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Cycle News 2020 Issue 31 August 4

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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E ver since joining the KTM family eight years ago, the Husqvarna brand has been slowly distancing itself from its popular orange-colored cousin. This has been the plan since day one, and this has never been more evident as it is today with Husqvarna's latest FC 450 motocrosser. The Husqvarna name has been around for a very long time, it's one of the oldest brands out there, so it makes perfect sense that the new Husqvarna appears to be catering more toward the mature, okay older, crowd these days. It's impos- sible not to notice how the FC 450 has specific characteristics that could make it more appealing to older riders. Compared to Husky's fraternal twin, the KTM 450 SX-F, the FC 450 has, as of late, been somewhat less-aggressive, or hard-hitting, in the VOLUME 57 ISSUE 31 AUGUST 4, 2020 P81 Still one of the lightest bikes in the class, the Husqvarna FC 450 is easy to throw around. Personality

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