you need a tach about as much as you need a speedo. rev til it doesnt make power anymore, then shift. i think it said that in the honda owners manuals. you may think you wont touch 9500, but you will. you'll learn how to ride it by the way it makes power. you'll feel when its power tops off, and you'll learn to shift it then. it probably goes a little flat before 9500 anyway. actually, until you get used to riding it and listening to it, you might want to keep the tach on there. then, as you get used to it, you can pull it off.
you got 35mm fork tubes???
or 32mm?? i have a set of proflos that are really nice. if they fit your bike, maybe we can make a deal. go to proflo for your clip ons. the problem with the honda stuff is that they from early on ran the wires through the bars. so with clip ons you need to re route and make clean. alot of it can be tossed out. the back lighting for the guages. neutral light, if youre not getting it inspected, ts indicators, and a whole host of other junk. you'll also need to shorten you brake lines probably. see some of my question posts to learn more about that in the tech section.