Picked mine up 3weeks ago and have around 2500km on it so far of which 6-700km would be dirt km. From the moment I hit the dirt the bike showed that it is everything I could have expected from it and with more suitable tyres will probably exceed expectations.
The first excursion into the dirt included a sandy section I know well that I take my Husaberg through and the DX handled these sections a lot better than expected, heavy in comparison for sure but certainly capable and somewhat confidence inspiring. I did post a video of its first excursion into the dirt on YouTube.
I then did a long distance excursion through the gravel tracks of our South West which is layered with what we call pea gravel a lot like riding on ball bearings. This gave the opportunity to play with the electronics and they are definitely a big leap on what my 2014 multistada has. Going through different modes and carrying out full panic stop tests showed that the bike pulled up perfectly with no skidding from either wheel when not in Off-road mode. Adjusting the traction control allowed rear wheel drifts at 120kmh and the two yellow traction control lights would be hard on whilst the throttle was pegged wide open. It intervenes smoothly and gives you plenty of confidence it has your back.
All in all it is everything I could of expected and more than happy with the purchase, just waiting on the accessories to turn up and then get some serious exploration km on it.
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