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Old 01-25-2013, 04:44 AM   #5701
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I like that bike... Wish they still made em
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They do..

Husky TE449 (aslo available as a 510)
Actuall it's more like this, the Terra 650.

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Old 01-25-2013, 05:47 AM   #5702
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They do..

Husky TE449 (aslo available as a 510)

Actually that's closer to the G450X. The 650 Terra is closer to the G650.



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Old 01-25-2013, 06:32 AM   #5703
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Actually that's closer to the G450X. The 650 Terra is closer to the G650.



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Except it has the cc of the 650 with weight closer to the 450;)
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:41 AM   #5704
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Except it has the cc of the 650 with weight closer to the 450;)
Not so much, Terra 650 is heavier than it looks...te449 wet weight is 255lbs and the Terra650 is 403lbs.

Not sure where the extra weight comes from, the G650X was around 340lbs range.
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Old 01-25-2013, 01:51 PM   #5705
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Hmmmm

Another 450cc dual sport...maybe a new trend?

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/20...port/?gal=1#/0
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:05 PM   #5706
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new thought,
mirrors, broke one last time out, I need a set... you all have opinions... lets have-em
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:16 PM   #5707
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Get some of Neduro's Double Take mirrors. He has a thread for them in the Vendor area.



And a web site: http://www.doubletakemirror.com/
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:44 PM   #5708
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True, BMW somewhat transferred production of its "dual sport" bikes to Husqvarna.
Heard rumours they will soon be sold in BMW group show rooms.


[QUOTE=Quantis;20570679]They do..

Husky TE449 (aslo available as a 510)
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:23 PM   #5709
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Personally, I've tried lots of mirrors. Hands down, the ones that work the best are these:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/UNIVERSAL-BL...vxp=mtr&_uhb=1

They don't vibrate, they're tougher than you might think, except when the bike falls over (or cartwheels), but because they're so cheap, they're disposable. $8/pair includes shipping...they don't get much cheaper. I bought 3 pairs last winter for the price of one Neduro/Doubletake mirror. Doubletakes are also very good. In particular,, they're tough as nails, but they do vibrate and they ain't so cheap by the time you factor in the RAM mounts. I picked up a pair of Doubletakes and while I like them, they are not as effective for seeing what's behind you, especially when they begin to vibrate at ~ 5,000 rpm. I do like the fact that the RAM mount allows you to fold them in when you hit the trails.

The cheap eBay mirrors have survived two Roaming Rallies and plenty of Calabogie-area riding. I use them on both my DR and the WR. Hard to find better value if you ask me.




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Old 01-25-2013, 08:12 PM   #5710
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While I like Ned's
the el-cheapo universal ones look cool but... 1 1/8 bars

can you mod them to fit,, and mount them on the inside of the grips so they look under your arms vs out in the crash zone?

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Old 01-25-2013, 08:24 PM   #5711
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They'll clamp onto 7/8" or 1 1/8" bars, except down low where the fat bars get fat....as long as you clamp somewhere in the area where your controls go...

Yes, I've mounted them on the inner part, like just inside the clutch perch... works similar to the "pig spotter" type mirrors you see on sportbikes where the view is under your arm instead of outside of your elbows. I've even had success mounting a left mirror on the right side and vice versa. My preference, though, after trying many option is to just stick them at the end, between the grip and the bark buster. The mirror will be somewhat vulnerable, but as I said, they are tougher than you might think... and besides, they're $4 each.

Buy two pairs and you've got spares.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:46 AM   #5712
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Ken Sean folding mirror:



http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-KEN-SEAN...ad6801&vxp=mtr

They'll last about 3 years, then the ball will break. I bought mine locally, so Badtime centre could probably get them.

Their only nit is that after you've folded them a couple of times, they get floppy. It's because they paint the whole arm, pivot ball included, then assemble. Fold it a couple of times, paint comes off, ball is smaller. Can be adjusted, but for me, I just opened it up with a wrench, and shimmed the spring with a washer.

Stoopit simple, nice and cheap. I love Ned's mirror, but for my 350? It ain't worth that much.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:54 AM   #5713
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+1 on the Sean Ken type mirror.

I think I paid like $12 each or something like that from Bad Times Center. Cheap and no vibes. The ball allows the mirror to move if hit so it doesn't break.
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:20 AM   #5714
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Doubletake are efficients but not easy to move or adjust with one hand (doable but need a little bit of training)
Also, do not trust them to hold your helmet
But, I'm happy with mine, good vision and loook strong
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:01 AM   #5715
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I bought a single Sean Ken mirror a couple of years ago after several other recommended it, and it was the worst I've ever tried... it vibrates waaay too much, and no matter how much I tried to tighten the flimsy thing, it never got better. Not for use on a thumper, if you ask me.
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