So…I also own a 2019 Svartpilen
I immediatelly noticed the suspension was on the budget side (I test rode the 390 Duke before buying the Svartpilen) so I knew it was adequate, just.
I rode it for 2000km on OEM tires, then switched to M7RRs and this already had a massive positive change.
I weight 85kg (90 with gear) and I am a fast road rider…[Read more]
I ran the Scorpion STRs for about 2000km
They are very good, even in the wet, but with the summer high temperatures I was literaly chewing the rear and had the front tuck in couple of times.
As my use is 95% road I went with the Metzler M7RRs which I had run on my other bikes as well even in winter with subzero temperatures.
In Italy with snow…[Read more]
Wait, so the Healtech work both up/down reliably
Great to know. Has anyone tried to mount the 2020 model EasyShift ?
(It’s a factory QS which is kinda hidden in the 2020 model spec sheets)
Yes, the 2020 Svart will have adjustable front forks.
I am not sure what will be the difference with the 390 Adv but I guess there are some geometry differences
Maybe even Husqvarna will make some Norder 401 in the future. The Norden 901, seen it at ECMA this November and it is gorgeous