Originally Posted by Gummee!
Is that why I'm still riding mostly 8sp XTR? Rival?
They ain't broke. They're not getting upgraded.
But its your $ do whatcha want.
Your personal reasons for not wanting to spend money on equipment upgrades are not at issue, but pronouncements like, "it isn't the bike, its the engine," are patently absurd. No one actually believes that, not even you.