Husqvarna has revamped the TC449 just for 2012. check out all the photos from our ride on the big Husky. Read what we thought about it in the 2012 Husqvarna TC449 First Ride article.
- The 2012 Husqvarna TC449 feels slightly heavy in some situations.
- The graphics on the 2012 Husqvarna TC449 are imbedded in the plastic and last much longer than decals.
- The 2012 Husqvarna TC449 got a going over by BMW's engineers.
- The Brembo dual-piston caliper mated with a 260mm Braking wave rotor makes for great feel and power.
- The 2012 Husqvarna TC449 has become more competitive with its Japanese counterparts.
- For 2012 the Husqvarna TC449 received numerous updates to the engine and chassis.
- The Husqvarna TC449 has more than enough power to tackle jumps that require a little extra juice.
- The soft suspension of the 2012 husqvarna TC449 requires smooth riding with stock settings.
- The valve timing, intake tract and connecting rod were revised by BMW's F1 engineers for more power throughout the rev-range.
- The 2012 Husqvarna TC449 is a capable handler once you get accustomed to the front end feel.
- The TC line of Husqvarna motocross bikes come with Akrapovic exhaust systems as standard equipment.
- The power increase on the 2012 Husqvarna TC449 is noticable.
- Fast outside berms are where the 2012 Husqvarna TC449 is most happy.
- Throttle response is crisp and immediate on the 2012 Husqvarna TC449.
- Tight inside lines are doable on the 2012 TC449 once you begin to trust the front end.
- The suspension on the 2012 TC449 was too soft even for out 125-pound test rider.
- The tail section of the 2012 TC449 is now lighter and thinner.