650 R: OLD SCHOOL…

ADV Magazine – April-May 2016

 

The SWM 650R

 

A brief history recap: The SWM 650R is basically the 2011 Husqvarna Engineer Ampelio Macchi put together the backing needed to take over the Husqvarna factory in Lombardia, Italy. Macchi was instrumental in the design of the TE and under the revitalised brand SWM is prepared to back himself and the bike in today’s fast-growing adventure market.

 

After a bit of thrasharound, a few coffees and a run along the bitumen, we’re backing this bike as well.

 

If you’re looking for a light, fast-handling bike that’ll do comfortable road miles as well as carve up on trails, look no further. The SWM is calling out to you.

 

Read the full article here.