I went to vist Bill at 5th gear and tried one of the 450 Betas he rents out. This is a very rare chance that you can get to ride a very very good bike and even get lessons and taken for a nice loop. By riding off road it will improve your confidence when you get a little slippy on the street and will help you with balance. I would highly recomend this since I know how some guys are about others riding their bikes. And I know this opertunity isn't offered no where north of California with this quality of a bike. Don't miss out and have some fun.