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Old 01-11-2019, 05:33 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
Yes. Harley didn't even offer ABS on a Sportster until 2014 and it is still an $800 option in the USA.
My last bike (ST1100) did not have ABS, even though it was available at the time as an option. I rolled it once too many, it was too much to fix.
I rode it nude for a while. Short geared, long wheel base, low center of gravity, Mad Max style (the V4 cylinder heads look gigantic when exposed), light from shedding 100 pounds of plastic; it was savage.
But I lost my trust in it.

Not having ABS contributed to me no longer riding.
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, tiny PV panel, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop), tightened wheel nut.
lifetime FE over 0.14 Gm or 0.09 MM.

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