2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test

The Road to Armageddon map

The Mayans seriously screwed up. Either that, or we are not very good at reading their hieroglyphs. Most of us woke up last December 22nd and realized that the predicted doomsday hadn’t materialized. But it got the Cycle World staff thinking… Continue reading “2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test”

2013 Husqvarna TR650 Terra and Strada

Great looking DS bike but again the seat height is sooooo high. What do you think?


Greg Drevenstedt
October 25, 2012

2013 Husqvarna TR650 Terra (left) and Strada (right)Photo Credit: Scott Cox & Jean Turner

Husqvarna, a formerly Swedish company based in Italy and owned since 2007 by Germans (BMW), has been making motorcycles for 110 years. Best known for its motocross and enduro bikes, Husqvarna offers street-legal dual-sport bikes in its TE line, but they’re of the 90/10 dirt/street variety, fairly hardcore bikes that are just legal enough to connect trails together.

Engine is a tuned-up version of the 652cc single from the BMW G 650 GS, with a claimed 20% boost in horsepower, to 58.

Engine is a tuned-up version of the 652cc single from the BMW G 650 GS.

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More Photos of the Husqvarna TR 650 Strada & Terra

07/13/2012 @ 2:13 pm, by Jensen Beeler

More Photos of the Husqvarna TR 650 Strada & Terra Husqvarna TR 650 Strada Outdoor 08 635x422

Just judging from the popularity of our posts on the Husqvarna TR 650 Strada & Husqvarna TR 650 Terra, it seems you all are about as enthralled as we are with the latest models to come out of BMW’s little dirt bike brand — that is to say, not enthralled at all. Maybe it is because the Strada & Terra feel like a rebadged BMW GS, maybe it is the angular styling that Husqvarna has been applying to its on-road machines, or maybe it is because the Husqvarna brand seems to lack any real focus whatsoever.

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