Not sure on the wire thing - - I've run 87 a few times at sea level and can't really tell any difference at all - no wire disconnect. I have never heard of anyone having some sort of issue by "not" disconnecting.....yet.
I don't normally ride on the street,,,but when I do,,I prefer lane splitting.
2011 KTM 990 Adventure / 02' XR650R
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