Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike: Off-Road Review

I rode the Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike 1120 miles from Los Angeles to Portland so I could ride the forest roads of the Pacific Northwest. It proved to be a great travel partner—easy, agreeable, and fun. Now that we are off-roading, we are both happy to be knocking around in the elements together.

Turning the Ténéré 700 off the pavement and heading it down a dirt forest road for the first time reminded me of taking the leash off my dog at the trailhead on the first hike of spring. All she wants to know is, “Which way do I go, and why are you so slow?”

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BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Triumph, and Yamaha battle it out for top honors. Don’t look now, but the field of Read more