
I really do hope that, if Yamaha launches anew...

I really do hope that, if Yamaha launches anew allroad adventure bike, YamahaUSA gives y´all the oppurtunity to ride one and not get prejudiced like with the XT660Z Tenere. That got demonized,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 127,711
Posted By dallastx
Love your RR, keep it comin´! If you ever are in...

Love your RR, keep it comin´! If you ever are in Holland, me and my girlfriend do have a place to crash for the night in the south near Breda and the Belgian border.
Greetz, Hans.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Nice video, seems y´all do have a lot of fun!

Nice video, seems y´all do have a lot of fun!
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,378
Posted By dallastx
Hell yeah, I'm totally relaxed! But I don't like...

Hell yeah, I'm totally relaxed! But I don't like smart-ass remarks based on nothing but ignorance, so maybe you should look in the mirror and THINK!! But hey, let's enjoy this beautiful site and even...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,378
Posted By dallastx
Based on facts or just plain ignorant prejudice?...

Based on facts or just plain ignorant prejudice? MKB France does manufacture the XT-R and X and MT-03 for years now and the quality is okay, better then when it was made in Italy!
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,378
Posted By dallastx
Like I said earlier in other XT660Z Tenere...

Like I said earlier in other XT660Z Tenere threads, you got to ride one, to judge one. I have mine since june ´08, with 97.000+ km's on it, no problems whatsoever, lotsa fun to ride! It's really an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,378
Posted By dallastx
No, not correct: at first it was manufactured in...

No, not correct: at first it was manufactured in Italy, then production moved to Spain and nowadays it is made in France, as are the XT-X and R and MT-03.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,894
Posted By dallastx
As a loyal Tenere rider, I can say: it would be...

As a loyal Tenere rider, I can say: it would be great to welcome a XT700Z Tenere twin powered engine. I rode the MT-07 and I loved this engine, smooth and lots of power from down under, it'll do just...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,428
Posted By dallastx
Yes, indeed my thoughts, I've just done a...

Yes, indeed my thoughts, I've just done a testride on the MT-07 and I loved the engine, smooth, lotsa power downunder and light handling! I'd love to see that engine in an allroad bike, like a XT700Z...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By dallastx
Standard Tenere: suspension front 210mm, back...

Standard Tenere: suspension front 210mm, back 200mm, seatheight 895mm.
ABS Tenere: suspension front 160mm, back 150mm, seatheight 860mm.
There you go.
Greetz, Hans.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Looks heavy.....but sturdy!

Looks heavy.....but sturdy!
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
And all the Yanks who´re complaining the Tenere...

And all the Yanks who´re complaining the Tenere is too heavy and such, I wonder when I see these pics and videos, wtf are they talking about? Don't Judge it if you haven't ridden one, maybe on paper...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,449
Posted By dallastx
Here's a piccie of my '08 Tenere with around...

Here's a piccie of my '08 Tenere with around 98.000km's on the clock!http://dallastx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-XT660Z-Tenere-08/i-VtnDxWX/0/XL/P8160001-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,449
Posted By dallastx
Once again I say: the XT660Z Tenere was and is an...

Once again I say: the XT660Z Tenere was and is an allroad adventure travel bike and not an offroad bike. Not that you can't, you can with proper adjustments like tyres. There are lots of examples of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Or the 700cc two cilinder for that matter.....

Or the 700cc two cilinder for that matter.....
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,374
Posted By dallastx
More please!!!

More please!!!
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21,993
Views: 6,496,757
Posted By dallastx
Headers wrong way mounted, I think? Otherwise...

Headers wrong way mounted, I think? Otherwise very nice bike!
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,736
Posted By dallastx
Tiffany, have you heard about the two "tourists",...

Tiffany, have you heard about the two "tourists", who came to Madagascar to steal organs from little kids and were killed by an angry mob, they burned them alive..... One of them was a Frenchman, so...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,150
Posted By dallastx
And the Yanks say the 660Tenere is too heavy for...

And the Yanks say the 660Tenere is too heavy for offroad riding.......ha!!
What you do can also be done with the 660.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 264,447
Posted By dallastx
Maybe I missed something, but how´s the belt on...

Maybe I missed something, but how´s the belt on your bike holding on in the dirt, or did you convert it from belt to chain?
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 260,270
Posted By dallastx
Still awesome pics and mucho respect for Ana,...

Still awesome pics and mucho respect for Ana, riding her maiden trip on her own bike!
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,527
Posted By dallastx
There you go!!

There you go!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,527
Posted By dallastx
That´s really the most important issue: the...

That´s really the most important issue: the Tenere is, out of the box, an allround allroad travel bike, which also performs very well offroad with the right tyres, despite its weight. Not compared to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,527
Posted By dallastx
Stick to your Tenere........or not, it´s all your...

Stick to your Tenere........or not, it´s all your choice. I´m a longtime XT and Tenere rider and still love these bikes. Simple, reliable, good fuel economy(very good EFI), strong and well build(good...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,599
Posted By dallastx
Okay, that´s fine! I had several Harleys, but I...

Okay, that´s fine! I had several Harleys, but I liked the FXDX with a comfort Sundowner seat the best for long distances, even better then the FLHT(stolen...) I had. Jeez, I´d wish I still had that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,599
Posted By dallastx
How does that ride, a full-dresser with an...

How does that ride, a full-dresser with an apehanger bar? Looks silly, but hey if it's comfortable to ride.........
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 260,270
Posted By dallastx
As usual, top of the bill! Awesome RR and...

As usual, top of the bill! Awesome RR and beautiful pictures. Thanx again!
Greetz, Hans.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By dallastx
Great bike, but no thumper......imho.!

Great bike, but no thumper......imho.!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Glad you like it, it´s a beautiful bike and very...

Glad you like it, it´s a beautiful bike and very reliable and mucho fun to ride!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 892,246
Posted By dallastx
Imho, the white one is still the most beautiful...

Imho, the white one is still the most beautiful Tenere, although I'm a little bit biased 'cause I also ride a white one('08, 92.000km's+!)........
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