Originally Posted by canadaler
The Husky...IMO... all it lacks is a 6th gear which I'm sure the factory boys could manage. Otherwise, those bikes have very sturdy engines in them.
some are 6 speeds, some are 5. The two that finished Dakar 2009 and 2010 were 6 speed TE's.
IMHO the Husky engine is a much better platform to turn into a rallye bike than the KTM RFS engine. I suspect BMW is well aware of this.