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
This is the Yamaha World Crosser concept, a sort of tarted up 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere that’s supposed to make you run out and buy $10,000 worth of upgrades for your overweight, underwhelming adventure tourer. Instead, it makes us wish … Continued
The Great Recession has hit the motorcycle industry hard, evaporating disposable income and cheap credit. In many Western markets, where motorcycles are seen as luxuries and toys, sales virtually disappeared, unsold stock piled up and dealers deeply discounted sales in … Continued
With the release of the 2010 Yamaha Super Tenere and the Ducati Multistrada 1200, there’s now five serious adventure tourers competing for your round-the-world budget. We’ve broken them down by their performance figures to help you decide which one’s best….
"And the unstoppable can be stopped," reads the tag line on the promotional site for the upcoming Yamaha Super Tenere, kicking sand in BMW's face; "Unstoppable" is the tag line for the BMW GS range of adventure tourers. Last month,…
The 2011 Yamaha Super Tenere will use 3-mode ABS and linked brakes, switchable engine maps, drive-by-wire throttle, traction control, shaft drive, a 1200cc parallel-twin with a 270-degree crank and side-mounted radiators. This info, included in the official promo video below,…