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Re: Battery longevity?

I would say, probably. I had the same problem and it was indeed the  
battery. The ABS is apparently very sensitive to electrical issues.  
Do you have a lead-acid battery or one of the newer sealed gel-cells?  
I can't remember what year they switched over.


On 5-Sep-05, at 9:16 PM, Dean Chowenhill wrote:

> '95 GS - Starts fine never feels like it is turning over slowly,  
> however I am experiencing the ABS not activating.  After I ride a  
> mile or so, turn the bike off and re-start the ABS kicks in as  
> expected.  Reading the manual, it seems that this may be related to  
> a weak battery.  Checked the battery and the P.O. wrote on it  
> "installed 10/01."  This means the battery is almost four years  
> old. I ride regularly and rarely use my Battery Tender.  Time for  
> new battery?
> dean
> 95 Triumph Sprint
> 95 GS
> 92 Heritage
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