This is what is listed as "New for 2009":
Top triple clamp has two sets of mounting holes, providing 4 handlebar
positions to suit a wide variety of riders: standard, 10mm back, or 10mm or 20mm forward.
Newly designed swingarm is lighter and helps to achieve excellent rigidity balance for superb cornering and rear wheel
Lightweight suspension linkage is redesigned to match the new swingarm.
New rear wheel hub is lighter and designed for the larger 25mm diameter axle (up from 22mm), helping to achieve the overall rigidity balance of rear suspension components.
New axle blocks make chain adjustment a cinch.
New clutch lever
is shorter, stronger, and lighter, with a lever position adjuster to accommodate different riders. Quick adjuster makes maintenance easy.
Front brake hose clamp is now aluminum, greatly reducing its weight.
New seat cover has great grip and more durability, and it’s easy to clean.
Premium drive chain has gold colored plates for outstanding looks.