Originally Posted by Aurelius
Odd that you should say that. The racers I'm acquainted with seem to upgrade components on a monthly basis, sometimes buying a whole new bike at the start of each racing season.
I know a few like the above. BUT, most RACERS I know ride their shit until it is dead. The only time they replace something before it is dead is if they think it will make them DNF. Money spent on gear is money out of their pockets. These guys are also nuts.