The reeds are VForce, which come stock on the XC 250. “The only other thing you probably wouldn’t notice [is that] the whole electric start [has been] taken off [because] we don’t need it,” MacBurnie pointed out. “We raced a hare scramble last week and he got the holeshot, so the two-strokes [start] pretty easily. Removing the electric starter saved seven and a half pounds between the ring gear on the flywheel, the starter, the cover, the switch, the wiring, the voltage regulator, and the battery. We also took the mapping switch off [as it’s] just one more thing to rip off.