In the 60s, American motoross was full of heavy street bikes that had been poorly modified to play in the dirt. A man named Edison Dye was on a trip to Europe and noticed how riders were utilizing smaller and lighter bikes. After getting Malcolm Smith to try out a Husky, Dye became its importer to the states, and the rest is history.
For more on this bike, and why “perhaps no other motorcycle in the history of off-road racing made such an impact”, check out this article here on SuperHunky.
This specific Husqvarna 250 MF was restored after the seller restored just the tank and realized it made the rest of the bike look tired. It’s got Magura levers and grips, the original steel rear fender, Radaelli rims, Barum tires, and plenty of period pieces.
Find this Husqvarna 250 MF for sale in Bonney Lake, Washington with bidding up to $6,400 and the reserve not yet met