2013 Husaberg TE 250 Comparison Review — Motorcycle USA

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Husaberg TE 250
Husaberg TE 250

2013 Husaberg TE 250 Comparison

See how the 2013 Husaberg TE 250 placed in our in the 2013 Husaberg TE 250 Shootout

engine pieces scattered to the and getting parts was downright if not impossible at times. But then KTM in and purchased the Swedish brand in and things improved, but American for Husaberg had already waned. with all of the technical innovations from the blue and yellow that raised eyebrows and interest, sales have much lower than its company KTM.

Interest and have grown of late to the racing exploits of Graham not to mention the sharing of technology and with the orange brand. with the comingling of hard you’d be mistaken to describe the Husaberg TE 250 as a blue KTM. different, and it’s better.

The basic architecture of the $8349 TE 250 is the same as the KTM 250 XC-W. The frame and are identical, however the bits to that frame give the its own flavor. Of course the blue is unique to the brand, and the rear is a high-strength, injected molded unit rather than the set up on the KTM.

This shaves from the chassis, but any losses are by the larger 2.8-gallon tank. The TE the scales as the heaviest at 245 pounds full of fuel.

The front-end of the TE 250 as well with a WP Suspension 4CS closed-cartridge fork. One leg handles the damping and the other the rebound. adjusters are on the top of the fork and are easily Additionally the fork offset has reduced 2mm to 20mm through new clamps for better stability in the and smoother function of the forks.

Out back the same WP PDS shock the rear end in check.

Our team the suspension action and handling as the of the bunch thanks to the 4CS fork handles the varying terrain than even the Beta’s TFX forks. The front is still not as but it does not deflect and soaked up big with much more In the turns the Berg has an excellent mix of the sharpness with the stability of the

The light steering effort for a nimble bike when direction.

“The Berg is by far the handling of the bunch,” says “The front-end stood out than anything because of how the bike steered using no effort from the rider. The is a little soft but a few adjustments of the easily fixes that. The shock was up to par with the fork as worked together to provide the ride of all three bikes.”

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The mystery of this test is how the of the TE and the XC-W felt completely although they are supposedly the same. Where the KTM spun up the tire quickly and struggled for on the slick rocks, the Husaberg slightly slower and seems to momentum easier. We even the KTM and Husaberg rep if the blue bike had a flywheel installed.

He assured us there wasn’t, the suspension settings allowed the to be put down more effectively, but we there might have differences in jetting. Whatever the we all came to the same conclusion; the TE 250 the most useful powerplant in the

“The Husaberg had the best package for the terrain we were adds Garcia “The is easy to ride and the power is manageable in all situations from dry trail to ultimate-traction rocks.”

In single subjective category the is the top choice for our team when the are averaged. In the rider interface the Husaberg just barely out the win over the Beta thanks to a layout and better set of bars. the static seat height of inches is the same as the KTM, it lower as the suspension, front and settles slightly deeper the … for an easier reach to the

Squeezing the front brake gives the same excellent that the KTM’s identical do. The power from the front cylinder and caliper is so strong yet controllable. Out back the rear is just as good, allowing for useful modulation on the slick sections of McCain Valley.

the scoresheet was tallied we all knew the Husaberg TE 250 would be the winner of our 250 2-Stroke Enduro Shootout. sitting around the truck as the sun to dip below the horizon, we all agreed the TE was the Not by a long shot, but by just to make a difference.

And in a contest as close as this, the smallest advantage is all that is

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