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Old 02-03-2016, 08:29 PM
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my body just when down, he`s ok but was riding his other bike w/o ABS and he was so used to ABS that he hit his front brake hard and wheel went under,dumped him, he said my other bike has ABS and when he hit front brake hard , didn't happen...I said "DUH" but I still understood him, do we now TRUST that when we ride, we gotta realize what we`re riding or just go old school, and master our machines???????????? hope that makes sense.........
 
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:13 PM
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just because you have abs, that doesn't relieve you of the responsibility of riding your bike properly. abs should be transparent (ie. you shouldn't be 'used to abs') and only kick in if you've made an error. if you practice proper braking, you shouldn't have an error, except maybe in the case of a genuine panic stop when the shtf.....

sounds like your bud just likes to haul ***** out, and then just mash the brakes. not the proper technique at all.
 
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Stupier? I guess so.
 
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I had abs on my cop bike and never rode in a way that caused it to activate. The only time I felt it was during brake training.
 

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Just like how this next generation of kids will have a new car with traction control, automatic blind spot warnings, auto braking....etc.

They will rely on all these "conveniences" and it will hinder them in the long run.
 
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:40 PM
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Stupier? I guess so.
Ironic yes. 11 out of 9 people can't do the math.
 
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I feel stupier just reading that
 
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If the reciprocal braking techniques of today's bikes compromise the compressibility of the metalloproteins in the fluid, the tensile elastic friction forces will diminish. This can be exacerbated by wind shear caused by the ABS module itself. Whether that is stupier or not is up for debate. More research is definitely needed.

With this in mind, the asphalt is just as hard whether the bike has ABS or not.

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Just like how this next generation of kids will have a new car with traction control, automatic blind spot warnings, auto braking....etc.

They will rely on all these "conveniences" and it will hinder them in the long run.
Wait until self-driving cars become commonplace. No more drivers licenses?
 
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Yes, clearly.
 
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Old 02-03-2016, 10:29 PM
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No it's like driving a manual transmission truck and then switching to an automatic and then still trying to clutch.

Also if you are going to say " stupider " you can't judge anyone ever as that is not a word
 

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