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Good EU A2 Bike?

Good Evening All,

I'm a young guy who is interesting in joining in on Adventure Motorcycling. I'm looking to get a second bike to do this, one that I don't mind getting abused a bit, potentially dropped and one that will do a decent job on or off road.

The only problem is that I'm on an EU A2 Licence. This restricts me to a bike of 47bhp.

Is there any bike that you guys can recommend?

I'm aware that the XT660 and the KLE500 may be good options, as they are A2 compliant and useful for on and off road. (From what I've read.)

Any help will be appreciated.

Billy
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Have a look at what the Army used - Harley Davidson MT350

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Good Evening All,

I'm a young guy who is interesting in joining in on Adventure Motorcycling. I'm looking to get a second bike to do this, one that I don't mind getting abused a bit, potentially dropped and one that will do a decent job on or off road.

The only problem is that I'm on an EU A2 Licence. This restricts me to a bike of 47bhp.

Is there any bike that you guys can recommend?

I'm aware that the XT660 and the KLE500 may be good options, as they are A2 compliant and useful for on and off road. (From what I've read.)

Any help will be appreciated.

Billy
hey billy i m also on an a2 license and had actually narrowed down my choice to the exact same 2 bikes as you

but the more i read the more weight seems to be an issue offroad, esp if travelling solo

so i ve opened my search to drz400, wr250r, ttr 250, dr350, dr650, ttr600

there are quite a few bikes out there that are a2 compatible each with differing strengths

currently i m in between the xt660r and the wr250r as bikes that can do a bit of everything
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WR250R. No doubts.
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Hey,
Kawa klx250.
Idiotproof, easy to get a couple of horses extra (google) against zero cost.
and cheap to run.I hear 3 liters/100K.
weight is everything.(weight sucks that is)
what is your budget?
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