Originally Posted by ADVNCW
...folks who usually spout the coarser expletives as a rule...
Oh the irony
in that statement...
I'd imagine a plated 450x in the right hands and set up right would be a fine option for a performant DS bike. A friend rides a well-set-up 250x as a dual sport rig and it is a great bike. Of course some people's idea of dual sport is different than others.