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1969 Husqvarna Sportsman 360C

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Post-Listing Update: This Husqvarna Sportsman 360C was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. 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 …

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John Penton’s Racer – 1970 Husqvarna 360 Sportsman

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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, the Husqvarna 360 Sportsman. But today I’ll do you one better – this Sportsman …

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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

In Dual-Sport, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

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, …