Originally Posted by klaviator
Since we now have electronic traction control which helps control wheelspin in a corner, I'm sure ABS which works in a curve will come along before too long. The drawback of these systems is that once they become commonplace people will loose the ability to ride without them and will no longer even understand the dynamics of the bikes they are riding. Just look at all the cage drivers out there unable to drive with a manual transmission, and absolutely clueless on the dynamics of driving.
Of course, plenty of riders don't really understand what they are doing so more electronic safety devices may just save their asses.
Yes it's a sad world, Even in cars people have forgoten how to use brakes, now days its mash the pedal and thats it. Its sad for many reasons, we had to learn to use the brakes properly and having brakes that you could lock up helped in bad winter driving conditions when you could not make the hill and locked it up going backwards to allow you to flip ends and then get back down the hill.
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