Originally Posted by SocalRob
If you momentarily lock your front wheel you release the front brake some. You don't need to fall over. Your statement makes it sound like you do not practice true threshold front braking.
There are a lot of qualifiers there.
You can recover the front, but its a bit hairy, and the faster you are going the more time you have to correct it.
....assuming you are straight up and down. Because if you aren't that is about the fastest way I can think of to break a collar bone.
On the street anyway, in dirt, meh, you plow the front end all the damn time anyway.