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Old 10-27-2011, 08:47 AM   #65
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Originally Posted by DAKEZ View Post
You think ABS is going to save you from a diesel spill?

I'd love to see how you would ride a bike with ABS in such conditions.
I have, and it did - ABS saved my butt a couple of times over the last 5 years (twice on a 990 Adventure, incidentally - neither would have been a big crash, but not hitting the asphalt is always a better option, eh?).

If the spill is where you get on the brakes, with the bike still upright, then ABS can definitely prevent you from losing the front by ensuring that braking force remains proportional to the available traction.
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