Motorcycles have been a part of my life since I was 12. My first love was the dirt. Street riding is something different all together. The skills needed on and off road have very little in common. I had a KDX 200 for over 20 years. Prior to that I had many dirt bikes over the years. In college I got my 1st street bike, also sold to my buddy with the Porsche 911. Today I ride a Bmw K1200rs, an FJR 1300, and a KTM 5oo exc. The K1200rs was a buyers dream. I paid less for the bike than the upgrades on it cost. It is just a sweet sounding ride. The FJR was bought while I was searching for the BMW. However, I still have it, and really like it as well. The KTM is just a mean mean machine. It is a pure dirt beast with a tag, no dual sport here.