You can adjust the shift lever, might help out with your current boots.
I would say just get out there and ride some dirt, see what you think you need. A lot of those upgrades are just fine but you can still go out and have a good time on the bike as it sits! IMHO!!!
"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."
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