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2022 HUSQVARNA FE501 DUAL-SPORT: FULL TEST

The pecking order in the dual-sport world is well-established, and the Husqvarna FE501s is right at the top. At the risk of rehashing common knowledge, the FE is the Husqvarna version of the KTM 500EXC. Don’t fall into the “white KTM” camp…
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ELITE HUSKY DUAL-SPORT: BEHIND THE BUILD

We have featured many project bikes built by Motowhips in the past, and all have been very unique machines, but this Husqvarna FE501 build is a little different. This bike is not only built by Justin Myerson and the Motowhips crew, but it…
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FIRST LOOK: HUSQVARNA MINIS FOR 2023

The first 2023 models are here! Husqvarna unveiled its minicycle line for 2023 today. This first wave of new models includes the TC85, the TC65 and TC50. The full Husqvarna press release follows: Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc.…
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HUSQVARNA TX300 PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

It’s common knowledge that the Husqvarna TX300i is an advanced off-road two-stroke machine. It targets faster off-road, GPs, desert racing and GNCC terrain where stiffer suspension is required for the rider who charges the carnage with a…
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RIDING THE HUSKY ROCKSTAR EDITIONS: THE WRAP

For 2022 Husqvarna’s Special Editions are truly special. That’s not always the case. Most years, Special Editions like the Rockstar Huskys and the KTM Factory Editions are set apart by graphics and accessories that you could buy for…
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HUSQVARNA TC85 PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

Completing projects in the garage with your dad is a rite of passage. Do you remember what yours was? For Johny and his son, Austin DeLuca, it was this used Husqvarna TC85 that had them spending time in the garage together. 1.…
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RIDING THE ’22 HUSKY 501 DUAL-SPORT: THE WRAP

With rain and wet dirt, we spent most of the holidays cutting new trail and exploring off-road areas around home in So Cal. The only way to do that in the condensed urban areas around here is by dual-sport. Luckily, we just happened to have…
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HUSQVARNA ROCKSTAR EDITIONS

Husqvarna has released the 2022 1/2 Rockstar Editions. This year a 250 joins the 450 that we generally see in advance of the U.S. Supercross season, and both models are completely new. They are, presumably, advance looks at the…
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HUSQVARNA TE150i: FULL TEST

Some bikes can be understood most easily by process of elimination. You gotta understand what they aren’t before you understand what they are. Unfortunately, that doesn’t help in the case of the Husqvarna TE150i. Defining what it can’t do…
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FIRST RIDE: HUSQVARNA NORDEN 901 ADVENTURE BIKE

At the 2019 EICMA Motorcycle show in Milan Italy, Husqvarna revealed a concept bike called the Norden. At the time, it was just an idea, by no means a serious prototype. The whole notion of a Husqvarna adventure bike was just thrown in…
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2020 HUSKY 500 2-STROKE PROJECT: BEHIND THE BUILD

There have been plenty of 500cc two-strokes from Husqvarna throughout dirt bike history. But, since the brand’s rebirth a few years back, it has shied away from two-strokes above 300cc. We teamed up with former factory Kawasaki race team…
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2022 HUSKY TE300i: FULL TEST

Let’s look at the world of extreme enduro. In the Pro class, there is not a single four-stroke machine. The 300cc two-stroke utterly dominates this world of technical riding and impossible obstacles. And, having a machine that makes better…
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RDING THE 2022 HUSQVARNA TE150i: THE WRAP

This week we got to ride the 2022 Husqvarna TE150i. This is our first experience with this bike, although we did test the 2019 Husky TE150, which was before the coming of Transfer Port Injection. You won’t find anything exactly like the…
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HUSKY OFF-ROAD PROJECTS: BEHIND THE BUILD

The ISDE Qualifier Series is a 50-year-old tradition in the American off-road racing scene. It came into being in order to cull the freakishly large number of U.S. riders who wanted to attend the International Six-Day Trial/Enduro. Now, it…
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HUSQVARNA FE501S DUAL-SPORT: FULL TEST

In the shadow of COVID-19, the process of choosing a dual-sport bike has been simplified—you buy what you can get. The days when you could walk into a dealership, sit on four or five different bikes and bargain with a hungry salesman are…
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2022 HUSKY TE300i: 2-STROKE VIDEO SERIES

The Husqvarna TE300i has arrived with very few changes for 2022. It remains a fully injected off-road two-stroke, with both TPI fuel injection and oil injection. It is one of two 300 two-strokes offered by Husqvarna; the other is the more…
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