Yes, even though a KTM 300 will give you wood, it might not be the best choice for dealing with it.
So rather than beating about the bush, ride through it with a KTM 200
2nd street legal choice would be a CRM250 if you are lucky enough to find one in your neck of the woods. Any mark will do: Mk1, Mk2, Mk3, or the AR.
3rd, a 1990's Yamaha 230cc Lanza or a KDX220.