RoadRUNNER’s Top Five Big Adventure Bikes for 2014


Nov 02, 2013  by

RoadRUNNER's Top Five Big Adventure Bikes for 2014

The large displacement adventure bike category has been a bright spot for the motorcycle industry over the past few years. The segment has seen sales growth that bucks the trend across the rest of the motorcycle landscape. This has resulted in a plethora of choices for the buyer. But which bike is best? We’ve ranked what we think are the top five 1,000cc plus adventure bikes on the market for 2014. Continue reading

VANCOUVER Motorcycle Show @ Abbotsford, BC


January 19th, 2013

Cheryl and I rode out to the Vancouver Show Saturday to check out the latest and greatest.  Not that we haven’t been keeping an eye out for all these great bikes but seeing them in person is always a treat.  Riding out to the show we were confronted with our infamous FOG.  Cold out and frosty, this fog makes it almost impossible to see.  At times it freezes on your shield but the real nuisance is how the fog saturates your shield making you wish you actually had a wind shield wiper.  

Both Cheryl and I agree riding in this type of FOG is not fun and we would rather be poured on versus this crap. Having said that, there were pockets where the sun broke through and the glare off the wet roads was blinding.  Sun glasses came out, FOG rolled back in and it was like this to the show and back home.  We only live about 40 minutes away from Abbostford but riding in this stuff makes it seem further.  In the end worth it though, we get to park for free and right in front of the entrance.  Anyone driving a cage by the time we got there, around noon had to park FAR away and paid! ;-)

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10 Essential Accessories for the Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z


Touratech sure knows how to make a bike look ADV Like!

SOURCE:  EXPEDITION PORTAL

Thursday, 10 January 2013 12:04 Paul Guillien

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Having just returned from a ten day off-road expedition across the state of Colorado, Touratech-USA’s General Manager, Paul Guillien, reviews the ten essential Touratech accessories for the Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z. These are parts Paul feels are necessary for anyone interested in riding their Super Tenere off-road, or on an extended adventure touring trip

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Adventure Touring with the KTM 990 and Yamaha Super Ténéré


This is a really good video showing 2 riders who are just regular guys enjoying  a Yamaha Super Tenere and a KTM 990.  Wes is funny about riding the Yamaha off road.  This is really worth watching the entire video….one of the better one’s out there I think because they actually show a dump and accident.  Real stuff.  Enjoy.

Both Yamaha and KTM have dominated the legendary Dakar races for decades. Wes and Grant do their best not to fly off a ridge while taking the KTM 990 Adventure and Yamaha Super Ténéré deep into the Angeles National Forest’s system of fire roads, trails and creeks. For more on motorcycles and adventure, visit http://hellforleathermagazine.com

BMW R1200GS vs. KTM 990 Adventure vs. Yamaha Super Tenere – Comparison Test


CYCLE WORLD CLAIMS THE YAMAHA TENERE THE WINNER?  FOR THOSE WHO RIDE THE BIG ADV BIKES DO YOU AGREE?  WE ARE STILL IN THE 800CC BIKES SO WE REALLY DO NOT KNOW.
February 7, 2012 By

A new player in the big-bore adventure-touring segment makes things

interesting.

BMW R1200GS vs. KTM 990 Adventure vs. Yamaha Super Tenere - Comparison Test

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