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February 8th, 2016, 08:47 AM   #11
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I wouldnt say its difficult to turn, average, not good not bad, reckon something is up if its pushing through turns.
As mentioned its super stable at high speed.
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February 8th, 2016, 10:40 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by tourist View Post
If your 70-degree wants to go in a straight line, I'm confident you have a low rear and high front = raked out forks = lots of trail = lots of corrective effect of road surface on steering as the ground has more leverage against the point / axis of steering

In other words: Where do the forks sit in the clamps? What are your rear sag numbers?
No time to remove the end to look at The rear susp. But forks are at top yes.
Il start moving it down and see what happends. Thnx
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February 8th, 2016, 10:43 AM   #13
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And in all my outofbreath i had The map at wild The whole time as well. Havnt got around to test the mapswitch rly much yet as i just bought The bike
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February 8th, 2016, 11:20 AM   #14
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Haha The wild map is nice!
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February 8th, 2016, 11:22 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Palle View Post
No time to remove the end to look at The rear susp. But forks are at top yes.
Il start moving it down and see what happends. Thnx
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And yeah, it's interesting to try it! There isn't really any "WRONG" way to set up the suspension. Until you come to the point where you can't control the bike of course But everybody likes something slightly different and there are endless variations. At least I had A LOT of fun messing around with the suspension and seeing what happened! And just a millimeter or two up/down front or rear is enough to feel it.
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April 29th, 2016, 10:49 PM   #16
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I think I've been a little let down with the feel of my 390 too.
It's my 4th trailbike. Previously rode an xr250r, wr250f then a drz400 and the 390 feels just as heavy in most situations.. Go figure.
I love the tractability of the EFI though and the 6speed.
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April 29th, 2016, 11:48 PM   #17
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I might be totally out of bounds, or maybe im just not like the rest of the world, who says the 09-12 husabergs turns and feels like a 250.
I had a 450 -08 before wich i felt like it was a 250. easy to ride, fast cornering.
Now i bought a 2011 and it feels heavier in trails. it wants to go straight forward in the bends. the 70 degree works alot better at the gravel roads for me.

from all ive read before it suppose to be the other way around.

I need your opinions on this. you, who have tried em all or just both.
Hello Palle

the chances of getting the right information on this site are the same as getting the truth from a politician.....zero accept that the one that told you the truth was lying as well.

Bushie has got this crank thing COMPLETELY upside down. the crank is 160mm further back as well as the 100mm up (or is it the other way around....where's the truth when you want to find it?p)

the important bit it that the crank is further back.

the LDC/70d engines are lighter to steer for sure but they have too much trail on the steering. turn the steering stem so that the forks are as far away from you as possible. if they are 18/20s then set them to 20. better still, buy an old set of 22s from just about ANY husaberg from 2003-2008.

also, your rear sag wants to be nearer to 90-95mm and not 100-100-120mm like some people. I won a championship and was runner up by about 30 seconds (after a seasons racing) in another three years ago on a 570 at the age of 52.

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April 30th, 2016, 05:27 AM   #18
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Thanks for The response all of you.
Im mostly using it for rallys. As hellas next week. And ive gotten a bit more used to it. It is alot steadier then a feellighter bike. I wouldnt take this bike to a hard enduro course and i wouldnt bring a 300 2stroke to a rally.
As i started to know The bike and set The suspension closer to as i like it. It all works better for my routes of choice.
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May 1st, 2016, 10:55 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by kwilson View Post
I ran a FE390 and loved it on more open terrain but that pig would wear your ass out in the woods. After all my mods that beast weighed in around 260-270.

That being said, it was one of the most planted bikes I have raced.
I totally agree with this statement and I have a FE450 it completely rocks in fast open terrain and I've set it up for more dual sport riding after getting so worn out with it in the woods. And yes, the suspension is setup for me by Dale EO which was the best thing I did to this bike.

Then I bought a FE250 OMG do I love this bike in the woods! It flies and after adding a magic Rekluse clutch I don't get so tired and I'm really using the motor whereas the 450 I had to be careful. I rode it yesterday at this "trail" ride which was all ATV's and MUD everywhere. I was the only motorcycle out there but with the Rekluse I putted up everything and had a blast.
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May 1st, 2016, 04:00 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Taffy View Post
Hello Palle

the chances of getting the right information on this site are the same as getting the truth from a politician.....zero accept that the one that told you the truth was lying as well.

Bushie has got this crank thing COMPLETELY upside down. the crank is 160mm further back as well as the 100mm up (or is it the other way around....where's the truth when you want to find it?p)

the important bit it that the crank is further back.

the LDC/70d engines are lighter to steer for sure but they have too much trail on the steering. turn the steering stem so that the forks are as far away from you as possible. if they are 18/20s then set them to 20. better still, buy an old set of 22s from just about ANY husaberg from 2003-2008.

also, your rear sag wants to be nearer to 90-95mm and not 100-100-120mm like some people. I won a championship and was runner up by about 30 seconds (after a seasons racing) in another three years ago on a 570 at the age of 52.

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get fucked retard

the higher crank is worse for some things

you cant have a win win

ask gazza which is better lol
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