DO IT DO IT DO IT!!!..the 2 stroke 3 hunny makes sweet power, light weight, will outrun most 450-530's. And is SO MUCH easier to flick around. (and pick up
) Properly jetted stock 3.2G tank will give you a reliable 75+ miles. I have an side plate tank with an extra gallon or so, easy 100 miles range, from Baja Designs, the headlight is weak, especially without a battery, you can fit a battery in the airbox with an oem KTM battery tray, bolts right in, all the street kit is easily fitted. DISCLAIMER...don't do anything before you make sure you state's DMV will let you have a plate.
The only downside of these is that most organized DS rides don't have very much terrain that actually taxes a KTM 300.
Put a rekluse clutch if you have the cabbage and it's like CHEATING
R1200GS, Big ADV sled
KTM 300 EXC Plated, Lil DS Rocket
WR250R, Mini ADV Sled
*way less of that pesky HP and light weight the KTM has