2014 Husaberg TE 125

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Developed to be a perfect match for the beginner riders, the 2014 version of the Husaberg TE 125 continues to delivers great off road performances.

The Husaberg TE 125 is light, strong, tough and affordable, so what more could you want from a beginner’s bike? Moreover, with the 2014 model year it just became even better.

The motorcycle rides on a set of modern 4CS closed-cartridge forks that have been totally modified for 2014 featuring new fork springs and settings. The forks are combined with updated PDS shocks that were carefully tuned to endure the toughest demands of enduro racing. Needles to say that rebound and compression damping can be adapted individually to track and rider.

The motorcycle has also received a few improvements to the engine that now has a redesigned reed valve housing featuring Boyesen high-performance reeds.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Husaberg TE 125.

Overview

Husaberg TE 125

The only way is up!

The TE 125 is the ideal bike for youngsters in the E1 class and all those seeking ultra-easy handling, minimum weight plus the lowest acquisition and maintenance costs. The renowned high performance is regarded as the two-stroke benchmark in the E1 class.

Suspension

Husaberg TE 125

The revolutionary 4CS closed-cartridge forks have been radically revamped for MY 2014 and, together with new fork springs and settings, now provide greater reserves against bottoming out as well as improved responsiveness. In addition, the ease of maintenance has also been improved. In combination with the PDS shock absorbers, which likewise impress with updated settings, they supply optimum damping behaviour specially designed for enduro use, with maximum traction and plenty of comfort. As ever, rebound and compression damping can be adapted (on the fork from the cockpit; on the shock absorber for high and low speed as well) individually to track and rider in no time at all.

Wheels

Husaberg TE 125

The wheels are fitted with lightweight, CNC-machined hubs and high-end DID rims, plus spokes with lightweight, aluminium nipples, guaranteeing the highest levels of stability while keeping weight to a minimum. The Michelin Enduro tyres stand for excellent traction and outstanding performance.

Brakes

Husaberg TE 125

Brakes from Brembo are standard equipment on HUSABERG bikes and, together with lightweight wave brake discs, they are recognised as the measure of all things in terms of brake technology. A new handbrake armature has been developed for the 2014 model year, with new remote reservoir, smaller brake piston diameter (9 instead of 10 mm) and optimised lever kinematics. As a result and together with optimised brake pads, brake performance and application have been perceptibly improved again.

Graphics

Husaberg TE 125

A new, refined, 25th anniversary graphic design with clear, straight lines underlines the high demands made of a modern, state-of-the-art offroad motorcycle.

Air box

Husaberg TE 125

Airbox and air filter bracket have been reinforced with fiberglass so that the air filter is kept even more securely in its intended position. The filter is replaced as quickly as ever, without any tools of course.

Handlebar

Husaberg TE 125

All HUSABERG models are equipped with extremely stable, tapered Neken handlebars made from a high-strength aluminium alloy. The four handlebar position settings are the tried and tested HUSABERG standard. Redesigned handguards made from ultra-sturdy, 2-component plastic have been fitted as standard for MY 2014 to both brake and clutch levers.

Speedo

Husaberg TE 125

The new speedo developed in collaboration with TRAIL TECH impresses above all with its outstanding ergonomics. It is simpler to operate and easier to read. Moreover, the time is now shown additionally in every display mode.

Swingarm

Husaberg TE 125

The cast aluminium swingarm has been developed with state-of-the-art calculation and simulation software and constructed, in terms of design and wall thickness, for minimum weight with optimum stiffness and sufficient flex. For MY 2014 model year, the chainguide has been revised for the benefit of greater reliability, while simultaneously reducing the weight.

Triple clamps

Husaberg TE 125

The lower triple clamp has been optimised in order to distribute force transmission from the triple clamp to the fork outer tube more evenly. As a result, the damping behaviour of the fork is less impaired by unwanted influences.

Engine

Husaberg TE 125

The engine has a redesigned reed valve housing featuring Boyesen high-performance reeds. Thanks to the innovations, performance has been optimised and responsiveness improved. Further optimisations include a new piston grinding pattern and an adjusted carburettor setting. The new developments make the TE 125 even more steadfast.

Specifications

Engine type1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement124.8 cm³
Bore54 mm
Stroke54.5 mm
Starting aidKick starter
Transmission6 gear, claw shifted
Primary ratio23:73
Secondary ratio14:50 (13:50)
ClutchWet multi-disc clutch / Brembo hydraulics
Ignition systemContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan
FrameCentral tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
ForkWP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 4CS
Shock absorberWP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Suspension travel Front300 mm
Suspension travel Rear335 mm
Brake systemDisc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs - diameter Front260 mm
Brake discs - diameter Rear220 mm
Chain5/8 x 1/4"
Steering head angle63.5°
Wheelbase1,471±10 mm
Ground clearance, unloaded355 mm
Seat height, unloaded960 mm
Total fuel tank capacity, approx.10.7 l Unleaded premium fuel (95 octane), mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel, approx.94.5 kg

Verdict

Husaberg has never disappointed us as far as reliability is concerned so the TE 125 shouldn’t give you any problems at this chapter. Strong agile and light, the previous model year was certainly a great beginner’s bike, so with all the improvements made to the 2014 model year that put accent on power and handling, the new generation has all it needs to be pretty impressive.


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