Originally Posted by bwalsh
What if after a year or two she want's a non ABS bike. She will either have a painful learning experience or will revert back to "front brake only" mode.
Every beginner goes thru the same learning process and there are thousands of happy beginners on non-ABS bikes...without issues.
Still it's much easier and MUCH safer to practice proper braking on an ABS bike.
"Why not stay in disguise all the time? You know, look like everyone else."
"Because we shouldn't have to."