Husqvarna Norden 901

Discussion in 'Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports' started by gimpo, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. gimpo

    gimpo Guzzi, what else?

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    I'm dreaming?
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    For now it is just a prototype. Maybe it will arrive in 2021.
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  2. thirsty 1

    thirsty 1 Rider Supporter

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  3. Max Kool

    Max Kool Xtankteam™

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    I like it!
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  4. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE First on the brakes, last on the gas...

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    so perfectly balanced it doesn't need a kickstand!
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  5. motocopter

    motocopter ˙˙˙ƃuᴉɥɔɹɐǝS

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  6. big jer

    big jer Been here awhile

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    I want 1
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  7. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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    @alongat and I were at EICMA yesterday, making our TripleClamp Moto pilgrimage to the holy show. We saw this baby in flesh. There were no half naked models laying over the seat unfortunately, sorry. Alon tried to jump on the bike wearing nothing but his boxers and boots but they took him down.

    We are heading back to the show this morning, let me know what you wish to see and I will do my best to show it and post here. IMG_20191105_222614_240.jpg IMG_20191105_222614_241.jpg 20191105_161801_HDR.jpg 20191105_161442.jpg 20191105_160541.jpg
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  8. Nelso

    Nelso All the gear-no idea

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    Try not to show any pictures of your erections - that is one seriously hot bike
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  9. keener

    keener Speed changes you.

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  10. Nelso

    Nelso All the gear-no idea

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    Probably because there is a BMW forum (Gspot) and a KTM forum (Orange Crush) and one for all other "Adventure Bikes Not Made by BMW or KTM" (Beasts) so this would be the correct forum.

    Just following orders, SUH!!
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  11. powder85

    powder85 Been here awhile

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    Very good looking. I'd like to know the weight tho. It's still a KTM so no chance i'd take it for long trips.
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  12. Bhart89

    Bhart89 Long timer Supporter

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    Love it.
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  13. pjensen641

    pjensen641 Long timer

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    Anyone know what the bracket on top of the fuel tank is for? Just a tie point for a tank bag? Useless trim piece?:ear
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  14. Max Kool

    Max Kool Xtankteam™

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    My guess: both.
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  15. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE First on the brakes, last on the gas...

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    I can hear the questions now "What's a Norden?"........maybe they should called it a Norge, a joke for all you old time appliance fighters :D
    My guess it is an bracket for an on purpose quick on and off tank bag to match the Husqvarna luggage, either not done or they didn't want to show it at the reveal.
    Also I can hear the questions now "What's a Norden?"........maybe they should've called it a "Norge", a joke for all you old time appliance fighters out there, :D
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  16. motolover

    motolover rookie

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    A guy I know took a new 701 to his trip to Tunisia and brought it back on a truck. He bought new, ran it in, made a first service, shipped it there and it broke in a few days. The other one had an engine failure at home. Not a very reliable product.
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  17. Max Kool

    Max Kool Xtankteam™

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    @motolover it's basically the same as a KTM, are they just as (un)reliable?
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  18. BobcatSig

    BobcatSig They call me... Huckajawea

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    That bike looks super rad. Slap a high mount front fender on it and ride the wheels off. I like... a lot.
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  19. zig06

    zig06 Been here awhile

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    The KTM 390 ADV looks interesting so a couple shots there would be nice, but see if you can find out what happen to the small bore twin that KTM's CEO was talking about...
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  20. motolover

    motolover rookie

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    I don't like the 17" 19" wheel combination.
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