Motor: Noise and trailer 1-2 hours to riding area
Pedal: Silent and ride 3 blocks to riding area
Motor: Engine blows up, open wallet and cry.
Pedal: Engine blows up, I sit on the corner and drink a RedBull.
Motor: Riding areas continually under pressure and often close.
Pedal: Federal budget to promote riding is increasing. (See NYTimes article on bike economics this morning).
It is hard to compare and contrast and the two activites complement one another perfectly.
2004 YZ250F Dirt/Motard 1982 XLFTCR500 Street Tracker 1997 XR600R POS