2011 KTM 450 EXC Review

This is Part 3 of my 2011 KTM 450 EXC review. In Part 1, Deciding on the KTM 450 EXC, I discussed my research and evaluation behind the decision to purchase the KTM 450 EXC. In Part 2, KTM 450 EXC Enhancements, I talked about some mandatory and highly desirable changes to the bike to make into into … [Read more...]

KTM 450 EXC Enhancements

This is part two of my 2011 KTM 450 EXC review. In Part 1, Deciding on the KTM 450 EXC, I talked about my research and decision process that lead me to buy the KTM 450 EXC. When I bought my 2011 KTM 450 EXC a few months ago, I already knew it would require some changes. I'd read many blogs and … [Read more...]

Deciding on the KTM 450 EXC

As I'm approaching 15 engine hours on my 2011 KTM 450 EXC, the first major service interval, I thought it was time to give a detailed review of my first thoughts on this motorcycle. I going to write this review in three parts. I'll give a little background on how I came to decision to purchase the … [Read more...]

Dual Sport Motorcycling Book Review

Off road riding can be a lot of fun. You don't need to worry about cars running into you. And, depending on where you are riding, you don't need to worry about much other than riding and enjoying the scenery. However, if you spend most of the time on the street, like I do, a few off road riding … [Read more...]

Yamaha WR250R Motorcycle Review

I bought the Yamaha WR250R almost two years ago now. I wanted a dirt bike that I could also ride on the street to get to the offroad rides. I looked at a variety dual sport bikes, such as the Yamaha XT250, Kawasaki  KLX250S and Honda CRF230L,  but concluded that I didn't like the offroad … [Read more...]