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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2220 on: August 03, 2020, 09:03:20 pm »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2221 on: August 03, 2020, 09:04:49 pm »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM
Eish....verskriklik jaloers


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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2222 on: August 03, 2020, 09:36:53 pm »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM

And what is ETA? And cost?
Would be great if some threads on living with the T7 can get going
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2223 on: August 03, 2020, 09:54:36 pm »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM
Great keep us posted  :thumleft:
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2224 on: August 03, 2020, 11:10:57 pm »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM
Gavin, hope the wait is not too long
 

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« Reply #2225 on: August 03, 2020, 11:37:15 pm »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2226 on: August 03, 2020, 11:45:28 pm »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM

And what is ETA? And cost?
Would be great if some threads on living with the T7 can get going

Yeah, It really looks like a great bike and more reviews are positive on it than negative if you sift through the chaff.

8)
Sick pics!

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2227 on: August 04, 2020, 07:53:03 am »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM
Gavin, hope the wait is not too long

What's another year if you have already been waiting for 4. In it to win it!



"Yeah, It really looks like a great bike and more reviews are positive on it than negative if you sift through the chaff"
true for just about every single bike out there
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2228 on: August 04, 2020, 08:05:03 am »
Ordered mine - order confirmed, Akro, air filter , skid plate

I am so over KTM
Gavin, hope the wait is not too long

What's another year if you have already been waiting for 4. In it to win it!



"Yeah, It really looks like a great bike and more reviews are positive on it than negative if you sift through the chaff"
true for just about every single bike out there

I have also watched extensive videos on this bike, and what I have seen is that this bike is a winner, and not only because it sells for a quarter less overseas than the main opposition, the 790, but because

when you look at it without KTM blinkers, you see what actually is being raised in these tests, both private and professional.

The T7 is actually only beaten offroad by the 790 in high speed work, due to the 790's better suspension. Low speed stuff, on all accounts amd despite the 790 having something like 9 different rider aids, the

T7 is better. You see, neither has variable valve timing, so you either focus on high power at high revs, and try to get some grunt with electronics, or you sacrifice the top end for better low down power.

The T7, overseas at least, allows you spare change for suspension upgrades, if you wish, as the vast majority of owners will find the stock stuff well good enough.

To be honest, look at the above two photograps, this bike is a bar-raiser.
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2229 on: August 04, 2020, 08:20:34 am »
We must be watching different reviews. The rider aids actually helps the 790 in the heavy tight spots, but regardless, with more ground clearance, lower down weight and more power the rider aids only widens the gap. The T7 is not better at slow technical or fast aggressive roads. Neither does it crash better.

The T7 is better on road as its more comfortable and no buffeting. Its cheaper and with suspension upgrades the people seem to be very happy. I would also rate the clutch better and air filter system better. On the 790 it can be managed, but needs to be managed.



How popular is the T7 actually? On the 790 I see a lot of pics on Facebook, people showing off decal kits and rally fairings and stuff. THis doesn't happen much with the T7? Get the feeling that its not really being used all that much as an adventure bike, more as a commuter.
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2230 on: August 04, 2020, 08:22:56 am »
And if the T7 costs much the same as a 790?

Are okes actually going to pay extra for electronics that aren't there? :lol8:
 

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2231 on: August 04, 2020, 08:29:37 am »
We must be watching different reviews. The rider aids actually helps the 790 in the heavy tight spots, but regardless, with more ground clearance, lower down weight and more power the rider aids only widens the gap. The T7 is not better at slow technical or fast aggressive roads. Neither does it crash better.

The T7 is better on road as its more comfortable and no buffeting. Its cheaper and with suspension upgrades the people seem to be very happy. I would also rate the clutch better and air filter system better. On the 790 it can be managed, but needs to be managed.



How popular is the T7 actually? On the 790 I see a lot of pics on Facebook, people showing off decal kits and rally fairings and stuff. THis doesn't happen much with the T7? Get the feeling that its not really being used all that much as an adventure bike, more as a commuter.

You forgot about the KTM rear shock. :ricky: Much is made about how the T7 needs suspension upgrades, yet the 790's also get them, only it's not an upgrade. :pot:

We are indeed watching different videos, I have seen more long-distances being done on T7's than on the 790's.

It is logical that, between this two, the T7 will be far preferred as commuter. Your boss expects you to arrive at work every working day, on time. :biggrin:
 
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2232 on: August 04, 2020, 08:42:37 am »
Seems one can get blinkers in dashing Yamaha blue as well....
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2233 on: August 04, 2020, 10:20:15 am »
We must be watching different reviews. The rider aids actually helps the 790 in the heavy tight spots, but regardless, with more ground clearance, lower down weight and more power the rider aids only widens the gap. The T7 is not better at slow technical or fast aggressive roads. Neither does it crash better.

The T7 is better on road as its more comfortable and no buffeting. Its cheaper and with suspension upgrades the people seem to be very happy. I would also rate the clutch better and air filter system better. On the 790 it can be managed, but needs to be managed.



How popular is the T7 actually? On the 790 I see a lot of pics on Facebook, people showing off decal kits and rally fairings and stuff. THis doesn't happen much with the T7? Get the feeling that its not really being used all that much as an adventure bike, more as a commuter.

You forgot about the KTM rear shock. :ricky: Much is made about how the T7 needs suspension upgrades, yet the 790's also get them, only it's not an upgrade. :pot:

We are indeed watching different videos, I have seen more long-distances being done on T7's than on the 790's.

It is logical that, between this two, the T7 will be far preferred as commuter. Your boss expects you to arrive at work every working day, on time. :biggrin:

Rear shock failures have died down, plus the ones that did happen, KTM covered.
so its a dead horse
The dash gets moisture in and KTM cant fix it, they just replace and replace, so there is a new horse (was same on 950 990 1190 and and and)

I have also seen more long distance rides on T7 actually, and more abuse-rides for 790, more technical rides and the like.

but getting to work....that burned! haha
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2234 on: August 04, 2020, 11:10:23 am »
We must be watching different reviews. The rider aids actually helps the 790 in the heavy tight spots, but regardless, with more ground clearance, lower down weight and more power the rider aids only widens the gap. The T7 is not better at slow technical or fast aggressive roads. Neither does it crash better.

The T7 is better on road as its more comfortable and no buffeting. Its cheaper and with suspension upgrades the people seem to be very happy. I would also rate the clutch better and air filter system better. On the 790 it can be managed, but needs to be managed.



How popular is the T7 actually? On the 790 I see a lot of pics on Facebook, people showing off decal kits and rally fairings and stuff. THis doesn't happen much with the T7? Get the feeling that its not really being used all that much as an adventure bike, more as a commuter.

You forgot about the KTM rear shock. :ricky: Much is made about how the T7 needs suspension upgrades, yet the 790's also get them, only it's not an upgrade. :pot:

We are indeed watching different videos, I have seen more long-distances being done on T7's than on the 790's.

It is logical that, between this two, the T7 will be far preferred as commuter. Your boss expects you to arrive at work every working day, on time.
Should have just gotten the 790RR and suspension would have been sorted?


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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2235 on: August 04, 2020, 11:20:04 am »
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2236 on: August 04, 2020, 11:24:30 am »

Word from ADVrider is that this was done with "Stock suspension and springs. All he did was add Mitas tires and a touch more oil to the forks"

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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2237 on: August 04, 2020, 11:32:21 am »

Word from ADVrider is that this was done with "Stock suspension and springs. All he did was add Mitas tires and a touch more oil to the forks"

Absoluut, hy het net `n bietjie olie in die standaard suspension bygesit.
Hy het ook betaal vir sy T7. :lol8:
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2238 on: August 04, 2020, 11:39:34 am »
Ek het nou al 3 van my bikes se frames gebreek.
Die enigste 3 wat ek actually mee getoer het. 2x GS en 1190.
Hulle het nooit so hard deur geslaan soos daai T7 in vid nie. Maar gelukkig is Yamaha betroubaar en immuun tot sulke goed
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Re: Yamaha T7 Concept
« Reply #2239 on: August 04, 2020, 11:40:45 am »

Word from ADVrider is that this was done with "Stock suspension and springs. All he did was add Mitas tires and a touch more oil to the forks"

The decals on the forks indicate that they have been worked on.
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