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Pulsing of the ABS? I can see where that may be a bit annoying. My BMW is smooth as silk with the ABS and after it saving my bacon a dozen or more times I wouldn't want a touring rig without it. Ive driven a few cars where it feels like your on horizontal rain grooves while hard on the binders, guess this is something similar? At least they are putting brakes on them instead of the old single pot, single disk Flintstones method. One of these days, maybe, I'll be lured to the dark side.
 

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You can actually feel the ABS kick in and then pulse at the lever or pedal. ABS never saved me once, since I never had it on any bike I ever owned. I did hit the ground overbraking and tucking the front on my CBX many years ago, but that really showed me that I needed to learn proper braking. Mashing the brakes with ABS just doesn't suit me.
I must admit with my linked ABS I have gotten a bit lazy. But thats not whats almost caused me to go down. Sand spills, Antifreeze and a car leaving a lake of oil have though. Nothing like being hard on the brakes and seeing an Exxon Valdez spill appear out from under the car in front of you. Must admit the first time the ABS kicked in hard I almost ripped the seat cover. Firm brake lever and suddenly no brakes with a rapidly approaching rear bumper. Then presto, back on hard.

Saw a sweet CBX on Craigslist the other day, always liked my Gym teachers ride in high school. Nothing like 3ft of chrome pipes across the front, thought about mailing you the link. But figured the Bandito is doing it for ya.

Buz, the 15's offer a great contact patch, make that two! They were the only brakes I had on my old Mini bike. Ironically my foot matched my age for a good number of years growing up. "How old are you son?" "Uh, let me take off my shoe." Learnt to count to 20 that way too...
 
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