THE PHANTOM GUSTAF GÖTHE
By Kenneth Olausson
His close friends nicknamed him ‘James’ as Swede Gustaf Göthe had bought his first James motorcycle in 1914. When riding Husqvarna, his major merits consisted of victories in the ‘Novemberkasan’, the Six-Days ISDT and the prestigious ‘Majtävlingen’ – the May Trophy. Gustaf Göthe was also a well-respected engineer at the Huskvarna factory, being responsible for developing the famous 150-model - a 550cc Husqvarna V-twin. It was Husky’s first own-manufactured machine and came out in 1919.Read more
STYLE FOR THE RIDE
To enhance the experience of a thrilling urban ride, Husqvarna Motorcycles developed a range of contemporary clothing to match the simple yet progressive style of their new street range. Premium quality riding gear, uniquely designed for those looking for a new way to experience their urban environment.
PIONEERING SINCE 1903
It all started on the Swedish King’s command to build a weapons factory in 1689. In those early days, it took some curiosity and stubborn persistence to overcome the many obstacles that stood in the way of progress. This pioneering mindset manifeste…Discover more