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Old 09-10-2007, 06:18 PM   #76
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that is incredibly sweet! we saw the drawing a little bit ago. i like the real thing. makes the 08 klr look like junk. more reliable than a ktm. let's see what honda has going on in milan. hopefully we'll see this in the us.
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:26 PM   #77
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LOOKS LIKE FUN! Good comuter/trailer/all arounder.BRING IT!
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:27 PM   #78
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Wet, a KLR is somewhere right around 400 lbs. If they do come over here, this is the first bike I've seen that I just might actually think about selling my KLR for. Of course, it would need a high fender, but other than that I like it . . . a lot.
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:33 PM   #79
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It is beautiful indeed.
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:40 PM   #80
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Verrrrry nice! Here's hoping Yamaha Australia bring a few in for evaluation. Its OTD price might be affected by where its actually made. I guess it's bolted together at Yamaha's Italian plant. Maybe you Europeans could clarify this?
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Old 09-10-2007, 06:56 PM   #81
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Whoooooa

Nice bike...its a shame that, like Honda, it won't be available in the US!!!
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Old 09-10-2007, 07:13 PM   #82
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More pics and text (in French) here:

http://www.moto-station.com/article3...0z-tenere.html
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Old 09-10-2007, 07:21 PM   #83
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More good pics:

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Old 09-10-2007, 07:31 PM   #84
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i come from ireland originaly. Gonna be moving back there soon from here in Montana. I have to disagree with the comments about no Dualsporting in Europe, spain has some awesome riding not to mention being a gateway to Africa the Sahara and beyond, Scotland has trails forever you've just got to look a little harder. I'll be dualsporting my ass off when I get back. There is a lot of restriction due to population...and sadly you dont get the wide open spaces on your front doorstep (thats why I'll be keeping a bike here) but I'll definately be knocking on The Yammy dealers door and getting one of those Teneres and gettin it filthy!!!
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Old 09-10-2007, 07:43 PM   #85
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Anybody notice that the Speedo is in MPH not Kilometers? It just may find it's way to these shore's.

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Old 09-10-2007, 08:22 PM   #86
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Holy freakin anime.
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Old 09-10-2007, 08:47 PM   #87
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Nice!!

Maybe Yamaha will test the Tenere on the american market here in Canada? then I would be able to get over the fact that KTM doesn't appear to be releasing a 690 ADV in '08. That Tenere is very nice!!

Anybody got that Yamaha phone #? A phone call couldn't hurt!
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Old 09-10-2007, 08:58 PM   #88
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cool, now if only honda grew some balls and brought back the africa twin.

THey need to improve it of course.

The tenere looks great! But I wish it had more than 1 cylinder.
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Old 09-10-2007, 08:58 PM   #89
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Brilliant. Very well done. It was about time someone at Yamaha got serious about this segment again.

Boy, am I happy those sketches that had been circulating earlier this year were wrong...


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Old 09-10-2007, 09:11 PM   #90
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Tenere

Yamaha,

If this bike is brought to the US my Transalp will have company in the garage!
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