The Tenere 660 has been around for a while and is a good choice for long distance adventure tourers. They have been sold for a while in Europe and other countries, but not the USA.
MotoQuest Tours Verdict
The Tenere 660 does it all, and very well. It is a better dirt bike than the rider usually is. It is bullet proof, and will go just about anywhere.
EngineYamaha has kept the engine simple and it works. Thanks Yamaha!
Ride and HandlingBetter Dirt Bike than most riders capable of riding. Safe and sound on the street.
ReliablilityIt's been around for years, so no problems there.
EquipmentYou need to pay extra for anything more than the bike for our South Africa trip.
|Make||Yamaha||Model||XT Tenere 660|
|Transmission||5-Speed/ Chain||Fuel Capacity||22 Litres|
|Fuel Ecomomy||45 miles to the gallon||Range||250 Miles|
|Seat Height||895 mm||Electrical Plugin||No|
|Tire Options||Knobby||Luggage Options||Hard case saddle bags and tank bag: Extra Cost|