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Re: New info on R1200S, R1200GS Adventure, K1200GT, F800ST
- Subject: Re: New info on R1200S, R1200GS Adventure, K1200GT, F800ST
- From: "Steve Makohin" <wateredg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 08:10:55 -0500
From: "Wayne Woodruff" <wayne@xxxxxxxx>
> On Wed, 30 Nov 2005 22:41:11 -0500, you wrote:
>>For those who don't already know, WebBikeWorld has the latest scuttlebutt
> A quote on the R1200S brakes:
> "Choosing an appropriate ABS anti-lock brake system, the engineers at
> BMW Motorrad focused from the start on the sports-minded rider: The
> system used on the R 1200 S is an upgraded two-channel ABS
> configuration without an integral function or brake servo, excelling
> through low weight and compact dimensions and thus adding just 1.5
> kilos or 3.3 lb to the overall weight of the machine. "
> I wonder if they made them any easier to bleed? Somehow, I think not.
Perhaps more important, you can switch ABS off for the track or for those
bumpy Detroit roads.
- -Steve Makohin
Oakville, Ontario, Canada