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Old 08-31-2013, 03:18 AM   #91
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Originally Posted by viverrid View Post
So, bottom line, if you have this new ABS, leave it on for dirt.

If you have any of the older ones, turn it off for dirt.

Seems like to release dual sport bikes with not-ready-for-prime-time ABS was something that the manufacturers should not have done. ESPCIALLY KTM which has such a long history of high performing dirt bikes.
Well said. This does appear to be the case.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:08 PM   #92
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I haven't read all the posts, so i'll keep it brief. If I forget to turn off the ABS on my XChallenge on level dirt it's a pain in the ass/inconvenience/exciting. If I forget to turn it off descending steep rocky trails, it is plain dangerous.
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