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Hello Fritz,

From: "Fritz Curtis" <fritzc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Steve Makohin" <wateredg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Oilheads List" <oilheads@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 11:15 AM
> Subject: Re: ABS
>> Hello Fritz,
>> From: "Fritz Curtis" <fritzc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> I am a big fan of motorcycle ABS, so it may come as a surprise to many to
>> hear me say that yes, you can still "lay the bike down" or "high-side" 
>> it,
>> even with ABS. BMW does a good job in their user manual to warn riders 
>> that ABS is ineffective in circumventing the laws of physics.
> Thank you very much for a wonderful lesson.  I read it over
> carefully and will indeed take heed!

You're welcome :-) I have to get back to some time-sensitive matters, but in 
a few days, I'll post a follow-up message to this thread to describe a few 
ABS "gotchas" that often surprise people who are new to bike ABS, and which 
turn some riders off bike ABS entirely.

Oh, in my excitement to answer your original question, I forgot to express 
how happy I am that you and your bike didn't get munched in your 
near-incident. That's always good news, and it's worth celebrating.

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