I want a dirt bike that is plated so I can go on dual sport rides.
I also want an electric start bike.
Cost isn't a big deal, if too expensive, I will just wait until I have saved enough money for it.
Short guy 5'7" and 155lbs
Skill - Intermediate? I don't ride alot so maybe a Novice.
Terrain: Dirt: 80%; Street: 20%
Dirt: mostly fire roads, but some single track.
Will be riding in remote national forest land so I need something very reliable.
I currently have a 1999 XR 400 and like it except I would like a lowering kit for it. Can't get it plated in CA though so I am stuck.
I would like something lighter if possible. The KTM 450 EXC is top on my list, but I am concerned about maintenance and reliability.
Thanks for your ideas!