I', 43, 6'5", and do some trail riding, as well as cruising sand logging roads. 4 or 5 times a year, I do very casual laps around a motocross track. I need a bike with a plate so that I can play on ATV trails in Northern Wisconsin. Currently have a 2009 Yamaha WR450F and a 2007 Honda /XR650L. I'd like to go to one bike. Question, try to plate the WR450F (which I love) in Michigan, transfer the title to Wisconsin, or sell both bikes and try to find a KTM 450/530 EXC? All input appreciated:ride:
Born and raised in Wisconsin, still ride at my parents near Ashland (I now live in the Twin Cities), own a WR450 and had a completely redone XR650L before it!!!
Anyway, register it in MI, I hear it's VERY easy to still plate, raise the gearing a bit on the WR (I run 1 tooth larger front and 1 tooth smaller rear and can still ride at a walking pace), transfer it back to WI and enjoy. I haven't gotten around to plating mine yet but will probably do it once I find someone in Michigan I trust.
KTM's are nice but are race breed machines and need constant attention. It's not a dig, just info. They're very nice and perform very well, but you pay for it in upkeep.