Originally Posted by Diggerled
That's where I'm coming from. Your RR illustrates where the weak link is.
On modern bikes, and certainly on bikes as capable as ours, we will always be the weak link.
I can't begin to tell you how many times I have "suggested" to younger riders that they learn to ride the bike they have (rather than blame the bike).
The perfect bike doesn't exist. They are all compromises. Uhhh...I gotta stop. Said I wouldn't preach. ;)