Go Back   Horizons Unlimited - The HUBB > Want ads > TRAVEL Bikes for Sale / Wanted

TRAVEL Bikes for Sale / Wanted Post your TRAVELLING bike for sale here. INCLUDE COUNTRY in subject, (e.g. 89 Transalp for sale, CA USA) and include currency in the post ;-) Please DELETE your post when the bike is sold.
Contact Overland Solutions for all your custom modifications and setup for overland travel.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 5 Mar 2012
Registered Users
Veteran HUBBer
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Somewhere west of Laramie...
Posts: 479
FS: UK Yamaha XT660Z Tenere (2008)

Hi Everyone!

Just a quick update regarding my plans for Dakar 2013.

The good news is my leg doctor here in the UK is prepared to remove the metalwork in my leg in the next couple of months (yea!), so it's full speed ahead now to get my funds together in time for the Dakar entry in May this year...

As such, I HAVE to sell a couple of bikes - my Heroes-Legend XT660Z Tenere, plus my 'spare' and essentially brand new WR450F... I have listed them both on ebay with full descriptions, but please feel free to ask any specific questions here...

To pre-empt the obvious one, I am looking for £4995.00 GBP for either bike.

To summarize the Tenere - which I imagine will be the most relevant to HUBBers - it is a 2008 model (registered in Aug 2008) which I initially took to the USA, and travelled all over for seven months (which was serialized in TBM magazine Jan-Mar 2010) and the subject of my presentation at Ripley that year too of course...

I then extensively modified the bike with new suspension, engine mods and a whole lot of other stuff, and raced it from Paris to Dakar on the Heroes-Legend rally in 2009 (again, the subject of a rather entertaining presentation at Ripley I thought!), and since then, it has had the odd trip around the UK, and down to the Pyrenees last year (July 2011), and has now covered a little over 33,000 miles.

Despite being beefed up for rally racing, it is also still eminently suitable as a long distance overlander - just a bit taller, better suspended, and more powerful! You can easily remove the power-commander and replace the stock air-filter etc. should you wish to eek out as many mpg as possible...

Please look at the ebay link for the full spec, and ask any questions here...

Tenere:



Yamaha XT660Z Tenere XT 660 XTZ (2008) - Ex Paris to Dakar 2009 rally bike. | eBay

Also, this may be of interest to you, or someone you know:

WR450F:



Yamaha WR450F WR 450 2010 model - 60 Reg - running in milage only!!! | eBay

I will also be revamping the jennydakar.com website in the next few weeks, with a whole knew section of JMo Racing merchandise, together with opportunities for corporate and business sponsorship. In the meantime, please do contact me through PM here, or via email from jennydakar.com

Here is to another New Year in South America!

Jx
__________________
JennyDakar.com
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 Registered Users and/or Members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: '85 Yamaha XT600Z - Touring Customised Ténéré - ZA Allie_Smit TRAVEL Bikes for Sale / Wanted 1 17 Apr 2012 09:16
Zega pannier system for XT660Z Tenere for sale. Northumberland. UK Firefly TRAVEL Equipment for Sale / Wanted 0 13 Feb 2012 20:57
xt660z tenere for sale flipperboy TRAVEL Bikes for Sale / Wanted 0 6 Feb 2012 10:33
Yamaha XTZ750 Super Tenere - RTW & Long Trips ? kamilltee After the big trip 4 14 Dec 2011 14:06

 
 


HU DVD Summer Special!

Now that summer is here, get On the Road! Take 30% off the Achievable Dream - On the Road! 2-DVD set until August 31 only. Get On the Road! Learn the tips to staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure!

Our veteran travellers share their tips (and great stories) for staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure.

"A fantastic, informative and inspirational DVD."

"It's brilliant - thank you very much!"

Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'ONTHEROAD' on your order when you checkout.


Renedian Adventures


Renedian Adventures

What others say about HU...

"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA

"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada

"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia

"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders

contest pic

10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!

NEW! HU 2014 Adventure Travel T-shirts! are now available in several colors! Be the first kid on your block to have them! New lower prices on synths!

HU 2014 T-shirts now in!

Check out the new Gildan Performance cotton-feel t-shirt - 100% poly, feels like soft cotton!


What turns you on to motorcycle travel?


Global Rescue, WORLDwide evacuation services for EVERYONE

Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!


New to Horizons Unlimited?

New to motorcycle travelling? New to the HU site? Confused? Too many options? It's really very simple - just 4 easy steps!

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle.

Susan and Grant Johnson Read more about Grant & Susan's story

Membership - help keep us going!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.


Books & DVDs

amazon

All the best travel books and videos listed and often reviewed on HU's famous Books page. Check it out and get great travel books from all over the world.


Motorcycle Express for shipping and insurance!

Motorcycle Express

MC Air Shipping, (uncrated) USA / Canada / Europe and other areas. Be sure to say "Horizons Unlimited" to get your $25 discount on Shipping!
Insurance - see: For foreigners traveling in US and Canada and for Americans and Canadians traveling in other countries, then mail it to MC Express and get your HU $15 discount!




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 21:47.