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Swedish Army Huskies

January 12, 2010

We try to only talk about motorcycles when it’s absolutely necessary, but with Cold Weather Challenge fever heating up and a few threads going about the snowmobilification of scooters, Mad Man Maddox posits an alternate scheme based on Sweden’s late-seventies military Husqvarna. Even motorcycle-haters can love a 250 automatic, but it’s the ‘winter package’ that will send gonzo CWC would-bes on an errand to the welding supply shop. These Huskies feature spring-mounted outrigger skis! On roads, they pop up out of the way and you put your feet on the pegs. On snow, you rest your feet on the skis, which automatically adjust themselves for cornering and snow height. Brilliant! If that doesn’t sound like fun, check out this video:

Yesterday I demanded Brooke procure some video of Bob and Colin racing ski-scooters across Lake Minnetonka with “Take Me With U” playing in the background. But scratch that, now I demand footage of you psychotic Minnesotans tearing up Michele Bachmann’s front yard on dual-ski outriggers. Get on it!

Oh, if 2SB only had Top Gear’s budget.

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2 Responses to “Swedish Army Huskies”

  1. Colin DoyleNo Gravatar on January 12th, 2010 12:18pm

    @ “Oh, if 2SB only had Top Gear’s budget.”

    I can hear it now… “…creating what could possibly be the most stable scooter IN THE WORRRRRLLLLLD.”

  2. BrookeNo Gravatar on January 12th, 2010 12:22pm

    We don’t? Because I took your direction and I’m pretty sure my legal bills will be near the cost of a new Bugatti.

    I think posted a link earlier about an entire page dedicated to outrigger bikes. Let me find it…

    http://www.freebiker.net/php/gallery/index.php?/category/136

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