I have a Dakar and a Djebel 250XC. The Djebel is much easier to ride offroad, lets me try things I wouldn't risk doing on the Dakar. But the Dakar hammers it in the comfort stakes for LD riding and is much more fun on twisty back roads. In short, horses for courses...
2014 350 EXC-F
2006 Djebel 250XC