Yamaha XTZ660 Ténéré
Fast becoming the choice for overlanders who don’t want (or can’t afford) a BMW GS: huge tin panniers, satnav, Timbuktu stickers and a jerrycan are the usual basic mods. An extra sprocket-side rear wheel bearing is a wise move, as the stock single unit is almost a service item.
What you’ll pay now £2750-£5000 But should you? Not if you’re a shortarse: seat height is stratospheric.