ABS or no ABS?

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Old 05-18-2014, 11:50 PM
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I searched, but couldn't find a thread yet about this(if there is, sorry! please link me)

Anyway...

I've seen positives and negatives to having ABS on a sportbike, and wanted to open up a conversation on the topic. This way we can discuss and share all we know about it, and everyone can form their own opinions

So....go! haha
 
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Old 05-19-2014, 12:38 AM
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tbh, I've never had a bike with abs. I can see the benefit - you can grab a handful of brake and not have to worry about the front end washing out. There are many longtime riders who have many more miles under there belt than I say they would take non-abs any day... more control in more conditions.

Then there is this scenario: Learn to ride on a CBR500R with abs, get comfy with it, and never need to worry about locking it up. Then you upgrade to a CBR600rr without abs. See where I am going with this?
 
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Old 06-02-2014, 11:26 AM
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Non abs because of the control, and the ability to slide the rear all cool like the moto gp riders.
 
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Old 06-03-2014, 05:41 AM
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ABS. Everyone can have an off day. It's a safety feature for just that situation. So long as the rider doesn't use it as a crutch, always grabbing a handful of brakes and letting it work for him, he'll learn proper braking.
 
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:57 PM
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I don't have a problem with it. But I won't be putting it on one of my bikes or buying a bike with ABS.
 
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:45 PM
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No ABS for me, ever.
 
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:38 PM
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would you guys mind elaborating on why you would never use ABS?
 

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