- Jun 22, 2000
I'm coming off an RM250 and thinking about riding KTM for a change.. I trail ride only in New Hampshire where I guess you'd say it's pretty non-technical, non-tight stuff... I want more power and snap when I twist my wrist... So much more that I've also considered the KX and CR 500's... I basically want quickness and not so much top speed... So should I go with the 300 or 380? MXC or EXC? Having a light would be kinda nifty, but I hear that the MXC can easily be modified for that. I'm 5'8, 165lbs... I've only been riding for about a year and a half now, but the RM just isn't scaring the hell out of me like the first time I threw a leg over it and wheelied away by accident! Also, being the mechanically challenged person that I am, reliability and maintenance is sorta an issue as well in the MXC/EXC choice...