Category Archives: AMH News

Quick ride: Yamaha XT700 Tenere review

See also: Yamaha’s Ténéré travel bikes Yamaha XScrambleR 700 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere Africa Twin Soon: KTM 790R Honda NC750X In the UK, July’s ABR show was the only chance to road-test Yamaha’s much-awaited XT700 Tenere before it reached dealers in … Continue reading

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Olympus TG5 Tough – a great motorcycle travel camera

You’ll have read it again and again: the best camera is one you can whip out and shoot in a jiffy. On a bike, that won’t be a bulky mirrorless or DSLR stuck in the tankbag. It’ll be a backup … Continue reading

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Yamaha’s Ténéré travel bikes

I well remember the day in the southern winter of 1983 when I first clocked Yamaha’s original XT600Z Ténéré (left) outside Maxim Motorcycles on the Parramatta Road, west Sydney. I crouched down for a good look at the machine which appeared to have … Continue reading

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Reviewing AMH7’s bike predictions

While flicking through AMH7 looking for ideas for the 8th edition, I spotted the box, right, previewing bikes just out, thought to be on the horizon or ones we’d wish to see. Written in 2016, it made an interesting read. The … Continue reading

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Enfield Himalayan: 4000-mile review

Himalayan Index Page In a line: Didn’t miss a beat over a month; no one was more surprised than me. • At £4000, with the stock equipment it’s a bargain • Low, 800mm seat – at last a travel bike not … Continue reading

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Tested: Michelin Anakee Wild review

Supplied free by Michelin for review Michelin’s Anakee Wild came out in 2016, replacing the venerable T63 which we used on Desert Riders in 2003 (with similar patterned Mich Deserts on the rear). Since then, adventure motorcycling – aka: touring … Continue reading

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Tested: Michelin TPMS review

Updated May 2019 Fit2Go have made some adjustments to the instruction manual to make the initial pairing process clearer to all users. Plus a software update is in production. Tested: Michelin TPMS (tyre pressure management system) Where: Spain and Morocco … Continue reading

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