Topaz Motorcycle Ride – Day 3

Day 3 of our Topaz, Nevada motorcycle ride. Yesterday we followed the Mt. Patterson Route mapped out by Dual Sport West. Today we started out riding the Smith Valley Route. We started the day on the same trail along Desert Creek, leading up toward Mt. Patterson. Unfortunately, I was leading and … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]