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5 July 2018
Yamaha News: 2018 Ténéré 700 World Raid Surges Forward to Morocco

For its second stage, the 2018 Ténéré 700 World Raid found rally legend Stéphane Peterhansel tackling his old stomping ground of Merzouga.

The 2018 Ténéré 700 World is well underway now and the tale continues after an incredible trip to Australia. Each leg of this journey is designed to bring people into the world of adventure that Yamaha is building with this powerhouse of freedom, the Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype. This chapter of the story plays out in North Africa with one of Rally’s most celebrated names.

Following Rodney Faggotter’s adventure down under with the Ténéré Tragics, the Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype found its way into the hands of Stéphane Peterhansel in the scorching deserts of Merzouga. Rodney handed over the reins of the tour via a video message, passing the bike on to the rally legend and providing his ‘carnet de route’.

At for him very well know the terrain, Stéphane Peterhansel demonstrates the capabilities of the Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype over the most challenging terrain imaginable. From enormous dunes to rocky trails and everything in between, the Ténéré 700 World Raid Prototype proves its incredible adaptability time and again.

With the Moroccan leg out in the open, the 2018 Ténéré 700 World Raid flies all the way to South America where Adrien van Beveren takes on the ambassadorship in Argentina. For the full Morocco story and all the latest news from the Ténéré 700 World Raid, visit the official website www.world- raid.com and follow along on all the major social media platforms using the below #’s!

*All riding Performed by a professional rider performing under closed and controlled conditions. The Tenere 700 World Raid as depicted is a prototype model.
Check out the video here:: https://youtu.be/41fSt7C9jw4