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Yamaha XTZ 1200 Super Ténére review

At Overland we believe that a bike review should be a realistic test. Riding around for a couple of hours or a long weekend is not the same as living with a machine everyday and experiencing it on various terrain, in a loaded state. So we headed to North America where Yamaha Canada kindly leant us a 2012 model XTZ 1200 Super Ténéré for a 4,000-mile fortnight on mixed surfaces, circumnavigating the Great Lakes.

‘Rolling Through The Isles’ by Ted Simon

Ted Simon is an inspiration to many, through his bestselling ‘Jupiter’s Travels’, which documented his round the world exploits in the 1970s. His newest book lets readers get to know the man and more importantly the country, that had such an impact on his formative years, and thus shaped his life. It has been a revelation.

‘Running With The Moon’ by Jonny Bealby

Jonny never takes the easy option. If he can take a route that will provide him with new adventure and experiences, and travel without other overlanders, then he will. This results in exciting illegal border crossings and heart stopping moments where his discovery by man or beast is only a breath away.