“Super Tenere” one of the most legendary names in the Adventure segment, but also one that’s been defunct for decades. Can this all new, heavyweight Yamaha Super Tenere live up to its namesake?
“Well, it’s not the ultimate BDR machine,” says Touratech’s Paul Guillien. “But, it’s something that’s very fun on dirt, and works well when riding two-up or street touring.” Those comments, made after riding the bike 700 miles along the Colorado … Continued
Why aren’t there any good motorcycle shows? You know, one that isn’t just about the size of some lunatic host’s fearless balls or the flatness of his hat’s bill. Or how about a show that’s watchable, entertaining, accessible and does … Continued
“You really shouldn’t be in the wilderness alone with no phone reception,” read the text from my not-a-girlfriend. But I didn’t get that until the next afternoon, back in Lone Pine, gassing up for the ride home. That’s because there … Continued
We’ve heard a lot about how comfortable and how like a R1200GS the Yamaha Super Tenere is, but we haven’t yet seen one ridden…enthusiastically. Well, here you go. This action takes place on the streets of Greece and, if anything, … Continued
How long will it take for western motorcycle media to understand that pure enthusiasts are not the volume drivers of this industry? Many will think Kevin Ash’s recent review on HFL for the 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere is fair and balanced, … Continued
The 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere is being launched to the US press today, but we figured we’d get a jump on them by asking Kevin Ash, England’s most respected motorcycle reviewer, what he thought about the GS-rival. His opinion after … Continued