The more I ride my Husqvarna TR650 Terra the more I like it. I think it is very likely the finest 650 adventure class thumper ever produced. Better than the KLR, the DR650, and the 650GS Dakar. It truly is a marvelous bike. And the hell of it all is that it was discontinued after a two year run! “What’s that?” you say, “why would the finest 650 adventure thumper ever made be discontinued after only two short years?” My only answer is “MADNESS!” The whole adventure world is mad! It’s the only logical explanation.
The very nature of adventure riding means you will often find yourself in remote places with few people, no readily available resources, and no cell signal. You really should be prepared to handle various emergencies, which means carrying essential items … Continue reading →
The stock seat on the TR650 isn’t terrible but it has an odd shape. So I decided to search the aftermarket in hopes of finding something better. Here is what I tried.
I recently added a 2013 Husqvarna TR650 Terra to my stable as a more road-worthy adventure bike. While I like my hot-rod DRZ and the big red pig (XR650L), both are more dirt-oriented bikes. The Terra should prove to be … Continue reading →