Husqvarna Norden 901

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by el Pete, Oct 29, 2019.

  1. alongat

    alongat Fesh Fesh

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  2. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    Did you read interview of the boss Pierer recently? Short clip to turn the knife in the wound..
    ..what we are doing is basically very similar to the car industry. The engine platform is the most expensive part of development, especially in motorcycling. You have to create such platforms then share them among your different brands; otherwise, you’ll run out of money...
    But it’s also a big help to have two brands in a family which contrast with one another because KTM is a very sharply positioned brand—it’s ready to race, it’s always trying to be in pole position on the starting grid. If you show up with a KTM, everybody’s expecting a good hard motorcycle, and especially for beginners, it’s not that easy. But Husqvarna is more accessible, a little bit softer, a cool-riding brand—I know it sounds crazy, but I think Husqvarna has to go up against Honda, whereas for KTM to me the real serious competitor, who I like very much, by the way, is Yamaha. So it’s as simple as that.
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  3. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    For the 901 concept, it looks awesome. Better than 790 in aesthetic way. Also Triumph looked good.

    But 790 has what is needed for my adventure riding and that's the beauty those bikes don't have.

    edit. 950/990 is the best bike ever - until you make the expensive mistake and try 790
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  4. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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  5. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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    not sure why the photos don't upload to my previous post. 20191106_154412_HDR.jpg 20191106_154212_HDR.jpg
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  6. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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  7. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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    701 tail light?

    Hand guards are not aluminum. 20191106_153720.jpg 20191106_164156.jpg 20191106_161651_HDR.jpg 20191106_154401_HDR.jpg
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  8. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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  9. ramirin

    ramirin Ready to push

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    I like the angle how you captured that dirt bike front fender in last pic :lol3
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  10. RideAbout

    RideAbout Mentally Retired

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    Ugly....but ?!
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  11. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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  12. Salzig

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    Bike? I see no bikes...
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  13. kzeb

    kzeb Been here quite some time

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    @ramirin that was a cruel reminder :whip

    That sentence was like:cob pure evil... Boss Pierer I salute you for that blasphemous comment :flip
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  14. Requiem84

    Requiem84 Riding around the world @gravelforbreakfast.com

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    Where can we let Husqvarna know that they should start making this beast?

    Would like some online form to have as many people as possible to encourage them making this machine!
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    opanos Been here awhile

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    wow...Husqvarna is more accessible and softer...damn :jack
  16. Salzig

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    Agree.
    All the quote sounds wierd to be off of Pierer mouth... :scratch
  17. Gordon Bennett

    Gordon Bennett Just you wait

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    SocalRob Long timer Supporter

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    If that is true, would Husky be able to build more than a bike or two?
  19. Salzig

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    Back home from EICMA.
    My buddy had to drag me away from the Norden...
  20. spartanman

    spartanman regret minimizer

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    That is one ugly bike.