If you are looking for something completely different in the dual-sport world, the DOT-legal Christini AWD 450DS certainly fits the bill.
Having ridden the off-road version of this groundbreaking all-wheel-drive motorcycle, we can assure you that AWD is not a gimmick.
It is a highly practical feature that allows riders to easily climb hills that a traditional single-wheel-drive bike cannot go. Also, it rails in corners like nothing else. Front suspension is by Marzocchi, while Fast Ace takes care of the rear.
Christini AWD 450DS Quick Specs:
- Engine Type: SOHC 4V single
- Transmission: 5-speed
- Starting: Kick and electric
- Wheelbase: 58.2 inches
- Suspension Travel (F/B): 12”/12”
- Seat Height: 37.5 inches
- Dry Weight: 275 pounds
- Price: $8495