Originally Posted by Psycho18th
I went the other direction. Started on dirt in 3rd grade, then got a honda 200 reflex street legal trials bike at 16. Kept riding almost exclusively dirt until more recently. Never owned an actual street bike, figured the only way to have fun on tarmac involved a lot of tickets and a good chance of getting killed.
Originally Posted by kaosbandit
Ha! That's the truth. I have managed to keep the number of "performance awards" low on the street, but the potential is HUGE! :)
Ironically, I have been hurt more offroad than on.
You guys need to try a dedicated road course and a properly sorted track/racebike.
That said, i have a ton fun with my XR as well and my GS tractor. I think all have their places they shine.