He said the reduction in weight of the front brake caliper had a lot to do with it as well.
He said ... the new '08 lighter caliper is a big part of why the '08 turns better.
You see what happens? I'm certain that what was actually said was that the reduction in the unsprung weight was an important element of a complete set of improvements made to the bike, the totality of which resulted in better handling. That's true. But it would not mean that the other improvements made would not have a positive influence on an '06 or '07 if the 200 gram reduction in unsprung weight were not made along with them.
About Dubach saying that the reduced weight of the caliper being the main reason why the 08 corners better