Originally Posted by PhilB
One of the reasons manufacturers have been reluctant to sell bikes with ABS in the U.S. is our litigiousness, and idiotic liability laws. The concern has been that if they mass-market bikes with ABS, sooner or later some idiot is going to crash, and sue the bike maker because the ABS didn't prevent the crash.
The "idiots" are actually more likely to blame ABS for crashing, not
blame it for not helping them not to crash.
(And I'm sure 20 people who never had ABS on a bike will jump on this..)