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Old 01-15-2013, 06:23 AM   #119
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Originally Posted by JimVonBaden View Post
Come on GB, you know as well as I do that this fear never became the epic issue it was said it would be. As a matter of fact the new (07+) ABS units seem to break more often.

Just to put my money where my mouth is, I recently purchased my third 05 R1200 with servo-ABS. Never an issue.

Tick tock, tick tock... sooner or later, the servos will crap out. It was a solution looking for a problem!! For a noob considering a GS, I'd say get one without servos to avoid a nasty surprise later. If it was such a good idea, bmw would have kept using them.. power assisted brakes on a car proved to be a good idea.. on a bike? nope.
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