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post #1 of 43 (permalink) Old 07-16-2015, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
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Default If anyone wondered why u should have abs

Wrecked my bike on Sunday bought the model with abs if I would of had it this wouldn't of happened

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post #2 of 43 (permalink) Old 07-16-2015, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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With out abs I mean
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Tell us more mate - what happened?
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post #4 of 43 (permalink) Old 07-16-2015, 05:48 PM
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How would ABS have helped you in this situation?

Good to hear you are okay.
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I'm not sure if u have ridden a cross country with out abs but the back brakes locks up fairly easy. Especially compared to my strat I had that did not have abs. Abs wouldn't of allowed the back brake to lock up as it did sending me into skid.
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Yes, the rear brake can be grabby as the tail end lightens up during heavy braking. That's why I put el cheapo pads in the rear. Hope you came out of that looking better than your bike.

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So... driver error then.

The ability is with the rider to apply pressure appropriately to the correct brake lever. Hopefully you don't REALLY think that ABS would have been the ONLY way to have avoided this, right?

I mean we have ALL felt the rear start to skid and the correction is to simply lift off (slightly) with the right foot while applying significantly more pressure on the front brake. What am I missing here?




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Ndabunka is a professional rider. I do know abs would of not allowed the rear brake to lock up but I also know that the rear brake on the back of the bikes lock up entirely to easy.
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