Husaberg Rallye bikes

Discussion in 'Racing' started by SafariBerg, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    Dakar 2012 entries are open :deal



    Husaberg Rallye Racing Australia has entered 2 top Australian rallye racers
    1. David Schwarz
    2. Rod Faggotter
    David is an experienced Dakar competitor with his 2005 Dakar 3rd place in the 450 class & 37th outright when he teamed with Andy Caldecott on the KTM Motorex Australian semi-factory Dakar team on his factory KTM 450RR bike and as a privateer in 2009 Dakar 36th outright finish on a KTM 690RR.

    In the Australian Safari David has an almost unmatched record of 8 top 10 finishes from 8 starts, multiple class wins including 4 x 450cc class wins and a 250cc class win as well as 3rd outright in 2004.

    David @ Dakar 2009
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    Rod will be riding his first Dakar after winning the Condo 750 rally in 2010 & 2011 and taking 2nd outright 2008 Australasian Safari.

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    Both riders will be riding 2012 Husaberg FE450 rallye bikes built by the team and supported by the team mechanics which have extensive experience in both Dakar and Safari over the last 4 years.

    Stay tuned for updates as both bike builds and logistics plans progress :evil

    https://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Husaberg-Rallye-Racing-Australia/315347661288
  2. snatchy

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    Awesome news! More aussies to follow.
  3. zenjen

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    That's some good news Garry. :beer Good luck to the team.
  4. zenjen

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  5. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    Wow, great news. I'll be following you... Looking forward to seeing these bikes outfitted for Dakar 2012 :nod
  6. ArthDuro

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    I smell a pair of trick bergs being built downunder
    this will be fun to follow
  7. outback jack

    outback jack Long timer

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    Rocket Rod on a Berg who would of thought, can i expect to see some some nice new additions on the floor at Centertune in Longreach :ear
  8. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    2 x walk up start and ride them to the finish line Rallye Husabergs for sale :deal
    <HR style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #575757; COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->[​IMG] Rallye Husabergs (2) FE 450 ex KEVA MOTOR Sweden, TUAREG 2010 edition
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    These two bikes were prepared by KEVA MOTOR AB in Hässleholm, Sweden and were ridden at the 2011 TUAREG Rallye in Marocco (march 27th - april 4th).

    Both bikes have been given a full service and inspection at the KEVA workshop since returning after the TUAREG (2500 km) and have a total of 3250 km's on them since new.

    The two bikes are identical in every respect and have been built with the co-operation of Husaberg Rallye Racing Australia using only the best components and aftermarket rally accessories available; both FE 450's feature 70 Degree racing rear subframe fuel cell and the Safari/Aqualine rear fuel tanks, as well as the original Husaberg front tank for a total of 23 liter fuel capacity. These bikes would ideally suit any amatuer or expert rider looking to participate in a desert rally, with a maximum refuel of 200 km's... and can easily be equipped with an additional 10 liters capacity (making 33 total) by fitting a Safari/Aqualine front auxilliary tank 8readily available from Safari/Aqualine)... In fact we have one (brand new) for sale... if the purchaser is interested.

    In addition the KEVA Motor Rallye Husabergs are equipped with FORCE Accessories 3 literwatertank/toolbox alloy sumpguards and radiator protectors.

    The navigation equipment is mounted via a KTM hardparts triple clamp mounted frame and GPS mount (GPS not included), with an MD Roadbook maproller, ICO tripmeter (plus original) with MecaSystem combo remote LHS thumb control unit and Zeta handguards/barkbusters.

    The two 450 FE's are fitted with Husaberg/GPR steering damper and the suspension front and rear has been re-sprung and valved for the extra fuel capacity and rallye condition.

    Numerous other extras (gearing, chains, brake pads/protectors etc.) have been used in the prep of these bikes... no expense spared.
    Basically you need to put your own tires/mousse on (the tyres on have approx 500 km's on them) and you would be ready to go.

    A build thread/info. on the development of these bikes is here; :deal
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15090380&postcount=17

    Both motorcycles available for sale immediately (seperately or as a pair) in "start ready" condition. The bikes are registered in Sweden and available for pick up from Hässleholm, Sweden.
    Eventual freight/taxation/stamp/import duty etc. to send them elsewhere for delivery is the responsibility of the purchaser.

    If anyone is (genuinely) interested you can PM me for more details.
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  9. Peter GG

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    Hey guys.. does anybody know if the sticker set on the safari tank is available for purchase or is it custom made. ?

    Thanks in advance.
  10. SafariBerg

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    Tubby Graphics in NSW do them

    Tubby Signs
    5/37 Currans rd
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    Ph: 0249 772 792
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    Also these guys in Italy do great quality and cheap

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  11. stormsearcher

    stormsearcher Been here awhile

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    they are 'sleek' as. looks horn! i am in love with the berg now.bloody light too i suppose.
  12. biggles0449

    biggles0449 Been here awhile

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    I remember seeing some lovely looking fairing / tank kits, very similar to the JVO style, but for the Berg.. anyone know if they are in production yet, or even who produced them? I have a feeling raid designs in sweden had something to do with them.. but not entirely sure..

    Cheers
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  13. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    The only ones produced so far are one off's done by Thomas Berglund and Ronnie Bodinger for Dakar 2011. The tanks were alloy. Thomas is working on plastic ones for Dakar 2012 based around the KTM450RR tanks but no sign of them yet, though should be soon.

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    We will be using the existing Safari Husaberg front tank with a new Safari 15L rear tank along with the 70 Degree subframe tank for a capacity of 34-35L for Dakar 2012. These will be matched to a fairing along the lines of the Jolly Racing CRF Honda rally fairing.

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  14. topo

    topo Been here awhile

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    Safariberg,

    Why are you changing the tower and faring from the setup you used in 2011? weight? Simplicity?:ear

    Any pics of the new 15ltr rear tanks available yet?

    Sorry for all the questions, Safari/Dakar fever's starting early this year.
  15. Berglund

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    The production of a new tankkit is slowly progressing. Everything except the tanks are ready!
    The fairing is similar to KTM 450RR with 2 vertical lights, not as it was supposed earleyer with standard Husaberg light. The production of the mouldingtools are now progressing in the north of Sweden. Hopefully i have the first set of tanks to test in 4 weeks. The bike will be tested with a 70 degre subframe tankl as a substitue in 2 weeks to sort out the new fuelpump. The 3 first bikes i build will have all attachement(?) welded on the frame. Not like the public version that will have alloy brackets. The frame is painted black (The new yellow is not a favorite coulour)

    Pictures will be realised when its fully ready on a new website.........Sorry No build thread.........

    Thomas
  16. biggles0449

    biggles0449 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the quick reply 'Berg, thats exactly the kit i had in my mind.. have always had a soft spot the Husabergs, especially since the remodel / updated engine design. It would be nice to see what the guys let loose on the market later this year, as, with a solid showing in the longer races, I could be swayed to the blue side..

    I'm presently running a Meca-KTM 450, built by Patsy Quick.. a corking bike, but it'll need retiring from race duty next year, in favour of a newer model, and [hopefully] my planned assault on the Dakar.
    Oooh yeah, just picked up an ex Honda Europe CRF450X bike for a tidy deal too.. so i guess i have options on training bikes, at least!]

    Main concern for me at this stage would be EFI, as most people I know who have previously raced, or are in for this year's Dakar, are veering strongly away from any risk of poor fuel / EFI issues, in favour of carbs.. you have any thoughts on this? My experience of engines with "brains" has never been good and tread very carefully around "cutting edge" technology...

    Yes I am a country boy.. but, I am willing to be educated!
  17. biggles0449

    biggles0449 Been here awhile

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    Just had a look at the 70 Degree site, does anyone know if these will fit a 450 EXC? Im currently running an aluminium 5l Meca rear tank.. but have seen them pick up stones and puncture from the rear tyre, under compression / big hits.. would be nice to have an option that is nicely tucked away like this one.
  18. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    I think you are talking about 2 different thngs here

    the 2011 Huasbergs were built and run by Thomas as a Swedish team for Dakar 2011, he is also preparing the new kit for Dakar 2012, so these questions best aimed at him.


    The 15L Safari rear tank is being built as a special order for our team by RV Aqualine - Safari tanks, these are made here in Australia, and we are an Australian team heading to Dakar 2012 as well.

    Our bikes will resemble the one used in 2010 Dakar but wih a low rally style header and muffler and the different fairing

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  19. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    no it is specific to the current generation Husabergs only
  20. JayBo1

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    Hiya SB. I think topo is asking why you haven't used the same set-up as you used on your bike in Dakar, with the Meca nav tower and modified fairing, but he got the year wrong as it was the 2010 edition you were in the Dakar. I know that topo's project started with a Meca nav tower and fairing basis but he has made a custom nav tower now to change it a bit. I'd say he's after your motivation to change from what seemed to work okay on your Dakar bike.