Hizzy: the new subframes are more substantial than the rfs generation. I still don't think theyre BMW-gs worthy, but certainly better.
You can extend the life of the oil road riding...those recommendations are for dirtbikes.
The jury is still out on the Cush drive hub, for me. I ride my bike like an idiot (it's a race bike) and have yet to see the kind of wear pictured a few pages ago. Tread even lighter, that spline will last that much longer.