It is a 2002 (still green stickered) ktm exc(no lights, no E-start, just a kick stand and wide ratio.
As far as me riding it well, Ive never been much into bragging but I get around on it pretty well in trail, single track, mx, and desert. Its a good all around bike. Torque monster for a 2-stroke.
I wouldn’t consider myself a stupid rider about riding over my ability level so I don’t think a 600 is out of the question. I tried out my Co-workers’s 2010 ninja 250 today in the parking lot and it felt pretty cramped. My knees were at the top of the tank. If kawasaki made a ninja 250 Extra Large I Would buy it in an instant, but at this point it seems way too small and 600 may be a better option.