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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #300 on: November 05, 2018, 01:28:26 pm »
https://advrider.com/f/attachments/bad9fa6b-2985-4418-aa58-9cfe97779a16-jpeg.1417248/
This just cropped up on advrider, looks like the production version
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #301 on: November 05, 2018, 02:06:46 pm »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #302 on: November 05, 2018, 02:28:45 pm »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #303 on: November 05, 2018, 02:30:03 pm »
what is in the crate

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #304 on: November 05, 2018, 03:39:35 pm »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #305 on: November 05, 2018, 03:42:38 pm »
I also think that's the prototype, albeit a later version than the one in the background. If it is the final product (complete with Akro????) then it's not for me, unless it comes in at a very good price. The question is how much are you prepared to pay for KTM's shorter motor, low tanks (and I don't care what anyone says about droop boobs they are the way to go from a function perspective), lower - and I would suggest significantly lower - COG, beefier suspension, higher torque motor, better padded seat for pillion and lower seat height and a couple other things I like about the 790.
As for the high tank on the T7. I had the original 600 Tenere. On a Monday morning I had to constantly remind myself not to drop it into the first corner on the way to work with a full tank...particularly after riding my IT 200 all day Sunday the day before. It was downright dangerous if you didn't think about it.

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #306 on: November 05, 2018, 03:44:05 pm »




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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #307 on: November 05, 2018, 03:47:22 pm »
Pics from ADVrider
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #308 on: November 05, 2018, 03:58:36 pm »
What poor Photoshopping  ???
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #309 on: November 05, 2018, 04:50:56 pm »
I also think that's the prototype, albeit a later version than the one in the background. If it is the final product (complete with Akro????) then it's not for me, unless it comes in at a very good price. The question is how much are you prepared to pay for KTM's shorter motor, low tanks (and I don't care what anyone says about droop boobs they are the way to go from a function perspective), lower - and I would suggest significantly lower - COG, beefier suspension, higher torque motor, better padded seat for pillion and lower seat height and a couple other things I like about the 790.
As for the high tank on the T7. I had the original 600 Tenere. On a Monday morning I had to constantly remind myself not to drop it into the first corner on the way to work with a full tank...particularly after riding my IT 200 all day Sunday the day before. It was downright dangerous if you didn't think about it.

|The KTM is not going to have "beefier suspension" - the Xplor suspension is rather kak (read: cost saving). The Yamaha may well have KYB SSS which is probably the best out there at present on a production  bike like this.
By 'beefier' I mean 48 vs 43 mm of the Yamaha. Internals I can work with to improve if they are the Xplor's we have seen. But if the 43's flex, or have any sort of cost cutting then its a whole change, right back to the triples. Not saying that it might end up like this, but we only have to look at the flex problems on the AT (and yes I know they have other design problems like weird bush spacing) to know that I don't want that expense. In all honesty I will be pretty surprised to see true SSS on a bike like this which is going to have to meet a price cost point.
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #310 on: November 05, 2018, 05:27:21 pm »
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« Reply #311 on: November 05, 2018, 06:03:01 pm »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #312 on: November 05, 2018, 06:28:15 pm »
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Jeez I was sitting watching EICMA from 2016  :o
Anyway here is a link for the show starting in about 30 mins

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #313 on: November 05, 2018, 06:45:15 pm »
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Jeez I was sitting watching EICMA from 2016  :o
Anyway here is a link for the show starting in about 30 mins



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« Reply #314 on: November 05, 2018, 08:03:40 pm »
Here we go ....
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #315 on: November 05, 2018, 08:14:26 pm »
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« Reply #316 on: November 05, 2018, 08:18:20 pm »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #317 on: November 05, 2018, 08:31:00 pm »
Overall length
2,365 mm
Overall width
915 mm
Overall height
1,455 mm
Saddle height
880 mm
wheelbase
1,590 mm
Minimal ground clearance
240 mm
Weight all full facts
205 kg
Fuel tank capacity
16 L

Edit: front suspensio : 21cm
Bask suspension: 20 cm

Good luck Yamaha, you will need it...
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #318 on: November 05, 2018, 08:42:05 pm »
Its a whale! :lol8:
 

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #319 on: November 05, 2018, 08:42:16 pm »
I'm just that little bit underwhelmed  :spitcoffee:
Less suspension travel than my 1994 Africa Twin RD07 and about the same weight too. My @ is currently tank empty weight sitting at 197kg after I replaced some heavy parts (battery, Zorst etc.) with lighter ones.
Sure there will be a generation gap when you compare the 1994 Africa Twin to the new T7 with the new bike being the better package overall in modern terms. Was hoping for decent suspension and 250mm travel on
both ends at least. I'll keep my XRV Africa Twin and finetune that to keep me entertained in the meantime...