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by redbikejohn
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 357
Views: 29965

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

Mmmm hands up any KTM that has done over 100k miles with zero engine, elec or mechanical parts failures, other than wear and tear like wheel bearings, discs/pads etc. From what I've read they really don't hold up quite as well as you claim (and I own one). OK I know some tenere's had gearbox failure...
by redbikejohn
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Had the jab yet?
Replies: 67
Views: 1785

Re: Had the jab yet?

Cheeky sod 😀 despite the surname and accent I was born here!
by redbikejohn
Thu Feb 25, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 357
Views: 29965

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

112k miles so far. Engine is still good. The frame rusted at the front where the drain plug is. Saltly crap built up behind the plate that bolts on there. I cleaned it up with a wire wheel on grinder and painted it but lost a lot of thickness. Quite a bit of paint flaking off frame/forks/swingarm. R...
by redbikejohn
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 357
Views: 29965

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

My 660z is getting on a bit now and probably near end of life but the T700 prices are still pretty strong for second hand bikes. Not much less than new or pre registered bikes. When will the pcp deals come to and end and release more s/h bikes into the market?
by redbikejohn
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Had the jab yet?
Replies: 67
Views: 1785

Re: Had the jab yet?

My wife got a sms from our surgery telling her to book an appointment today. She's five years younger than me and works from home! I'm a key worker at Heathrow where covid is rife ! WTF?
by redbikejohn
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Noob on a Yamaha Tenere
Replies: 7
Views: 272

Re: Noob on a Yamaha Tenere

Hi. Welcome. Shame that xt660.com closed, it had loads of info. Still plenty of people on here can help with most things :)
by redbikejohn
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 357
Views: 29965

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

Is the colostomy bag permanent or just temporary until bowel is fixed?
by redbikejohn
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 357
Views: 29965

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

Just watched the next episode :( he was in bad way. Bowel and stomach in pieces....
by redbikejohn
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 357
Views: 29965

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

T7 don't know but I don't fill my 660 up until its clocked 300 miles 😎
by redbikejohn
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Bikers ain't what they used to be.
Replies: 21
Views: 2572

Re: Bikers ain't what they used to be.

Couple of weeks back I stopped next to a guy parked up on the m25. Asked if he was OK and it turned out he was only stopped to take a pic of the nice sunset 🙄

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