Riding scary HARD Enduro on my T7 | Tenere 700 Project EP #004

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The T7 project finale is here. It’s one of the funnest videos I’ve ever made. This bike is truly indescribable. I have enjoyed riding it as much as I have any other bike I’ve ‘owned’.


Right back when I set out to build this bike, I had very little idea of what the scope of the videos should be. How do I test the capability? How do I show it in a video?

In hindsight I think the idea is a good one. Ride it in terrain you’d normally ride an Enduro bike, with people of similar ability. In a way I’m glad we got the opportunity to go as far and varied with the riding as we did. It helped understand that this bike is supremely capable, more than I imagined it would. It let me do things on an ADV bike I didn’t know was possible for my ability level and that was a massive adrenaline rush.

At the end of this project, I’d also like to thank the brands involved in the series. Making a bike like this for a channel our size can’t come from our own budgets. Most of the parts on this bike were provided by the brands or distributors that made them. There is a list below of the modifications made. Every part I used contributed to making the bike what it is.

 


 

Parts & Brands List (Alphabetical Order)

  • Acerbis | Press Product
    • Sump Gaurd
    • Chain Guide
    • Frame Protectors
  • Altrider | Press Product
    • Crash Bars
    • Headlight Protector
    • Clutch Arm Extender
  • Barkbusters | Press Product
    • VPS Handgaurds
  • DimSport | Press Product
    • Rapid Bike Eco Fuel Controller
  • DRC | Purchased
    • Steel MX Footpegs – WR/YZ Fit
  • eBay | Purchased
    • Tail Tidy
  • Metzeler | Press Product
    • Karoo Extreme Tyres
  • ODI | Purchased
    • YZ/WR Lock-on Grips
  • Powerbronze | Purchased
    • Adventure Short Screen
  • Rally Raid Products | Press Product
    • Extreme Fork Cartridge Kit & Adventure Shock
    • Side Stand Spring
    • Fork Guard Bolts
    • GPS Mount
  • Shido | Press Product
    • Lithium Battery
  • Sprint Filter | Press Product
    • Air Filter
  • Yamaha Accesories | Press Product
    • Rally Seat
    • Brake and Clutch Lever
  • Yoshimura | Press Product
    • RS12 Exhaust System

Note: Press Product is provided for use free of charge. It is not sponsored and no money changed hands. 

 


 

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