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post #7 of (permalink) Old 03-28-2011, 09:27 AM
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Originally Posted by kiwi 41 View Post
Still think nothing will beat practicing emergency braking at open road speed especially with just your front brake, learn to throttle off, load up front shocks then bring her to a quick stop in a controlled manner, the more you do it the more instinctive it will become in a emergency. I am all for any tech that improves safety but you can't beat old fashioned skill practice.

Of course, practice, practice and more practice those skills... Don't know about you, but I wouldn't skydive without a reserve parachute.... ABS doesn't replace good riding skills... it's there backing you up because humans make mistakes....

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