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Old 08-04-08, 05:09 AM   #1
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Why do you want ABS on your motorcycle?

Here's why.
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Old 08-04-08, 05:49 AM   #2
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Old 08-04-08, 05:56 AM   #3
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lol, no ABS and you've just high sided. Maybe you're friggin DEAD.

You friggin motorcycle weenie IDIOTS. You all have a death wish.
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You're very angry this morning pcad. No riding this weekend?
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Old 08-04-08, 07:15 AM   #5
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You're very angry this morning pcad. No riding this weekend?
Don't be ridiculous.
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Old 08-04-08, 08:06 AM   #6
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No ABS on the Pcaddie scooter mayhaps?
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 08-04-08, 08:07 AM   #7
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BTW, Just sent that link to my coworker who rides an ABS equipped ST1300.
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Old 08-04-08, 09:32 AM   #8
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I have ABS on my Dakar, I have felt it kick in once, glad it did, I think it kept me upright.
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Old 08-04-08, 09:44 AM   #9
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lol, no ABS and you've just high sided. Maybe you're friggin DEAD.

You friggin motorcycle weenie IDIOTS. You all have a death wish.
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Old 08-04-08, 10:00 AM   #10
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lol, no ABS and you've just high sided. Maybe you're friggin DEAD.

You friggin motorcycle weenie IDIOTS. You all have a death wish.
you forgot to add the [serious] tag to this. just saying.
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Old 08-04-08, 10:23 AM   #11
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Here's why.
Uh, how about try not stomping on the rear brake on a wet road, or any time for that matter? Somehow motorcyclists have managed to survive for decades riding in the rain without ABS.

I had a VFR with the linked braking system. I thought that was a nice compromise. It prevented front-end dive, and if you habitually just squeezed the front brake lever, you never had to worry about accidentally hitting the rear brake too hard in a panic.

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Old 08-04-08, 10:30 AM   #12
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I really think that ABS is an excuse for not being able to properly ride a motorcycle. Unnessecary BS.
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Old 08-04-08, 10:32 AM   #13
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I really think that ABS is an excuse for not being able to properly ride a motorcycle. Unnessecary BS.
Talk to the hand; long distance riders we benefit from ABS.

You never know when you will zone off and panic stop.
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Old 08-04-08, 10:33 AM   #14
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Uh, how about try not stomping on the rear brake on a wet road, or any time for that matter? Somehow motorcyclists have managed to survive for decades riding in the rain without ABS.

I had a VFR with the linked braking system. I thought that was a nice compromise. It prevented front-end dive, and if you habitually just squeezed the front brake lever, you never had to worry about accidentally hitting the rear brake too hard in a panic.

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I stomp the back brake quite often off road to slide into a corner. Fun, difficult to master, and the cause for a lot of scratches and bruises because I'm still not good at it
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Old 08-04-08, 10:35 AM   #15
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Talk to the hand; long distance riders we benefit from ABS.

You never know when you will zone off and panic stop.
Eh, maybe. Defenitely need to be able to turn it off though, gets in the way off road.
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Old 08-04-08, 10:42 AM   #16
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Eh, maybe. Defenitely need to be able to turn it off though, gets in the way off road.
BMW GS models have the turn off button
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Old 08-04-08, 10:55 AM   #17
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True, it was an option on the 650 but...meh. Sucked on the 1800 Wing, why bother.

I've heard some talk of ABS becoming mandatory in Canada for street legal bikes. ******** government control at its best.
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Old 08-04-08, 11:00 AM   #18
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I never knew motorcycles came with ABS. Doesn't the pulsing mess you up in curves? (Maybe not so much as fishtailing.) My brother had almost got a motorcycle with a turbo then decide the delayed power hit was dangerous in the curves.

As a side note, I heard that the new electronic Dura Ace 7900 will come with ABS.
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Old 08-04-08, 11:04 AM   #19
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I never knew motorcycles came with ABS. Doesn't the pulsing mess you up in curves? (Maybe not so much as fishtailing.) My brother had almost got a motorcycle with a turbo then decide the delayed power hit was dangerous in the curves.

As a side note, I heard that the new electronic Dura Ace 7900 will come with ABS.
Modern ABS is almost imperceptible
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Old 08-04-08, 12:01 PM   #21
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Huhenio, NICE SHOTS!!

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Old 08-04-08, 12:03 PM   #22
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Modern ABS is almost imperceptible
Correct. In 4+ years riding my bike with ABS, I've felt that ABS chirp -slightly - once. I try to avoid situations that cause the ABS to deploy, because that might very well mean I'm close to getting KILLED.
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Old 08-04-08, 12:04 PM   #23
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Oh yes, do let me know how all that 'I know how to brake my motorcycle' stuff goes for you the next time you're in a panic stop on a wet road. If you survive I mean. They don't call them PANIC stops for nothing you pinheads.
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Old 08-04-08, 12:25 PM   #24
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Those of you arguing against ABS sound exactly like the folks who argued against it for cars. Exact same words. I have nearly 100k on motorcycles over the last 10 years; my next bike will have ABS on it.
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Old 08-04-08, 12:27 PM   #25
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So more of your body remains intact for organ donation?
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