Originally Posted by Albie
You're losing sight of what the OP is talking about. In other words, people ignoring what the engineers designed and taking it upon themselves to "re-engineer" their bikes to run at much lower RPM's then is even remotely necessary, much less advantageous.
I agree trying to re engineer a bike to not function as intended is dumb.
But it seemed to me the OP's question is why some folks don't like running at high rpms, guess I was wrong.
Seems some folks see a lot more than I do, I'll leave it to you all to bicker over.