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2010 Yamaha Super Tenere First Ride Photo Gallery
The Super Tenere strikes an attractive pose against the Saharan sands, but our initial ride indicates that this touring machine is more comfortable on the pavement.
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2010 Yamaha Super Tenere First Ride
Traction control settings help to adjust for different terrain, but the ABS is not switchable, which might deter some riders.
Yamaha knows there's room to play in the adventure bike market, but it didn't necessarily jump straight in and try to take down the established heavyweights.
So in all, the Super Tenere is an adequate all-rounder. It’s fun, comfortable and easy to ride.
Nimble handling and a great linked braking system are two of the Yamaha's stong points.
The Tenere has a smooth motor that isn't exatly what our tester would call exciting, but it gets the job done.
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