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I guess you may be right Steve, but if ABS is gods gift to motorcycles why
don't they all use it as well as cars?

Old age and cunning will triumph over youth and enthusiasm everytime.

Jack Holloway      MOA #64755        Ham Call    KB4PVC
Leesburg, FL
2000 R1100 RT

- -----Original Message-----
From: Steve Makohin [mailto:wateredg@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 21:53
To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx; jackh233@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: ABS


Jack Holloway wrote:

>I have ridden motorcycles for 40 years and the first 36 of them were bikes
> without ABS, mostly BMW's.
> I never had a problem, so if the problem is the ABS controller at $1500 I
> will go back to ridding without ABS as I do when it faults.

Ain't that sort o' like buying a $700 helmet because you know how important
a brain bucket is, dropping it on your driveway, an' figurin' that you'll go
without rather than replace it because you've never had a spill in almost 40
years of riding?

- -Steve Makohin*
 '01 R1100S/ABS
 Oakville, Ontario, Canada

*Ducking, and running like a madman.