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Old 09-28-2008, 06:03 PM   #1
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Laugh 2009 Husqvarna TE 310...DROOL WARNING!

Stolen from DirtRider:

"The all-new 310cc, fuel-injected, four-stroke Husqvarna TE 310. With both kick and electric starting, Wave type brakes, Mikuni-developed FI and an increased bore (83mm compared to 76mm) from the TE 250, this bike is fine like Italian wine!"



I have always hankered for a 250 woods bike, but didn't like the idea of losing my beautiful, fuel injected 650 grunt. Gotta love innovation though...this TE310 sounds like the truly perfect woods bike!

I think this would be a perfect compliment to my 650 Supermoto! Thoughts?
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:08 PM   #2
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Is it a close ratio tranny like the TEs?
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:09 PM   #3
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Is it a close ratio tranny like the TEs?
it would be worthless if it wasn't...
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:12 PM   #4
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Have been looking at the Husky line for a while now. Can't wait to see this one!
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Old 09-28-2008, 06:24 PM   #5
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You WANT a wide-ratio?

The last thing I want is a 310 dual sport! A nice close ratio 6 speed will be great for tight trails, fire roads, and general woods use. A wide ratio tranny, while extending this bikes streetabilty, would sacrifice its target usage: tight woods and goat trails. We have our 650's for DS stuff...
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Old 09-28-2008, 07:38 PM   #6
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This bike has been my screen saver for about 2 months, I LOVE IT!!
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Old 09-28-2008, 07:39 PM   #7
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That truly is the only new bike that excites me.....Drool is right!!!!

Bigbore 250, lightweight, awesome suspension, electric start, 6 speed, fuel injection....I WANT one!!!!!

I'll trade a new, unridden BMW 450 straight up today!!!!
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Old 09-28-2008, 07:58 PM   #8
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Street legal I hope! It is nice to have another midsized bike on the market. Honda, Kawi, Yamaha are you listening?
What is the price tag on it? The closest dealer to me in 1 1/2 hours away.

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Old 09-28-2008, 08:04 PM   #9
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I cant wait till i get my grubby hands on a 2009 husqvarna. I am undecided on what size but if the 450 or 510 have a Wide ratio then i am sold. The 310 sounds like a sweet dual sport for in-town use.
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Old 09-28-2008, 08:11 PM   #10
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It will be street legal, along with all other TE's. Not to mention the great BMW sourced warranty! Something like 2yr/24,000mi. (Same as BMW 450)
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Thats sounds super tempting.
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Old 09-28-2008, 08:35 PM   #12
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It will be street legal, along with all other TE's. Not to mention the great BMW sourced warranty! Something like 2yr/24,000mi. (Same as BMW 450)
Husky offered a 6 month warranty on the TE's for 2008. The BMW 450X has 3 year/36,000 mile warranty. I don't think anyone knows what kind of warranty they will offer. I can't imagine any more than 6 months.

This bike should be sweet! I can't wait to ride one. Anyone know when we can expect it in dealers? I thought I heard Oct. delivery for the four strokes, 2 strokes a little later.
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Old 09-28-2008, 08:55 PM   #13
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According to the sales guy at my BMW/Husky dealer, the 2008 Husky's have 24 month warranties. I'll have to double check with them though, he could have been mistaken. A six month warranty from a BMW owned company sounds a bit sparse.

I will probably end up putting a deposit on this sweet machine if I can get a 1 yr min. warranty promise from the dealer. Can't wait to ride this beauty!
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Old 09-28-2008, 09:19 PM   #14
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Sick bike, drool factor is definately high!

The 08 TE's come with a 24 month waranty and it is the TC's/motocross models that have a 3-6 month waranty. You would think Husky will continue to stand behind their product in 09.
http://www.husqvarnamotorcycles.com.au/warranty.php

I just bought a TE610 and is is an awesome bike, quality all through the design and build.
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Old 09-28-2008, 09:29 PM   #15
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There we go...I knew I hear something about a 24 month warranty.

I wonder what the wet weight will come in at? 250-260lb?
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