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Snow Patrol: An ex-military Husqvarna 256 by 654 Motors

Snow Patrol: An ex-military Husqvarna 256 with skis

Mention vintage Husqvarna dirt bikes, and the legendary Cross 400 immediately springs to mind. But Johan Nordin of 6/5/4 Motors has managed to get his hands on something even more rare and quirky. He’s managed to score a Husqvarna 256—a bike that was developed in 1968 specifically for the Swedish defence force. Only a thousand…

The 11 Best Motorcycles of EICMA 2016

The 11 Best Motorcycles of EICMA 2016

In Milan, the huge EICMA show is finally winding down. It’s the world’s most influential motorcycle showcase, and a barometer for the state of the industry. This year, the giant halls were chock-a-block with new bike launches from all sectors of the market. Ducati showed the 1299 Superleggera for folks who like to wear one-piece…

The 10 Best Motorcycles of EICMA 2015

The 10 Best Motorcycles of EICMA 2015

As the giant EICMA 2015 motorcycle show closes its doors, we’re getting the feeling that manufacturers are shifting their focus. Everyone’s scrambling (see what we did there?) for a share of the modern-retro scene. They’re designing bikes that blend modern tech with classic aesthetics and timeless sensibilities. That means motorcycles with neutral styling, more options…

Exclusive: Husqvarna motorcycle concepts

Husqvarna has always had that elusive cool factor. Bikes sporting the classic “gun sight” logo have traditionally been fast and good-looking—just like famous owner Steve…

Husqvarna dirt bike by Velomacchi

Kevin Murray is a petrolhead with a very interesting day job: he runs a company designing high performance gear for clients like The North Face,…

Husqvarna Nuda custom

I was pretty excited when the Husqvarna Nuda 900R was released in 2012—and equally disappointed when it was discontinued, following Pierer Industrie AG’s acquisition of…

Deus Husqvarna TE250

Husqvarna is a manufacturer with over a hundred years of history—and a finger in a lot of geographical pies. Formerly Swedish, it’s now owned by…

Honda CR500 by Boyko Racing

One of Southern California’s “go-to” guys when it comes to dirtbike motors is Ted Boyko. A promising kid racer on a factory Indian minibike who…

Krook Street Racing Husqvarna

David Andersson used to have a Husqvarna SMR 570 in his garage in Sweden. The he stumbled across the Mule Motorcycles website—Mule being Richard Pollock,…