Thread: HD Livewire
View Single Post
Old 01-13-2019, 08:02 PM   #19 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
Join Date: May 2009
Location: PDX
Posts: 783

City Slicker - '16 Chevy Spark EV
90 day: 150.45 mpg (US)

Adventure Seeker - '04 Chevy Astro - Campervan
90 day: 15.9 mpg (US)

Dieselgate - '14 VW Jetta Sportwagen TDI
90 day: 37.11 mpg (US)
Thanks: 16
Thanked 335 Times in 245 Posts
Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
In a straight line, it's not really possible to lock up the front wheel of my bike unless you grab too quickly before the suspension settles in. I can stoppie in the wet...
That is true with a consistent road surface. That was not the case in the situations I mentioned above. Both crashes happened at night while braking approaching an intersection. The first time I hit a patch of of fine sand, the second was an oil patch on a wet road. Both times the front locked and I was on the ground before I knew what happened.
  Reply With Quote