Very reminiscent of a 2-stroke "on the pipe" sensation. From the mid up to the redline, the bike comes "on the cam" and REALLY springs to life. So much so, that modulation becomes a problem. But the list here only included 2017. Below is the information on the 2017 Husqvarna Enduro 701. and how it compares to the competition? They have a bit "too much" bite for reduced traction situations. I've had my 2018 701E for 3 weeks now. If you would like to Side-By-Side The 701 has a slightly lower starting price at $10,682 in comparison to the 690R at $11,899. © 2020 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. I also didn't really flog the bike either, knowing it was still tight. Some do a lot, some rarely. Triumph Street Triple RS, BLOWHARDS! Figure about 125 miles or so, from what the route describes.) The front is harsh on initial hit, then "too soft" going thru the travel. Oh well. Jump to content. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. The aftermarket doesn't outperform the stock unit until the very top of the RPM range. LINKS TO GEAR BELOW! The Continental tires seem ok for a compromise. 2021 Yamaha MT-09 Getting Larger Engine to Meet Euro 5 Standards, Why I’ll Never Ride Without A Motorcycle Airbag Again, 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 And KLX 300SM First Look, 2021 Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini First Look. The engine is very soft and very easy manageable down in the low RPM range. The KTM is tuned to offer very strong low/midrange at the expense of the top end, while the Husky has a soft bottom, an "ok" mid, and a wild top. In the mid RPM range, is about what the Honda/Kaw can muster at their absolute maximum. Nothing like a Yamaha "fraction zone!" The suspension settings (from the factory) are a bit out of whack. I can ride slow or fast, depends on my mood. The rear is certainly "firmer." Question is, is how often does a rider use the vey top of the range? Almost "too soft." Compare the 2017 Husqvarna Enduro 701 vs 2017 KTM 690 Enduro R. The 2017 Husqvarna Enduro 701 has an MSRP of $11,799, while the 2017 KTM 690 Enduro R has an MSRP of $10,799. 2020 KTM 690 Enduro Vs Husqvarna 701 Are They Really Different Motorcycles? The bike's fuel use was remarkably small during the moto's. The bike did very well, but the old/fat rider was huffing and puffing like a locomotive! Not this one. Black Friday Cyber Monday Deals from ThumperTalk Sponsors, Some features of this site require JavaScript. The rear seems not too bad but it's nothing like the front end. The engine in the Husqvarna gives it a leg up being that it’s all-new, refined and a gets a hair more displacement. A great all around dual sport. Read and compare owner reviews & ratings of Husqvarna 701 Enduro 2017. Seems quite robust so far. Join the Motorcycle.com Weekly Newsletter to keep up to date on all things motorcycling. 2017 Husqvarna Enduro 701 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. Mine is actually a 2018. I'm planning on joining up with a group of adventure riders Saturday to see how the bike does against a mostly BMW GS army. It also gets dangerously HOT, and stays hot for an extended period after the bike has been run. Still had some great fun. The stock muffler, while somewhat quiet, DOES flow exhaust gasses fairly well. Interested in buying a new motorcycle? 1984 Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo vs. 2020 Kawasaki H2 Carbon vs. Ken Vreeke and JB. In fact, installing the aftermarket muffler causes a loss of almost 5ft.lbs of torque where you need it most. New Videos Weekly! By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2017 Husqvarna Enduro 701 use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare … Vehicle specs, photos & video, pricing, and more! Copyright© ThumperTalk, Inc. - All rights reserved. It's tuned to make big power when "on the boil." I should put myself on one too! I was very surprised at this. Amazingly easy to modulate. Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need. Some do a lot, some rarely. Not super good at any 1 job, but overall, they are "ok.". (I scale 222lbs. These reasons are the primary reason I decided to change to an aftermarket end can that weighs 5 pounds less without the catcon. So much so, that it does lead to hand injury if you forget about it being hot for so long and you grab back there to move ar manipulate the bike for service or on the trail. (Never thought I'd say that about any thumper, but it's true.) Vehicle specs, photos & video, pricing, and more! (Actually, I've lost about 8lbs during the last month, but gained 3 back in the last week!) In the very low and mid RPM ranges. Makes a little more noise too, but retains the spark arrestor. I'm putting mine on a diet. I've never had a clutch that has such a wide friction zone. Similar to a 125 2-stroke, believe it or not. Visit this link for instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser.