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re: ABS is good
- Subject: re: ABS is good
- From: Don MacQueen <dmac@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 22:25:04 -0500
>I also have a '94 with the long unlock time (first generation ABS)
as did Bob Silas:
>"I have a '94 RS with first generation ABS which has unlock time too long
>>for my liking. A few times I had the feeling that it does not let the
>brakes work at their best. I wish I had the second generation ABS system.
>But I do want ABS.
Well, you're both incorrect. First generation ABS was on the '88-'89
K100RS and following. There may have been some 1A ABS on later Ks.
The Oilhead ABS *is* in fact at the very LEAST BMWs second generation
system, which was compared semi-unfavorably in the bike press to
Yamaha and Honda's *first* generation systems due to...long cycle
Of course there's the /6 ABS...the brakes weren't strong enough to
lock up anyway...
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