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Riding: Plan, Report and Racing => Racing Section => Topic started by: Bespoke109 on September 05, 2012, 09:08:38 am

Title: 2013 Husqvarna Enduro bikes?
Post by: Bespoke109 on September 05, 2012, 09:08:38 am
Howzit, the CMH group have become the importers for the Husqvarna brand. I've been looking at the 2013 Huskie WR 300 2 stroke at a new dealership in Durban.

 On the net, the forums have a lot of good reports world wide. I'm looking for a weekend toy, I have ridden the KTM's , pretty good. Haven't heard to many good things about the aftersales service tho. (might just be a grumpy crowd I was speaking to) :-\. I guess my question is , how reliable are the new Husqvarnas and does anyone know how they ride? ???
Title: Re: 2013 Husqvarna Enduro bikes?
Post by: Welsh on September 05, 2012, 09:28:04 am
Howzit, the CMH group have become the importers for the Husqvarna brand. I've been looking at the 2013 Huskie WR 300 2 stroke at a new dealership in Durban.

 On the net, the forums have a lot of good reports world wide. I'm looking for a weekend toy, I have ridden the KTM's , pretty good. Haven't heard to many good things about the aftersales service tho. (might just be a grumpy crowd I was speaking to) :-\. I guess my question is , how reliable are the new Husqvarnas and does anyone know how they ride? ???

Sorry to hijack your post, the 2013 Husaberg's deserve some looking at, kinda like a bespoke KTM 8)
Title: Re: 2013 Husqvarna Enduro bikes?
Post by: Bespoke109 on September 05, 2012, 11:36:02 am
Husabergs are great bikes, I've ridden the TE 300 2012, love the closed cartridge suspension. They just seem like the previous years KTM in blue.

Husqvarna have a good following in Europe, having being bought out by the BMW group some years ago, the brand has ended up winning the E1 and E2 last year. Which is good...but how do they ride? anyone have experiences owning them?
Title: Re: 2013 Husqvarna Enduro bikes?
Post by: Etienne2T on September 05, 2012, 12:40:00 pm
I've never had a problem with KTM spares/service. Even the smallest of parts, take a day to arrive from JHB
Title: Re: 2013 Husqvarna Enduro bikes?
Post by: Bespoke109 on September 08, 2012, 09:01:44 am
I did a bit of research, apparently Primrose motorcycles have a good rep for service and parts for Husqvarnas.

I spoke to Ricky Snadien at Hooked up Motorsports, apparently the CMH group has had to purchased R14 million rand worth of parts as per Husqvarna's direction. So the support in terms of parts seems to be there.

It will be interesting to see how the brand does, maybe once someone wins the Roof of Africa on one, the brand will get more exposure.(just like Graham Jarvis and Husaberg).
Title: Re: 2013 Husqvarna Enduro bikes?
Post by: wiledog_X on September 14, 2012, 09:25:59 am
got this email from Husky SA - all the models for 2013.  :thumleft: