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Old 09-01-2013, 09:10 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by Boon Booni View Post
I think the answer is a definite maybe.

I've had the ABS activate while leaned over and it felt like running over tar snakes. It would step sideways a little ABS would activate then deactivate then step sideways a little then active again.

It really depends on the situation. I ride a lot of gravel roads and even though I have a switch on my ABS I seldom turn it off anymore. I've gotten used to how ABS works on gravel and dirt so it rarely surprises me, meaning I don't have the typical "I've got no brakes!" panic that other folks experience.
I get your drift (did I really come up with a pun!) just like hitting washboard in a corner.

but I'll bet you were not making an abrupt turn from one road to another

I'd really like to have ABS for emergency situations, but IMHO, if it activates any other time, you could improve your smoothness
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