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Old 10-29-2012, 06:44 AM   #6165
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Originally Posted by Maurizio View Post
Ride-by-wire will be the standard for all bikes in the next few years.
Good? Bad? I don't know.
Anyway I think that a true rbw could be better than the hybrid solution currently installed on the 690 enduro.
Better how? With the current solution you are relying on the (easy to fix) mechanical cables, if the electric motor fails it will simply not override the butterfly in some situations any more but will still run fine.
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