Originally Posted by def
Then, why not just stay outta the sand?
When you ride in the southern California desert it's difficult to avoid sand.
There are allot of sand washes that lead to great views, and having been a desert rat for some 30 years, riding in these sand washes is just part of the deal.
Also, if we take that point of view we might as well just buy only street bikes and forego the adventure bikes all together.