Off-road motorcycles get more focused and less forgiving each year. KTM, known particularly for hard-edged, competition-bred machinery, is one of the worst offenders. “Ready To Race” is the corporate tagline, after all! So it’s almost poetic that the most serious playbike we’ve seen in forever comes from this Austrian manufacturer. The revolutionary Freeride 350 is everything KTM’s hard-hitting MX and XC models aren’t: flexible, forgiving and, if viral YouTube promo videos can be trusted, tons of dirty fun!