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Old 01-02-2013, 03:00 PM   #460
cyborg
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Originally Posted by Navin View Post
Safari has a rear Dakar style tank and a tank that fits over the front tank.

A 250 or 350 feels 50 lbs lighter due to the significantly lighter crank mass. The 500s will plow more and resist direction changes. The 250/350s are very tossable, and the power won't bully you around in tighter goings. My son can whip me on a 125cc 2t so don't think they are slow. My own lap times on a 250 compared to a 450 are the same but I turn the 250f better.

Shop the Husky 250/310 and KTM 350 too.

The Burgs were a simple tank resdeign from being excellent. As they are they suck to take apart. The 570 has great power but nobody says the 500/501 doesn't have plenty too.
I've ridden the 2013 Berg/KTM 500's and yes they feel lighter but they vibrate a LOT more than the FE series bikes at higher speeds. For dual sporting I really think the FE series is better and smoother, although now on the secondary market.

Be sure to check these other threads for tankage options


Husaberg 70 Degree Owners Thread (the mega FE thread)

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=639366


The Husaberg 70 FE Adventure Traveler Thread

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782994
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