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No Reserve – 1970 Husqvarna 250 Cross Racer

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In the 60s, American motocross 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 …

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Ending Soon – 1983 Husqvarna WR 430

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The Husqvarna WR 430 is a big, funky enduro that I find visually appealing in a semi “ugly-duckling” sort of way. This specific Husqvarna WR 430 (VIN: W00004656) is offered by the second owner, and it has just received a complete mechanical restoration, while preserving the faded palstics that let you know this bike has been enjoyed. This is the …

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2011 Husqvarna SMS630

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Post-Sale Update: After 29 bids on eBay, this Husqvarna SMS630 sold for $8,200. The Husqvarna SMS630 is a continuation of the SM610, a bike that took the supermoto market by storm. Husky has won 13 world supermoto championships, and this is their newest attempt at a bike for non-racers.

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1970 Husqvarna 360C Sportsman

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Post-Sale Update: After 13 bids on eBay, this Husqvarna 360C Sportsman sold for $9,500. In the 60’s, Edison Dye, known by some as the father of American Motocross, convinced management at Husky to build a street-legal dual-sport to compete with the proliferation of similar bikes in the American market, like the Yamaha DT-1. The resulting bike was a high-tech wonder, …