Bare bone basic. That’s exactly how Yamaha Tenere 700s leave the factory and head to dealers.
Hence most owners end up spending some money on upgrades. It heavily depends on what one needs or wants. Of course, having funds can make a world of difference in improving a Tenere 700!
Upshift Online picked up one of these increasingly popular Tenere 700s. Without all the bells and whistles exactly as it rolled off the assembly line at the Japanese Yamaha factory in Iwata, Shizuoka.
Being a magazine with great connections to numerous aftermarket accessory manufacturers, they’ve assembled a great looking and functioning, yet still fairly lightweight adventure motorcycle.
Detailed video is right below: