Monmouthshire Beacon: Full new redesign with the Husqvarna 2024 Enduro
As seen in the Monmouthshire Beacon: Discover the full redesign of Monmouthshire Beacon featuring the powerful Husqvarna 2024 Enduro. Explore its new features and enhanced performance for thrilling off-road adventures.
Your eyes are sharp on the terrain ahead, the rocks, roots, loose stones, and sand all grappling to throw you and the bike off the path. But armed with the best weapon for the job, the nearly 100 percent newly redesigned Husqvarna TE 300i, confidence filled me.
Renowned as one of the most high-performance dirt bikes on the market, this bike had high expectations to live up to, considering its track record with pro riders like Billy Bolt and Graham Jarvis.
The full redesign of the 2024 Enduro range truly marks a new breed of dirt bike. Unlike minor tweaks seen In some new models, these bikes stand out as a significant improvement. Having spent a day in Norway riding the 2024 range, I can confidently say that this next-generation fleet is worth a look. Both the 2 and 4-stroke models underwent a near-total redesign that will surely make rival brands take notice.
The new throttle body injected engine closed cartridge front, and fully adjustable toolless suspension, along with redesigned ergonomics for a solid rider triangle and increased grip seat, instill confidence in riders. The throttle response is lively and instant, surpassing the already impressive performance of previous Husky models. As I paused to absorb the wilderness around me in a Norwegian forest, I couldn’t help but appreciate the ideal testing environment. With a 6.5km dedicated enduro loop, perfectly suited for the new enduro range, I gravitated toward the TE 3001. Round and round I went, building pace and getting a feel for the new setup.
The throttle body fuel injection, with two injectors, and electronically monitored exhaust valves resulted in a fiery ride. The engine adjusts and adapts to the riding conditions, consistently delivering optimal performance. Climbing the peaks, I experienced the seamless and effortless adjustments of the engine to match the changing air, conditions, and my riding style. The electronics received an overhaul, featuring a new centralized smart control unit for easy troubleshooting, torque values etched on for simplified serviceability, and increased durability in the subframe design to reduce the risk of breaks.
Even small details like the redesign for narrower foot pegs, and reduced risk of catching them in ruts, have been given extra attention. These new pegs offer 27 percent more surface area for the foot, reducing riding fatigue. The 30 percent brighter headlight provides 900 lumens to illuminate the track. Flatter and straighter bars, improved seat grip, and symmetrical tank fairing contribute to enhanced rider ergonomics. The four-stroke models now feature a new quick shift sensor that momentarily cuts the ignition as the gear lever is engaged, allowing seamless up-shifting without using the clutch.
The list of unchanged elements on the 2024 Enduro range is quite short, consisting of the premium. Michelin Medium rubber and the D.I.D DirtStar rims.
Having tested all five models, including the TE 150, 250, 300, and FE 250, 350, 450, and 501, I can confidently say that these bikes offer high performance for professional racers on the track while providing a whole heap of fun for everyday riders looking to play in the dirt.
Key changes in the 2024 Enduro range include throttle body fuel injection with two injectors, electronically monitored exhaust valves for a two-stroke feel, a subframe with increased durability and integrated grab handle, a fully adjustable suspension without the need for tools, improved grip seat and symmetrical tank fáiring for knee grip, 27 percent larger peg surface with a lower narrow stance for a more stable position and reduced risk of catching in ruts, LED headlight providing 900 lumens, a smart control unit for centralized electronic troubleshooting, premium Michelin Medium rubber for ultimate traction, a smaller 22mm rear swing arm for more flexibility over rocks, a flush-faced chain guard to prevent damage. torque values etched in for serviceability improved feel and difference in two engine maps, and a quick shifter for smoother gear shifts in the four-stroke FE models.
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