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SafariBerg 12-19-2008 06:05 AM

Husaberg '09 FE570 rallye bike build
Well after putting in an order with the local WA dealer Wanneroo Motorcycles on 7 November 2007 (day after the Milan show release) for the new to be released 2009 Husaberg FE570 it has finally arrived today :clap

So its been a long gestation :(:

Now its straight into converting it to rallye spec for use in '09
  1. Condo 750
  2. Yilgarn Rallye
  3. Aus Safari
and hopefully the Pharaohs rallye :evil
Still in the womb !
giving birth :D

Specs will be:

2009 FE 570 new out of the crate
* Talon cush drive rear hub
* Excel Pro Signature 2.5" rear rim laced to Heavy Duty 12g stainless spokes
* Force Accesories 2L Safari alloy bashplate
* Rear subframe fuel tank mod ~4L
* Aqualine Safari main tank ~22-24L total fuel
* Ego Barkbusters
* Akrapovic carbon slipon muffler
* Ohlins SD MX 2.0 steering dampner
* BRP 25mm riser submount bracket
* HB Thermo fan kit
* HB clutch protector
* HB frameguards
* MD roadbook
* ICO VR Light odo X 2 (Main & Backup)
* KTM Roadbook carrier frame
* KTM Fork bleeders
* Stelth rear sprockets
* Michelin Baja and Desert rear tires with Michelin MO2 mousses
* Pirelli MT410 front tires with Michelin M15 mousses
* Motul 300V 4T Factoryline 15W/50 oil
* LED dust light
* changing springs and setting up suspension
* RS Concepts fairing
* HID headlights
* team graphics


whitey222 12-19-2008 06:12 AM

:tb :tb :tb

Wish I had a project like that over xmas !

1stworks 12-19-2008 08:19 AM

ill be watching this one!!!!!!
thanks for sharing.
Please post as many photos as you can.


pete40 12-19-2008 08:30 AM

Big Kev may be dead. But I'm excited. Good one mate - have fun building that baby up.

Pezz_gs 12-19-2008 12:01 PM

I like seeing an artist at work. Love the 'berg


SafariBerg 12-19-2008 03:59 PM

Sub-frame extra fuel tank
The rear subframe on the new '09 Bergs is plastic, same material as the fuel tank and is a great potential extra fuel cell.

see here

It has been tested now with no leaks from the fasteners etc, and has a 4 litre capacity, ~50% increase on standard, not bad.

Fuel is mainly to the left side, but given that it is carried low, should not be a problem with bike balance.

Wall thickness is approximately 3mm. This should be more than enough material for the vent fitting (plus sealing goo). Fitting the balance line, would be best to do similar to the fuel pump with a mounting plate/gasket goo and bolts.

With the standard 8.5L it will give 12.5L all up, that will be good enough for Condo and Yilgarn etc. all with the standard slim line body work :wings

Great stuff to be able to do that and use the stock body work.

I reckon some clever Swede had this at the back of their mind with the design...................why else ?? and given its the same material as the tank !! :clap :clap

Plus it means that only about another 10 L needs to be found with the larger Safari tank for the long range rallyes :rayof

SafariBerg 12-19-2008 04:15 PM

Bits to go on
NO frivalous bling bits here, no siree, just serious stuff mate ! :deal

Some bits already have and will go across from the '08 FE650 to the new one

Sylvia 12-19-2008 04:24 PM

So much bling, so little time.

Nice ride Gary. Congratulations mate. See you at Condo.

davorallyfan 12-19-2008 06:26 PM

Read the write up on them - some innovative features - sub frame, straight inlet, mass centralsation etc. What a beautiful project - best of luck.

JayBo1 12-19-2008 06:50 PM

Hey SafariBerg - do they do "rider ability" in anodized blue as well?:lol3

DOOBIEDOG 12-19-2008 08:11 PM

Congrats Gary. Must be nice to have a factory funded ride and farkles. Will be watching your progress in the respective races, mate.

BurnieM 12-19-2008 08:16 PM

One person has a life but the rest of you are just internet nerds

I'm off to the pub (on my bike)

ADVJake 12-19-2008 09:43 PM

you bastard
those new bergs are a very nice thing. Aqualine making a tank for them is a surprise.

the EFi will keep the fuel economy good, what are the oil capacity on them?
Titanium valves?

is it 6 spd wide ratio?

mmmm :deal

ChrisCrossed 12-19-2008 10:01 PM

Lovely. You'll be trying extra hard not to rub it against too many roos I expect.

SafariBerg 12-20-2008 12:29 AM

ok ok I repent :shog

Now that the new bike endorphin euphoria has subsided I will tread the righteous path and not be led into temptation of frivalous andodised blue bling :cry

Afterall it is supposed to be a serious rallye bike !

(besides which I just realised how expensive it all is :eek1 )

So will save the sheckels for the Safari costs instead :nod

With that aim in mind have amended the proposed bits list below on post #7

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