2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test


The Road to Armageddon map

The Mayans seriously screwed up. Either that, or we are not very good at reading their hieroglyphs. Most of us woke up last December 22nd and realized that the predicted doomsday hadn’t materialized. But it got the Cycle World staff thinking… Continue reading

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 Bike Comparison – Asphalt Adventurers


 

Full comparison results: http://bit.ly/NKTWE6 Cycle World pits 4 street-oriented ADV bikes against each other. Ducati Multistrada S Touring vs. Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX vs. Triumph Tiger Explorer vs. Yamaha Super Ténéré.

Bike Build – Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z


Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z Bike Build – Touratech is celebrating the arrival of Yamaha’s new Super Ténéré XT1200Z by building a project bike. We’ve added ergonomic upgrades, bolted on the essential protection items and given it luggage solutions that enable the bike to hit the road for extended travel. Follow

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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YAMAHA Super Ténéré (pronounced like “tay-nay-ray”)


Tested: 2012 Yamaha Super Ténéré

DateSunday, December 4, 2011 at 11:26AM

Photos by Tom Riles and Brian Nelson


by Ken Freund

Yamaha has been selling this new Super Ténéré adventure-touring model in Europe for several years now and is finally bringing it to North America. Ténéré (pronounced like “tay-nay-ray”) is the word for “desert” in the language of the Tuareg tribe that resides in the region of the Sahara where Timbuktu is located. The first bike to carry the Super Ténéré name was the 1989 XTZ750 twin and it won the trans-Saharan Dakar Rally six times — so this new machine has good DNA! Continue reading