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Old 12-04-2012, 07:46 AM   #27
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Tires have been mentioned (I run Michelin Pilot II here on the Wet-side of Oregon) as has the slow and smooth...

Ride to the road conditions. First rain for a while? Slick as a fuel spill! Let some of the oils and other contaminates get washed off the road for a while and you should be back up to around 80% traction.

Leave more space. It will take a proficient rider 60' to 120' longer to stop a bike on wet raods than dry roads. (perhaps even longer depending on bike and conditions) This is where ABS brakes really show their value.
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