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Ilmberger & Sierra MotoSupply Transform Nuda 900

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Husqvarna Nuda 900

A bike could hardly be more exotic: Swedish roots, German ancestry, Italian development and manufacture. But there’s always something to be done: Top quality Ilmberger carbon parts made in Bavaria make the new Husqvarna Nuda 900 even lighter, even better looking, and even more unique.

The more plastics a bike is wrapped in, the more rewarding the task cut out for Ilmberger when it comes to upgrading it with carbon parts… but try to do this to a bike that even has the word ‘naked’ in its name! The Husqvarna Nuda 900 is based on the principle ‘reduce to the max’, advertising its benefits in a completely uncovered fashion.

Not to water down the exhibitionistic character of this crossover between a supermoto and naked bike, Julius Ilmberger and his experts resisted the temptation to optimize the Nuda’s functionality with aerodynamic components and other add-ons. At first glance, the only additional part is the lengthy carbon bellypan, visually stretching this extremely short motorcycle and erasing even the remotest cues that this could be in any way related to its dual-sport BMW cousin.

Apart from that, the Bavarian carbon makers restricted themselves to what they do best: cut weight, protect expensive hardware, upgrade and improve. Nearly every part made of banal thermoplast on the original can be replaced by an accurately fitting, beautiful and light carbon equivalent, from the headlight fairing and tank cover to the side fairings, the rear undertray, the front sprocket cover and the licence plate bracket. Finally, engine covers not only give the robust motor some classy looks but also protect it in a crash.

All carbon parts offered by Ilmberger are manufactured from prepregs by autoclaving, ensuring extreme strength, and are distinguished by excellent craftsmanship and materials. A clear plastic powder-coat makes for maximum scratch and UV resistance, and can easily be painted over.

Original equipment on top of the line MV Agusta, Aprilia, and Ducati machines. Beware of cheap imitations, there is only one Ilmberger! The latest products serve to widen Ilmberger’s line-up even further, which includes carbon fiber for Aprilia, BMW, Buell, Ducati, Harley Davidson, Honda, Husqvarna, Kawasaki, MV Agusta, and Suzuki motorcycles.

All Ilmberger Carbon parts meant for street use are EU certified street legal for the best quality. Order and contact info as well as further information are found online at

Submitted by Sierra Motorcycle Supply

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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