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Offline bonova

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Advice on Husky
« on: April 16, 2009, 12:33:15 pm »
Hello chaps...
I'm still umming and arring about an enduro bike. My Thoughts were the WR 450, the bmw 450, and possibly even a kawa / ktm 2 stroke....
BUT, now i've heart a bird chirping in my ear about this so called Husqvarna TE 510, and i like what it chirps.
I especially like that it can be ridden with plates for short onroad - like the WR

Can anyone give me opinions on the bike. I'm 1.77 M tall, so i might be a tad short.

Who has one (apart from those who are selling theirs ;) ) or has had one.

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Re: Advice on Husky
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2009, 08:17:49 am »
Had a customer with a four stroke Husky ages ago. (late 90's, also a plated Enduro, can't quite remember what model) Was very impressed with the bike. Very well mannered and powerful & well build.

Biggest concern as opposed to a WR450 might be spares supply.
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Re: Advice on Husky
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2009, 09:01:04 am »
I have a 2005 TE510 that my son rides.  It really is an awesome machine, well built, extremely powerful and handles like a dream.  1,77m is not too short for it, I'm 1,75m.

Spares is not a problem, Italmoto carries at least one of each sparepart for every Husky in SA, and should they not have stock, they get a spares delivery every 2 weeks.  That is better than most of the big Jap bikes!



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Re: Advice on Husky
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2009, 11:48:02 am »
thanks guys - that's good to know  :thumleft:
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