Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Left Coast ---Canada
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Originally Posted by OutsmartBullet
If you need ABS, look into the BMW models. There are some pretty neat and similar bikes that they offer.
If he buy's a BMW then he will morph into one of those unfriendlies on ADV that he talked about in his OP ....... Assuming that the word Gravelability is real , and you intend to ride the bike off-road or at least on "loose" roads , consider that ABS is not the best option , My good friend rode a GS1200 Adventure to Argentina from Canada , lot's of off highway stuff , and the brakes were an issue , being linked front and rear is not good on a steep wet grassy slope ............**note: While ABS offers improved vehicle control, and may decrease stopping distances on dry and especially slippery surfaces
, it can also increase braking distance on loose surfaces
such as snow and gravel
. Also if you want switchable , the price of the bike will far exceed a Verseys ...........good luck and inform us of what you get .....
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