2013 Husqvarna 650 Terra

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by grunkster, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. SocalRob

    SocalRob Long timer

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    PJ, luggage is available. Check out CafeHusky.com.

    I got a Strada to kick around on and for my son to learn street riding on. I am amazed how good the bike is.
  2. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Hard Panniers and racks available from SW-Motech (Twisted Throttle) and Touratech.

    Universal Racks available from BRMoto. (And they are stout!)

    Universal racks are in development from Happy Trails which will accept any of their panniers easily. (owner has a TR).

    Did I miss anyone?

    Anyone's luggage will fit on pretty much anyone's racks. Racks are the hard part, and we have 3 options available right this second.

    Quite a few people, including myself, are holding out of Happy Trails. That may take a month or two, but I'm not riding anything for the next few months, so I have time. :cry
  3. twistedthrottle

    twistedthrottle Been here awhile

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    I should have in stock by tomorrow the SW-MOTECH side carriers like this:

    [​IMG]

    We got a container in and there were a whole ton of goodies for the TR650s and the new liquid cooled R1200GS. I see that there are six sets in this shipment and fifteen more sets due in the second week of June.

    Kev
  4. twistedthrottle

    twistedthrottle Been here awhile

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  5. Chazbo

    Chazbo Been here awhile

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    I adapted my KLR 650 HT Panniers https://charlessk.wordpress.com/motorcyle-stuff/trklr-650-pannier-racks/
  6. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    Thanks for the info guys. I am seriously thinking about buying my luggage in advance of getting the bike later this year just in case a scarcity does develop. :evil
  7. Rayzor61

    Rayzor61 Been here awhile

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    MY future New TR650 VIN# ( ZKH0H12B5DV003656 ),

    do you guys thinks its after the first batch when they noticed the stumbleing on first quarter throttle?
  8. jwdub

    jwdub Been here awhile

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    I just picked up a Strada last week, VIN 5110. With just 150 miles so far, I've had it stumble several times leaving from a stop sign. I know that it's had the latest MOSS update from Bill's in Salem. I'm going to wait until I've got more miles on it before I discuss it with Bill.
  9. trapperj

    trapperj Been here awhile

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    Next time you start it....let it idle for 10 minutes or so without touching the throttle. It may help some. After my bike was Mossed the first time it was much better...but after a few hundred miles the stumble would rear its head again....never as bad as before the Moss treatment ....but long idle times every once in awhile seem to keep it manageable. The harder I run my Strada the better it seems to run.
  10. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    I would not sweat it. It is not a big deal.
  11. SocalRob

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    Still only have about five hundred miles on the Strada and trying to limit the RPMs. Wondering if the bike will run a bit better when the whole RPM range is used on a regular basis. I'd say I get a stumple on occasion, but if adapt riding style it's now odd to have a stall. Just give it a little rev prior to letting the clutch out.
  12. Deans BMW

    Deans BMW Granpa Hoon

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    Rob, I started using the entire RPM range after the first 50-100 miles. No stumbles, runs like a cat with its tail on fire.
  13. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Worst case scenario, you might have a good excuse to buy the DynoJet PC5. :lol3

    I totally thought this engine was perfect, but after seeing the numbers on the PC5, I'm seriously considering it.
  14. waybill

    waybill wayward

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    Getting the same results here. Mine's got 130 miles now and quit stumbling somewhere in the 50-80 mile range.

    Got the wonky sidestand too, I had a guy fabricate and bolt about 1.5in extension to it because at 5'8 it was tricky to upright. Now it stays put 90% of the time but I still watch it. Appears they used the same sidestand for both models even tho the Terra is an inch + taller. It was the same with the F650 and Dakar, why make two different parts if one'll work. :huh
  15. Chazbo

    Chazbo Been here awhile

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    I originally posted this to Café Husky, but was asked to post it here in the hope it would make the ADVrider photo gallery to show some Terra presence. I didn't know if I should post it here or in the ride reports section so I posted it here. I apologize if the multiple posting on another blog offends.

    [​IMG]

    You can read the complete ride report on my blog here: http://charlessk.wordpress.com/motorcyle-stuff/cascade-loop-ride/
  16. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Chazbo, I just dropped it in the front page photo recommendations thread for you. There's some stiff competition in that thread though.
  17. Chazbo

    Chazbo Been here awhile

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    Thank you, RD. I am flattered and humbled. I see what you mean by stiff competition. Hopefully other TR 650 photos will be submitted that will make their way to the cover. I will try to do even better photo work and encourage other more talented owners to help get us out there. The TR 650 is a new model existing less than 1 year. Luggage and racks are just starting to show up. And the riding season is just beginning. I am hopeful.
  18. hansi

    hansi Teurer Abenteurer

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    Great shot there Chazbo! :nod

    Are those HappyTrails boxes? What rack are you using?
  19. Chazbo

    Chazbo Been here awhile

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    Yes, good eye. They are Happy-Trail racks and panniers. I got impatient waiting for HT and was going on a ride, so I adapted them from my 2009 KLR 650. It was an easy, no weld mod. I think I wrote about it in the Terra New Owners Stupid Questions thread, but for sure on Café Husky. Regardless, I posted a complete description of how to do it on my blog http://charlessk.wordpress.com/motorcyle-stuff/trklr-650-pannier-racks/
  20. rride

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    Yes, that is a particularly well composed picture with breathtaking scenery. Husky could use that one!
    :clap :clap