Dual Sport motorcycles are meant for on street and for off road riding. The motorcycle models are expanding by providing all the necessary things that a rider may require. People may want to ride only in the off road tracks don't need many important accessories and these motocross type bikes are meant for riding in the day time adventure trail.
The Dual Sport bikes are good for to ride in the day time and night time. Riders can take them on the streets as they are meant for the roads with head Lights, Tail Lights, Signal lights, side mirrors, horn, meter console, muffler, and have facility to fix its registration number plate. In the early 1950's smaller motorcycles with high mounted exhaust pipes were introduced as scramblers. By 1968 The Japanese motorcycle makers Yamaha introduced the 250cc motorcycle named as DT-1 in the year 1968. You can call them as the pioneer with this two stroke engine fitted motorbike to be the first dual sport bike. The Yamaha DT-1 was designed to run on tracks and paved streets at that time. Later Honda introduced their CL350 Scrambler with special tyre, higher fitted exhaust pipes and lower gearings.
In the year 1990 Suzuki came up with their DualSport model DR350.
Kawasaki called their Dual Sport Motorcycles as Dual Purpose while Japanese Honda lmarketed their ones as off-road bikes. So the Dual Sport motorcycles are actually the street legal motorcycles which can ride on pavement, dirt tracks and trails. These Dual Sports models are good for the riders who want to go on exploration of lands that can have different kinds of roads and paths. KTM, Husqvarna, Aprilia, BMW, Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha and Kawasaki motorcycle manufacturers are playing lead role in the production of Dual Sports model motorcycle design and production. They are classed as light, middle and heavy weight machines with 110 Kg to 160 Kg in their weight.
This is one of the best performance providing dual purpose bike. The Bike is designed to continue the adventure when the road stops and the trail begins.
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This Yamaha model is ight, nimble, reliable with electric start. The XT250 is the perfect travel companion - on or off-road.
This Yamaha motorbike is versatile and fun to ride! A Do It All Dual Sport Machine.