Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Ah, Husqvarna (KTM 390) or BMW? Go with the 310GS. The engine on the Husq is the same that is on the KTM 390 with all its issues such as valve clearances that magically go in and out of adjustment not to mention the cost to have them checked. Head gaskets are troublesome to that engine also.
I have both a KTM RC390 and the BMW 310GS and the service costs less and is easier on the 310GS. Yes, there maybe a little more power to be had from the 401.
401 is mainly an all street bike vs the 310 street and some off-road. The 310 gives you a little over an inch more suspension travel than the 410. Wheel on 401 is 17/17 vs 310 at 19/17.
With the unpredictable roads and hurricane/storms you may get... I would go with the BMW310GS.
2018 BMW G310GS White
2017 Hyosung GD250R Black/Gray
2016 KTM RC390
2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300 SE (sold)
2008 Hyosung GT250R (crashed)
199x Kawasaki Ninja 250 (engine failure)