Just picked up a 2007 Enduro Expert on craigslist. Right now, it's set up for downhill and I want it to be better equipped for cross country racing. It will need to shed a few pounds. Already swapped out for a longer seatpost and set the saddle. Here are some things I'm wondering, you may or may not have answers, or it might end up just being personal preference, but:
Risers or flat for handlebars?
Right now have 32 spoke-count wheels, can I go lower and shave some weight?
Beefy downhill tires right now, what are some lightweight tires for cross country/all mountain?
How can I do this and break even, selling off old components?
How the heck do I learn the right suspension settings for crosscountry/all mountain?