Touratech’s Husqvarna Nuda-X-Cross

06/08/2012 @ 5:16 pm, by Jensen Beeler7 COMMENTS

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I imagine that for some, despite the business case to the contrary, a Husqvarna should always play well in the dirt, which seems to be the mantra with the folks over at Touratech. Taking Husky’s first true-born road bike, and baptizing it with mud, the Touratech Nuda-X-Cross looks perfectly capable going where the sidewalk ends.

Shod with a set of knobbies, some purpose-built bodywork from Touratech’s line, and a new attitude, we dig what the ADV-touring parts company has done with Swedish brand’s latest offering. Not just a looker, Touratech intends on racing two Touratech Nuda-X-Cross bikes in the grueling Erzberg Rodeo, held in the Austrian Alps. Even that makes our street-bound hearts skip a beat. More photos after the jump.

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Source: Touratech

Comment:

  1. johnc says:

    i didn’t believe that the husky nuda could be made uglier… but it seems that tourtech has accomplished this.

  2. We say the same thing about you John.

  3. Scott says:

    Nah it’s not that bad looking, throw some bags on it and a plate and go explore some forest service roads. Great times.

  4. paulus says:

    The line between road and off-road bikes is less clear than most think.
    Check out ‘Nick Sanders’ the guy rides an R1 around the world… through deserts and dirt roads.
    My B-King is a blast on dirt roads and sand tracks.
    Basically… anthing that is less than a full blown tourer can handle most situations.

  5. Jonathan says:

    It looks like the Nuda has finally found a purpose! Mere mortals may want a better seat and a bit more fuel range before venturing far into the great outdoors though.

  6. MikeD says:

    That is one lanky looking Nuda ! lol. That doesn’t mean i would not hit it, lol.

    Maybe Husqvarna is “testing the waters” indirectly under someone elses name (Touratech) and thinking on taking on the middle weight “lucrative” DS Market sometime in the next 2 years or so ?

  7. BBQdog says:

    Hmm, I would need a ladder to get on it ….