Originally Posted by JRWooden
Good advice Steve!
I've been riding many years, but this is my first ABS bike, and I am mildly embarrassed to say I had not considered killing the engine...
You turned it off at the key yes?
Now I am wondering if ABS works with key-on and engine killed via kill-switch or a stall................
Hi Mr Wooden, Sir, nice to see you!
I admit, taking one hand off the bar while going down a hill with midsize gravel is definitely a challenge, but much better to risk going down instead of running over a busy road and being hit by a car. I turned the kill-switch not the key. The engine immediately died allowing me to lock the rear wheel, I did not care about the clutch and the engaged gear as I needed all my concentration to slow down the front wheel close to its locking limit. I just made it. I was amazed and all I needed to do was calm down and head home for fresh underwear