I agree....I have a 2013 KTM 200XCW smoker and plated it. Its awesome. Lightweight (213 lbs), e start, juice clutch, folding mirror, tiny tiny signals, 2.5g tank and it rips. I ride it hard core off road and single track as well and never even know it is plated. Best/most fun bike I have ever had so far.....and that's out of 40 years of riding and racing.
Originally Posted by FTL900
Just stick a plate on a dirt bike, it's cheaper and the bike is faster!!!
I have seen 2 plated KDX's for sale on CL recently, and after riding the DR a few times, I'm feeling the need for 2 stroke smoke! I think I'm gonna have to rearrange the garage and get a dedicated dirt bike. Or a plated dirt bike.
The DR is great for dirt roads and cow trails, but it doesn't have the excitement of a 2 stroke. Or the power band of a 2 stroke. Or any power.
But it will outrun almost any XR200 ever made.
KTM 200 XCW, (2) KLX250, Softail Deuce, Softail Deluxe, FXST, (2) CRF150, KLX140, KTM 250SX