Husaberg '09 FE570 rallye bike build

Discussion in 'Australia' started by SafariBerg, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    its a 32mm diam tube between the carb & head intake port on KTM 690RR's not sure about anyhting else, look in this thread, quite a bit of discussion on it http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470813

    all singles up to 800cc I think it is, v-twins only to 450cc eg Aprilia
  2. pfb

    pfb Riding, not skiing.

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    Nice bike builds!

    On the above picture, is that just a stock Husa headlight fairing??
  3. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    no its custom made to fit the stock Berg headlight and the KTM hard parts roadbook bracket that mounts to the triple clamps
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    pfb Riding, not skiing.

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    That is exactly what I am looking for, to go on my 450EXC with the KTM hard parts road book bracket. I'm using a 4" round HID light, and the stock KTM headlight surround doesn't cover enough of the road book system and is simply the wrong shape.

    I hesitate to even post my bike next to your gorgeous 'berg's, but to give you an idea what I'm trying to work with. KTM Hard parts bracket with a (hopefully temporary) piece of lightly molded kydex to protect the wiring a bit...
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    Are any more of those fairings available?
  5. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    yeah send me a PM with your email address and I can sort one for you
  6. Iceveign

    Iceveign Been here awhile

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    Hey Safariberg, this might be a silly question but would you say that a Husaberg would make a good dual sport bike? Would it work at highway speeds for an extended time or are the Husabergs strictly race bikes? I'm wanting to buy a dual sport and I'm trying to talk myself into getting one of these.
  7. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    same as DS'ing a 530, can do it, depends on what you need, we did almost 4,000km in a week on them for the Safari, some stretches on bitumen ~200km long

    min add would be a cush drive hub
  8. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    Best of luck to you guys in the Dakar. If you guys ever made team T-shirts some of us would line up to buy them.

    I want to convert my subframe on my 010 570 so it can carry fuel. I saw a photo of the return hose. But I never saw a photo of the fuel feed hose and how or where it was placed.

    I've heard that one needs to have a farily large hose there so that the tank fills quickly.

    It would almost be worth it if the shop where the rally bike was built offered a subframe all plumed up for fuel.

    Also are you running the stock charging system?

    And have you increased your oil capacity?

    Thanks for doing this thead. I know that you have a lot on your mind these days.

    Best of luck
  9. MODNROD

    MODNROD Pawn of Petty Tyrants

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    Gotta love this stuff dontcha?

    Take a perfectly normal bike and f#@k with it!:rofl

    Looks the goods man, well done and best of luck.:bow
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    mcc66 Been here awhile

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  11. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    vallarian Position doubtful

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    Thanks for insight into hours and obvious dollars to prepare bike.

    cuppla questions.

    Did u get a chance to measure final weight of bike dry or wet and how would it compare to 690 rallye?

    If you returned in 2011 on a husa, would you go 570 restricted or bolt bits to 450?

    Is your goal just to finish or do u have a minimum position you hope to achieve?


    Good Luck for the race,
    J
  13. WestOzKLX

    WestOzKLX Elsie with Allspeeds

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    Safariberg. Just for my info, is the fuel tank mod for the subframe tested?
    Did you run that set up on the Aus safari?
    How much would it cost and are the parts easy to source?
    Can the mod be performed on all models, ie the 390?

    Thanks.:thumb
  14. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    dooby aka Frgich; www.lobagola.com

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    Gorgeous if I might say, great looking bike, wish you luck in SA :clap
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    (sp?) flaming ahole ;)

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    nice build and writeup! :thumb

    I've been following it on www.husaberg.org and just saw this thread.

    Best of luck to you!

    Steve
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    PackMule love what you do

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    And Racing, and Ride Reports, and... :lol3



    Splendid stuff, Garry. :clap When you have a chance, do drop in to the Competitors Prep thread in Racing. :beer
  19. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    SafariBerg, that FE is giving me a severe case of bike techno lust and making me want to sell all my bikes and get one of those lusty little Hussy wenches. :tb The Safari tanks and Force parts are so cool and the rest of the build is just incredibly well done. Thanks for taking the effort to share the build-up with us. I think that will be the most interesting bike in El Dakaro and hoping you guys do well!
  20. SafariBerg

    SafariBerg Oz Safari Addict

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    Spent yesterday out on the dunes and tracks between Lancelin & Cervantes 120km north of Perth with Rallye, lots of real good tracks that look similar to some of the stuff in Argentina, plus the dunes are great practice, some of them 40-50m tall, tiddlers compared to Chile but needing a lot of focus all the same, coming down can be plain scary as they can be very vertical on the drop off side, but just have to commit.

    Rallye has been hitting this area each week for awhile now and knows some great spots.

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    I was using a new 2010 FE390 loaned from Wanneroo Motorcycles, neat little bike but I sorely missed the grunt of the 570 to tractor through the dunes with, I'm used to riding the torque and short shifting whereas the 390 needed to keep a head of steam up.

    Next trip up to the dunes in a week or 2 will be on a 570.

    This time we spent 5 1/2 hrs on the move in the saddle all up, left the bivouac (home :D ) at 6am got back at 6pm so it was a decent day to see how the bike fitness is holding up. Overall not too bad but will be aming to get out on the bike a lot more for the next 6 weeks.

    Rallye is wearing the latest version of the Sprint Designs lightweight rallye jacket, I had the Mk1 version to test. They are really great, basically the lightness and feel of a jersey with the function of a full rallye jacket, great stuff :wings :wings

    Full kudos to Rallye for getting these developed, a real rival to the euro gear like Kenny but at 1/3 the price and Aussie made :clap :clap