Ever since I discovered adventure rider, I had decided that I wanted a dual sport. I had no money available to spend, ( I was just married in May) but I had things to barter. I put up an ad in craigslist and somebody sent me a message about an XR200. I've been told that it's too small for me, 5'9" 230 lbs, but others have said don't worry about it. I rode it and loved it. The first problem was it's not a dual sport, it's a dirtbike. That's ok, though, beggars can't be choosers. The XR200 has a lighting coil, so I can make it a dual sport. I have ordered the Baja Designs Headlight/Taillight kit (with new wife approval) so I will have a hi/low beam headlight, a taillight, and a brake light w/ switch. Now all I need for Michigan to be street legal is a turn signals (2 arms), horn, a mirror, and DOT approved tires. From what I've heard, the cops never look at the tires. :) I put a set of Weaver Leather saddlebags on it to keep tools, extra gas, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, etc. I used a ram mount set up to put my Garmin Etrex Venture HC on the handle bars. For now, i can still ride on the side of the road on certain roads in my town and surrounding counties here in Mid Michigan. :) Any suggestions welcome for ways to make it better on the cheap or needed farkles.