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On 11/10/05, Steve Makohin <wateredg@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello,
> From: "Fritz Curtis" <fritzc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bob Hadden" <kbhadden@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <oilheads@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 10:16 AM
> > Subject: Re: ABS
> >
> >
> >> Fritz,  The act of 'laying the bike down' is one of giving up.  You
> > snip
> >> Sounds to me that your incident was a perfect illustration of why abs is
> >> such a great feature.  Experienced rider, sudden incident, and the abs
> >> helped you out.  For sure, on a HD, you would have been toast.
> >>
> >> Bob Hadden '05R12GS, '62R27
> >
> > I believe!  I truly believe!
> > On another web sight about BMW police bikes they discussed how
> > inconsiderate it was for any City to buy Harleys without ABS for their
> > policemen thereby unecessarily endangering them.
> In recent memory, the Big List had a thread which included a link to a news
> station's report (video) on Boston's force getting a fleet of BMW Police
> "choppers" (RTs) to replace their Harleys. The key reason stated was
> standard ABS. FYI, according to Cycle Canada magazine, H-D already has ABS
> under development to address these market needs.

I believe it was the Cambridge (right next to Boston) P.D. that took
delivery of a fleet of RTPs. They all came from Max's in New
Hampshire. A friend of mine works there and helped deliver them. All
the cops there love him now.

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