Thread: ABS off road??
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:06 PM   #81
viverrid
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Originally Posted by MotoTex View Post
I've only been riding dirt bikes since the early 70's and whenever my front brake has locked it is a sign to me that I have over-braked. My goal is always to ride up to that fine line, but to not cross it. And, when I do, immediately release it and reengage.
Right, and you don't immediately fall down. That's what I'm saying. You ease it off and then re-engage. A lot of our more pavement oriented brothers seem to regard a front push as an instant crash and it's not. At least in the dirt it's not.
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