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Old 04-13-2009, 09:29 PM   #1
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Eek Any FE570 or FE450 owners out there?

I'd bet there's at least one other Abusaberg owner here.

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Old 04-14-2009, 02:59 AM   #2
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Wondering how well you fit on these bikes? Got one on my wish list and like you, I am tall. Show us some pics and give us your impressions.
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Wondering how well you fit on these bikes? Got one on my wish list and like you, I am tall. Show us some pics and give us your impressions.
Will do once I get it back together. It's currently in pieces in the garage as I install lighting harnesses to make it road legal. I already have the plate.

The dealer I purchased from is nearly as tall as I. He has a FE570 also. So far we have both gone with tall factory seat and bar risers. I am additionally going with Pivot Pegz to drop peg height a bit plus allow rotation.

Then there's the usual suspension tweaks required. New springs and valving. I'm leaning towards LT-Racing for the work as they're somewhat local.

For the limited amount of time I've spent bimbling about the neighborhood so far, it's very light and very fast. Once moving it seems much more like a 250 or 125 2-stroke than a nearly 600cc thumper. That mass centralization works in real life.

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Old 04-27-2009, 07:23 AM   #4
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Here she is in barely street-legal black.













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Old 04-27-2009, 07:29 AM   #5
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Do these come factory street legal w/ lights.. or just with a clear MSO?
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:10 AM   #6
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Now that there is one pretty bike! Gotta save some dough and get me one next year as well.

First time I see one of the new Öhlins steering dampers. Let us know how you like it and the X2 headlight you put on there. Halogen or HID?

Now go have a blast on her!

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Old 04-27-2009, 08:42 AM   #7
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Do these come factory street legal w/ lights.. or just with a clear MSO?
just the latter.

There are some harnesses and switchery you need - all available from the large KTM parts bin. With the exception of the lights themselves, all are stock and unmodified components.
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Old 08-19-2009, 06:40 AM   #8
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God I want this bike, 450 or 570. Dealer is 6 hours away is my only concern.....should it be?
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Old 08-19-2009, 07:32 AM   #9
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God I want this bike, 450 or 570. Dealer is 6 hours away is my only concern.....should it be?
not with the new ones. they've had a full year or more running worldwide and I haven't seen anything myself or on the forums to warrant concern. check out www.husaberg.org for more specific information.
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